Feature Stories

Dr. Frank’s wise words remembered

Among the many reasons alumni love Tony Frank are his amazing words. Those words, in wonderful speeches delivered from memory and in famously lengthy emails, have led us through difficult times and reminded us how much there is to celebrate.

CSU Softball is #25Strong

The CSU softball team clinched the 2019 Mountain West Conference championship and an automatic berth in the NCAA tournament 25 years after the program was reinstated. The achievement fulfilled a promise players and coaches made to each other to honor the program’s past and the alumni who built the foundation for their success. We caught up with one of those alumni, CSU Athletics Hall of Fame inductee Jen Buford (B.A., '99).

Dribbling out of Discouragement and into Sunshine

Dantiel “Tiel” Daniels (B.A., ’16) will receive his master’s degree in education and human resource studies during spring commencement ceremonies this weekend. It’s a phenomenal vindication for a young man born with lead poisoning, diagnosed with learning disabilities in reading and writing, and told he would be fortunate to graduate from high school.

Mid-century A&M: What has changed and what endures

A tiny spiral-bound booklet, 1946-47 Colorado A&M Frosh Bible, recently came into our possession. Its purpose was to introduce “the class of ’50 to Aggie life, policies, ideals, and spirit.” Flipping through the pages of this booklet reminds us of how much has changed in the last two-thirds of a century as well as those things that have endured.

Drug Store Owner was D-Day Hero

CSU Alumni and Fort Collins residents may remember Batson's Drug Store on College Avenue near campus, but they probably didn't realize that its owner, John Perry Batson (B.A., ’43), was a decorated World War II veteran who stormed Utah Beach during the D-Day invasion of Normandy.

Class Notes – May 2019

A monthly listing of alumni accomplishments, milestones, and announcements. Catch up on your classmates and submit your own announcement!

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