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About 950 Colorado State University-Pueblo students are expected to participate in the spring 2010 graduation commencement ceremony scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, May 1 at the Colorado State Fair Events Center.
Guest speaker will be A. J. Rhodes, director of Strategy and Marketing at Disney Interactive Media Group, West Hollywood, Calif. said Cora Zaletel, executive director of External Affairs at CSU-Pueblo.
Guest Speaker for the Women’s Leadership Institute gives her advice on how to become a woman of leadership
About 100 female students and women from the Pueblo community spent the morning of Feb. 19, listening to a speech by a woman known as a leader in Congress at Colorado State University-Pueblo’s Women’s Leadership Institute.
Sarah Weddington, who has received much recognition for her work, including the 2006 International Athena Award, was the keynote speaker at the institute.
Twenty-First Century Discrimination: Micro-Inequities, a workshop focused on combating discriminatory behaviors, was held by the Diversity Resource Center Monday, Feb. 22, at Colorado State University-Pueblo.
Micro-inequities, or subtle discriminations, are an annoyance as well as a discouraging factor in school, work and social lives, said LaNeeca Williams, director of CSU-Pueblo’s Diversity Resource Center.
A Career Fair, designed to give students an opportunity to meet and network with employers from local, regional and national companies, will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 3, in the Occhiato University Center Ballroom at Colorado State University-Pueblo.
More than 45 employers are scheduled to participate in the event, according to Michelle Gjerde, director of the CSU-Pueblo Career Center. Students will get to explore and learn about careers in their area of interest, and seek out internships and job opportunities, Gjerde said.
The spring 2010 Graduation Fair, when students can order their graduation cap and gown, will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, March 2, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, March 3, in the Occhiato University Center bookstore at Colorado State University-Pueblo.
Additionally, CSU-Pueblo students can place their orders from 3 to 6 p.m., Monday, March 1, at the CSU-Pueblo Colorado Springs office, 730 Citadel Dr. East, Suite 300; by visiting www.csupueblobookstore.com starting March 3 or by calling the campus bookstore at 719-549-2146.
Colorado State University-Pueblo’s university library will host an art exhibit in the spring.
The “John Adams Unbound” exhibit will be presented in the Occhiato University Center March 5, 2010. There will also be a colonial-themed …
Memorial services for Barbara Watson will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 13 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2203 E. 13th.
Watson, a former administrative assistant with the Residence Life and Housing Office in Belmont Residence Hall at Colorado State University-Pueblo, died last Friday following complications from heart surgery.
Barbara Watson, a former administrative assistant with the Residence Life and Housing Office in Belmont Residence Hall at Colorado State University-Pueblo, died Friday following complications from heart surgery.
CSU-Pueblo President Joseph Garcia said Watson was well known and liked by students who lived in the residence halls. Watson was like a surrogate mom to students, he said, and was always there to help them however she could.
“She (Watson) may have been the most familiar face on campus to many of our students,” Garcia said. “She will be remembered fondly by all of us for years to come.”
“If you are afraid of diversity,” Moussa Diawara said, “then you are losing.”
Diawara, a professor of biology at Colorado State University-Pueblo, gave his speech, “Contributions of African-Americans,” in the Diversity Resource Center on Wednesday, Feb. 3.
Diawara’s speech was the first in the series “Re-Thinking Diversity,” sponsored by the Diversity Resource Center. The series will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., every Wednesday during February in the Diversity Resource Center at CSU-Pueblo. Each week the series will feature a different professor from CSU-Pueblo discussing black history, within their field of study.
February is Black History Month and there will be various events to celebrate the month on the Colorado State University-Pueblo campus.
The month was declared to annually commemorate important members of the black community and their specific contributions to the progress of the quality of life for black people in America.
The Diversity Resource Center plans to teach students about black history through a speech series called “Re-thinking Diversity,” which will be held every Wednesday in February. The series features professors from CSU-Pueblo discussing black history within their fields of study.
Eight students from Pueblo County high schools will receive a scholarship for the upcoming fall 2010 semester, receiving funding covering tuition and book costs for up to five years.
The Kane Scholarship is an entirely merit-based scholarship awarded to one student at each Pueblo area high school looking to pursue a bachelor’s degree.
Selections for the scholarship are made based on each student’s high school academic record, essay, interview and high school recommendation.
Three Colorado State University-Pueblo students were sworn in as members of the Associated Students’ Government during a Monday meeting in the Occhiato University Center’s ASG Chambers.
Mielat Asrat, 20, a freshman majoring in pre-pharmacy, will serve as the new justice, and Chris Aston, 20, a sophomore majoring in English, is now the elections commissioner. Sarah Bennett, 21, a junior majoring in business management and computer information systems, will serve as senator for the Hasan School of Business.