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CSU Pueblo Moves 2020 Commencement Ceremony to Online Format

Colorado State University Pueblo officials have announced that the rescheduled 2020 commencement ceremony, normally held following the conclusion of the spring semester, will be held in a virtual format because of ongoing health and safety concerns over the pandemic.

Career Center Adds Online Programs for Students, Faculty and Staff

The Colorado State University Pueblo Career Center is revitalizing one program, while also adapting another of its established programs with an online option, as it continues to offer career related opportunities for students, faculty and staff.

CSU Pueblo and CSU to Host Webinar on COVID-19 Vaccine Research

Colorado State University Pueblo and Colorado State University Fort Collins will cohost a webinar featuring Mary Marovich, MD, director of the Vaccine Research Program for the Division of AIDS at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).

CSU Pueblo ThunderWolf Recreation Center Reopens With New Programming After Pandemic Shutdown

The Colorado State University Pueblo ThunderWolf Recreation Center has reopened after five months and is implementing new protocols for the health and safety of the campus community after it was forced to close its doors in March because of the pandemic, according to Emily McElwain, director of the recreation center.

CSU Pueblo Announces the Newest Cohort to Join the Reisher Scholars Program

Colorado State University Pueblo has announced the names of twenty two local students as the inaugural cohort of the Reisher Scholars Program.

CSU Pueblo Shows Campus Changes and COVID response to Executive Director of Higher Education During On-Campus Visit

Colorado State University Pueblo hosted Angie Paccione, executive director of the Colorado Department of Higher Education, on Thursday, Aug. 28. as she visited with students, toured the new Center for Integrated Health and Human Inquiry (CIHHI) and met with the university COVID-19 Response and Planning Team (RPT) during her campus visit.


Students Publish Online Research Journal During Pandemic

Colorado State University Pueblo students published the third edition of El Rio, a peer-reviewed, student research journal that focuses on interdisciplinary research across all academic disciplines.

Colorado State University Pueblo Foundation and Alumni Association open nominations for Outstanding Young Alumni Awards

The Colorado State University Pueblo Foundation and Alumni Association are pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2020 Distinguished Young Alumni Awards.

Summer Enrollment Numbers Highest Since 2013

This summer, Colorado State University Pueblo had its highest summer enrollment numbers since 2013, despite the uncertainty amidst COVID-19.

CSU Pueblo Celebrates Center for Integrated Health and Human Inquiry Grand Opening

Colorado State University Pueblo celebrates the grand opening of the new Center for Integrated Health and Human Inquiry (CIHHI). This facility, formerly host of the Psychology building is a hub for interdisciplinary learning and collaborative spaces.

Colorado State University Pueblo Hosts Author and Activist Cornel West for Fall 2020 Convocation Opening Ceremony

PUEBLO – Colorado State University Pueblo will welcome faculty and staff back to campus on Monday, August 17 for an in-person and virtual fall convocation week titled “Life. Changing. Navigating Life in a Rapidly Changing World.” This year’s convocation will include a key note address, via livestream, from Cornel West, Ph.D. well-known philosopher and activist.

CSU Pueblo’s Cyber Wolves Successful Spring NCL Competition Fuels Competition for Fall Season

Colorado State University Pueblo’s CyberWolves team ranked among the top teams in the nation after spring 2020 in the National Cyber League (NCL) games. The CyberWolves look to compete at a high level again as the fall semester approaches.

CSU Pueblo Dean of Student Affairs Named to AASCU Millennium Leadership Initiative

Marie Humphrey, Senior Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students at Colorado State University Pueblo, was recently named to the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) 2020 Millennium Leadership Initiative (MLI).

Jarvis and Mary Jo Ryals Endowed Scholarship for Nursing Established at Colorado State University Pueblo Foundation

PUEBLO – Dr. Jarvis and Mary Jo Ryals have established the Jarvis and Mary Jo Ryals Endowed Scholarship for Nursing at Colorado State University Pueblo Foundation.


CSU Pueblo Named Safest University Campus in Colorado

As we enter a new academic year, Colorado State University Pueblo was named the safest choice for students and parents. According to a blog, CSU Pueblo was announced as the Safest University to attend in 2020.

Administrative Professional Council Cleans-Up Pueblo

Colorado State University Pueblo employees from the Administrative Professional Council (APC) recently adopted a portion of highway in Pueblo to maintain as part of the Spruce Up Colorado program.

