“Since leaving Gunnison, we shared a common goal, and that was to find ways to give back for the unique education and experiences we received from graduating at Western,” says Steve Reynolds, 1978 Western graduate. Reynolds is a member of the Western State Foundation Board of Directors, and along with classmate and former Foundation Board member Steve Trippe, came up with the funds to purchase the land and make the donation. L.
Karl Manz is among a growing group of potential small business owners who call the Western State Colorado University campus home. But you won’t find Manz camped out in the classrooms or hallways of the Borick Business Building.
Gunnison will be the start of the race’s third stage on Aug. 22, which ends in Aspen.
According to Tom Burggraf, executive director of the WSC Foundation, the sponsorship offers opportunities to elevate visibility for Western and the entire Gunnison Valley.
When complete, the 120,000-square-foot structure will house a variety of training facilities and exercise space, including:
The seventh annual national event will be held at 16 locations statewide from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013. The objective of College Goal Sunday is to provide Colorado families assistance in the financial-aid process. Families will receive free professional guidance on ways to pay for college, specifically how to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is a crucial step in the college planning process.
According to the authors, “Think Indiana Jones meets the Maltese Falcon. Except Indy is a woman and there's no falcon, only chickens. It takes place in Silverville, where anything is possible.
Gov. John Hickenlooper appointed new trustee Nancy Ellen Chisholm of Lakewood and reappointed long-time trustee Meyer M. Saltzman of Denver. Both will serve as Republicans.
“My wife and I are excited to join the Mountaineer family. We feel that the chance to work at Western State Colorado University within the Mountaineer Athletic Department is a great opportunity for us to work alongside some truly devoted professionals,” Carmichael said. “The rich history of Western Athletics and the possibility of an even brighter future for Mountaineer Athletics provided an irresistible attraction for us.”
Students at Western State Colorado University did not escape political fever this election season.
Melissa (Cole) Kemp has been looking forward to this Friday for the past 28 years or so.
The name change will take effect on Aug. 1 and be supported by a re-branding effort to include new logos and brand guidelines.
If approved, the institution will officially assume the name of Western State Colorado University on Aug. 1.
Western’s own WordHorde Spoken-Word Performance Troupe will serve as Arkind’s opening act.
Additional panelists include Bill Powell, treasurer of the Gunnison Watershed School District school board, and Brad Baca, Western vice president for finance and administration.
There were 2,357 responses to the survey from Dec. 20, 2011, through Jan. 27, 2012. Surveys were submitted from individuals in 20 countries and 49 states.
RecycleMania is a friendly competition among more than 600 colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada to reduce waste, increase recycling and raise awareness of conservation issues across campus.
Western was recently ranked as one of the Top 10 Colleges for Mountain Bikers by Mountain Bike Action Magazine.
On a cold weekday evening, while flakes flew outside, a holiday fiesta was underway at Western’s University Center in Gunnison. Mexican food was on the menu, and lining a long wall behind a Christmas tree, dozens of gifts were stacked in a long row.
The presents were meant for a group of local children from the Gunnison Middle School Latino Boys and Girls Group and were collected by a enthusiastic Western State Colorado University student volunteers from the Amigos Club.
The Small Business Development Center at Western State Colorado University in Fiscal Year 2012, ending September 30, consulted 113 local businesses, resulting in $5.5 million in capital infusion, which includes 20 loans valued at $4.2 million. This performance helped create or retain 283 jobs. Also, 35 new firms were established in FY12 with assistance from the Small Business Development Center at Western, which serves Chaffee, Delta, Gunnison, Eagle, Hinsdale, Lake, Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel counties.
"We are incredibly grateful to the many alumni, friends, community members, corporations and foundations who have invested generously in Western’s future," said Tom Burggraf, executive director of the Foundation and Western’s vice president for institutional advancement.
Western State Colorado University will provide high school students with increased access to higher education opportunities through its new Leap Concurrent Enrollment Program.
Designed to support students’ transition to college, the program allows current high school students the opportunity to take online college courses for both high school and college credit.