College of Liberal Arts Winter 2023 News

An update on the Clark Revitalization, faculty achievements, alumni spotlights, and other recent news from the College of Liberal Arts.

Advocating for a human-centered approach to teaching

MFA alum Caleb Gonzalez is a PhD candidate whose research about first-year writing programs at Hispanic-Serving Institutions got him an invitation to VP Harris’s home.

How Journalists Pursue and Preserve Democracy

A videographer, a publisher, and a high school journalism teacher advocate for the importance and role of journalism in preserving and enhancing our democracy.

Alumni Give Voice to Students Who Might Not Have One

Liberal Arts alumni provide voice to students from rural or underrepresented communities by creating scholarships.

Spring 2023

Letter from the Dean: Perception and the Liberal Arts

The intersection of perception – the process by which we perceive, interpret and make sense of the world around us – and the liberal arts offers a rich terrain for exploration and analysis, as both seek to understand the human condition and our place in the world.

Filming Blind: CSU alumna pursues her passion after losing her sight

Steve Weiss documents alumna Taylor Aguilar’s journey in filmmaking after she becomes blind, helping to break down barriers about disability in film. 

Winter 2022

Alumna creates scholarship for student facilitators in public deliberation

When Linda Cates – a two-time alumna and long-time donor – learned about the Center for Public Deliberation in 2014 she immediately wanted to support students who were learning deliberative dialogue skills – much-needed skills in today’s society.