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Students urged to volunteer, make connections through CSU Natural Gas Symposium

September 10, 2012

Organizers of the Colorado State University Natural Gas Symposium in the Lory Student Center Oct. 1-3 are looking for student volunteers to help with the event.

Gov. John Hickenlooper, shown here touring CSU's engines lab, has been invited to the eventU.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Gov. John Hickenlooper and former Gov. Bill Ritter, now director of CSU’s Center for the New Energy Economy, have been invited to speak at the symposium.

Volunteers needed

To volunteer to participate in this exciting event, which is being coordinated in part by the Office of the Vice President for Research, contact

For more information, see the agenda.

The event is also sponsored by the Center for the New Energy Economy, the Clean Energy Supercluster, Cenergy and the School of Global Environmental Sustainability.

Students are also being encouraged to attend the Natural Gas Career Panel Forum hosted by the Career Center from noon to 1 p.m. October 1 in Room 228 of the student center. Free lunch will be provided, but registration is required.

Students from all disciplines of study are invited and are eligible to receive a certificate of completion for attending.

The Career Panel Forum is a rare opportunity to hear from panelists representing industry, environmental, and academic perspectives. The panel is designed to educate and inform students of the complex issues surrounding the oil and natural gas industry. Students will learn about job and career opportunities as well as opportunities in other supporting industries. Information also will be provided about the natural gas-related curriculum that is offered at CSU.

Contact: Emily Wilmsen
Phone: (970) 491-2336