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Rogelio Arregiun-Mancera
  • Rogelio Arregiun-Mancera
  • Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
  • Major: Construction Management
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2019
  • Favorite Class: Geology
  • Favorite Movie: Under the Same Moon
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Fruita Seca (Dry Fruit)
  • Favorite Music Genre: Rock
  • Favorite TV Show: Dragon Ball Z
  • Favorite Sports Team: Denver Broncos
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: Monopoly
  • Harry Potter House: Hufflepuff
  • Interesting Fact About You: I dance Ballet Folklorico.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: The Nature and Raptor Center and the surrounding trail.
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-Pueblo: That I would change my major and how awesome Construction management is.
  • Anything else you would like us to know about you: I'm in Alpha Psi Lambda and love the outdoors.
Nadia Crowley
  • Nadia Crowley
  • Hometown: Aurora, CO
  • Major: Nursing
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2021
  • Favorite Class: Human Development, Anatomy
  • Favorite Movie: All of the Harry Potters, 50 1st Dates, Garfield
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Birthday Cake Blue Bunny
  • Favorite Music Genre: R&B
  • Favorite TV Show: Vampire Diaries
  • Favorite Sports Team: CSU-Pueblo ThunderWolves
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: Monopoly, UNO, Taboo
  • Harry Potter House: Ravenclaw
  • Interesting Fact About You: I make bracelets out of can tops.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: The Riverwalk
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-Pueblo: I wish I had known to purchase a voice recorder.
Psalms Doucettperry
  • Psalms Doucettperry
  • Hometown: Ewa Beach, HI
  • Major: Biology
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2021
  • Favorite Class: German
  • Favorite Movie: The Last Five Years
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Cookies N' Cream
  • Favorite Music Genre: Anything but Country
  • Favorite TV Show: Grey's Anatomy
  • Favorite Sports Team: Denver Broncos
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: LIFE
  • Harry Potter House: Hufflepuff
  • Interesting Fact About You: I love acting.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: The Mesa Drive-Inn
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-Pueblo: The weather is bipolar.
Shaylene Esquivel
  • Shaylene Esquivel
  • Hometown: Lamar, CO
  • Major: Social Work
  • Graduation Year: Fall 2020
  • Favorite Class: Chicano Studies
  • Favorite Movie: Holes
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Reese Peanut Butter Cup
  • Favorite Music Genre: Pop, Country, Hip-Hop
  • Favorite TV Show: Friday Night Lights
  • Favorite Sports Team: Wichita State Men's Basketball
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: What Do you Meme?
  • Harry Potter House: Slytherin
  • Interesting Fact About You: I have major OCD.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: My favorite place in Pueblo is Hobby Lobby. I love all the craft supplies hey have because I love doing crafts in my spare time, along with the home interior!
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-PuebloI was super shy and was terrible at asking for help because I thought “they aren’t going to have time just to help me,” but once I did I saw a major change not only academically, but in myself too. Now I’m not afraid to ask for help and I am grateful that people are there for help me whether it be with homework or school/financial aid stuff.
  • Anything else you would like us to know about you: I'm shy at first, but I'm comfortable my true colors show!
Alyssa Gallegos
  • Alyssa Gallegos
  • Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
  • Major: Mass Communications
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2021
  • Favorite Class: Speaking and Listening (Public Speaking)
  • Favorite Movie: Zootopia
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Moms Making Cookies (Baskin Robbins)
  • Favorite Music Genre: I enjoy all types except for Screamo and Hard Rock. My current favorites range from Pop, Rap, R&B, and Country.
  • Favorite TV Show: Criminal Minds
  • Favorite Sports Team: Miami Heat
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: The Game of Things
  • Harry Potter House: Hufflepuff
  • Interesting Fact About You: I only listen to audio when it is on an even number.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: The Riverwalk, the environment is just so pretty and friendly. The food there is amazing and you can stay anywhere from 10 minutes to your entire day. Pedal boats are also very fun.. even when it is 94 degrees outside...
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-Pueblo: I wish I would have known how crucial it is to make your dorm feel like home because it will be and if you do so then you won't get as homesick.
