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Green and Gold Gala Aug. 29

Updated August 20, 2009

Share a special moment in the history of Colorado State University - and its future. Attend the Green and Gold Gala, the premier Colorado State Alumni event in Denver. Make your reservation by Monday, Aug. 24.

Saturday, Aug. 29, 6 p.m.
Invesco Field at Mile High
East Club
Parking and directions 

The Green & Gold Gala is the premier Colorado State alumni event in Denver. Started in 2003, the Green & Gold Gala was created by members of the Alumni Association Board of Directors as a way to celebrate Colorado State University in the Denver area.

The Gala is a fundraiser for the Metro Denver Scholarship

Honorary Gala Chairs

  • Joe Blake, Chancellor, Colorado State University System
  • Linda Brisnehan, Vice President and Deputy, Information Technology, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
  • Steve Fairchild, '81, Head Football Coach, Colorado State University 

Evening's activities

  • Reception & silent auction
  • Dinner
  • Live auction & entertainment

Attire for the evening is black-tie, preferred


  • $125 per person
  • $100 per person, Alumni Association members

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Metro Denver Scholarship Fund. 

RSVP by Aug. 24, 2009 (extended and updated Aug. 20). 

Video invitation 

Watch the video invitation, "Discover the possibilities."

The Metro Denver Scholarship Fund

The Alumni Association Metro Denver Scholarship Fund was established in 2005 with proceeds from the Green and Gold Gala, a celebration of CSU held in Denver. Scholarships have been awarded since 2008.

(At right: Sarah Stephens and Jeffrey Usher, Metro Denver Scholarship recipients)

The recipient(s) of the scholarship must:

  • be from the Metro Denver area
  • be a full-time undergraduate junior or senior
  • demonstrate financial need
  • maintain an overall 2.8 cumulative GPA

2009–2010 Metro Denver Scholarship recipients

Sarah Stephens (’10)
Larkspur, Colo.
Art History, Pottery

Sarah loves being involved in life on campus. She has made the Dean’s list twice, plays intramural soccer, is a resident assistant and Key Service Mentor for first-year students in Key Service Community, and an Alternative Break Leader. Upon graduation, Sarah will apply for the Student Affairs and Higher Education master’s program at Colorado State.

“I am proud to be a CSU Ram: proud of being educated scholastically, culturally, and socially at this university.” 

Jeffrey Usher (’10)
Arvada, Colo.
Construction Management

Jeffrey chose CSU for its outstanding reputation in construction management. He is a member of the Construction Management Association of America and the Association of General Contractors, and he plays lacrosse in his free time. His career goal is to manage top quality construction projects and be an effective supervisor.

“I am proud to be a Ram because CSU has given me amazing opportunities that I couldn’t have gotten elsewhere.”

Contact: CSU Events
Phone: (970) 491-4601