Trio Talent Search is a grant funded program that aims to provide support to first generation and low income students in Pueblo in order to see them attend college and graduate! In this episode of T-Wolf Talk, first generation CSU Pueblo alumni, Director for Trio Heather Cornell and Jarod Lacey stop by and talk about how they are advocating for disadvantaged youth!
In this episode of T-Wolf Talk, Centennial High School's JROTC Instructor John Freeburg stops by to talk about the new C-Cubed Training non-profit! C-Cubed Training provides students interested in cybersecurity free laptops and the proper certifications so they may earn a job in the industry!
This episode of Leading the Pack features Dr. Derek Lopez from the class of 1996. Dr. Lopez was a graduate of East High School and a first-generation student at then, the University of Southern Colorado (now CSU Pueblo). He serves as the Executive Director of HSI Initiatives at CSU Pueblo. He shares his story of growing up in Pueblo and moving to California to pursue his PhD before coming back home and making an impact in his community.
Ed Woodley from the Class of 2004 shares his story of graduating from the athletic training program, how special the graduation ceremony was and how every connection you make is important and to make the most of every opportunity. Ed is the Director of Sports Medicine at the University of Central Florida.
Tim Zercher from the class of 2016 shares some of his favorite memories during his time serving as President of Associated Students' Government and founding the CSU Pueblo Enactus student organization. Zercher participated in the Hasan School of Business 3+2 program, allowing him to earn his bachelor's and master's degrees. He talks about how experiences both inside and outside of the classroom helped influence him in his role as an entrepreneur.
The first episode of Talking on La Frontera features Victoria Obregon, the Director of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at CSU Pueblo. She explores the conversation of why Hispanic Serving Institutions are important and the significance of CSU Pueblo celebrating 50 years of Chicano Studies.
Kacie Adair from the Class of 2020 talks about her experience with the President's Leadership Program, why she decided to come to CSU Pueblo, serving as President of Associated Students' Government, graduating during a pandemic, some of her favorite memories working in the Office of Student Engagement and Leadership and how all of her experiences help her in her role today as a Fellow with the El Pomar Foundation.
This week's episode features Garrison Ortiz from the class of 2012. He shares some of the lessons he learned in Professor Wakefield's classes and the impact those lessons have had on his success today. Mr. Ortiz now serves as the Chairman of the Pueblo Board of County Commissioners.