  • Anything else you would like us to know about you: Daniels Scholar
Shelbi Gillispie
  • Shelbi Gillispie
  • Hometown: Pueblo, CO
  • Major: Psychology
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2018
  • Favorite Class: Abnormal Psychology
  • Favorite Movie: Any of the Harry Potters!
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Cookie Dough/ Cookies 'N Cream
  • Favorite Music Genre: Classic Rock and Christmas
  • Favorite TV Show: Parks and Rec
  • Favorite Sports Team: Team USA Volleyball
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: Trouble
  • Harry Potter House: Hufflepuff
  • Interesting Fact About You: It might be gross but I can touch my tongue to my nose.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: I love the whole city of Pueblo in general because its been my home for the last 18 years!
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-Pueblo: That college is hard and I wish I was a little more prepared for it.
Brianna Heifner
  • Brianna Heifner
  • Hometown: Canon City, CO
  • Major: Biology Education
  • Graduation Year: Fall 2020
  • Favorite Class: Genetics
  • Favorite Movie: One of them is Split
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Rocky Road
  • Favorite Music Genre: Classic Rock or 2000’s Hip Hop
  • Favorite TV Show: That 70's Show is one of them
  • Favorite Sports Team: Denver Broncos
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: Cards Against Humanity
  • Harry Potter House: Gryffindor
  • Interesting Fact About You: I am afraid of giraffes.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: I like the downtown area, because there is good food.
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-Pueblo: That I could have placed out of certain classes.
Kristina Hilliard
  • Kristina Hilliard
  • Hometown: Many, LA
  • Major: Wildlife and Natural Resource Management (Terrestrial) & Mass Communications (Electronic Media)
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2019
  • Favorite Class: American Sign Language
  • Favorite Movie: Tombstone
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Chocolate
  • Favorite Music Genre: Country and Modern
  • Favorite TV Show: Night Shift
  • Favorite Sports Team: LSU Tigers
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: Cards Against Humanity
  • Harry Potter House: Slytherin
  • Interesting Fact About You: I'm from Louisiana.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: Coors Tavern because of the sloppers.
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-Pueblo: Clubs and organizations.
Cedric Hogan
  • Cedric Hogan
  • Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
  • Major: Business Management
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2021
  • Favorite Class: n/a
  • Favorite Movie: Hachi
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Chocolate
  • Favorite Music Genre: R&B
  • Favorite TV Show: Game of Thrones
  • Favorite Sports Team: Denver Broncos
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: UNO
  • Harry Potter House: Slytherin
  • Interesting Fact About You: I saved a life.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: Liberty Point
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-Pueblo: I wish I knew that the campus atmosphere was so positive & welcoming. 
Anna Horton-Symons
  • Anna Horton-Symons
  • Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
  • Major: Computer Information Systems
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2021
  • Favorite Class: Comr 103
  • Favorite Movie: Mulan
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Rocky Road
  • Favorite Music Genre: I love all types.
  • Favorite TV Show: Sword Art Online
  • Favorite Sports Team: n/a
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: Exploding Kittens
  • Harry Potter House: Ravenclaw
  • Interesting Fact About You: I took college courses for Junior and Senior year of high school.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: I love the Nature and Raptor Center. Not only is there a raptor center on the premises, but a beautiful river and fun hiking trails.
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-Pueblo: How to be more outgoing and how open and amazing the people of CSU-Pueblo are.
Jeremy Hunt
  • Jeremy Hunt
  • Hometown: Houston, TX
  • Major: Mass Communications (Integrated Communications)
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2018
  • Favorite Class: Psychology
  • Favorite Movie: Cars
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Cookie Dough
  • Favorite Music Genre: Trap
  • Favorite TV Show: Dragon Ball Z
  • Favorite Sports Team: Houston Texans, Rockets, Astros
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: UNO
  • Harry Potter House: Slytherin
  • Interesting Fact About You: Played college football.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: Cats Pour House. Liberty Point.
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-Pueblo: Tarantulas out here.
