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CSU-Pueblo honors veterans with several free events on campus

Image courtesy of This week is Veterans Week at Colorado State University-Pueblo. With Veterans Day coming up Nov. 11, the university has planned several events for and in honor of veterans. “There's so many activities throughout the city and the state, so we’re trying to have some different activities,” said Dana Rocha, interim director of veteran affairs at CSU-Pueblo. The events include food drives, memorial services and a resource fair that is open to all military veterans. Homeless Veterans Awareness - Nov 11: The Student Veterans of America will be...

Student veterans discuss difficulties of transition

The Southern Colorado Press Club presented “From Soldier to Student; perspectives on the transition” Monday, and the presentation featured speakers Craig Staley and Paul Hendricksen. Both men are students at CSU-Pueblo and officers of the campus chapter of the Student Veterans of America. Staley is a senior mass communications major who joined the Navy in January 2000. While in the Navy, he worked as a journalist, television news producer and radio personality. During his time on active duty, Japan and Italy are among the places he was stationed, before he...