Well Planned Orientation to Benefit Incoming ThunderWolves

Colorado State University Pueblo prepares for new student orientation in new ways with old practices. The Student Engagement and Leadership (SEAL) office implemented online orientation over five years ago, which now provides ground work for new resources amidst the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

Donnell Leomiti Celebration of Life set for July 17 at the ThunderBowl

Family, friends and supporters are welcome to join Colorado State University Pueblo in a Celebration of Life to honor Donnell Leomiti on Friday, July 17 at the Neta and Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl. The event is set to begin at 7 p.m. with safety and wellness precautions in effect.

CSU Pueblo Nursing Students Provide Respite at Pueblo Zoo Despite Pandemic

Colorado State University Pueblo nursing students in the accelerated nursing program provide respite for families with children with special needs.


Personal Wellness and Sustainability Offered As New Short Course for Educators for Summer 2020

A Colorado State University Pueblo professor has partnered with a local, Pueblo preschool director to meet the needs of educators during the time of coronavirus, COVID-19. The course offers teachers and educators alike the techniques of teaching students about self-care.

Nancy L. Lambrecht Memorial Education Scholarship Endowment Fund Established at Colorado State University Pueblo Foundation

PUEBLO – Nancy L. Lambrecht, who passed away in 2019, established the Nancy L. Lambrect Memorial Scholarship with proceeds from her estate.

CSU Pueblo Student Pursues Activism in Pueblo Community

A Colorado State University Pueblo student recently co-organized the Pueblo March for Justice protest following the murder of George Floyd with a grassroots approach with a friend.

Spring 2020 Dean’s List

The following 1,296 students have been named to the 2020 Spring Semester Dean’s List at Colorado State University Pueblo.

CSU Pueblo Announces Fall 2020 Plans

President Timothy Mottet shared plans for fall 2020 structure on campus at Colorado State University Pueblo on Monday, June 15. Students will be welcomed back to campus with courses available in face-to-face, hybrid and in fully online formats.

CSU Pueblo Faculty and Staff Receive Facial Mask Donation for COVID-19 Protection

Colorado State University Pueblo received a donation of masks to outfit faculty and staff as they transition to working on campus again amidst the coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic. Citizens’ Advisory Group member, Antwon Burton offered to facilitate this donation through his professional role with PBR (Professional Bull Riders).

Colorado State University System Board of Governors Approved New Fiscal Year Budget

Today, Colorado State University Pueblo President, Timothy Mottet, thanked the Board of Governors of the Colorado State University System and announced that the proposed CSU Pueblo budget for the next year has been unanimously approved by the Board, pending completion of the State’s budget through the Colorado General Assembly’s Long Bill. The budget, Mottet explained, will not require a tuition increase, pay cuts, furloughs, or employee layoffs.

Black ThunderWolves Matter

As President of Colorado State University Pueblo, I stand with our Black communities — with all people of color and difference — and recommit myself to justice, equality, and inclusion.


Ribadeneira Earns Post-Secondary Excellence in Teaching Award

The Southwest Conference on Language Teaching, which represents nine states, has conferred Alegría Ribadeneira, Associate Professor, Director of World Languages and Assistant Chair for English and World Languages at Colorado State University Pueblo, the 2020 Post-Secondary Excellence in Teaching Award.

CSU Pueblo Foundation Announces Recipients of Kane and Gersick Foundation Scholarships

PUEBLO – Colorado State University Pueblo has announced the names of seven local students who will receive prominent, full-ride scholarships through the CSU Pueblo Foundation.

Virtual Welcome to the Pack Day Includes Newly Admitted Students

Newly admitted students are normally invited to a Welcome to the Pack Night on campus at Colorado State University Pueblo however due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, students were invited to virtually participate.

CSU Pueblo partners with the United States Army to specialize in credentialing certificates

Pueblo – Colorado State University Pueblo is one of the first colleges and universities to partner with the United States Army to specialize in credentialing certificates for active duty soldiers at Fort Carson Army installation.

TRIO Youth Programs Celebrate High School Graduates

Pueblo high school students have experienced graduation parties and commencement ceremonies put on hold, cancelled or converted to a virtual affair due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

Leadership-In-Residence Program Leads to Internship for CSU Pueblo Engineering Student

Colorado State University Pueblo student, Phillip Flores earned the opportunity for a summer internship with Kellogg Company, most well-known for Kellogg’s cereal. The internship is a direct result of Flores’ participation at the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) conference during fall of 2019.