Colin Kerr
  • Colin Kerr
  • Hometown: Greeley, CO
  • Major: Marketing
  • Graduation Year: Fall 2018
  • Favorite Class: Business Communications
  • Favorite Movie: Forrest Gump
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Cookies 'N Cream
  • Favorite Music Genre: Hip-Hop/R&B
  • Favorite TV Show: Game of Thrones
  • Favorite Sports Team: Colorado Rapids
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: Cards Against Humanity
  • Harry Potter House: Hufflepuff
  • Interesting Fact About You: I am a twin.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: The Riverwalk because there are always people there and it is a staple of our town.
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-Pueblo: How beneficial it is to get involved in the activities and events.
  • Anything else you would like us to know about you: I am an open book. Ask away!
Vivian Ledesma
  • Vivian Ledesma
  • Hometown: Colton, CA
  • Major: EXHPR (K-12 Education)
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2019
  • Favorite Class: Motor and Development
  • Favorite Movie: 42
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Cookie Dough
  • Favorite Music Genre: Pop Rock/Country
  • Favorite TV Show: Friends
  • Favorite Sports Team: LA Dodgers
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: Connect Four
  • Harry Potter House: Ravenclaw
  • Interesting Fact About You: My elbow doesn't go straight.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: The res, it's peaceful.
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-Pueblo: Venture out and meet new people.
Sarah Lira
  • Sarah Lira
  • Hometown: Pueblo West, CO
  • Major: Chemistry with an emphasis in Pre-Vet Med
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2020
  • Favorite Class: Chem 122 & Honors 201
  • Favorite Movie: Big Hero 6
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Extreme Moose Tracks
  • Favorite Music Genre: Pop/Hard Rock
  • Favorite TV Show: Criminal Minds
  • Favorite Sports Team: San Jose Sharks
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: Blokus
  • Harry Potter House: Ravenclaw
  • Interesting Fact About You: I don't know how to ride a bike.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: The Mesa Drive-In because I enjoy going to an outdoor movie theater with a big group of friends.
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-Pueblo: I wish I knew how friendly and helpful everyone was on campus. I came in scared and nervous, but was able to adapt so quickly because of the effort the professors and other staff made to get to know me. I love this campus and everyone I come in contact with!
  • Anything else you would like us to know about you: I'm a busy person trying to balance 4 jobs.
Venessa Martinez
  • Venessa Martinez
  • Hometown: Santa Fe, NM
  • Major: Nursing
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2021
  • Favorite Class: Human Development
  • Favorite Movie: Step Up movies
  • Favorite Ice Cream: World Class Chocolate
  • Favorite Music Genre: I enjoy Hip-Hop, and Country.
  • Favorite TV Show: Grey's Anatomy
  • Favorite Sports Team: n/a
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: Cards Against Humanity
  • Harry Potter House: Ravenclaw
  • Interesting Fact About You: I am the first in my family to attend college, and to move out of state.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: n/a
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-Pueblo: That it is actually really warm here at the beginning of school. Its cooler where I live and I expected similar weather. So I did not pack all my summer clothes.
Daniel Minich
  • Daniel Minich
  • Hometown: Pueblo, CO
  • Major: Mass Communications (Integrated Communications)
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2021
  • Favorite Class: Band
  • Favorite Movie: Mean Girls
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Mint Chocolate Chip
  • Favorite Music Genre: Pop Alternative
  • Favorite TV Show: Bob's Burgers
  • Favorite Sports Team: CSU-Pueblo
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: Cards Against humanity
  • Harry Potter House: Gryffindor
  • Interesting Fact About You: I like decorating cakes.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: My favorite place in Pueblo is the rides at City Park because they're a cheap, fun experience that most other towns don't have.
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-Pueblo: Before starting I wish I knew how the financial aid process works.
  • Anything else you would like us to know about you: I like dogs and my favorite color is blue.
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  • Laura Molina
  • Hometown: Pueblo, CO
  • Major: Social Work
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2020
  • Favorite Class: English 99
  • Favorite Movie: Titanic
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Stawberry
  • Favorite Music Genre: Country
  • Favorite TV Show: Gossip Girl
  • Favorite Sports Team: Borussia Dortmund
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: LIFE
  • Harry Potter House: Ravenclaw
  • Interesting Fact About You: I'm always happy and you can tell when I'm mad or upset.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: Stonemoor Hills because it's a place where you can drive to and hangout with being away from everything and everyone.
