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Alumni News - February 2020

Alumni Teacher of the Year & Alumni Educator Hall of Fame Dinner

The Teacher Education Department is proud to announce the Annual Alumni Teacher of the Year and Alumni Educator Hall of Fame Dinner. The event will be held Thursday, March 5 at CSU-Pueblo’s Occhiato Student Center ballroom at 5:30 p.m. The cost to attend is $20 per person.

Hall of Fame inductees and Teacher of the Year honorees will be announced soon.

We are delighted to recognize our outstanding educators that are proud alumni of CSU-Pueblo. Please RSVP by Thursday, February 27 to Tracy Samora, Director of Alumni & Community Relations, 719-549-2858 or

Pack Basketball Alumni Events

CSU-Pueblo Basketball - Massari ArenaWe look forward to welcoming back our Pack Basketball Alumni on Saturday, Feb. 15. Activities will begin with women’s and men’s alumni games in Massari Arena at 1 and 2 p.m., respectively, followed by happy hour at ThunderZone Pizza & Taphouse at 3 p.m.

Alumni are then invited back to Massari Arena for a special reception in the Hall of Fame Room followed by an exciting evening of Pack Basketball vs. Colorado Mines, women tip-off at 5:30, men at 7:30 p.m.

All CSU-Pueblo alumni will receive three complimentary general admission tickets for the games that evening. For additional information or to RSVP, please contact Tracy Samora, Director of Alumni & Community Relations, 719-549-2858,

Soccer Alumni Events

Pack Soccer Alumni are invited to come back and enjoy the annual CSU-Pueblo Classic Indoor Soccer Tournament Feb. 21-23. If you are a CSU-Pueblo soccer alumnus, and would like to register a team for the tournament, your tournament team fee will be waived if one-half of your team are CSU-Pueblo alumni! To register visit

If you will not be playing in the tournament, but would like to enjoy an exciting weekend of soccer matches and connect with friends and former coaches, please save the date and join us for an evening social for soccer alumni on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. at ThunderZone Pizza & Taphouse.

For more information contact head women’s coach, Sierra Cardenas, 303-815-9887 or head men’s coach, Roy Stanley, 719-549-2793.

Football Alumni Weekend/Pack Football Spring Game

Football Alumni Weekend will be April 17 & 18. This exciting weekend allows alumni the opportunity to meet and get to know the current Pack players and coaching staff and continue building on the strength and tradition of Pack Football.

Alumni are invited to Pack Football’s Spring Game Friday evening at 6 p.m. at the Neta & Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl, followed by dinner; and then golf on Saturday. Contact the Office of Alumni Relations for more information, 719-549-2858 or

Online registration will be open soon.

Associated Students’ Government Alumni Reception

2019 ASG ReceptionIn conjunction with the 2020 CSU-Pueblo President’s Gala, the Alumni Association is pleased to host our annual reception for all Associated Students’ Government alumni. This exclusive event will be held Saturday, May 16th at 5 p.m. in the Occhiato Student Center near the fireplace. There is no cost to attend the ASG reception, but we do invite guests to purchase a ticket and plan to attend the 2020 President’s Gala which is immediately following.

Alumni Profile - Pack Football Alum Plays on the Biggest Stage in the NFL

Mike Pennel - Chiefs Super Bowl ChampionsCongratulations to Pack Football alum, Mike Pennel. Mike was a proud member of the ThunderWolves football team in 2013. After spending time with the Green Bay Packers, New York Jets and New England Patriots, he signed with the Kansas City Chiefs during the 2019 season. Mike is a defensive tackle for the Chiefs, wearing #64. He was born in Topeka, KS and grew up watching the Chiefs, and says, “it’s a dream come true” to play in the 2020 Super Bowl.”

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