Eagle County: Adriana Gallegos Helguera – Business, Ethnic Studies

During the 2022-23 academic year, we are highlighting one Colorado State University student or alum from each of Colorado’s 64 counties. The Centennial State’s land grant university has a connection to the diverse lands and people from the counties of Moffat to Baca, Montezuma to Sedgwick and everywhere in between.

Ethnic Studies classes uncover Indigenous history through Blanket Exercise rendition

Ethnic Studies classes uncover Indigenous history through Blanket Exercise rendition Joshua Zaffos  In a large room inside the Lory Student Center, Colorado State University students each hold a colored index card and stand on an array of blankets placed on the floor. The blankets represent Turtle Island,  the Indigenous conception of North America as it once was.    During the following joint class between Native American Cultural Experience (ETST 240), […]

Philosophy Student Attends Prestigious Summer Institute, PIKSI Rock

For Corinne Petro, the Philosophy in an Inclusive Key Summer Institute (PIKSI) lived up to its promise of being 10 days she wouldn’t forget. Petro, a philosophy and ethnic studies student with a concentration in women’s studies, attended the prestigious PIKSI Rock program from June 21 to 30 at Penn State University. PIKSI is a […]