Southern Colorado Consortium Receives $2.5 Million Award for STEM-Cyber Security

A consortium of Southern Colorado Institutions lead by professors Roberto Mejias and Margie Massey at Colorado State University Pueblo won a $2.5 million award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to increase cyber security and technology pathways for students specifically at Hispanic Serving Institutions.

Colorado State University Pueblo to host free President’s Gala Virtual Cocktail Hour as Finale to Embrace the Pack Crowdfunding campaign for COVID-19 Tuition Assistance

PUEBLO – In response to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Colorado State University Pueblo is transforming is annual in-person gala on Saturday, May 16, into an online gala cocktail hour celebrating the agility and resilience of CSU Pueblo students, faculty, staff and greater community.


Student Engagement and Leadership Meet Students Desire for Community Virtually

The Student Engagement and Leadership (SEAL) office at Colorado State University Pueblo has implemented new ways to reach students despite working remotely off campus.

CSU Pueblo Students Amidst Front Lines of COVID-19

Two media communication students are lending their talents to the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CSU Pueblo Hosts Holocaust Day of Remembrance Virtually

Colorado State University Pueblo will host a Holocaust Day of Remembrance virtually through a Facebook event on Tuesday, April 21. All activities will take place online rather than in person to commemorate the lives lost.

CSU Pueblo Has ‘Moore’ to Offer the Pueblo Food Project

The food system in Pueblo County is a priority investment for Colorado State University Pueblo. A student and two professors of the CSU Pueblo campus are highly involved in the outcomes for Pueblo Food Project.

Colorado State University Pueblo Honors Mohalla with Threlkeld Prize for Excellence as Top Senior

PUEBLO – Colorado State University Pueblo has named Morgan Mohalla as the 2020 recipient of the Threlkeld Prize for Excellence. The six finalists were selected from a pool of candidates compiled from nominations by CSU Pueblo faculty and staff from various University departments.

Remote Learning Programmed Differently for CSU Pueblo Radio Station Rev89

Across the nation, college radio stations have simply turned off transmitters and told students the station is off the air indefinitely. This is due to online and distance learning shifts with the Coronavirus pandemic.


Eva R. Baca Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund Established at Colorado State University Pueblo Foundation

PUEBLO – The family of Eva R. Baca, with the Colorado State University Pueblo Foundation, have established an endowed scholarship in memory of the popular Pueblo educator.

UPDATE: Community Supply Drive in Pueblo for Healthcare Workers to Continue Tomorrow as Scheduled

The Community Supply Drive for Healthcare Workers will operate as scheduled tomorrow from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. The event is classified as a critical service and will run in accordance with Governor Polis’ Stay at Home Order as the drive is collecting essential items for healthcare workers.

Colorado State University Pueblo Mourns the Loss of Beloved Mascot

Campus mourns the loss of beloved ThunderWolves mascot, Tundra. Tundra was a greyhound, husky mix but if you ask any CSU Pueblo alum, faculty, staff, student or community member she was a full blooded ThunderWolf.

Institute of Cannabis Research to Postpone 2020 Conference

Due to evolving public health concerns related to the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Institute of Cannabis Research Conference 2020 will be postponed to protect the health and safety of conference attendees and the Colorado State University Pueblo campus community.

Coronavirus Updates: 03/12/20

We offer the following information and guidelines regarding the COVID-19 outbreak. This website will be updated regularly.

CSU Pueblo Leads the Way on Access and Affordability; Adopts Governor Polis’s Open Education Challenge

Colorado State University Pueblo has received its second grant award for the development and support of “Open Education Resources," often referred to as “OER.”

Veteran and Community Job Fair Coming to Pueblo on March 12th

The Military and Veteran Success Center at Colorado State University Pueblo has joined with the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, the Pueblo Workforce Center and more than 40 community-minded businesses to host the third annual Veteran and Community Job Fair.

Campus Updates on Coronavirus: 03/06/2020

CSU Pueblo leadership is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation. Please review the campus contingency plan for students, faculty and staff, and campus to keep our community safe while continuing operations.


Sociology/Criminology Club to Show a Film, “Undeterred”

The Colorado State University Pueblo Sociology/Criminology Club and the University Library are hosting a viewing of the film “Undeterred” on Wednesday, March 4 at 6:00 p.m. in the Library and Academic Resource Center (LARC) in room 109.

