Ailey II coming to Fort Collins

As part of Black History Month, students and the local community will have the unique opportunity to see Ailey II, an internationally-known dance troupe based out of New York City, at 7:30 p.m. March 2 at the Fort Collins Lincoln Center. RamEvents is bringing group, in collaboration with the Black/African American Cultural Center and the Multicultural Undergraduate Research Artistry and Leadership Symposium conference, which reaches out to students of color through mentoring, research, networking, and multicultural leadership. Ailey II is known for merging the spirit and energy of the country’s best young dance talent with the passion and creative vision of today’s most outstanding emerging choreographers. Founded in 1974, the company seeks to establish an extended cultural community that provides dance performances, training and community programs for all people. "We are excited to bring Ailey II, because they are extremely creative and passionate and provide a unique fusion of different choreographic styles," said Sydney Boyle, RamEvents external relations and public relations coordinator. "As one of the events scheduled for Black History Month, the dance company will also offer insight into historical black culture and modern dance through their performance, enriching  students' experience on campus." Video from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre YouTube channel.  The program consists of a 1 ½-2 hour, full-team dance performance, with an on-stage question and answer immediately following. CSU student tickets are free, and can be picked up at the LSC Campus Box Office. General public tickets, including CSU faculty and staff, are $30 and can be purchased through the Lincoln Center Box Office, 417 West Magnolia in Fort Collins.

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Accept your body

The CSU Health Network, Campus Recreation, Women and Gender Advocacy Center, Kendall Anderson Nutrition Center, Associated Students of CSU and others are coming together to plan a week of events from February 23 – 27 to promote Body Acceptance – because one size never fits all.

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CPC Employee Awards: Nomination Deadlines Approaching

The CSU Classified Personnel Council is seeking nominations and applications for the following employee awards: Outstanding Achievement Award

  • Recognizes meritorious and outstanding achievement in job skills or service to the university by state classified employees; up to five awards are granted each year, which consist of a plaque, an award of $1,000, and special recognition at the Celebrate! CSU Awards Ceremony and Classified Personnel Council Recognition Luncheon.
  • Nomination deadline: Friday, Feb. 27
  • How to nominate: Visit the Outstanding Achievement Award webpage to fill-out and submit a nomination form.
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Educational Assistance Award
  • Scholarships to assist state classified employees seeking to further their education while employed at CSU; multiple awards of $500 are presented each semester to employees based on need; recipients may use the money to meet any related expense, such as tuition, books, technology, child care, and gas for traveling to and from class.
  • Nomination deadline: Friday, Feb. 27
  • How to apply: Visit the Educational Assistance Award webpage to download the application, and then send a completed application to Kristin Stephens at 1877 Campus Delivery or
Positive Action Award
  • Recognizes employees or groups that have made a significant contribution to CSU state classified employees through systemic change; systemic change is defined as the establishment of policies or procedures that create a more supportive work environment.
  • Nomination deadline: Friday, March 13
  • How to nominate: Send the names of the individuals and a description of their contribution to Geri Baker at 1620 Campus Delivery or
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