Driving Change Through Creative Motivations

From his early days at Colorado State University to his pivotal role in revitalizing Denver’s Five Points neighborhood, Norman Harris III (B.A., ‘99) has made significant strides in community engagement and cultural preservation. As the Executive Director dedicated to restoring this historic area, Harris is also the driving force behind the nation’s largest Juneteenth celebration, blending his passion for heritage with dynamic event planning. Discover how Harris’ journey has led to profound impacts on both his community and the enduring legacy of Juneteenth.

Biden crashes, Trump lies: A campaign-defining presidential debate

The Conversation asked two scholars, Mary Kate Cary and Karrin Vasby Anderson, to watch the debate and analyze a passage or a moment that stood out to them. Anderson is a communications scholar with a specialty in gender and the presidency, as well as political pop culture. Cary teaches political speechwriting and worked as a White House speechwriter for President George H.W. Bush, for whom she wrote more than 100 addresses.

Music Education student Leah Dunphey named to state’s Future Educator Honor Roll

Leah Dunphey, a Music Education major (‘FA24 anticipated graduation) from Monument, Colorado, was named to the Colorado Department of Higher Education’s 2024 Future Educator Honor Roll. According to the department’s website, the sixth annual Future Educator Honor Roll celebrated 66 outstanding teacher candidates from Colorado’s educator preparation programs, including 25 students from the state’s Teacher […]

Having a Ball With Leadership and Rams Athletics

Raised in Fort Collins to a family of die-hard Rams fans, Kathleen Pitre (B.A., ’00; M.S., ’04) has always been “green and gold from the word go,” and makes it a point to stay until the very last second of every home Rams game. While she loves the thrill of the game, it’s CSU and its community that keeps her so closely connected to her alma mater.