4th Annual Educator Hall of Fame and Teacher of the Year Awards

Outstanding educators from Colorado State University Pueblo’s Teacher Education program will be honored during the Alumni Educator Hall of Fame induction and Alumni Teacher of the Year Awards.

Southern Colorado Conference: Call for Proposals

This year’s theme reflects the essential relationship between the various disciplines represented in CHASS, as well as how these diverse epistemologies overlap, connect, and rely upon each other to help individuals find meaning in a rapidly changing world at the beginning of a new decade.

Campus to host 700 students for Science Olympiad

Campus will host more than 700 middle and high school students from across Colorado to participate in Colorado Southern Regional Science Olympiad Tournament on February 29, 2020.

First Honorary Doctoral Degree to be Awarded at May Commencement Ceremony

Colorado State University Pueblo will award its first Honorary Doctoral Degree posthumously to Arthur “Art” Henry Gonzales, long-time donor and educational advocate to the university.

Career Center Suiting Up Future Professionals with Career Workshops and Outfits

The Career Center at Colorado State University Pueblo has teamed up with the local JCPenney store to provide a significant discount on the purchase of professional attire for students, faculty, and staff.

12th Annual Festival of Winds February 13-15

Colorado State University-Pueblo’s Department of Music is hosting more than 350 high school musicians and faculty representing 44 high schools across Colorado as part of the 12th annual Festival of Winds, Feb. 13-15.

REV 89 earns 2020 Dr. Marjorie Yambor Signature Station Award

The student-operated radio station at Colorado State University-Pueblo, KTSC-FM, REV 89, has received the Broadcast Education Association's Dr. Marjorie Yambor National Signature Station Award for 2020.

Institute of Cannabis Research Creating International Partnerships with Chuncheon Bioindustry Foundation

Monday, February 10 marked a celebration of the signing of the memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Institute of Cannabis Research and Chuncheon Bioindustry Foundation.

Hasan School of Business Professor Receives CSU System Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award

Roberto Mejias, associate professor of computer information systems in the Hasan School of Business (HSB) and director for the Center of Cyber Security Education and Research (CCSER), is the recipient of this year’s Colorado State University System Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award.

Solar Project Brings CSU-Pueblo Closer to Net Zero Electric Efficiency

Colorado State University-Pueblo recently signed a power purchase agreement to bring solar power to the university as the main generating source for the academic campus.

Colorado State University-Pueblo Students Showcase Native American Art

Students in the fall 2019 ART 412 course, Native American Art, created an art exhibition entitled, “Arts of the Indigenous America,” celebrating the role of indigenous cultures in our regions past and present. These students studied art and visual design in Native North American cultures from prehistory to contemporary times. As a capstone assignment for this course, the students created an art exhibition curating the work of local contemporary artists.

Colorado State University Pueblo Professor Receives 2020 Colorado Excellence in Teaching Award

Alegria Ribadeneira, Associate Professor, Director of World Languages, Assistant Chair for English and World Languages was named the recipient of the 2020 Colorado Excellence in Teaching Award.

International cannabis scientist joins ICR at CSU-Pueblo’s journal editorial board

The Journal of Cannabis Research announced that Raphael Mechoulam, professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has joined its editorial board.


Colorado State University Pueblo Mourns the Loss of Art Gonzales

Art Gonzales, longtime supporter and education advocate of Colorado State University-Pueblo, passed away on January 29, 2020 at the age of 89.

Fall 2019 Dean's List Recipients

The list recognizes undergraduate degree-seeking students who have completed 12 or more credit hours with a minimum grade-point-average of 3.5.

Doc Seilheimer Family Scholarship for Biology Academic/Athlete Fund Established at Colorado State University-Pueblo Foundation

Mrs. Donna Seilheimer and family, with the Colorado State University-Pueblo Foundation, have established an endowed scholarship in memory of her late husband, Dr. Jack “Doc” Seilheimer. The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarship assistance to CSU-Pueblo student-athletes who are pursuing a biology major.

Professor Accepted into 2020 Cohort Fellowship of the Latino Leadership Institute

Danilo León, Assistant Professor of Spanish at Colorado State University-Pueblo, was recently accepted as a Fellow for the Latino Leadership Institute at the University of Denver as part of the 2020 Cohort.

HSB Economics Professor Kevin Duncan Awarded Highest Honor

Dr. Kevin Duncan, professor of economics in the Hasan School of Business (HSB) at Colorado State University-Pueblo, is the recipient of the inaugural CSU-Pueblo Distinguished University Professor award.

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