CSU Alumni Stories

Improving Health and Inspiring the Next Generation

As an undergraduate at CSU, Gilbert John (B.S., ’85; Ph.D., ’90) opted for a microbiology major, based on a course he had enjoyed. Immunology professor Dr. Robert Ellis became his mentor, engaging the young student in his research projects. The student eventually became a professor too, as John went on to his own remarkable career.

Support Helps A Hero Find His Home at CSU

Shea Robinson (B.S., ’07; M.E., ’12) is a mechanical engineering manager for Facebook Reality Labs where he designs and builds Oculus AR/VR prototypes. His multi-year scholarship support through the Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering at CSU eased his financial burden and gave him access to opportunities that helped him further his education and set course in his career path.  

Member Spotlight: Dianne (B.A., ’64) and Jim Harper (B.S., ’65)

During spring quarter of their freshman year at CSU, Dianne (B.A., ’64) and Jim Harper (B.S., ’65) went on a blind date and then married in the summer of 1963. They spent their pre-retirement years in Yuma, Colo., becoming part of its active CSU alumni community; Dianne served as president of the group for a time. They are Alumni Association Lifetime Members.

Professional Resources

Being Held Accountable for Your Goals

Two researchers at Harvard have spent nearly 30 years studying the reasons that we tend to fall short of our goals and have given us brilliant solutions for reversing the natural human tendencies that cause it.

Join the CSU Alumni LinkedIn group

Rams are everywhere, and they're hiring. The Colorado State University LinkedIn group lists jobs and provides networking opportunities for all CSU alumni, whether you're entering the workforce for the first time or changing career paths.

CSU News and Sports

Joyce McConnell’s inauguration

Joyce McConnell officially became the 15th president of Colorado State University on Thursday, Nov. 14, at her investiture ceremony at the University Center for the Arts.