CSU Alumni Stories

 Breaking a Generational Cycle

Portia Cook began attending classes at Colorado State University when she was five years old – with her grandmother. That experience led her back to campus after struggling to overcome generational poverty and addiction. Cook credits her CSU Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship – funded by proceeds from the CSU license plate program – for helping her achieve her dreams.

Taking the Long Way Home

After graduating from Fort Collins High School in 2004, Priscilla Duron’s (B.A., ’19) life was lacking any meaningful direction. She was working three part-time jobs and there was little, if any possibility, to pursue a four-year degree. But that all changed one afternoon.

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