Originally published on Source by Tony Phifer Chancellor Emeritus Joe Blake has made a $5 million gift to Colorado State University’s College of Liberal Arts. This gift, the largest in the college’s history, is in recognition of its outstanding, high-quality faculty, students and leadership. It was Blake’s intention that this gift would help cast […]
By Tony Phifer, originally published on Source Colorado State University will honor some of its most impactful alumni – and its 150th birthday – at the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards. The annual celebration is set for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Lory Student Center. The event, which honors thought leaders, history makers, and game […]
Emeritus Professor of History, Dan Tyler (M.A. ’67), wins the Distinguished Alumni Award for the College of Liberal Arts. His career in teaching started by teaching pilots in the Air Force how to fly, and concluded with 30 years at CSU, specializing in Hispanic language, history, and agriculture, including water development and water law.
Right Place, Right Time On the surface, it may look like Brett Okamoto’s story is a case of being “at the right place, at the right time,” but Okamoto’s (‘08, Journalism and Technical Communication) job as ESPN Mixed Martial Arts reporter was no coincidence. He maximized his time, took advantage of opportunities, and strategically networked […]
In any given week, Brackett (Philosophy, ’06) says he may be speaking at four or five different public schools, giving a music workshop, sitting on a mayor-appointed arts council, working on new music tracks, mentoring young musicians, showing up at a protest, and training activists on how to do the work better. Member and emcee of the hip hop and rock band the Flobots, Brackett helped found and is on the board of Youth on Record, a nonprofit that uses music education to help underprivileged kids in Denver.
This year, six Colorado State University alumni from the Department of Art and Art History had their artwork featured in the Art of the State 2019 juried exhibition at the Arvada Center, which aims to feature the art of critically acclaimed Colorado artists.
“I always knew I wanted to be a journalist, ever since I was 15 years old. … I never went into [economics] with the intention of how it was going to differentiate me, but I was seeking another major that ideally makes one equipped to cover something interesting, and this was the field I found […]
Rising sports photographer and Colorado State University alumna Abbie Parr hit the equivalent of a home run in photography by earning a spot in TIME’s “Top 100 Photos of 2018” with her photo of Seattle Mariner Mitch Haniger watching a home-run baseball sail over the wall at Safeco Field.
Dana Hughes (’98, Theatre) is not afraid to ask questions and explore other peoples’ stories. Whether the questions and stories are about race and its role in society, constitutional law, highly enriched uranium near universities, or about the current refugee crisis in Africa, Hughes has created a career that shines a light on marginalized people […]
For Alta Compton, a history alumna from Colorado State University, passion for helping others and a versatile skill set developed in college guided her to find a meaningful and unexpected career.