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CSU-Pueblo sponsors alumni, student events at State Fair

Release Date: August 25, 2015

Cora Zaletel

Executive Director, External Affairs

Colorado State University-Pueblo


Press Release

PUEBLO - The Colorado State University-Pueblo will sponsor events for alumni and area students as part of the 11-day Colorado State Fair, Aug. 28 - Sept. 7.

CSU-Pueblo will sponsor Back to School Fridays at the Colorado State Fair, August 28 and Sept. 4, offering free admission to students K-12 from Pueblo County schools and the surrounding areas on those two days along with a free ThunderHill ticket to the Sept. 5 home opener for the defending National Championship football team versus Central Washington, a free drink from Loaf N Jug, and discount carnival band.  Rev 89 will broadcast from the Carnival area on those days, and the CSU-Pueblo presence will be visible through flags, banners, advertising, and giveaway items. 

Award-winning student operated radio station, Rev 89.5 FM, will broadcast live from the Colorado State Fair just outside the Carnival area Aug. 28, 29 and 31 as well as Sept. 4-6. In April, Rev was ranked ninth in the nation among all non-commercial stations by Nielsen Media and tied for second in the Pueblo market. 

Be sure to look for the ThunderWolf Marching Band, cheer and dance squads, Alumni Association representatives, and CSU-Pueblo President Lesley Di Mare in the Colorado State Fair Parade on August 29 as well as the award-winning Ballet Folklorico troupe in the Fiesta Day Parade on Sept. 6. 

The Alumni Association will sponsor Alumni Night at the State Fair Rodeo from 6 – 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 1 on the stage of the Rodeo Arena at the Colorado State Fairgrounds. Tickets are $10 per person and include gate admission, pre-rodeo reception and premium seating during the rodeo. Reconnect with fellow alumni and support the CSU-Pueblo ThunderWolves and the Colorado State Fair. Rev will broadcast from the rodeo location on this date.

Tickets are on sale in the Office of Alumni Relations, OUC 111. For more information, call Tracy Samora, director of alumni relations, at 719-549-2858 or email​.​


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