To honor Bernie Rollin’s life and legacy, Steve Hillard ’70 recently contributed $750,000 to the College of Agricultural Sciences to support strategic initiatives and catalyze the college’s commitment to creating a more diverse and inclusive future for agriculture.
On Wednesday, April 29, employees and students were celebrated at the annual CAS/AES Awards, held in the Bernie Rollin Knowledge Well in the new Nutrien Agricultural Sciences Building.
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Over the spring semester, Godinez participated in an internship focusing on being an equine-assisted services provider at the Temple Grandin Equine Center’s Denver location on the CSU Spur campus. During this internship, she learned the difference between many types of EAS and the standards necessary for providing the various services.
Laston Charriez, an educator, marketing executive and food industry veteran, has joined Colorado State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences as an assistant professor of practice and industry liaison for the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics’ new Agribusiness and Food Innovation master’s degree program.
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Ornamental horticulturalist and extension specialist tapped as next Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture head
Mengmeng Gu brings experience in both horticulture and landscape design to her new role as department head for the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, with a focus on sustainability and a career-long commitment to teaching, research and outreach.
Craig Huffhines, a top executive in the equine and beef industries, is returning to his alma mater as CSU’s director of Equine Sciences and Elite Bovine and Equine Genetics.
The new Temple Grandin Equine Center totals 30,000 square feet, and includes equine, clinical, administrative and classroom spaces that support student learning, client success and research advancement for the equine-assisted services industry.
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On March 9, Paul Opler lent his entomology expertise to the United States Postal Service’s virtual first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for its newest stamp featuring the Colorado Hairstreak Butterfly.
The state-of-the-art facility, named for Department of Animal Sciences faculty member and autism advocate Temple Grandin, was created to be a place of healing, treatment, education and research for clients from diverse backgrounds. The center is the new home of one of the leading equine-assisted services education and research programs in the world.
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Thomas Borch and Dawn Thilmany have been recognized for their excellence in teaching, research, and engagement, and for demonstrating a significant impact on their respective fields.
Colorado State University Professor of Animal Sciences Temple Grandin will speak on Tuesday, Feb. 16, as part of the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame Virtual Author’s Corner Series. The theme of the event is “From the Heart and Mind.”
A popular feature of the National Western Stock Show, the Ag Adventure education program continues this year through a printable activity guide that correlates with the days of the postponed stock show, Jan. 9-24.
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