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OUC renovation team gets feedback from students

February 27, 2015 – 6:23 pm |

To draw in new students and keep existing ones, universities across the country work to improve dining, housing, and recreational facilities. Colorado State University-Pueblo is no exception, adding a new educational building and a new …

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Graduation fair to prepare seniors for commencement ceremony

February 28, 2015 – 9:57 am |
Students can order announcements and caps and gowns in the university bookstore and online.

Students can order announcements and caps and gowns in the university bookstore and online.

For seniors, the time has come to order graduation announcements and get caps and gowns fitted. The graduation fair at CSU-Pueblo will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on March 3 and 4 in the Bookstore and from 3 to 6 p.m. on Monday, March 2 at the university’s Tower location in Colorado Springs.

“Students and graduates will be measured and can order their cap and gown at the fair. They also may order class rings, legacy cords, graduation announcements, and commencement DVDs. Students also may have a professional portrait taken, meet with the Alumni Association, and get answers to any other graduation-related questions,” said CSU-Pueblo marketing and communications specialist Niki Whitaker.

“Often, students want to know details about the ceremony itself, including arrival time and location,” she said.

Whitaker said 118 master’s candidates and 1058 bachelor’s candidates have the opportunity to walk in the graduation ceremony this year.

“As of today, 1176 students are eligible to participate in the ceremony this year. Typically, only 700-800 participate in the actual ceremony,” she said.

In order to avoid late fees, Whitaker said it’s important to get orders in before the March deadline.

“Students may also order online at A late fee of $15 will be charged for orders placed beginning March 5 to 13. A late fee of $25 will be charged for orders placed after March 13, 2015,” she said.

In addition to ordering ceremony materials, seniors are also getting prepared for career prospects for after graduation.

“I have looked into jobs, Lots! I am just taking it step by step though,” said CSU-Pueblo senior Sydney McIntyre.

Seniors, along with all other students, are also invited to attend the career fair, which will be held March 4. That event aims to give students a better look at companies and opportunities that are presented for when it’s time to take the next step into a career.

Seniors can stay updated on events and activities through email and campus announcements.

For more information on the graduation fair, contact Niki Whitaker at 549-2284 or email​​.

Students plan for Spring Break

February 27, 2015 – 6:12 pm |

Whether they are going on vacation or staying close to home and working, students at CSU-Pueblo are looking forward to Spring Break.

CSU-Pueblo Students’ Plans For Spring Break from CSU-Pueblo TODAY on Vimeo.

Students weigh in on Oscars night

February 26, 2015 – 2:05 pm |

The 87thAcademy Awards, the year’s biggest cultural celebration in the entertainment industry took place Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
“Oscars provide opportunity to people related to the film industry to get a chance to …

Every day is precious for CSU-Pueblo alumnus

February 25, 2015 – 6:06 pm |

It’s just the end of another work week for Sarah Lowell, as she prepares dinner for her two children, Darrell, 8 and Elijah, 3.
Lowell cherishes the time she spends with her children, she knows all …

Student Engagement and Leadership books All American Rejects for spring concert

February 24, 2015 – 7:02 pm |

Student Engagement and Leadership has officially booked the rock band All American Rejects for the CSU-Pueblo spring concert, which is slated for April 10 at 8 p.m. in the Massari Arena.
For more than a decade, …

Capps Capozzolo Student Art Gallery celebrates its 70th anniversary at CSU-Pueblo

February 24, 2015 – 2:50 pm |

For the past 70 years, students at Colorado State University-Pueblo and the surrounding community have been able to view student artwork in the Capps Capozzolo Student Art Gallery. Within it, generations of students have displayed …

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble gives powerful performance

February 24, 2015 – 10:49 am |

The word “dance” makes many people think of beautiful tutus or pink point shoes. Some think of breakdancing or salsa or one of a number of dance forms.
Dance is one of the most universally understood …

Student-athletes honored for academic achievement

February 24, 2015 – 10:22 am |

More than 300 student-athletes were honored for their academic achievements last week.  These students had semester GPAs of 3.0 and above and of those student-athletes, nearly 40 earned a perfect 4.0.

Athletics Director Honor Roll from …

Re-thinking Diversity: music brings all races together

February 24, 2015 – 6:51 am |

Dr. David Volk, chair of the music department at CSU-Pueblo, talks about the role music has played in African American history and its impact on racial understanding.

Re-thinking Diversity from CSU-Pueblo TODAY on Vimeo.

Lunar New Year brings international students together

February 24, 2015 – 5:14 am |

The Center for International Programs at Colorado State University-Pueblo hosted a Lunar New Year event Thursday night. The celebration included food, music, videos and games and was held in the Diversity Resource Center.
The event commemorated …

Future of Pueblo Levee Mural Project artwork unknown as repairs continue

February 23, 2015 – 9:45 pm |

The Southeastern Colorado Heritage Center held an event Feb. 18 to discuss the Pueblo Levee Project and provide the public with an opportunity to discuss its history and future.
The event, which took place 7 p.m. at …

Spirituality Fair promotes awareness about different religions and cultures

February 23, 2015 – 4:48 pm |

CSU-Pueblo’s third annual Spirituality Fair was held Feb. 19 in the Occhiato University Center. The event was open to anybody interested in learning more about different types of religious groups, beliefs and practices.
At the conference, …

Colorado Springs students face communting woes

February 23, 2015 – 1:08 pm |
Colorado Springs students face communting woes

Like many other students from Colorado Springs, I have chosen to commute to CSU-Pueblo to pursue my degree.
As a student making the 45 mile trip south from my home in Colorado Springs, I recently encountered …