September 2019 was busy at Colorado State University. Students settled in on campus, CSU Athletics got rolling, and President Joyce McConnell gave her first Fall Address.

Native American Cultural Center, Sept. 3, 2019

Yufna Soldier Wolf, director of the Northern Arapaho Tribal Historic Preservation Office, visits the Native American Cultural Center. Soldier Wolf shared how her ancestors used the land around Fort Collins and Estes Park and would meet at the “Council Tree,” a 120-year-old cottonwood that stood in southeast Fort Collins near the Cache La Poudre River. She came to campus to be interviewed by film producer Frank Boring for the documentary he is creating in honor of CSU’s sesquicentennial.
Photo by William A. Cotton

CSU Trial Garden

CSU Trial Gardens, Sept. 4, 2019

Flowers were in full bloom in the CSU Trial Gardens.
Photo by Esmeralda Garfio

Employee Appreciation Celebration 2019
Employee Appreciation Celebration 2019
Employee Appreciation Celebration 2019

Lory Student Center, Sept. 4, 2019

The Shared Governance Councils — APC and CPC — host the Employee Appreciation Celebration at CSU.
Photos by William A. Cotton

Mountain Campus

Mountain Campus, Sept. 6, 2019

Warner College of Natural Resources first-year students get to know each other around a campfire during a retreat.
Photo by William A. Cotton

Canvas Stadium

Canvas Stadium, Sept. 7, 2019

CSU beats Western Illinois University 38-13 in the first home game of the season at Canvas Stadium.
Photo by John Eisele

CSU Volleyball

Moby Arena, Sept. 12, 2019

The CSU volleyball team dominates No. 19 Colorado, 3-0, in an “Orange Out” in Moby Arena.
Photo by Nick Monaghan

Mariachi Sol de Mi Tierra

Lory Student Center Plaza, Sept. 16, 2019

El Centro kick offs Latinx Heritage Month on Mexican Independence Day with a performance by Mariachi Sol de Mi Tierra.
Photo by Joe Giordano

Joyce McConnell speaking
Silent march by students

The Oval, Sept. 19, 2019

Joyce McConnell delivers her first address as president of CSU, while a significant number of students peacefully demonstrated against recent incidents of racial bias on campus.
Photos by CSU Photography


Environmental Learning Center, Sept. 20, 2019

CSU Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology student Kiera Denehan leads a group of middle school students during an E-Camp at the Environmental Learning Center.
Photo by William A. Cotton

Ag Day
Ag Day
Ag Day

Nutrien Ag Day, Sept. 21, 2019

CSU’s College of Agricultural Sciences celebrates an annual tradition dating back to 1981.
Photos by John Eisele

Jay Rock

Lory Student Center Grand Ballroom, Sept. 22, 2019

Grammy Award-winning rapper Jay Rock performs at RamFest.
Photo by Xavier Hadley

Arkansas Valley Campus

Arkansas Valley Campus, Sept. 25, 2019

CSU celebrates the opening of the Arkansas Valley Campus in Rocky Ford.
Photo by William A. Cotton