Gaining Practical Experience and Building Connections in D.C.

Each semester, the CSU in D.C. Internship connects students with jobs in legislative offices, nonprofit organizations, law firms, and other businesses in Washington, D.C. in a 15-credit, semester-long internship that includes a seminar, a colloquium, and a professional internship. The Straayer Center for Public Service Leadership and the Department of Political Science have collaborated with The Washington […]

Colorado Legislative Internship Serves as a Guiding Light for Career in Politics

Preparing for rebuttals on the senate floor, engaging with constituents to help create legislation that will advance community needs, conducting research, and writing memos for legislators. These are just a few of the day-to-day activities undergraduate students get to experience during their time as legislative interns.   For more than 40 years, the Colorado Legislative Internship […]

CSU fundraising effort to develop school for orphans in Uganda sees progress, but more donations still needed

A project to construct school buildings for orphans in a Uganda village – started by a Colorado State University custodian and student more than seven years ago – has not only survived the pandemic but expanded, and fundraising continues for additional improvements.

CSU political science students weigh in on Bennet-O’dea Senate debate

On the evening of October 28, the Lory Student Center Ballroom at Colorado State University was set to host the final scheduled public debate between the two front-runners for Colorado’s U.S. Senate seat, Democratic incumbent Michael Bennet and Republican challenger Joe O’Dea. With only forty audience members in attendance, it was an intimate setting for the […]

Voter Engagement on Campus: Bringing Together Students, Community, and City Leaders

As part of a continuing effort to bring community members and city leaders on campus to engage with students, the Straayer Center for Public Service Leadership and the Department of Political Science hosted a series of events to support and educate members of the campus community prior to the 2022 election.

Voter Engagement on Campus: Bringing Together Students, Community, and City Leaders 

By Elise Dietrich  As part of a continuing effort to bring community members and city leaders on campus to engage with students, the Straayer Center for Public Service Leadership along with the CSU Political Science department hosted a series of events to support and educate members of the campus community prior to the November 8 election. The […]