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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. 

ASU and Howard College Sign Transfer Credit Agreements

by Chelsea Reinhard

Sep 22, 2014

Angelo State University and Howard College have signed a series of articulation agreements that will enable Howard College animal science, mathematics and nursing students to seamlessly transfer to ASU once they receive their associate degrees.

ASU Online Grad Student Wins 'Heart of a Hero' Scholarship

by Matt McDaniel

Sep 22, 2014

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ryan C. Munoz, an online student in security studies at Angelo State University, has been awarded one of 10 “Heart of a Hero” scholarships by the New Jersey Heroes organization.

ASU Weight Room Receives Upgrade After Generous Donation

by Chelsea Reinhard

Sep 9, 2014

Angelo State University will host a dedication of the newly renovated Ben & Alvetta Kelly Weight Room at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, in the Junell Center/Stephens Arena, 2235 S. Jackson St.

The weight room renovations, funded by a donation from ASU alumnus Mike Millegan, include new flooring, new weight racks and platforms to provide increased safety for ASU’s student-athletes.

ASU Ranked 19th Nationally for Security Studies Program

by Chelsea Reinhard

Sep 8, 2014

Angelo State University’s Master of Science degree in homeland security has been ranked one of the “25 Best Online Master’s in Homeland Security Degree Programs” in the U.S. by, an educational resource website that ranks degree programs in all disciplines.

ASU Profs Warn of Bio-Martyrs and Ebola

by Matt McDaniel

Sep 6, 2014

Although it has been the fodder for countless novels and movies, the prospect of bio-terror campaigns has become all too real for American Homeland Security personnel, with the threat of virulent Ebola epidemic in west Africa, and the porous southern border.

Grammy Nominee to Hold Free Master Class at ASU

by Chelsea Reinhard

Sep 5, 2014

Area high school and college students are invited to Angelo State University to attend a master class to be presented by California jazz singer Tierney Sutton on Friday, Sept. 12, in the Carr Education-Fine Arts (EFA) Building, 2602 Dena Drive.

The six-time Grammy nominee will conduct the free master class at noon Friday in the EFA Building’s Eldon Black Recital Hall.

ASU Intramurals to Kick Off on New Turf

by Chelsea Reinhard

Sep 4, 2014

About 130 intramural flag football teams of Angelo State University students will kick off the 2014 season on ASU’s newly renovated artificial turf intramural fields starting at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 8, across Jackson Street from the Junell Center/Stephens Arena.

ASU Student in Crash Sinks Into Medical Expense Despair

by Chelsea Reinhard

Sep 1, 2014

Sarah Whiddon has no memory of the car crash that dramatically changed her life on Aug. 6 in Runnels County.

“It looked like blowout,” she was told by her boyfriend, Zac Coit, who witnessed the crash in his rearview mirror on F.M. 3115 at mile marker 337. But for nearly a month after the crash, the cause remained a mystery.