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Don’t get hooked by a phishing scam

October 19, 2009 – 5:30 pm |

A new phishing scam that attempts to burglarize user’s confidential information such as username, password, webmail login, and date of birth has found its way into the Colorado State University-Pueblo e-mail system.

Assistant professor of Mass Communications and Center for New Media, Justin Bregar, identifies the significance and consequence if someone attains personal information.

“The intent is to store your user name and password,” Bregar said, “which they can then use to break into your account or steal your identity.”

Prizm hosts National Coming Out Day at CSU-Pueblo

October 19, 2009 – 5:30 pm |

National Coming Out Day was Sunday, Oct. 11 and it symbolized people who are proud to be gay.

Colorado State University-Pueblo’s Lesbian Gay Bi-sexual Transgender Ally student organization, Prizm, presented National Coming Out Day on Monday, Oct. 12.

Dark performance sheds new light on historic icons

October 19, 2009 – 5:30 pm | One Comment

In celebration of gay pride events, Colorado State University-Pueblo welcomed Jade Estaban Estrada’s one-man performance, ICONS II in the Occhiato University Center last week.

The performance featured Estrada playing six lesbian, gay, homosexual or transgender – or LGBT – historical icons in America and around the world. This performance included Alexander the Great, Queen Christina, Susan B. Anthony, Billie Jean King, Harvey Milk and Sept. 11 hero Mark Bingham, who died on United Flight 93.

Outstanding educator of the year awarded to a CSU-Pueblo dean

October 19, 2009 – 5:30 pm |

Hector Carrasco, Ph.D., dean of the College of Education, Engineering and Professional Studies, Colorado State University-Pueblo, will receive the 2009 Outstanding Educator of the Year award by the Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists …

New Director of Development got her training at the Mines

October 19, 2009 – 5:30 pm |

Colorado State University-Pueblo hired Julie Rodriguez as its new director of development to plan events and provide scholarship funding for students.

“I have to believe in my skills and my abilities,” Rodriguez said.

As the director, Rodriguez said she works at CSU-Pueblo because she is responsible for allocating money from donors for scholarship programs. She has to provide funding from scholarship donors and process scholarship funding.

Hispanic Heritage Month celebration featured published alumna

October 19, 2009 – 5:30 pm | 2 Comments

Mexican music accompanied by the voice of a “Crazy Chicana” filled Colorado State University-Pueblo’s Occhiato University Center ballroom as students and guests celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month.

Juliana Aragon-Fatula, poet and screenwriter, read from her poetry collection “Crazy Chicana in Catholic City” and also from other literary works on Wednesday Oct. 7 at the Hispanic Heritage Month Dinner.

The dinner was held by student activities in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month which began on Sept. 15 and ended Oct. 15, said student events coordinator, Kellie Close.

Community Colleges toured CSU-Pueblo

October 18, 2009 – 5:30 pm |

Colorado State University-Pueblo invited students from five Southern Colorado community colleges to take a tour of the campus.

CSU-Pueblo Executive Assistant to President Joe Garcia, Trisha Macias said about 250 students attended the event, which was held Saturday, Sept. 26. It was an opportunity for two-year students to see the campus.

CSU-Pueblo ranked number one for distance learning program

October 12, 2009 – 9:50 pm |

Colorado State University-Pueblo has been ranked number one amongst 41 regionally accredited universities on the GetEducated.com affordability and credibility ranking for its distance education bachelor degrees.

GetEducated.com was founded in 1989 and it is a consumer advocacy group that reviews, rates and ranks online colleges. It uses dimensions that matter most to the consumers, which are cost and credibility.

CSU-Pueblo to host violence symposium

October 12, 2009 – 9:49 pm | One Comment

Southern Colorado Domestic Violence Symposium will present Building Partnerships for a Safer Community which will be hosted at Colorado State University-Pueblo.

This conference is sponsored by numerous organizations including Teresa’s Place Visitation Center, YWCA, Pueblo County 10th Judicial District Court, Pueblo Domestic Violence Task Force, 10th Judicial District Attorney, Pueblo City Schools, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and the Center for Governmental Training.

Students have rights to their education records

October 12, 2009 – 9:48 pm |

Colorado State University-Pueblo’s Admissions and Records Office advises students of their rights to their education records within the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.

Katie Velarde, registrar of the records office, sent an e-mail to students on Sept. 2 informing students about their rights to their education records.

The e-mail said FERPA allows students the opportunity to check their records; however the students must send a written request to a dean, head of an academic department, registrar or university official.

CSU-Pueblo to develop three campus Projects

October 12, 2009 – 9:48 pm | One Comment

Colorado State University-Pueblo received funding from Pepsi Grants to enhance the appearance of the campus as well as to sponsor athletics.

“As part of that contract with them, they make a gift to the university of $30,000 a year,” said Joanne Ballard, vice president for finance and administration.

Unique performance to hit campus this week

October 12, 2009 – 9:47 pm |

“ICONS”, a performance by Jade Esteban Estrada, will be in the Occhiato University Center ballroom on Wednesday, Oct. 14 from 8-9:30 p.m.

The performance features Estrada playing different lesbian and gay icons in history. Nicky Damania, the director of student activities, said students will benefit from what the performer brings.

“The play portrays six famous icons who changed history and they happened to be an LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) individual,” he said.