Timothy Mottet, president of CSU Pueblo, welcomed nearly 350 guests at the August 14 CSU Pueblo President’s Blue and Red Gala.
The dream of helping place a college diploma on the wall of every local home is one step closer to reality, thanks to the partnership of Colorado State University Pueblo and Pueblo Community College with a new transfer center location on the campus of PCC. A ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony were held on Wednesday, Sept. 22 at PCC in the Michael Davis Academic Building in Room 124 at the CSU Pueblo Transfer Center at PCC.
Colorado State University Pueblo joined the Presidential Fellows Program, which will give students the opportunity to study the United States presidency and public policy making.
On Thursday, Aug. 19, Colorado State University Pueblo announced the 23-acre solar array project on the north side of campus, had been completed and the university has officially switched all academic buildings to solar power. CSU Pueblo is the first campus in the state of Colorado to reach net zero efficiency. The solar project launched as a 25-year power purchase agreement with Johnson Controls and allows CSU Pueblo to become a higher education leader in sustainability and energy consumption.
Earlier this week, Colorado State University Pueblo announced that Timothy Mottet, the university’s 15th President, signed a new contract extending his time at CSU Pueblo until June 2026. On top of the funding for Mottet’s salary, the Board of Governors of the CSU System agreed to substantial additional university funding as an investment in Mottet’s team and his vision of ensuring CSU Pueblo is better connected and more fully engaged as a partner in the future of the Pueblo community.
Colorado State University Pueblo President Timothy Mottet Renewed Until 2026. The Board of Governors of the Colorado State University System has extended CSU Pueblo President Timothy Mottet’s contract for an additional five years, until 2026, and as part of the negotiation agreed to invest a total of more than $5 million in additional funds for the campus over that same period.
Colorado State University Pueblo begins the fall academic year with all-employee professional development the week of Aug. 16-20. The fall 2021 theme is “Pathways: Creating Meaningful Pathways to the 4-year Degree and Beyond.” Convocation is the all-employee development opportunity for CSU Pueblo and is filled with guest speakers, cutting-edge training and numerous in-person activities designed to prepare employees to welcome students to the fall semester.
Timothy Mottet, president of Colorado State University Pueblo, is pleased to announce the return of the CSU Pueblo President’s Gala, now branded the CSU Pueblo President’s Blue and Red Gala. The Gala will take place on Saturday, Aug. 14 in the Occhiato Student Center Ballroom on campus. Proceeds from the Gala directly benefit future generations of CSU Pueblo students through scholarships and programs.
Colorado State University Pueblo Receives 2021 Excellence and Innovation Award for Campus Pandemic Response from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU). As a national leader in the advancement of higher education, AASCU promotes nearly 400 public colleges, universities, and systems to amplify progress, support innovation, and develop professionals within the industry.
The Colorado State University System Board of Governors approved the 2021-2022 fiscal year budget for the three campuses of Colorado State University Fort Collins, Colorado State University Pueblo and Colorado State University Global. This brings a hope to return to normalcy in the Fall of 2021 for CSU Pueblo as students, staff, and faculty return to more in-person operations and campus life.
Colorado State University Pueblo is part of a team of surface transportation research organizations lead by ENSCO Inc. (ENSCO) that was recently awarded a $571 million USD contract by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to provide research, testing, engineering, and training services at the Transportation Technology Center (TTC). The team will focus on initiatives that support FRA and the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) objectives to establish TTC as a vibrant, engaging, and modern center for railroad and ground transportation safety, security, and innovation. Transfer of TTC operations to the ENSCO team is anticipated to be completed by October 2022.
Colorado State University Pueblo Vice President of Enrollment Management, Communication and Student Affairs, Chrissy Holliday has been appointed as one of the participants in the 2021-2022 Executive Leadership Academy (ELA). ELA is cosponsored by the American Association of the State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC), and the American Academic Leadership Institute (AALI).
Colorado State University Pueblo infused over $61 million into the Pueblo economy through student spending and $2.4 million in local sales and use-tax revenues, according to a recent Colorado economic impact study released by the Colorado State University System.
Colorado State University Pueblo will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in an online format on Monday, Jan. 18 with programming accessible to the general public. Martin Luther King Jr. Day events will highlight work in the Pueblo community, the efforts of students on campus, present an opportunity for learning and discourse at CSU Pueblo.
Colorado State University Pueblo congratulated Vice President of Enrollment Management, Communications, and Student Affairs, Chrissy Holliday as she earned her doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) in higher education leadership from Colorado State University’s School of Education.