San Angelo Angelo State News
The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents has approved the naming of the ASU weight room in the Junell Center to the Ben and Alvetta Kelly weight room after a generous donation from Mike Millegan.
On a warm Saturday morning at Sulfur Springs Park in the Santa Rita neighborhood, a group of students with the American Chemical Society foraged for trash. The chemists seek to not only make a boom in the lab but a boom in our city, demonstrating a devotion to maintaining the environment and community.
Dylan Meador, a cadet in Angelo State University’s Air Force ROTC Detachment 847, was recently honored with the William Randolph Lovelace Memorial Award as the top cadet in the Southwest Region.
Angelo State University’s student affiliates chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has received a Commendable Award from the national ACS Committee on Education for the chapter’s activities during the 2012-13 academic year.
Kimberly Borrego, a sophomore at Ozona High School has big plans for her future, plans that involve the Lion becoming a ram, and maybe even a red raider.
“I’m a first-year student, I would want to push myself to graduate college because that is something that would make my parents proud,” said Borrego.
Dr. Deborah Banker of Angelo State University’s teacher education faculty has been recognized for “Exemplary Faculty Practices” by the Quest for Quality: Teacher Preparation in Texas program.
For the 17th straight year, Angelo State University students have maintained a 100 percent passing rate on the Texas Examination of Educator Standards (TExES) teacher certification test for secondary mathematics.
Three Angelo State University faculty members have been awarded U.S. Department of Education grants through the Teacher Quality Grants program for projects aimed at aiding the professional development of area K-12 teachers in various subjects.
Dr. Kathryn E. Artnak of the Angelo State University nursing faculty has been named to the list of “100 Inspiring Nursing Professors to Watch in 2014”, posted by the OnlineLPNtoRN.org career advancement website for licensed professional nurses.
The Citizen of the Year title is normally reserved for a single person honored for their service to San Angelo, but 2013 proved to be a rare exception as a couple dedicated to the city were selected to receive the award.