Alumni News: Angelo Sapienza receives 2021 Outstanding Young Music Educator Award

In January 2021, the Colorado Music Educators Association named Colorado State University alum Angelo Sapienza as the recipient of the 2021 Outstanding Young Music Educator Award. Angelo Sapienza is the director of bands at Doherty High School where he conducts the Concert Band, Wind Symphony, Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Band, and Pit Orchestra. He also teaches the […]

Ethnic Studies Responds to White Supremacist Posters on Campus

Department of Ethnic Studies Statement on White Supremacist Posters of September 10, 2021 September 14, 2021 On the morning of Friday, September 10, posters were placed on campus with misleading and derisive phrasing about diversity. This phrasing has been used in the past by white supremacists and used by various individuals, groups, and institutions in […]

Sagás Wins Fulbright to Teach – and Learn – about Race and Ethnicity in Bolivia

Sagás Wins Fulbright to Teach – and Learn – about Race and Ethnicity in Bolivia  Joshua Zaffos Relations between the United States and Bolivia have been tense – to put it modestly – in the last 15 years. From 2006-2019, Bolivian President Evo Morales – the country’s first ever Indigenous-born president and a socialist and former coca growers’ union organizer – […]

Bridging Two Worlds

Two students discuss tradition, philosophy, and Native American identity at CSU Two philosophy majors had an unlikely connection.  Weston Jones, named CLA Outstanding Grad, is Oglala Lakota and a first-generation student from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Maeve Marley, an Irish American student from Denver and Philosophy Outstanding Grad, led an alternative break […]

Dr. Jess Rushing is joining CSU Music Therapy this fall

The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance is pleased to announce that Dr. Jess Rushing is joining Colorado State University’s outstanding music therapy faculty. Dr. Rushing comes to CSU following three years at the University of Louisville as an assistant professor of Music Therapy, and receiving her Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Sciences from the University of […]

CSU Marching Band announces drum majors for Fall 2021

Kathryn Kennedy from Fruita Monument High SchoolKatie St. Gemme-Page from Legend High School The Colorado State University Marching Band announces the drum majors for the 2021 season. In the coveted role, Fruita Monument High School alum Kathryn Kennedy and Legend High School alum Katie St. Gemme-Pate will conduct the 250-member band during rehearsals and performances, […]

Announcing Dr. Jayme Taylor as the new director of Athletic Bands at CSU

Dr. Jayme Taylor is the newly appointed director of Athletic Bands at Colorado State University and will be serving as associate director of bands and assistant professor in the School of Music, Theater, and Dance. We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Taylor to CSU and the School where he will join our outstanding students, faculty, […]