Today @ Colorado State has been replaced by SOURCE. This site exists as an archive of Today @ Colorado State stories between January 1, 2009 and September 8, 2014.


Tell us all about it

August 25, 2009

You're invited to share your Colorado State announcements, events, news, and stories with the campus community. Anyone affiliated with Colorado State who has a CSU eID may contribute to Today by using the 'Submit' link located in the upper right-hand corner of the Today Web page.

Braggin' rights start here

Today @ Colorado State is created and distributed by the Department of Web Communications to provide a convenient, one-stop source of the latest campus announcements, events, news, and information.

An electronic e-mail with Today headlines is sent Monday through Friday to Colorado State University students, faculty, staff, and off-campus subscribers.

Examples of content

Campus News
  • announcements
  • news stories
  • research announcements, news, and updates
  • department or program news
  • announcements, news, and stories about Rams Athletics
  • all events, including dissertation and thesis defenses, should be submitted to the University Event Calendar which is linked to Today @ Colorado State and where event information must appear to be featured in Today
  • events specific to campus employees, such as benefit information sessions, fairs, trainings, workshops, retirement receptions, etc., should be submitted to the Working @ Colorado State Calendar.
Student Life
  • announcements specifically for students
  • student organizations news and announcements
  • student profiles, including award and honor announcements 
  • Club announcements, news, and profiles
  • Student FYIs
Working @ CSU
  • awards and honors
  • employee announcements such as HR and benefits information
  • training/development opportunities
  • obituaries
  • people profiles

Review and edit

Announcements, news, and stories submitted to Today @ Colorado State will be reviewed within 48 hours (excluding weekends). Approved items will be edited and posted in the order they are received. Events submitted to the calendar will be reviewed and approved within 72 hours (excluding weekends).

All items submitted for approval must be sponsored by a registered student organization, CSU department or office, or other official CSU affiliated organization.

Approved items will be placed into the appropriate category by the editor.

Images for events

To request the inclusion of an image for your event posting, send an e-mail attaching the suggested image (.jpg format required). Include the date and name of your event in the e-mail request.

Photos will be evaluated by the calendar administrator and included based on photo quality, size and appropriateness. Images smaller than 200 pixels in width cannot be used.

Images for stories

The photo upload tool for announcements, news, and Student FYIs, will be available after your story is successfully submitted. The online tool accepts one photo per submission.

  • We are only able to accept GIF or JPG image files at this time. These are the most common image formats for the Web.
  • Only images less than 200KB (200 kilobytes) are allowed. If you have a larger image, please resize.
  • Only one image may be submitted. If you have more, please e-mail additional images.
  • If your file is less than 200KB, it can be any size. We may resize your image down to 460 pixels wide or less. Images 275 wide are preferred for most story pages.
  • 72 dpi or higher is preferred.

SUBMIT your items

For additional information, review the Guidelines.