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[12/29/20] Adams State University turns 100 years in 2021. #Celebrating100Years #AdamsStateUniversity
Champions train. Always. #ThisIsAdamsState
A great new program at Adams State University: To support life-long learning and personal development among older San Luis Valley residents, Adams State is launching the new “Creating the Next Chapter for Your Next Fifty” program in January. The new, one-year pilot program is funded with a $129,959 grant from NextFifty Initiative, a private Colorado-based foundation that supports projects benefitting people age 50 and older. Read more about this exciting new program: https://bit.ly/38x6a3V
adams.edu “The intent of these offerings is to improve health, well-being and quality of life to adults in this age group.”
Make it a special week. #ThisIsAdamsState
NEWS BULLETIN: Adams State University received a major boost when Moody’s Investors Service revised the University’s financial outlook to stable from negative in its most recent credit rating released this week. “The revision of Adams State University’s (A3 stable) outlook to stable reflects the university's improved operating performance, growth in liquid reserves, and governance stability,” Moody’s reported. “The operating cash flow margin in fiscal 2019 was a strong 21%, driven by an accumulation of expense reductions over multiple years and increased state support boosting revenue during the fiscal year. “Spendable cash and investments, as well as monthly liquidity, improved through retained cash flow, providing additional operating flexibility in a time of uncertainty. Governance stability and enhanced fiscal oversight has improved the university's strategic positioning and is a key ESG driver of the outlook revision.” Adams State earned the only upgraded rating of all the schools Moody’s reviewed. The enhanced rating underscores Adams State’s committed strategy to managing costs in an environment of changing revenue forecasts. Full report: https://bit.ly/3raD6ba
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#WildlifeWednesday – Even wild animals can ‘reduce, reuse, and recycle’!
Using trail cameras, Dr. Tim Armstrong, Professor of Biology at Adams State University, has been conducting wildlife research in abandoned, historic mines in remote areas of Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. A number of photos this year confirm the use of one old mine by a family of black bears! In this photo, two bear cubs walk across a pile of rock debris in front of the entrance. Their mother’s shadow is visible at left. Other mammals have also been documented using these mines.
Many wildlife species have the ability to adapt and take advantage of what might be considered a ‘ruined’ part of nature, finding shelter and making a home. What unexpected things have you been able to reuse for a new purpose?
#GreatSandDunes #ReduceReuseRecycle #Adaptation #Shelter #BlackBear #ThisIsAdamsState #AdamsStateUniversity #WidlifeBiology #WildlifeBiologyAdams #SanLuisValley #FindYourPark #EncuentraTuParque
It is quite fitting that the 50th recipient of the Adams State University Billy Adams Award is J. Thomas “Tom” Gilmore, Ph.D. and emeritus professor of business, past president of Adams State, and Class of 1967 and 1968 graduate. “I deeply appreciate the award and feel lucky to have spent my whole professional life at Adams State. It was a long and happy career,” Gilmore said. Read more here about our Billy Adams Award winner: https://bit.ly/3oIdhgx
Adams State turns 100 years in 2021. We hope you'll come along for the ride. Share a memory, tell us who you think are the most influential Adams Staters of all time, and help us celebrate our 100th birthday. Learn more at adams.edu/adams100. #Turning100 #ThisIsAdamsState
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The stage is set. We go live at 11:45a for the Adams State Virtual Fall Commencement Ceremony. Join us at Adams.edu/live and help us celebrate our newest graduates. #CongratsGrads #AdamsStateGraduation2020
For Rosalie Martinez, it's never too late to try something new. We are honored she will be our Fall Commencement Speaker this Saturday. She will inspire our graduates with her words and presence. You can watch our commencement ceremony at adams.edu/live beginning at 11:45 a.m. In the meantime read about her great story with Adams State: https://bit.ly/3g3ZKMY #ThisIsAdamsState
Adams State Alumni Association
Are you an Alumni from 1990-1999? Do you want to catch up with former classmates? You are invited to join us for our 1990's Zoom reunion! It will be held virtually on December 1st 2020 @ 6 p.m. (MST) We hope to see you there!!!
