Growing up in the Depression era taught John and Dolores Goodier to be more disciplined with money. It served them well and, as a result, were able to make a gift to CSU that will impact students for years to come. More
From humble roots, Karen Morris-Fine moved on to a career at the heights of her field—with some help along the way from Colorado State University. As part of her estate planning, she's established the Karen Morris-Fine Graduate Student and Early Career Faculty Success Fund. More
It all started with Erica—the first in the Lobato family to attend Colorado State University. Soon her brothers would follow. More importantly, the three of them would go on to create a scholarship that would open up new opportunities for future students. But first, to Erica’s story. More
Colorado State University alumni Kathy ('81, '93) and Allen Brandon ('80, '83, '86) both grew up in Colorado, and both have family ties to CSU. Allen's father earned his master's degree in engineering at CSU, Kathy's sister graduated from CSU, and a niece and nephew are CSU graduates. The couple's lifelong connection to the University inspired them to include CSU in their estate plan. More
Colorado State University alumna Karen Shirey expressed her passion for fashion at an early age, and, in retirement, her interest has come full circle with her support of the University's Avenir Museum of Design and Merchandising. More
When Michael Schulman ('01) and his wife, Bryn Harris, welcomed their son, Landon, into the world last fall, they set up a trust that would provide for him should anything happen to them. In the process, they decided to include a bequest to Colorado State University, where Michael earned his bachelor's degree in business administration. More
Tom Jackson and his loyal feline companion, "Buttons duh Cat", were inseparable friends for 14 years. When Buttons passed away after a long battle with chronic renal disease, Tom developed an estate plan that would not only memorialize his beloved best friend, but also support innovative research to develop better treatments for chronic renal disease. More
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