M.S. Strategic Leadership and Business Analytics to be Offered in Spring 2021

Athens State University will begin to offer a new Master’s program in January for the Spring 2021 semester. The Masters of Science in Strategic Leadership and Business Analytics (M.S. SLBA) will help meet the growing demand for business leaders locally…
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Testing Center Receives National Recertification

The National College Testing Association (NCTA) has awarded recertification to the Athens State University Testing Center. NCTA certification is based on a review of professional testing practices including testing integrity, confidentiality, training, evaluations, contracts, management, staffing, services, facilities, mission statement,…
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Men of Kennis program filling need for male teachers of color in the classroom

Last year, Athens State University launched an initiative to improve the pathway for students of color to become teachers in Alabama school districts. Data surrounding teaching and the diversity of teacher candidates on a national level shows that male teachers…
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Kerner Named Interim Dean of College of Business, Wright Named Associate Dean

Athens State University is pleased to announce that Dr. Jim Kerner has been appointed as the Interim Dean of the College of Business and Dr. Lionel Wright has been appointed as the Interim Associate Dean of the College of Business.…
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Smith Named Interim Provost, LaFevor Named Interim VP for Academic Affairs

Athens State University is pleased to announce that Dr. Jackie Smith has been appointed as its interim Provost and Dr. Kim LaFevor has been appointed as its interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, effective immediately. This selection follows the recent…

College of Business Programs Ranked Among Best & Most Affordable in 2020

Dateline: April 15, 2020 Three online programs in Athens State University’s College of Business have been ranked among the best and/or most affordable in the country for the year 2020. Athens State’s online Bachelor in Human Resource Management degree program…

Dr. Lee Vartanian Named Dean of College of Education

Dateline: February 26, 2020 After an extensive, nationwide search that produced a number of highly-qualified candidates, Athens State University has appointed Dr. Lee Vartanian as Dean of the College of Education effective July 2020. Dr. Vartanian received his bachelor’s degree…

Athens State Signs Partnership Agreement with Drake State Community & Technical College

Dateline: January 9, 2020 – Athens State University signed a partnership agreement with Drake State Community & Technical College on January 9 that creates a transfer pathway for African-American males who are interested in a teaching career. African-American male students…