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Student Ambassadors

Aaron Bertaud
  • Aaron Bertaud
  • Hometown: Pueblo, CO
  • Major: Engineering
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2023
  • Favorite Music Genre: Rap
  • Favorite Movie:Rise of the Planet of the Apes
  • Favorite TV Show: Shark Tank
  • Favorite Sports Team: Chicago Bulls
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: Risk
  • Favorite Place in Pueblo: The Pueblo Reservoir, because I get to spend quality time with my friends, and even more importantly, my dogs!
Ryan Blasberg
  • Ryan Blasberg
  • Hometown: La Junta, CO
  • Major: Business Management
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2020
  • Involvements on Campus: The President's Leadership Program
  • Favorite Music Genre:Alternative, Dance
  • Favorite Movie: La La Land
  • Favorite Sports Team: Miami Dolphins
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: Pokemon or Catan
  • Favorite Place in Pueblo: Coors Tavern, the sloppers are the best!
  • Interesting Fact: I love to socialize and get to know new people!
Logan Castro
  • Logan Castro
  • Hometown: Pueblo, CO
  • Major: English
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2021
  • Favorite Movie:Wall-E
  • Favorite Sports Team: Colorado Avalanche
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: Scrabble
  • Favorite Place in Pueblo: My favorite place in Pueblo is the Mesa Drive-In.
  • Before Starting at CSU-Pueblo, I wish I knew: How much of a community it is.
  • Interesting Fact: I make a great cup of coffee (I’m a Barista)!
Cole Ciccarelli
  • Cole Ciccarelli
  • Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
  • Major: Engineering
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2022
  • Involvements on Campus: Automotive Club
  • Favorite Movie:The Fast and The Furious
  • Favorite Sports Team: Miami Dolphins
Shayana Dabney
  • Shay Dabney
  • Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
  • Major: Political Science/History
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2021
  • Involvements on Campus: Black Student Union, Political Science Club
  • Favorite Class:Western Political Thought
  • Favorite Music Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap
  • Favorite Place in Pueblo: The Hanging Tree Café. They have really good tea/coffee and it’s a nice place to study off campus.
  • Interesting Fact: I lived in Italy for 3 years!
Dara Harris
  • Dara Harris
  • Hometown: Pueblo, CO
  • Major: Business Management (Marketing)
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2021
  • Involvements on Campus: Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority, Greek Council, Dean's Advisory Council
  • Favorite Class: MGMT201
  • Favorite Sports Team: Miami Dolphins
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: LIFE
  • Favorite Place in Pueblo: My favorite place in Pueblo is my dance room, it's the place I spend most of my free time. 
  • Before Starting at CSU-Pueblo, I wish I knew: More about the Study Abroad programs, there are so many amazing opportunities!
  • Interesting Fact: I love Korean culture and this summer I spent 7 weeks in South Korea.
Natasha Hudson
  • Natasha Hudson
  • Hometown: Sacile, Italy
  • Major: History
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2022
  • Involvements on Campus: Resident Assistant, Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority
  • Favorite TV Show: Doctor Who
  • Before Starting at CSU-Pueblo, I wish I knew: That if you need help, it's going to be there.
  • Interesting Fact: I have Italian and American citizenship.
Kylie Krueger
  • Kylie Krueger
  • Hometown: Swink, CO
  • Major: Nursing
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2021
  • Involvements on Campus: The President's Leadership Program, Cru
  • Favorite Music Genre: Indie Pop
  • Favorite TV Show: FRIENDS
  • Favorite Place in Pueblo: The Riverwalk because I love being outside and I love the lights and atmosphere at night, especially around Christmas.
  • Before Starting at CSU-Pueblo, I wish I knew: How important it is to step out of your comfort zone. 
Sarah Lira
  • Sarah Lira
  • Hometown: Pueblo West, CO
  • Major: Chemistry with an emphasis in Pre-Vet Med
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2020
  • Involvements on Campus: Honors Program, Peer Mentor for the Chemistry Department, Researching with Communities Build Active STEM Engagement (CBASE), National Society of Leadership and Success, Alpha Lambda Delta
  • Favorite Movie: Big Hero 6
  • Favorite Sports Team: San Jose Sharks
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: Blokus
  • Before Starting at 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 while I am here.
Savana Martinez
  • Savana Martinez
  • Hometown: Leadville, CO
  • Major: Business Management
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2022
  • Involvements on Campus: TRiO
  • Favorite Class: Drugs & A Healthy Lifestyle
  • Favorite Movie: Lilo & Stitch
  • Favorite Sports Team: New Orleans Saints
  • Favorite Place in Pueblo: Allof the gyms, because everyone has a unique vibe and I love it!
Tori Martinez
  • Tori Martinez
  • Hometown: Pueblo, CO
  • Major: Health Science (Pre-Nursing)
  • Graduation Year: Fall 2020
  • Involvements on Campus: Film coordinator for the women's basketball team
  • Favorite Class: American Sign Language
  • Favorite Movie: The Breakfast Club
  • Favorite Sports Team: New York Yankees
  • Favorite Place in Pueblo: City park, I love the family atmosphere and being outside.
  • Before Starting at CSU-Pueblo, I wish I knew: How many organizations there are on campus.
Daniel Minich
  • Daniel Minich
  • Hometown: Pueblo, CO
  • Major: Mass Communications (Integrated Communications)
  • Graduation Year: Fall 2020
  • Involvements on Campus: Revolution 89 (REV)
  • Favorite Class: Band
  • Favorite Music Genre: Pop Alternative
  • Favorite Movie: Mean Girls
  • Favorite TV Show: Bob's Burgers
  • 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.
