CSU’s Temple Grandin Equine Center in north Denver hosted an Open House on March 16 to provide a window for the community into the programs and activities that will continue growing as plans for the future National Western Center progress. More than 50 community members joined in celebrating the positive impact of equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) on individuals with cognitive and physical disabilities.
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For the past three years, Colorado State University has hosted a clubhouse at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science’s annual Girls & Science event, a fun-filled day focused on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) career exploration and mentorship for kids, mostly between eight and 13 years old.
Earlier this month, Colorado State University’s Todos Santos Center cohosted two back-to-back One Health fish necropsy workshops with instructors from the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), focusing on the role fish play in ecosystems, the health of those fish, and how the health of oceans and aquatic life impacts human health and other species.
Colorado State University has partnered with the National Western Stock Show since the event’s founding in 1870. The University continued its long-standing tradition at the 2018 stock show.
In mid-2017, Tom Vilsack, CEO and President of the US Dairy Export Council, former Iowa Governor and US Secretary of Agriculture, joined Denver Water and the Colorado State University System as a Strategic Adviser of Food & Water Initiatives at the National Western Center and as Global Chair for the International Board of Counselors on Food & Water Initiatives.
It’s January, and students fill the rooms of the Colorado State University Todos Santos Center on the west coast of the Baja California Sur peninsula in Mexico.
The 16-day National Western Stock Show is filled with action-packed rodeos, stimulating exhibits and myriad vendors, all celebrating America’s Western heritage. The Exceptional Rodeo, now in its 35th year, adds a particularly special element to the Stock Show’s lineup each year, delivering a firsthand rodeo experience to children with physical and developmental disabilities.
Each year, CSU students are provided the opportunity to participate in the University’s Ag Adventure program, leading up to and during the annual National Western Stock Show, held each January in Denver.