Aydeth Molina Gomez
  • Aydeth Molina-Gomez
  • Hometown: Pueblo, CO
  • Major: Nursing
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2020
  • Favorite Class: Sociology 101
  • Favorite Movie: The Outsiders
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Cookies N' Cream
  • Favorite Music Genre: Pop
  • Favorite TV Show: Riverdale
  • Favorite Sports Team: Denver Broncos
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: LIFE
  • Harry Potter House: Gryffindor
  • Interesting Fact About You: Nothing.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: Planet Fitness because I like working out!
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-Pueblo: How much textbooks actually cost.
Nikayta Neu
  • Nikayta Neu
  • Hometown: Pueblo West, CO
  • Major: Nursing
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2021
  • Favorite Class: English
  • Favorite Movie: Grown Ups 2
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Chocolate Moose Tracks
  • Favorite Music Genre: Pop
  • Favorite TV Show: One Tree Hill
  • Favorite Sports Team: Ohio State Buckeyes
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: Trash, and Clue
  • Harry Potter House: Gryffindor
  • Interesting Fact About You: I'm very flexible.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: The university because it's so pretty.
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-Pueblo: Scheduling
Wyatt Newman
  • Wyatt Newman
  • Hometown: Arvada, CO
  • Major: Civil Engineering
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2019
  • Favorite Class: n/a
  • Favorite Movie: Pitch Perfect
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Vanilla Blueberry Crumble
  • Favorite Music Genre: Anything
  • Favorite TV Show: The Ranch, Netflix
  • Favorite Sports Team: Denver Broncos
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: LIFE
  • Harry Potter House: Hufflepuff
  • Interesting Fact About You: I play Rugby for the school.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: The Res. Because it’s a cool place to hang out with friends and it gets you away from Pueblo.
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-Pueblo: Good places to eat off Campus.
  • Anything else you would like us to know about you: Nah, just ask me.
Jordan Norman
  • Jordan Norman
  • Hometown: Thornton, CO
  • Major: Social Work
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2019
  • Favorite Class: Ceramics 341
  • Favorite Movie: Any Disney Princess
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Anything but Vanilla
  • Favorite Music Genre: none
  • Favorite TV Show: Criminal Minds
  • Favorite Sports Team: Denver Broncos
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: The Game of Life
  • Harry Potter House: Ravenclaw
  • Interesting Fact About You: I was once a professional dancer.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: The river walk and I love the community there.
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-Pueblo: n/a
Tegan Oehmen
  • Tegan Oehmen
  • Hometown: St. Louis, MO and Pueblo, CO
  • Major: Accounting
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2019
  • Favorite Class: Accounting and Macroeconomics
  • Favorite Movie: Too many to count!
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Moose Tracks
  • Favorite Music Genre: Rock
  • Favorite TV Show: Currently Unbreakable
  • Favorite Sports Team: St. Louis Blues
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: Monopoly
  • Harry Potter House: Slytherin
  • Interesting Fact About You: I have been to Nicaragua.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: I enjoy going to the Riverwalk and Main Street.
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-Pueblo: There is an organization for commuter students.
  • Anything else you would like us to know about you: I love road trips around Colorado!
Victoria Perez
  • Victoria Perez
  • Hometown: Brighton, CO
  • Major: Bio Med
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2021
  • Favorite Class: So far it is Psychology 100
  • Favorite Movie: Monsters Inc.
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Cookies 'N Cream
  • Favorite Music Genre: R&B
  • Favorite TV Show: n/a
  • Favorite Sports Team: Denver Broncos
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: The card game RatSlap
  • Harry Potter House: Hufflepuff
  • Interesting Fact About You: I have a cactus named Kevin and another named Steve.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: My favorite place in Pueblo is the river walk. This area has various restaurant options to choose from and all of them serve great food making it hard to choose from. It also has a deep community feeling to it.
