College of Health and Human Sciences spring graduates inspire, persevere and excel

Graduates of the Colorado State University College of Health and Human Sciences have overcome many challenges to get the graduation. They are making an impact in many ways, including working with refugees, tutoring at-risk children, assisting ill family members, helping people with mental health issues, and even performing life-saving CPR. Read more about our outstanding graduates and their achievements in the following stories:


Portrait of Zach Alves
Zach Alves

Construction Management

Zach Alves – Construction management grad excels in competitions

Grant Frevert – Construction management graduate finds his focus

Humberto Hernandez – Outstanding construction management grad inspires others


Design and Merchandising

Taylor Sloan – Outstanding apparel and merchandising grad discovers the key to success

Carly Mansker – Outstanding interior design grad perseveres to graduation


Portrait of Taylor Sloan in front of CSU sign
Taylor Sloan

Food Science and Human Nutrition

Kelsey Snyder – Fermentation science grad brews up a second career


Health and Exercise Science

Aaron Leyte – Outstanding grad from the College of Health and Human Sciences


Human Development and Family Studies

Chelsea Reynolds – College outstanding senior overcomes challenges to get to graduation

Demitria Flores – First-generation student ignites family Ram pride


Gediya Ramazani and Mary Carraher
Gediya Ramazani and Mary Carraher

Occupational Therapy

Diana Purtz – OT student persists to graduation with support of department community


School of Education

Arcadio Avalos – School of Education graduate and Army captain excited to train fellow soldiers

Marisa DeClercq – School of Education graduate paving the way for future teachers


School of Social Work

Shannon Harrison and Annie Keeney – Social Work doctoral students continue on successful path

Krystal Kniegge – M.S.W. student gains best of both worlds from advanced generalist program

Gediya Ramazani – Outstanding grad from the College of Health and Human Sciences


Congratulations to all of the Spring and Summer 2017 graduates!