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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 To Host Art Exhibit & Film Screening In Honor of Black History Month

Tuesday, February 26, 2019, Athens State University will be honoring Black History Month with two events that are free and open to the public.  In honor of Black History Month, Athens State University will be hosting two events on Tuesday, February 26. The first will be the opening of an [...]

2019-02-27T17:02:19+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Taylor Heck

  “Athens State was just the perfect combination of small class size, caring and knowledgeable professors, and the fact that it’s local.” As a history major, Taylor Heck never imagined that she would become a lawyer. She had no family or friends involved in the occupation, and yet she now [...]

2019-02-13T17:27:18+00:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: ALUMNI|

Debra Davenport

“I loved coming to class. I loved this campus. Even with my online classes, I always had plenty of help and I never felt that I was just floating out there with no guidance. I wish going to college was a profession. I would just do that. I love taking classes and going to [...]

2019-02-13T17:25:05+00:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: ALUMNI|