Coach Derrick Stevens Finds His Flow

Derrick Stevens (B.A., ’04) knows a thing or two about CSU history. He lived it as point guard in the legendary basketball team that upset the University of Nevada with a magical 62-61 win in the 2003 Mountain West Tournament. Now, he’s creating history again by coaching former Rams in the national “TBT” basketball tournament.

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Remembering an Extraordinary Ram

Michael Corke (B.A., ’88; M.S., ’03) passed away in June of 2020 after a valiant decades-long struggle with sickle cell anemia. His fraternity brothers have ensured that he will be remembered by creating the Michael Corke Phi Beta Sigma Memorial Award, which will be given to individuals who participate in CSU's student athlete internship program.

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Becoming Expert by Doing

Megan Larson (B.F.A., ’08) and her husband Miles (B.S., ’20), better known as “Mick,” were born in Choteau, Montana, a town of about 1500 people. Her journey to award-winning business owner in Northern Colorado is about making the most of every opportunity, working hard, and helping others.

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Culture, Heritage, and Community

The CSU Alumni Association’s Albert C. Yates Student Leadership Award is given to a student who demonstrates strong involvement, leadership, and a commitment to upholding CSU’s values, traditions, and spirit. This year’s recipient, Alanis Hernandez, is a truly extraordinary young woman, a first-generation student who is deeply committed to her cultural heritage and to helping others succeed and appreciate diversity.

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