Donors once again came through to support their favorite campus causes on Day of Giving.
Walter Scott’s exceptionally generous gifts have also proven to be exceptionally wise investments in young people. In addition to renewable merit scholarships for up to 80 undergraduates, and fellowships for up to 30 graduate students, Scott’s gift will support four Presidential Chairs, teaching and research facilities, and funding for strategic initiatives in the Walter Scott Jr. College of Engineering.
Faculty and students from the Department of Design and Merchandising attended Outdoor Retailer, the world’s leading outdoor sports show for gear, apparel, footwear, and accessories in Denver.
Marie Macy inspired countless children and students at the Colorado State University Preschool, now the CSU Early Childhood Center, where she worked for 18 years. In 2015, she continued her dedication to CSU’s youngest Rams through a generous gift to the Marie Macy Director’s Legacy Endowment to benefit the center.
The CSU Department of Human Development and Family Studies has launched a new mentoring program to help first-generation students with the transition to college.
The Temple Grandin Equine Center will elevate CSU into a position of world leadership in equine-assisted activities and therapy.
A $1.5 million gift from alumna Leslie Buttorff will put CSU on the leading edge of cannabinoid research.
Colorado State University's Annual Flower Trial Garden is a CSU treasure, aesthetic delight, and one of the most-visited places in Fort Collins. A recent $25,000 gift from the Ecke family will enhance visitor enjoyment of the garden and recognize the service and impact of longtime horticulture educators.