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OUC anticipates renovation and expansion

The OUC is due for major renovations. The Occhiato University Center at CSU-Pueblo is anticipating an expansion and renovation. The building is currently the location for the student bookstore, the ballroom, offices, classrooms and cafeteria. Renovation of the OUC will be the latest installment in a recent series of construction projects on campus, including construction of the General Classroom Building in 2014 and renovation of the library in 2011. “The major addition will be to the east of the existing building in about half of the existing wide grassy area....
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Spring career fair provides students with opportunities

Career Center Director Michelle Gjerde worked to bring 82 participating companies to the career fair Wednesday. Photo courtesy of csupueblo.edu. Colorado State University-Pueblo held its annual spring career fair, which featured 82 participating employers, in the Occhiato University Center Ballroom March 4. Students were dressed in professional business attire and were interactive with employers who were set in booths. Among the 82 present employers were Centura Health, Aurora Police Department, Black Hills Corporation, Denver Safety Department, Midas, Pueblo City Schools, YMCA of Pueblo and several others. The event was put...
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Career fair aims to help students land interviews

Photo courtesy of thevirtualcooler.com. The career fair at CSU-Pueblo will be held in the Occhiato University Center on March 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Michelle Gjerde, Director of Career Center at CSU-Pueblo, has been working for months to put this year’s career fair together. The number of employers that registered for the event exceeded the numbers of past years fairs, she said. The coordinators of the event said professional attire is required, as the fair is an opportunity to show potential employers how serious the applicants are about their...
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Spirituality Fair promotes awareness about different religions and cultures

Students attend CSU-Pueblo's third annual spirituality fair. Photo by Daniel Potter. 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, spiritual leaders from across the country gathered in the OUC from to answer questions from students or faculty in order to share their perspectives on differing beliefs and practices. There were also live performances by musicians and spiritual performers, each with their own...
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Love it or not, campus offers Valentine’s Day fun

Kissing ContestPhoto by Jessica Warren Kissing ContestPhoto by Daniel Potter It’s that time of year again. That time when Valentine love is in the air, but sometimes the smell isn’t so sweet. Couples all around are making reservations, buying movie tickets, buying chocolates or figuring out what the night will have in store for them and their partner on Valentine’s Day. Colorado State University-Pueblo students discovered lots of activities on campus this year that they had the opportunity to get involved in and express their true feelings about Valentine’s Day....
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Facilities management works to repair collapsed OUC panel

Repair work continues on the OUC The physical plant at Colorado State University-Pueblo is working to repair a collapsed panel on a wall at the Occhiato University Center. The area surrounding the collapse has been closed off since the first week of August. The OUC’s exterior walls are connected via a series of panels. One panel on the side of the structure dropped from its position, creating a gap there. Temporary paneling is currently filling the gap. “One of the connections basically broke loose and the panel fell to the...