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Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Event Going Virtual

November 24, 2020

Angelo State University will conduct its annual Christmas Tree Lighting event online this year with a special virtual ceremony beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1.

In advance of the ceremony, a new 23-foot-tall ASU Christmas tree has been placed in the Memorial Oak Grove in front of the Mayer Administration Building at 2601 W. Ave. N. Once lit on Dec. 1, it will remain on display throughout the holiday season.

Activities for this year’s virtual lighting ceremony will include:

  • A Holiday Pops Concert by members of the ASU Symphony Orchestra
  • Holiday greetings from ASU administrators and members of campus student organizations
  • The lighting of the ASU Christmas tree

The link to the virtual ceremony will be available on the day of the event at

The Christmas Tree Lighting is also taking place on the same day as ASU’s participation in the ninth annual “Giving Tuesday” global day of giving campaign. Throughout the day on Dec. 1, ASU will be accepting online donations that will go toward programs, scholarships and other initiatives that benefit ASU students.

This year’s goal is to reach at least 300 donations to have a significant and lasting impact on current and future ASU students. Online donations can be made to ASU on Dec. 1 at

For more information on the Christmas Tree Lighting, call the Office of Student Life at 325-942-2062.

For more information on ASU’s Giving Tuesday campaign, call the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at 325-942-2116.

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