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Author Dan Choan will be a featured speaker at the ASU Annual Writer's Conference. (Contributed Photo/ASU)

Award-Winning Author Featured at Annual Writer's Conference

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jan 23, 2015

Angelo State University will host award-winning author Dan Chaon as the featured speaker at the 19th annual Writers Conference in Honor of Elmer Kelton on Thursday, Jan 29, in the Houston Harte University Center, 1910 Rosemont Drive.

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Angelo State University Recognized By Carnegie Foundation

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jan 9, 2015

Angelo State University has received the Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, recognizing the university’s commitment to serving the local community.

Drs. James Phelps, Jeffrey Dailey and Monica Koenigsberg, faculty in the Angelo State University Department of Security Studies and Criminal Justice, have published a new textbook titled “Border Security” through Carolina Academic Press.

ASU Profs Publish Border Security Textbook

by Joe Hyde

Jan 8, 2015

Drs. James Phelps, Jeffrey Dailey and Monica Koenigsberg, faculty in the Angelo State University Department of Security Studies and Criminal Justice, have published a new textbook titled “Border Security” through Carolina Academic Press.

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Three ASU Flag Football Teams Win Championship Titles

by Chelsea Reinhard

Dec 17, 2014

Three Angelo State University intramural flag football teams recently became champions at the National Intramural-Recreation Sports Association (NIRSA) Region II Flag Football Tournament held Dec. 5-7 at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg.

Therapy dogs Bucky and Flyer were at ASU on Monday to help students relax as they study for finals. (LIVE! Photo/John Basquez)

Therapy Dogs Help Students De-Stress

by Chelsea Reinhard

Dec 2, 2014

Sleepy students stressed out from studying were offered a unique and welcome break in the Porter Henderson Library on Monday afternoon, when two white and furry Samoyed therapy dogs offered de-stress sessions in the Learning Commons on the first floor.

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Planetarium Hosts Cultural Holiday Shows

by Chelsea Reinhard

Dec 1, 2014

The historical, religious and cultural rituals of the winter solstice will be the focus of the holiday astronomy program “Season of Light” beginning Thursday, Dec. 4, in the Angelo State University Planetarium.

Varsity Drive will be renamed after former basketball coach Phil George. (Contributed Photo/ASU)

Generous Donor Offers to Match Contributions to Athletic Scholarship Fund

by Chelsea Reinhard

Nov 27, 2014

In recognition of Angelo State University’s former basketball coach and retired Athletic Director Phil George, an anonymous donor has offered to match donations up to a total of $20,000 to the Phil and Toddy George Endowment for Athletic Scholarships. The donation match will be in effect until Jan. 1.

Varsity Drive will be renamed after former basketball coach Phil George. (Contributed Photo/ASU)

ASU to Rename Varsity Drive in Honor of Former Basketball Coach

by Chelsea Reinhard

Nov 24, 2014

Angelo State University will honor former basketball coach and retired Athletic Director Phil George during a ceremony at the Rams’ basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 6, to commemorate the renaming of Varsity Drive on the ASU campus to Phil George Drive.

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Affordable Colleges Foundation Names ASU Online Grad Program 35th in Nation

by Chelsea Reinhard

Nov 24, 2014

Angelo State University’s College of Graduate Studies has been named one of the Top Online Master’s Programs in the U.S. for 2014-15 by the Affordable Colleges Foundation, which provides free Web-based resources for students seeking quality and affordable online education.

Admiral Eric Coy Young, an ASU alumnus, recently received his second star. (Contributed Photo/ASU)

ASU Alumnus Becomes Two-Star Admiral

by Chelsea Reinhard

Nov 21, 2014

U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Eric Coy Young, an Angelo State University alumnus, recently received his second star and assumed command of the Navy Reserve Forces Command (NRFC) in Norfolk, Va., the highest office that a full-time support reserve sailor can achieve in the Navy.

Dr. Younghyeon Bae, Angelo State University’s first-ever post-doctoral fellow, and Dr. Mansoo Ko of the ASU physical therapy faculty. (contributed/ASU)

Angelo State Awarded First Ever International PT Research Grant

by Joe Hyde

Nov 21, 2014

Dr. Younghyeon Bae, Angelo State University’s first-ever post-doctoral fellow, and Dr. Mansoo Ko of the ASU physical therapy faculty have been awarded ASU’s first-ever international research grant from the DoDo Walking company in Seoul, South Korea.

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Angelo State Names New Dean for the College of Business

by Joe Hyde

Nov 20, 2014

Dr. Clifton T. Jones, dean of the School of Business Administration at the University of South Carolina Aiken, has been appointed dean of Angelo State University’s College of Business, effective April 1, 2015.

Also a tenured professor of economics at USC-Aiken, Jones will serve in that capacity at ASU, as well. He is also holder of the Timmerman Chair in Enterprise Development at USC-Aiken.

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ASU Theatre to Present 'The Gifts of the Magi'

by Chelsea Reinhard

Nov 18, 2014

University Theatre at Angelo State University will present for its annual Holiday Dinner Theatre “The Gifts of the Magi,” a musical based on famous O. Henry short stories, beginning Thursday, Nov. 20, in the ASU Modular Theatre.

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ASU Ranks Second Among Top Texas Online Schools

by Chelsea Reinhard

Nov 17, 2014

Angelo State University has been ranked second on the list of “The Top Texas Online Schools for 2015” by Edudemic.com, an education news website that concentrates on the connection between education and technology.

Same-Sex Marriage, Handguns Laws and Time Changes Among Bills Filed in Texas Legislature

by Matt McDaniel

Nov 13, 2014

Although relatively few bills are likely to make their way to the floor of the Texas Legislature’s 84th Regular Session for debate, several interesting--and possibly controversial--bills have been filed by lawmakers in this week, including proposed money for the local university, changes to handgun laws, bills raising the minimum wage, lowering taxes and protecting senior citizens and the disabled from high proper