Adams State's College Assistance Migrant Program has tremendous impact on the lives of students like Alejandro Tovar. A wonderful feature article on the program. Take a read: https://bit.ly/37hr3PT
From the ecology of the land to the diversity of the settlers to nifty travel tips, a new book on the San Luis Valley, edited by Adams State Associate Professor of History Nick Saenz, is a local treasure. The book is available at Narrow Gauge Book Cooperative. Read more about the book project and the work of Associate Professor Saenz: https://bit.ly/37bMlyp #ThisIsAdamsState
Things we’re thankful for. Happy Thanksgiving. #ThisIsAdamsState
Adams State grounds crew member Joe Mestas is among the staff who keep the campus humming even on snowy days like Tuesday. We’re thankful for our facilities team members and all the contributions by Adams State Grizzlies everywhere. #HappyThanksgiving #ThisIsAdamsState
Update: The COVID-19 mass testing event at Adams State on Friday and Saturday saw 1,604 people tested. It will be mid-week before we get total results from public health officials on the number of positive tests from the sampling. Thank you to everyone from across Alamosa and the San Luis Valley who participated and help keep our communities safe. #ThisIsAdamsState
Great turnout on the first day of a two-day FREE COVID-19 community mass testing event. The drive-thru and walk-up testing event collected 973 samples on Friday. Free tests are available again Saturday from 8am to 4pm. The drive-thru testing event is at McDaniel Parking Lot off 2nd Street and Richardson Ave. Or walk-up tests are available on the west side entrance of the McDaniel Hall building. Pre-registration is available here: https://www.adams.edu/safe-return/testing/. Adams State's COVID-19 dashboard lists the number of positive cases on a weekly basis. The dashboard is updated each Friday for the week. It can be found here: https://www.adams.edu/safe-return/#dashboard #ThisIsAdamsState
Good response on Friday morning to the two-day FREE COVID19 mass testing event at Adams State’s McDaniel Hall parking lot. San Luis Valley residents can get tested between 8am and 4pm through Saturday. Vehicles should enter on Second Street and Richardson Ave. #ThisIsAdamsState #COVID19Tests
The academic buildings on campus show students through the decades with these throwback window designs. Adams State turns 100 years in 2021. We hope you'll be part of the celebrations. #ThisIsAdamsState #Turning100
Be like Lindsey and wear a mask. It’s the right thing to do. #ProtectTheCommunity #SanLuisValley #ThisIsAdamsState
Free COVID-19 tests this Friday and Saturday at Adams State. Please join us from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the drive-thru testing event and walk-up testing at McDaniel Hall. Pre-register here: https://www.adams.edu/safe-return/testing/. Same day registration is also available. #ThisIsAdamsState #COVIDTests
adams.edu Just in time for Thanksgiving. A free community-wide COVID-19 mass testing event will be held November 20 and 21 on the campus of Adams State University. Adams State students, faculty, and staff testing is Friday, November 20. Residents of Alamosa and other San Luis Valley communities can receive fr...
Proud to announce Rosalie Martinez, 2004 alumna of the year, as our fall commencement speaker. Read more about this amazing San Luis Valley leader and then join us live on Dec. 5 at Adams.edu/live for the Adams State University 2020 Fall Commencement: https://bit.ly/3lygLB6
The Adams State band recognizes Veterans Day 2020.
