College is a time to discover: discover what captivates you, what intrigues your curiosities, and what ultimately piques your interests. With so many majors available, figuring out the best fit is often the most difficult part for incoming students. For Colorado native Cody Linderholm (’12), the process was no different.
One might not expect faculty from the English and art departments to team-teach a course on energy, but that’s exactly what’s been happening this semester in a new College of Liberal Arts seminar at Colorado State University.
Jeremy Holm has performed on stages all over the world, and he has roles in two of the country’s most popular television series: House of Cards and Mr. Robot. But while the depth and breadth of the roles played by Holm is certainly impressive, one of his best acting jobs took place three decades ago, far from any stage, when he tagged along with a friend who was registering for classes at Colorado State University.
For Alicia Varga, being the first in her family to go to college was not an easy journey. Varga had to learn how to navigate university life in a different city without familial advice or experience. Due to her powerful resiliency and perseverance as a first-generation student, she learned the tools and resources needed to help her become successful despite the added challenges she faced.
The panelists for the Great Conversations Kickoff represent three distinct disciplines of the Liberal Arts. Madeline Harvey is an assistant professor of dance; Sammy Zahran is an assistant professor of economics, and Dan Beachy-Quick is a professor of English. Each presenter opened with a statement that revealed their individual perspectives about what makes the liberal arts valuable.
The Center for Public Deliberation has received a national “Civvy” award for being an example of collaborative work that elevates democracy and civic engagement.
Thanks to the generosity of alumni, faculty and staff, and friends, $8.4 million has been raised in support of College of Liberal Arts scholarships, impacting CSU’s $1 billion fundraising goal early, but more importantly, impacting the lives of countless students.
The Social Justice Thru the Arts (SJTA) institute brought students from Alliance high schools to campus for a week to learn about issues of gender equity, belonging, access, and justice through hands-on learning with CSU faculty, CSU student mentors, and renowned mural artist Rose Jaffe.
Four students from the College of Liberal Arts participated in a unique internship opportunity with the CSU Extension program this summer. Each intern experienced hands-on training and research in different counties across Colorado focusing on issues troubling the community.
The Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender has awarded Associate Professor Katie Gibson its 2018 Outstanding Book Award for Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Legacy of Dissent: Feminist Rhetoric and the Law, published last March. Gibson received the award Saturday, October 6, at the organization’s 41st annual conference held in South Lake Tahoe, Nevada.