San Angelo Angelo State News

ASU Symphony’s ‘Fright Night’

by Joe Hyde

Oct 21, 2014

Angelo State University Symphony, under the direction of Dr. Maurice Kelley, will present a “Fright Night” concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at Sierra Vista Methodist Church, 4522 College Hills Blvd.

A premiere for ASU’s first full symphony orchestra in a number of years, the concert also will feature guest soloist Sariah McCracken on cello. The event is free and open to the public.

ASU's Online Graduate Program Ranks in Top 50 Nationally

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 20, 2014

For the second straight year, Angelo State University’s College of Graduate Studies has been named one of the Top 50 Online Graduate Programs in the U.S. for 2014 by, an online guide that recognizes higher education graduate programs, based on student evaluations.

ASU: No Public Health Risk From Student Who was Son of Ebola Victim

by Joe Hyde

Oct 17, 2014

Angelo State University freshman student Eric Karsiah Duncan Jr. did not have any physical contact with his father, Thomas Eric Duncan, either immediately before or after his father’s diagnoses and death via the Ebola virus. By the time the ASU student traveled to Dallas, his father was already isolated and quarantined, said ASU spokesperson Rebekah Brackin.

ASU Student Named Presidential Fellow in Washington, D.C.

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 16, 2014

Duncan Knox, a senior in the Angelo State University Honors Program, has been selected as a 2014-15 Presidential Fellow by the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress (CSPC) in Washington, D.C.

ASU to Host Lecture on the Post-Civil War U.S. Cavalry Versus the Indians

by Joe Hyde

Oct 13, 2014

Dr. Emmett Essin, professor emeritus at East Tennessee State University, will make a return appearance for Angelo State University’s Civil War Lecture Series, speaking on “The U.S. Cavalry and its Horses in the Post-Civil War Indian-Fighting Army” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, at the Fort Concho Stables Hall, 236 Henry O. Flipper St.

ASU Supports Son of Ebola Victim

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 10, 2014

Eric Karsiah Duncan Jr., a freshman at Angelo State University, is in Dallas where his biological father, Thomas Eric Duncan, succumbed to Ebola last Wednesday.

ASU Receives Students Before Profits Award

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 8, 2014

Angelo State University’s Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree in guidance and counseling has been selected for a “Students Before Profits Award” by Nonprofit Colleges Online, an organization dedicated to helping prospective students find quality and affordable online academic programs.

Korea Travel Grant for CSS Prof

by Joe Hyde

Sep 29, 2014

Dr. Bruce Bechtol Jr. of Angelo State University’s security studies faculty has been awarded a travel grant from South Korea’s Institute of Unification Education to spend about four weeks conducting research and delivering lectures throughout South Korea Oct. 4-30.

ASU Graduate Enrollment at Record High

by Chelsea Reinhard

Sep 24, 2014

Angelo State University’s graduate enrollment set another record for the 2014 fall semester while undergraduate numbers declined slightly from 2013 levels, resulting in an overall enrollment of 6,494, the fifth-highest ever for the university.  

ASU Designated Military Friendly...Again

by Chelsea Reinhard

Sep 23, 2014

For the sixth consecutive year, Angelo State University has been designated a “Military Friendly School” by Victory Media, which includes several magazines and websites, including G.I. Jobs, that serve military personnel transitioning into civilian life.