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Athens State to Celebrate Bicentennial with Week-Long Series of Events

Please mark your calendars and join us as we celebrate a momentous occasion, one that few institutions of higher learning (and none in the State of Alabama) have reached — our bicentennial! The "Athens Forever" Bicentennial Celebration will consist of a week-long series of activities coinciding with Homecoming and Summer Commencement. We encourage you to [...]

2022-05-26T16:11:00-05:00May 26th, 2022|Categories: ALUMNI, NEWS, STUDENTS|

“The Common Good – A Timeless Measure of Faith & Education” Featuring Dr. Lovett H. Weems, Jr.

Athens State University will be welcoming Dr. Lovett H. Weems, Jr. as he speaks on “The Common Good – A Timeless Measure of Faith & Education” at a Lunch & Learn on June 16 at 11:30 am in the Sandridge Student Center Ballroom. As part of the “Athens Forever” Bicentennial Series, the event will be [...]

2022-05-11T16:28:19-05:00May 11th, 2022|Categories: NEWS|

Jillian Gardner to Perform Recital on Historic McCandless Hall Organ

Athens State University will be welcoming award-winning organist, Jillian Gardner, to campus this summer to perform a recital on the historic McCandless Hall organ. As part of the “Athens Forever” Bicentennial Series, the event will take place on June 9 at 7:00 pm in McCandless Hall and will be free and open to the public. [...]

2022-04-19T17:51:25-05:00April 19th, 2022|Categories: NEWS|

2022 Fiddlers Concert Series Continues with Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers

The Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Concert Series, presented by WYTM Country, will continue on Thursday, May 19 at 7:00 pm with a performance by Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers. Special guest, Noah Goebel, will open for the band. Noah is from Elkton, Kentucky and won the Beginner Musician category at the 2021 Fiddlers [...]

2022-04-19T17:48:25-05:00April 19th, 2022|Categories: NEWS|

2022 Fiddlers Concert Series Continues with Appalachian Roadshow

The Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Concert Series, presented by WYTM Country, will continue on Thursday, March 17 at 7:00 pm with a performance by Appalachian Roadshow. The concert will be held at Athens State University in McCandless Hall. Appalachian Roadshow is a visionary acoustic ensemble, bringing new-generation interpretations of traditional Americana, Bluegrass, and Folk [...]

2022-02-21T16:37:57-06:00February 21st, 2022|Categories: NEWS|

Athens State to Celebrate International Women’s Day

In honor of International Women’s Day, Athens State University will be celebrating with a special event on March 8 at 10:30 am in Carter Gymnasium. Keynote speaker, Kristin Scroggin, will deliver a message titled "Shoot for the Stars," a discussion about being real, setting goals without guilt, and realizing the importance of self-care. Lunch will [...]

2022-02-10T14:54:08-06:00February 10th, 2022|Categories: NEWS|

“From History to Hip Hop” Featuring Jonathan Blanchard Coming to Athens State

Soul singer Jonathan Blanchard will be coming to Athens State University to headline an interactive concert and storytelling experience called "From History to Hip Hop" as the University celebrates Black History Month. The performance will chronicle the evolution of African American music, from the work song to hip hop. Jonathan uses music and the arts [...]

2022-02-04T11:53:27-06:00February 4th, 2022|Categories: NEWS|

Upcoming Black History Month Events

Athens State University is pleased to announce the following Black History Month events as part of the Athens Forever Bicentennial Series. Black History Month Lunch & Learn – “The Legacy of James Meredith: From Activism to Policy Making” Huntsville Council Member, Mr. John Meredith, will be speaking at a Black History Month Lunch & [...]

2022-01-31T15:06:50-06:00January 27th, 2022|Categories: NEWS|

Dan Tyminski to Perform Special Show Presented by Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention

Athens State University is pleased to announce a Special Engagement by Dan Tyminski presented by the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention in conjunction with the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Concert Series. The performance is scheduled for Saturday, February 26 at 7:00 pm in McCandless Hall. For over 30 years, Dan Tyminski has left [...]

2021-12-10T12:26:29-06:00December 10th, 2021|Categories: NEWS|

Athens State to Host “An Evening with Temple Grandin”

Athens State University is pleased to welcome Dr. Temple Grandin, Autism Self-Advocate and Animal Scientist, to campus for “An Evening with Temple Grandin” on January 13 at 7:00 pm in Carter Gymnasium. The program is featured as part of Athens State’s Athens Forever Bicentennial Series of Events. Dr. Grandin is the most accomplished and well-known [...]

2021-12-10T12:24:22-06:00December 10th, 2021|Categories: NEWS|
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