CSU Alumni Stories

Polly Baca’s State of Inspiration

Even before Polly Baca (B.A., ’62) graduated with a political science degree at CSU, she was on a mission to affect positive change in society. As someone who has broken numerous glass ceilings, worked for multiple U.S. presidents, and served in the Colorado State House and Senate, she isn’t slowing down any time soon.

Celebrating the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

Watch videos highlighting the top four Distinguished Alumni Award recipients honored on Thursday evening, Oct. 13 at the Colorado State University Alumni Association’s 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award celebration. Also, see a complete list of the distinguished award recipients from the eight colleges and CSU Athletics and watch the entire awards program to hear the heartfelt acceptance remarks of all these outstanding honorees.

The Power of Caring

Lifetime Alumni Association Member Vanessa Selwyn (Ph.D., ’19) knows what people at all stages of life need to be successful - a voice that is heard, a strong community, and someone who cares.

Linda Meserve: The Power Behind the Purchase

Linda (Morgan) Meserve (B.S., ’86) has had a distinguished, 31-year career in Colorado State University's Procurement Services, eventually being named chief procurement officer emerita. She got there by consistently overcome obstacles -- whether learning to swim at an early age or proving herself in a male-dominated field -- and she and the University are better for it.

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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?

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.