  • Interesting Fact: I like decorating cakes, I like dogs, and my favorite color is blue.
Nikayta Neu
  • Nikayta Neu
  • Hometown: Pueblo West, CO
  • Major: Health Science (Pre-Nursing)
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2022
  • Involvements on Campus: President’s Leadership Program, Track and Field
  • Favorite Music Genre: Pop
  • Favorite Movie: Grown Ups 2
  • Favorite TV Show: One Tree Hill
  • Favorite Sports Team: Ohio State Buckeyes
  • Favorite Place in Pueblo: The university because it's so pretty.
Victoria Perez
  • Victoria Perez
  • Hometown: Brighton, CO
  • Major: Bio Med
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2021
  • Involvements on Campus: Communities Build Active STEM Engagement (CBASE), Alpha Psi Lambda, First Generation College Student Mentor Program, Ballet Folklorico
  • Favorite Music Genre: R&B
  • Favorite Movie: Monsters Inc.
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: The card game, RatSlap
  • Favorite Place in Pueblo: My favorite place in Pueblo is the Riverwalk. 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.
  • Before Starting at CSU-Pueblo, I wish I knew: That the cafeteria is a buffet style and serves likable food so I shouldn't have brought so much Tupperware.
  • Interesting Fact: I have a cactus named Kevin and another named Steve.
Hannah Perret
  • Hannah Perret
  • Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
  • Major: Mass Communications (Electronic Media)
  • Graduation Year: Fall 2020
  • Favorite Class: ART100
  • Favorite Music Genre: Rap or Country
  • Favorite Sports Team: Denver Broncos
  • Favorite Place in Pueblo: My grandpa's house.
  • Interesting Fact: I love to paint and create pottery.
Mary Rice
  • Mary Rice
  • Hometown: Hot Springs, AR
  • Major: Undeclared
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2023
  • Favorite Music: Rap/Hip-Hop
  • Favorite Sports Team: Colorado Rockies
  • Favorite Place in Pueblo: My favorite place in Pueblo is Starbucks because I am a coffee addict.
  • Interesting Fact: I'm a huge fan of the rapper, Logic.
Claire Robertson
  • Claire Robertson
  • Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
  • Major: Psychology
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2022
  • Favorite Movie: Captain America: The First Avenger
  • Favorite TV Show: NCIS
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: Clue
  • Before Starting at CSU-Pueblo, I wish I knew: It's okay to ask for help.
Nate Thornhill
  • Nate Thornhill
  • Hometown: Highlands Ranch, CO
  • Major: Computer Information Systems
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2022
  • Involvements on Campus: Intramural Sports
  • Favorite Movie: Spider-Man
  • Favorite TV Show: Adventure Time
  • Favorite Sports Team: Cleveland Browns
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: LIFE
  • Favorite Place in Pueblo: The Pueblo Mall, I love to shop.
Alexia Valdez
  • Alexia Valdez
  • Hometown: Pueblo, CO
  • Major: Business Management
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2023
  • Favorite Movie: Beauty and The Beast
  • Favorite TV Show: Gilmore Girls
  • Favorite Sports Team: Denver Broncos
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: LIFE
  • Favorite Place in Pueblo: The Riverwalk/Downtown area because of the various activities, festivals, restaurants, and shops that are available for all ages throughout the year.
  • Before Starting at CSU-Pueblo, I wish I knew: About all of the online resources through the website and through your PAWS account.
Adam Walker
  • Adam Walker
  • Hometown: Denver, CO
  • Major: Health Science (Pre-Nursing)
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2023
  • Involvements on Campus: Athletics (Football)
  • Favorite Class: Human Development
  • Favorite Sports Team: Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Interesting Fact: I know how to make a duct tape wallet!
Jackson Walling
  • Jackson Walling
  • Hometown: Denver, CO
  • Major: Criminology
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2022
  • Involvements on Campus: Resident Assistant, Omega Delta Phi Fraternity, Associated Students’ Government
  • Favorite Class: Terrorism
  • Favorite Movie: Dead Poets Society
  • Favorite TV Show: How I Met Your Mother
  • Favorite Card/Board Game: Chess
  • Before Starting at CSU-Pueblo, I wish I knew: How much I would grow as a person. 
Kaelyn Wolfe
  • Kaelyn Wolfe
  • Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
  • Major: Double Major in Liberal Studies & Psychology
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2021
  • Favorite Class: Human Development
  • Favorite Music Genre: Country
  • Favorite TV Show: Criminal Minds
  • Favorite Sports Team: Colorado Rockies
  • Favorite Place in Pueblo: The Riverwalk because it is free and fun!
  • Interesting Fact: My elbows are double jointed. 
Andrew Wurzbach
  • Andrew Wurzbach
  • Hometown: Memphis, TN
  • Major: Criminology
  • Graduation Year: Spring 2021
  • Favorite Class: Patterns of Homicide
  • Favorite Music Genre: Classic Rock & Metal
  • Favorite TV Show: Chopped
  • Before Starting at CSU-Pueblo, I wish I knew: How friendly and welcoming everyone is! It’s very easy to feel at home at CSU–Pueblo.
  • Interesting Fact: I’ve done competitive Muay Thai Kickboxing and achieved my black belt in martial arts!
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