Dr. Glenn Conner

“Athens State will give a person a chance.  This school makes a difference in lives.  Remarkable things happen.” Dr. Glenn Connor (Class of 1977) knows.  His life was changed by an encounter on a high school basketball court.  He had just finished a game when Athens Coach Oba Belcher introduced [...]

2019-05-31T16:13:48-05:00May 31st, 2019|Categories: ALUMNI, DONORS|

Golf Classic Raises $20,000 for Scholarships

Dateline: May 30, 2019 The Athens State University Alumni Association hosted the 28th Annual Golf Classic on May 23. The event, held at Canebrake Club in Athens, raised approximately $20,000 for student scholarships. The generosity of golfers, donors, and volunteers helped fund student scholarships ranging in amount from $1,500-$4,000 annually. Prizes were awarded for [...]

2019-07-03T08:57:29-05:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: NEWS|

Athens State University Names Dr. Philip Way as 37th President

Dateline: May 21, 2019 The Athens State University Board of Trustees has selected Dr. Philip Way as the 37th president of Athens State University. The appointment was made after a unanimous vote by Board members at its meeting on Friday, May 17. Way, who currently serves as Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student [...]

2019-07-03T08:58:21-05:00May 22nd, 2019|Categories: NEWS|

Athens State Ranked Among Best Online HR Degree Programs

Dateline: May 13, 2019 Athens State University’s online Bachelor in Human Resource Management degree program has been named one of the best in the country by TheBestSchools.org. Ranked #7 nationwide, the program was chosen based on its quality and the types of courses offered. The faculty, rankings, awards, and reputation of the University were [...]

2019-07-03T08:58:59-05:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: NEWS|

Athens State to Become a Tobacco-Free University

Dateline: May 10, 2019 Athens State University is committed to providing a safe and healthy learning and working environment for its students, employees, and visitors. Therefore, beginning May 20, 2019, Athens State will become a Smoke-Free and Tobacco-Free campus. Athens State University joins over 2,000 colleges and universities nationwide who have implemented a tobacco-free [...]

2019-07-03T08:59:36-05:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: NEWS|

28th Annual Alumni Golf Classic Scheduled for May 23rd

The 28th Annual Athens State University Alumni Golf Classic is scheduled for Thursday, May 23 at Canebrake Club in Athens. Check-in will begin at 10:00 am with lunch (provided by Food Fite) following. The event’s shotgun start will occur at 11:30 am, with dinner from Greenbrier and the awarding of prizes to follow the [...]

2019-05-15T14:35:29-05:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: NEWS|

America, Dunnavant Appointed to Board of Trustees

Dateline: May 9, 2019 Athens State University is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jim America and Mr. William Dunnavant to the Board of Trustees by Alabama Governor Kay Ivey. Their appointments are for a seven-year term beginning on October 1, 2019 and ending on September 30, 2026. William Dunnavant Jim America Mr. [...]

2019-07-03T09:00:13-05:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: NEWS|

Dynetics Donates $15,000 to Athens State

Dateline: May 6, 2019 Dynetics recently donated $15,000 to Athens State University’s College of Business to be used toward its undergraduate and graduate-level Logistics and Supply Chain Management programs. The University was chosen in part because of the rising demand for graduates in the fields of cybersecurity and logistics and supply chain management in [...]

2019-07-03T09:00:50-05:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: NEWS|

Delta Mu Delta Honor Society Initiates New Members

Dateline: April 16, 2019 The Spring Induction Ceremony of Athens State University’s Alpha Iota Chapter of the Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business Administration was held April 7, 2019 in McCandless Hall. Interim President, Dr. Ron Ingle; Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Jackie Smith; and Department Chair and Professor, Gary [...]

2019-07-03T09:01:52-05:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: NEWS|

Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Association Wins Awards at International Convention

Dateline: April 16, 2019 Members of Athens State University’s Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Association (PTKAA) recently attended the Phi Theta Kappa Catalyst 2019 International Convention in Orlando, Florida where the chapter was named the 2019 Most Distinguished University-Based Alumni Association. The award recognizes an alumni association that has been exemplary in the support of [...]

2019-07-03T09:02:21-05:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: NEWS|
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