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Nov. 5, 2009 -- Western State College of Colorado sophomore quarterback Tyler Daniels earned ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District honors, selected and presented by the College Sports Information Directors of America. He is the first academic all-district selection for the Mountaineer football program since 1998.
Oct. 29, 2009 -- First-season Western State College of Colorado (WSC) rugby player Nate Acrey was selected to represent the Eastern Rockies (ERRFU) and Rio Grande (RGRFU) Rugby Football Unions at the Local Area Union Tournament in Dallas on Nov. 7.
Director of Environmental Studies, John Hausdoerffer Named Teacher of the Year by the Chamber of Commerce
Oct. 27, 2009 -- The Gunnison Country Chamber of Commerce honored Western State College Professor John Hausdoerffer as the 2009 "People's Choice" Teacher of the Year.
Crash Claims Recent Grad: Lisa Thomas Duits capped stellar WSC career in May, was coaching cross country this fall
Oct. 22, 2009 -- Tragedy struck the Western State College family and the greater Gunnison Valley community last weekend when Lisa Thomas Duits was killed in a one-vehicle car accident on Hwy. 135, a few miles north of Almont. She was 23.
Keepin on in Truckee: Western State mountain bike team takes 11th place at Nationals in Truckee, Calif.
Oct. 21, 2009 -- Eric Booton, president of the Western State College mountain bike team, said that the group wanted to show the nation that they are still a force in the collegiate scene.
Oct. 19, 2009 -- The Leslie J. Savage Library at Western State College is celebrating the reissue of “The Silverville Swindle,” written by local authors Kym O’Connell-Todd and Mark Todd, with a “double-feature” event on Friday, Oct. 23.
Oct. 15, 2009 -- – In 1951, Western State student Ed Ali sat at a table in the Gunnison airport and looked at the “W” that graced the side of Tenderfoot Mountain.
Oct. 15, 2009 -- Like most college professors, Lynn Sikkink has a large collection of books in her office. And now she has one of her own to add to the shelf.
Oct. 5, 2009 -- The Leslie J. Savage Library at Western State College will host The Civil War Remembered in Song performed by music historian Rex Rideout at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, the library.
Oct. 1, 2009 -- Excitement on the Western State College campus is building as construction of the College Center nears completion.
Oct. 1, 2009 -- The Gunnison Valley produces some of the top athletes in the world. Many of these athletes use the High Altitude Performance Lab (HAPLab) at Western State College of Colorado.
Oct. 1, 2009 -- Tyler Daniels, the RMAC/Rawlings Offensive Player of the Week, earned D2Football.com National Co-Offensive Player of the Week honors after his 481 yards of total offense during 38-19 victory at Western New Mexico last Saturday.
Sept. 25, 2009 -- The Western State College Department of Music will present soprano Kathleen Van De Graaff, bass-baritone Peter Van De Graaff, and pianist Susan Grace in "The Life and Love of Robert and Clara Schumann" in Quigley Recital Hall Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 23, 2009 -- Ted Violett taught at Western State College for 50 years, longer than anyone else in the history of the institution.
Sept. 23, 2009 -- At this year's Headwaters Project conference, international scholars and environmental and social justice leaders will go beyond the basics of eco-friendly lifestyles and share their insights on how to bring about change for prosperity locally, nationally and globally.
Sept. 22, 2009 -- Clarinetist Keith Koepsel and pianist Alyce Meredith will present an evening of works for piano and clarinet at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 1 in Quigley Recital Hall at Western State College in Gunnison.
Sept. 15, 2009 -- Western State College of Colorado ranked high in Forbes magazine’s top public colleges and universities list for 2009.
Sept. 14, 2009 -- Treasured objects and artifacts held by the Western State College of Colorado Leslie J. Savage Library will be preserved for future generations with help from the IMLS Connecting to Collections Bookshelf, a core set of conservation books and online resources donated by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).
Sept. 1, 2009 -- The Office for Resource Efficiency (ORE) together with Western State College of Colorado (WSC) is once again offering the course, High Performance Building in Cold Climates, starting Sept. 9.
Aug. 28, 2009 -- KWSB (91.1 FM), the Western State College student radio station, is airing English professor Bill King’s radio series on the lyrical poetry of Bob Dylan. The show can be heard on Sundays and Wednesdays at 9 p.m. starting Aug. 30.