Colorado State recognized for leadership in first-generation student success

Colorado State University has been selected to participate in the inaugural cohort of the First Forward effort to advance the success of first-generation college students nationwide. NASPA, the national professional organization for student affairs administrators in higher education, created First …

Talent Search students compete in ISTeC competition

Washers, paper clips, twine, and lots of tape. The battle of innovation began at Colorado State University on Feb. 15, in the Morgan Library Event Hall. High school students from Fort Morgan, Brush, Brighton, Fort Lupton and Valley participated in …

Road to CSU prepares Denver freshmen for college, life beyond high school

  “I dream of being a doctor because I want to help people,” said Keyanna, 15, one of 90 high school freshmen who participated in the inaugural “Road to CSU” event at Bruce Randolph School in north Denver on Jan. 14. Months prior, …

Hinkley High School and Restorative Justice

How does a school change its violent culture? What kind of work must adults and students do for it to become a place where students feel safe and can learn? Read the full story here…..

Former Weld County EOC participant coaching for the Raiders

  Words from her mentor at Weld County Educational Opportunity Center: “Kelsey Martinez recently was hired to become the first female assistant coach in the Oakland Raiders franchise history. I first heard this story and didn’t recognize her until I …

Move In 2018: First-gen student already feels at home on CSU campus

Ivan Medina may be a freshman on paper, but he’s got more experience at Colorado State University than the average incoming student. Full Story…..

CSU Upward Bound students light up stage with Grammy-Award winning Ozomatli

For many high school students, spending the day with a two-time Grammy award-winning band would only be a dream; for Colorado State University Upward Bound students it was a reality. On their recent tour stop in Fort Collins, Ozomatli prepared …

CSU expands annual summer camp that introduces girls to construction industry

A Colorado State University summer camp intended to help high school girls picture themselves in the male-dominated construction industry became bigger and better in its second year. Full story…

CSU hosts 2018 LDZ Youth Legislative Session, inspiring top Latino high school students

The Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session (known as the LDZ) is designed for high school students with the potential to become leaders within the U.S. and global Latino communities. The program introduces students to core concepts in governance, public …