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-Pueblo: That the cafeteria is a buffet style and serves likeable food so I shouldn't have brought so much tupperware.
Dez Rowe
  • Dez Rowe
  • Hometown: Cotopaxi, CO
  • Major: Mass Communications (Electronic Media & Integrated Communications)
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2018
  • Favorite Class: U2 Discourse to media or Rev89-140/350
  • Favorite Movie: Star Wars/ Harry Potter/ anything by Tim Burton
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Pistachio
  • Favorite Music Genre: All music except screamo. Anything I can sing and dance to.
  • Favorite TV Show: Friends
  • Favorite Sports Team: Oakland Raiders and Colorado Rockies
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: Cards Against Humanity
  • Harry Potter House: Ravenclaw
  • Interesting Fact About You: I have broken my nose 34 times.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: The reservoir because I absolutely love fishing.
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-Pueblo: How amazing the Rev89 media lab is I would have joined sooner.
  • Anything else you would like us to know about you: I am fun, outgoing, and loyal to a fault.
Adam Salas
  • Adam Salas
  • Hometown: Castle Rock, CO
  • Major: Mass Communications (Journalism)
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2020
  • Favorite Class: Rev-89
  • Favorite Movie: Lord of the Rings
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Coffee
  • Favorite Music Genre: Country
  • Favorite TV Show: Grey's Anatomy
  • Favorite Sports Team: Denver Broncos/Colorado Rockies
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: Monopoly
  • Harry Potter House: Gryffindor
  • Interesting Fact About You: I have auditioned for The Voice, American Idol, and America's Got Talent
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: I like the river walk because it is a fun place to gather with plenty of things to do! Great live music too!
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-Pueblo: I wish I would have known about more clubs and orgs before I got to campus
Chianna Schoenthaler
  • Chianna Schoenthaler
  • Hometown: Strasbury, CO
  • Major: Mass Communications (Integrated Communication)
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2018
  • Favorite Class: Audience Research
  • Favorite Movie: Top Gun
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Rocky Road
  • Favorite Music Genre: Country
  • Favorite TV Show: Criminal Minds or Zoo
  • Favorite Sports Team: Denver Broncos
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: UNO
  • Harry Potter House: Hufflepuff
  • Interesting Fact About You: I just learned how to ride a bicycle in March of 2017.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: My favorite place is the Pueblo Riverwalk because of the culture and the food options.
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-Pueblo: I wish I would have had a better understanding of who to talk to when it comes to figuring out your major.
Brenden Temple
  • Brenden Temple
  • Hometown: Centennial, CO
  • Major: Exercise Science with an Emphasis in Strength and Conditioning
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2019
  • Favorite Class: Creative Writing
  • Favorite Movie: Space Jam
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Cookie Dough
  • Favorite Music Genre: Truthfully, I like rap but... turn on some Taylor Swift and I'll sing loud and proud
  • Favorite TV Show: Family Guy
  • Favorite Sports Team: The Superbowl 50, 33 and 32 champions, the Denver Broncos
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: I love/hate Monopoly
  • Harry Potter House: Gryffindor
  • Interesting Fact About You: One time I tried to swallow a penny in second grade. It didn't finish its journey and I had to go to the ER to get it out. I still have that penny to this very day.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: The Pueblo Reservoir because there's so much you can do and it's a great place to go with friends.
  • One thing you wish you knew before starting CSU-Pueblo: I wish I knew all of the resources that were available.
Tiana Tolbert
  • Tiana Tolbert
  • Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
  • Major: Mass Communications (Integrated Communications)
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2020
  • Favorite Class: Health and Wellness
  • Favorite Movie: Transformers or Spiderman Homecoming
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Oreo
  • Favorite Music Genre: The real question is, what isn't my favorite music? I like everything except country.
  • Favorite TV Show: Jane the Virgin or The Fosters
  • Favorite Sports Team: Denver Broncos
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: Cards Against Humanity
  • Harry Potter House: Gryffindor
  • Interesting Fact About You: I graduated early in high school...also afraid of turtles.
  • Favorite place in Pueblo: The Arts Center is awesome.
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