Emma McKay (M.B.A., ’20) is a young alumna and entrepreneur devoted to the public good.
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Darshan Shah (B.S., ’92; M.EE., ’01) has had extraordinary success in his career. In addition, starting as a student and continuing as an alumnus, he has played a central role in making CSU a more welcoming place for international students as well as participated in other CSU initiatives.
One does not expect inspirational encounters in an airport, but that is exactly what happened to Marty Lenz (B.A., ’90) on a Friday morning in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He spotted Temple Grandin, CSU professor of animal science and world-renown expert in animal welfare and autism, walking through the concourse.
The Larry LaSasso Spirit Award has been presented annually since 1983 to individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary spirit and support for CSU Athletics. The 2021 recipient is Joel Cantalamessa (B.A., ’95), who also received the CSU Alumni Association’s Graduate of the Last Decade Award in 2007.
Haley Cameron (B.A., ’15) took a somewhat circuitous route to CSU, but once she settled in, she found a new home and a calling to make a difference through work supporting philanthropic giving to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Danielle Trotta (B.S., ’10; M.A.G.R., ’18) leads the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s Colorado Proud program. Colorado Proud advocates buying locally grown, raised, and processed food and agricultural products.
Alan Lind was “built and born” to run marathons. He will be inducted into the Colorado Running Hall of Fame on October 11.
Author and educational innovator Dr. Kate Rawles (M.A., ’90) not only writes and speaks about the need to care for the planet but also raises awareness of the challenges between people and the environment by having those conversations out of doors.
Steve Goldman (B.S., ’66) coached football for 30 years with 10 different team across the United States and Canada. As he likes to say, despite all those moves, his wife Donna is still with him after 52 years.
Alan and Cathy Hendrickson have become a wonderful support system for some of the international students and visiting faculty on campus, in part though volunteering with the Football 101 and Basketball 101 programs.