Feature Stories

Member Spotlight: Joseph Bohling (B.A., ’90)

Joe Bohling was born in the Philippines and came to the United States in the early 1970s after his mother married an American serviceman, who adopted him. He has parlayed outstanding communication skills, a law degree, and an impressive work ethic into extraordinary success in the corporate world. This Alumni Association Life Member and Past President of the Alumni Board lives with his wife Tammy and their teenage daughters Ava and Ella in Frisco, Texas.

The Tradition Above Us

During an assembly in December of 1923, Aggie students agreed to create a large A on a hogback west of town. The following week, they began to clear brush and move rocks on the steep hillside to form an A. The landowner, R.G. Maxwell, gave the College a 99-year lease for $1. In September of 1924, students increased the height of the A to 450 feet, with corresponding widening, then “whitewashed” it. The tradition of painting the A had begun.

Rooted in Family and Farm

Over the decades, many CSU students have come from agricultural backgrounds. Cousins Deb Sakurai-Horita (B.S., ’74) and Chris Sakurada (B.S., ’74) grew up on farms near Ault, Colorado, and Scottsbluff, Nebraska, respectively. They both used their CSU education in unanticipated and creative ways.

Actor, Writer, Producer, and Teacher

Nate Golon (B.A., ’02) took an indirect route from CSU to the bright lights of Los Angeles, where he has worn many hats  ̶  actor, writer, director, and producer. His journey has brought both plaudits and challenges, which this Ram takes in stride.

CSU News and Sports

Life in the Time of Corona

At Colorado State University, the campus community has been on the frontlines, continuing the University’s land-grant mission of teaching, research, extension, public service and engagement in new and innovative ways to face the challenges head-on.

Professional Resources

Advice for Finding a Remote Job

Two researchers at Harvard have spent nearly 30 years studying the reasons that we tend to fall short of our goals and have given us brilliant solutions for reversing the natural human tendencies that cause it.

Join the CSU Alumni LinkedIn group

Rams are everywhere, and they're hiring. The Colorado State University LinkedIn group lists jobs and provides networking opportunities for all CSU alumni, whether you're entering the workforce for the first time or changing career paths.