San Angelo Angelo State News
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 have been awarded ASU’s first-ever international research grant from the DoDo Walking company in Seoul, South Korea.
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.
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.
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.