Our Story: Examining Our Past for a Bright Future

In 2017, the University began formulating plans for celebrating our 200th anniversary in 2022. A significant part of our Bicentennial Celebration revolves around updating our history as recorded in Dr. Elva Bell McLin’s 1994 book titled Athens State College. We recognize that Dr. McLin’s intentions were to record as much of the history as [...]

2020-09-01T17:41:03-05:00September 1st, 2020|Categories: ALUMNI, DONORS, NEWS, STUDENTS|

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|

Dr. Fred Abernathy

“As a first generation college student and product of a single-parent home, I understand the sacrifices that my mother made every day that motivated me to make my life better. My Athens State experience allowed me to complete my Bachelor of Science degree in education with the help of a foundation scholarship." [...]

2019-04-10T20:17:11-05:00July 19th, 2018|Categories: ALUMNI, DONORS|
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