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I Love CSU Day

April 12, 2012

Celebrate this Wednesday by wearing your green and gold!

Giveaways, games help celebrate CSU

Get your green on and celebrate I Love CSU Day Wednesday, April 18, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on the Lory Student Center Plaza.

Stop by the Alumni Association's table for:

  • CSU Giveaways
  • CSU Trivia games
  • RAMdom acts of kindness

"I Love CSU Day is a great opportunity to celebrate what you love about CSU by wearing green and gold and showing Ram Pride," said Beth Etter, director of communications for the CSU Alumni Association.

Ram Quest scavenger hunt

April 18 marks I Love CSU Day, and what better way to celebrate the momentous green and gold occasion than by a good, old-fashioned scavenger hunt? 

Wednesday's Ram Quest will begin at 10 a.m. April 18 and end once the first 100 people complete the hunt and are deemed winners at the final destination, otherwise the hunt will end at 2 p.m. on April 18. Follow the clues and the first 10 winners will take home an I Love CSU Day prize pack and the first 100 winners will score a free CSU T-shirt. All clues will be posted on CSU's Facebook page on the morning of April 18.

How to play
  • Print/write down the clues for the six locations on campus.
  • Participants are looking for free-standing, signacades (sandwich board sign with an “A” frame) that will be located outdoors by the main entrance of each building location across main campus, unless otherwise noted in the clues.
  • The clues are all given upfront and participants do not need to follow the clues in a specific order, with the exception of the final destination.MyCSU interns Kelly, Shelby and X model the CSU T-shirt that's up for grabs in this Ram Quest.
  • To get started, participants can follow any clue (with the exception of the final destination) and end up at a location on CSU’s main campus. At each location, look for a signacade/sandwich board that will have Ram Quest passports and a passport puncher.
  • Be sure to grab a passport from your first location and bring it to the remaining five locations. 
  • Punch your Ram Quest passport at each location. Each location will have a unique puncher. Please punch your passport into an attached paper recycling bag – It is Earth Week!
  • Bring completed Ram Quest passport (five different punches from five locations) to the final destination.
  • The Prize?? First 10 Ram Quest winners will receive an I Love CSU Day Prize Pack from the CSU Bookstore. First 100 people will receive a CSU T-shirt.

The 2012 Proclamation

Every year, the Alumni Association drafts a proclamation for the governor to sign, officially proclaiming I Love CSU Day as a state holiday.

WHEREAS, Colorado State University is a public land grant institution of higher learning for the 21st Century, committed to excellence and setting the standard for public research universities in teaching, research, service, and extension; and

WHEREAS, the University has designated the month of April as "Celebrate Colorado State!" month, devoted to the recognition of the achievements of the campus community in the past year; and

WHEREAS, the Colorado State University Alumni Association, as part of “Celebrate Colorado State!” month, leads the celebration of "I Love CSU Day" to encourage and appreciate CSU Ram pride and campus traditions;

Therefore, I, John Hickenlooper, Governor of the State of Colorado, do hereby proclaim April 18, 2012, I Love CSU Day.