CSU Couple Finds Calling in Northern Malawi 

For more than 20 years Carol (B.A., ’67) and Jim Nussbaumer (B.S., ’67; M.S., ’78; M.S., ’92) have traveled to Embangweni, Malawi for weeks at a time, to reunite with friends, plug into purposeful work, and witness the steady transformation of a community. That the couple ever made their way from Colorado to Malawi is kind of a miracle.

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The City is our Campus: Alumna helps establish downtown Denver elementary school

Before 2013, there had been no elementary school in downtown Denver for more than 100 years. At a meeting to discuss the possibility, downtown resident Letia Frandina (B.A., ’02; M.A., ’04) whispered to her husband, attorney Michael (Gardner) Frandina (B.S., ’02), “Do not raise your hand to volunteer; we’re over-extended.” By the end of the meeting, she had volunteered for the planning committee.

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