Veterans Day is Wednesday. #ThankAVet #ThisIsAdamsState
ANNOUNCEMENT: Adams State will host a FREE COVID-19 testing event for students, staff and faculty and for residents of the San Luis Valley on Nov. 20 and 21. Nasal swab tests will be available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Pre-registration is encouraged. To pre-register please visit https://www.adams.edu/safe-return/testing/ and use the appropriate pre-registration form. On-site registration will also be available on the days of testing. #ThisIsAdamsState #COVIDTests #MasksOn
Adams State University is making significant progress in attracting first-generation students to the campus. Because of that, Adams State was recognized by the nonprofit Strive for College for excellence in Inclusion, Diversity, and Affordability, for low-income and students who are the first in their family to pursue higher education. Read more here: https://www.adams.edu/news/asu-hits-high-five-as-it-strives-for-excellence/
adams.edu ASU is one of the top universities in the country working to change this trend.
The characters of Adams State wish you a safe and Happy Halloween weekend. Masks on, distance maintained, and enjoy the treats. #ThisIsAdamsState #HappyHalloween
With intelligence and a real-world curriculum, the Adams State Nursing program is making a national name for itself saving lives and spirits. Get an inside look at our thriving nursing program and how the most recent graduating nursing students all passed the National Council Licensure examinations on the first try: https://bit.ly/31WZWrM #ThisIsAdamsState #ColoradoNursingSchool
Recently we taped interviews for the Adams100 Documentary film with legendary Adams Stater Boogie Romero, recent graduate and current Upward Bound student advisor Marisol Cristobal-Lucas, and associate professor of history Nick Saenz. The documentary will chronicle 100 years of Adams State and its influence and impact on its hometown of Alamosa and the greater San Luis Valley. We are grateful to Alamosa State Bank and San Luis Valley Federal Bank for helping underwrite the documentary, and we look forward to the film's premiere in fall 2021. #ThisIsAdamsState #Turning100
We wear masks with everything we do. We register students to vote, we wear masks. In the chemistry lab, we wear masks. When we sing, we wear masks. Even when we play bingo, we wear masks. #MasksOn #ThisIsAdamsState
We're turning 100 and have put together a 2021 Commemorative Calendar. Order yours today https://www.adams.edu/adams100/calendar/. #Turning100 #AdamsStateUniversity
Coach Vigil was always happiest on competition Saturdays. You can order his biography “Chasing Excellence” by alumnus Pat Melgares here: https://bit.ly/2T5ikKe. Each book sold generates money for the Joe I. Vigil Scholarship at Adams State. #ThisAdamsState #Turning100 #ChasingExcellence.
Tuesday is free application day to Adams State. Begin your great story. #FreeAppDay #ThisIsAdamsState
Katie Schultz, class of 2015, is Adams State University's Exceptional New Alumnus. Whether it's creating internships for Adams State students, working with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation or speaking to Congress, the earth sciences major from ASU is doing some moving and shaking of her own. Read more about Katie's work: https://bit.ly/34KjTTg #ThisIsAdamsState #GreatAlumniStories
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Mountain Valley Dance Studio is a Ballet school that was started over 40 years ago in Alamosa, Colorado by Beverly Mozzetti. We love to dance and empower children to be their best!
We carry the widest selection of name-brand athletic sporting goods in the San Luis Valley!
High Times Worm Farm Offers Fishing Worms, Soil Amendments Fishing Worm Castings, Fishing Supplies, And Tackle To The Monte Vista, CO Area.
Miller Gun Shop is an FFL licensed gun shop that sales both new and used guns.
Alamosa Round-UP PRCA Rodeo Rodeo Concert Cattle Drive Mutton Bustin Demolition Derby Block Party Street Dance Cowboy Church
All around survival gear and goods.Storable food. Ammo. Hunting. Camping. Knives. Airsoft. Licensed gun dealer and gunsmith
Located in the San Luis Valley of Colorado's high country, the Southern Colorado Little Britches Association is a family oriented organization striving to encourage today's youth and promote the strong tradition of rodeo.
Get back to your prime, With PRIME FITNESS! We are a local gym/spa focused on residents 45 and older of Alamosa County. (We still may accept ages 38-44. 15$ added to monthly bill)
Welcome to Grizzly MMA. We are a mixed martial arts school offering both children and adult classes in Gi/Nogi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, kickboxing, and Judo.