Unveiling Ceremony for “Kares Library” Planned at Athens State University

In recognition of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kares'  gift, the University Library will be named “Kares Library.” Athens State University is pleased to announce that on Friday, May 3, 2019, a reception and unveiling ceremony will be held in the University Library for Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kares of Boynton [...]

2019-02-27T17:19:06+00:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: NEWS|

Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Concert Series Announced

This four-part series, leading up to the 2019 Fiddlers Convention in October, will allow bluegrass lovers to enjoy the sounds of old-time music throughout the yea Athens State University Foundation and the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention Steering Committee are pleased to introduce the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers [...]

2019-02-27T16:41:15+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: NEWS|

Athens State Raises Money for Student Success During Giving Tuesday

Every gift, no matter the size, has the capability to create a lasting impact on the lives of Athens State students. Athens State University recently participated in Giving Tuesday, a nationwide day of fundraising. Thanks to the generosity of donors, the University was able to raise over $6,500, which will [...]

2019-02-27T16:46:02+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: NEWS|

Annual Arbor Day Festival

Saturday, April 13 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM – Founders Hall Lawn The public is invited to attend Athens State University’s annual Arbor Day Festival! This event is completely free and will offer fun for the whole family, including: Inflatable Attractions for Kids Historic Tree Tours on Athens State’s [...]

2019-02-27T16:54:30+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: NEWS|

Alabama premiere of Tony-nominated musical “The Scottsboro Boys”

Dr. Stephen Spencer, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Athens State, commented, “This is an important story in the history of Alabama, and the performance offers many opportunities for students studying history, social studies, law, criminal justice, music, and drama, from elementary schools to college, to connect what they are doing [...]

2019-02-27T17:17:26+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: NEWS|

Alumni Association Seeking Award Nominations

Give us your nominations for  outstanding alumni and community members for the Alumni Awards. The Athens State University Foundation, in conjunction with the University Alumni Association, will be hosting a Scholarship Reception and Alumni Awards ceremony on April 6, 2019 in Carter Gymnasium. The Alumni Association is currently seeking nominations for the [...]

2019-02-27T17:01:24+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: NEWS|

Athens State Awarded Grant

Athens State University has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Alabama Capital Improvement Trust Fund. These funds originate from oil and gas capital payments received into the Alabama Trust Fund and are created for the purpose of financing public improvement projects and programs such as public education facilities. The governor appoints these [...]

2019-02-27T17:05:15+00:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: NEWS|

Dr. Ronald Ingle Named Interim President

The Athens State University Board of Trustees voted unanimously today to authorize the Executive Committee of the Board to enter into negotiations with Ronald R. Ingle, Ph.D., to serve as Interim President of Athens State University. Dr. Ingle has verbally agreed to serve in this capacity while a national search is conducted. “Dr. Ingle’s previous service at [...]

2019-02-27T17:07:01+00:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: NEWS|