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ASG to help coordinate and host new statewide coalition

Release Date: February 16, 2015

Cora Zaletel

Executive Director, External Affairs

Colorado State University-Pueblo

(719) 549-2810

PUEBLO- Associated Students' Government at Colorado State University-Pueblo will host the next meeting of the Colorado Student Government Coalition (CSGC) on Saturday, Feb. 21 at CSU-Pueblo. The agenda includes governance issues of the CSGC as well as house bill HB15-1027 and a possible resolution in support of Native American affordable higher education.

CSGC provides a collective voice for the students of Colorado and is comprised of representatives from all four- year public universities in the state. The CSGC is playing a pivotal role in the prosperity and evolution of the public, four-year universities in Colorado and has been working diligently to address issues pertinent to the environment of higher education, recently passing resolutions to address sexual assaults on campuses and the need for increased funding for higher education in Colorado. With meetings every two months, it is helping to ensure that the unified voice for the students of Colorado is heard.

The preamble of the Constitution clearly defines the mission, "We the undersigned representatives of public four-year institutions of higher education within Colorado have established and ordained this Constitution of the Colorado Student Government Coalition to represent the students of Colorado institutions through voicing the concerns sentiments of its constituency especially through political advocacy. The CSGC will strive to affect the continued efficacy and meaningful change on behalf of its constituents and higher education as a whole.

Colorado State University - Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university emphasizing professional, career-oriented, and applied programs. Displaying excellence in teaching, celebrating diversity, and engaging in service and outreach, CSU-Pueblo is distinguished by access, opportunity, and the overall quality of services provided to its students.

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