CSU Alumni Stories

The Human-Animal Bond is Stronger than War and Homelessness

Pets are beloved the world over, and as the people of Ukraine continue to be displaced or flee the Russian invasion, their pets go with them. Jon Geller (D.V.M., '95), who founded the Street Dog Coalition, which cares for the pets of the homeless in America, has been part of an international effort to keep pets and their owners united and is now attempting to rescue pets inside the war-ravaged country.

Welcoming President Amy Parsons Back Home

On February 1, Amy Parsons will begin her tenure as the 16th President of Colorado State University. But as only the third CSU alumni to take on the role of President, Parsons arrival feels more like homecoming than an inauguration.

Building the Benches

As a veteran, volunteer, and social worker, philanthropy has always been a part of Lisa Smith's (B.S.W., ’13) life. But now as an Arvada City Council member, she's bringing new meaning to public service and doing good for her local and global community.

A Good Idea, 25 Years, and $1 Million Later

Great things happen when like minds come together. Kristie (B.S., ’82) and Jim Docheff, Jr. (B.S., ’83) are working to ensure a successful venture that seven alumni began at the Holiday Bowl in 1997 continues to shape the leaders of tomorrow.

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Professional Resources

How to Negotiate Salary for Your Next Job

You’ve been offered a new job and are feeling excited about the opportunity. Congratulations! What should you do next? Should you take the first offer they put on the table? Should you try to negotiate?

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