Adams State College

Adams State University is a state-supported liberal arts university in Alamosa, Colorado, U.S.. The school is located in the San Luis Valley, home to the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. ASU offers undergraduate programs in physical and social sciences, fine arts, business and nursing, and specializes in educator curricula in several disciplines. ASU also offers graduate degrees in, among others, history, art, business, and educator programs, including counselor education. There is also a postgraduate program in counselor education. The university has an active athletic program, both in participatory sports and in athletics educator training; the Adams State Grizzlies athletic teams compete under the auspices of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.HistoryASU was founded in 1921 as a teacher's college. Billy Adams, a Colorado legislator who would later become a three-term governor of Colorado, worked for three decades before obtaining the authorization to found Adams State Normal School in 1921, to provide higher education opportunities for teachers from remote and rural areas of Colorado, such as the San Luis Valley, and see them work in those same areas.

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Alamosa, CO
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Adams State Student Nurses Association Adams State Student Nurses Association
208 Edgemont Blvd
Alamosa, 81101

This is for Adams State nursing or pre-nursing students to have a place to communicate and find out about upcoming activities and events.

ASU Spanish Club ASU Spanish Club
208 Edgemont Blvd
Alamosa, 81101

Our club was originally founded in November, 1928, and called "Las Voces Del Valle". In 1931, the name was changed to "El Parnaso Club", a name from a literary organization of which Miguel de Cervantes (author of Don Quixote) was once a member.

Adams State Distance Learning Adams State Distance Learning
208 Edgemont Blvd, Ste 3000
Alamosa, 81101

ASU - Extended Studies - quality education. Accessible, innovative solutions for your academic and professional needs.

ASU Faculty Drive ASU Faculty Drive
11 Faculty Dr
Alamosa, 81101

We are Faculty Drive, the family housing at Adams State University.

ASU Newman Grizz Catholic ASU Newman Grizz Catholic
208 Edgemont Blvd
Alamosa, 81101

We are ASU Newman!!!

Adams State Science Fiction & Fantasy Guild Adams State Science Fiction & Fantasy Guild
3211 Main Street
Alamosa, 81101

The guild provides like-minded enthusiasts of Science Fiction and Fantasy genres a place to meet, play games and exchange ideas in a friendly environment.

SLV BOCES SWAP SLV BOCES SWAP
2261 Enterprise Dr
Alamosa, 81101

Our program is a cooperative effort between the 14 School Districts/6 counties in the San Luis Valley & the Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Adams State College Rodeo Team Adams State College Rodeo Team
208 Edgemont Blvd
Alamosa, 81101

Adams State College Rodeo Team

Colorado Wildland Fire & Incident Management Academy Colorado Wildland Fire & Incident Management Academy
PO Box 1777
Alamosa, 81101

Dedicated to meeting the training needs of fire, emergency medical, law enforcement, and other emergency management agencies and personnel nationwide.

Mountain Valley Dance Studio Mountain Valley Dance Studio
2113 Oliver Ave
Alamosa, 81101

Mountain Valley Dance Studio is a Ballet school that was started over 40 years ago in Alamosa, Colorado by Beverly Mozzetti. We love to dance and empower children to be their best!

Summer Latino Leadership Summit Summer Latino Leadership Summit
208 Edgemont Blvd
Alamosa, 81101

Our Goal: deliver a high quality fun-filled summit that is student facilitated, culturally relevant, and will strengthen Latino leadership in our region.