Colorado State University – Pueblo hosts video premiere events for businesses


Colorado State University–Pueblo will host four events across Colorado to premiere and distribute an instructional DVD created for small and disadvantaged businesses serving the highway and transit construction industry. The DVD and events are part of the T-REX and Southeast Corridor Constructors (SECC) project.

Attendees also will learn about the scholarship funded by the Kiewit and Parsons T-REX Endowment Scholarship Fund. The $5,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a socially or economically disadvantaged CSU-Pueblo student who owns or is employed by a Colorado-based small business. Students may receive more information about the scholarship through the CSU-Pueblo Financial Aid office.

Events are scheduled over the next two months on CSU campuses in Pueblo, Colorado Springs, Denver, and Ft. Collins. Events are free and open to all persons working in construction, highway or transit industries, small business owners, and others who may be interested. Members of the media are encouraged to attend. Lunch will be served at all events. Registration is required for attendance. To register, call 303-971-0290 or email event@tqtcomm.com and indicate which event you would like to attend.

The schedule for events is as follows:
• Wednesday, January 31 at noon
CSU-Pueblo Citadel Center
730 Citadel Drive East, Suite 300
Colorado Springs

Colorado State University – Pueblo hosts video premiere events for businesses
PUEBLO – Colorado State University–Pueblo will host four events across Colorado to premiere and distribute an instructional DVD created for small and disadvantaged businesses serving the highway and transit construction industry. The DVD and events are part of the T-REX and Southeast Corridor Constructors (SECC) project.

Attendees also will learn about the scholarship funded by the Kiewit and Parsons T-REX Endowment Scholarship Fund. The $5,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a socially or economically disadvantaged CSU-Pueblo student who owns or is employed by a Colorado-based small business. Students may receive more information about the scholarship through the CSU-Pueblo Financial Aid office.

Events are scheduled over the next two months on CSU campuses in Pueblo, Colorado Springs, Denver, and Ft. Collins. Events are free and open to all persons working in construction, highway or transit industries, small business owners, and others who may be interested. Members of the media are encouraged to attend. Lunch will be served at all events. Registration is required for attendance. To register, call 303-971-0290 or email event@tqtcomm.com and indicate which event you would like to attend.

The schedule for events is as follows:
• Wednesday, January 31 at noon
CSU-Pueblo Citadel Center
730 Citadel Drive East, Suite 300
Colorado Springs

• Thursday, February 22 at noon
CSU-Pueblo Occhiato University Center, Hearthwell Lounge
2200 Bonforte Blvd.
Pueblo

• Thursday, March 1 at noon
CSU-Ft Collins
Lory Student Center, Room 230
At Meldrum and Laurel Streets
Ft. Collins

• Wednesday, March 7 at noon
CSU-Denver
401 17th Street
Denver

The authors of the DVD content will be on hand to answer questions and discuss industry-related issues. Panelists will include CSU-Pueblo Dean of Continuing Education Dr. James Malm and CSU engineering faculty, including Assistant Professor Keith Sinkhorn, Assistant Professor Sylvester Kalevela and Associate Professor Michael Mincic; and business faculty, adjunct professors Rita Friberg and Allan McConnell. (Note: All panelists will not appear at every event.)

The DVD will be distributed free to all attendees. Business owners will find the comprehensive DVD an invaluable tool for day-to-day business decisions, with information about financial planning, preparing for business growth, contract compliance, bid submissions, and more.

Colorado State University - Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university emphasizing professional, career-oriented, and applied programs. Displaying excellence in teaching, celebrating diversity, and engaging in service and outreach, CSU-Pueblo is distinguished by access, opportunity, and the overall quality of services provided to its students.

Colorado State University - Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university emphasizing professional, career-oriented, and applied programs. Displaying excellence in teaching, celebrating diversity, and engaging in service and outreach, CSU-Pueblo is distinguished by access, opportunity, and the overall quality of services provided to its students.