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Financial officer by day, ultramarathoner by night

In 2020, Macdonald was training for the Boston Marathon when it was cancelled four weeks out because of the pandemic. “I was fit, and I wanted to do something with all that fitness,” said Macdonald, who also serves as chair of the Classified Personnel Council.

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Students

Graduate students showcase exceptional work

CSU graduate students showcased an exceptional body of work during the 2021 Graduate Student Showcase. Virtual presentations encompassed research, entrepreneurship and creative works from all eight colleges and interdisciplinary programs.

College Community

Rams Shape Science

Spoiler alert: Success can come from any background

Soto is well known for her research on embodied cognition, her compassion for each student as an individual, her work ethic and her desire to normalize failure on the path to success. It might not be immediately apparent that her parents only have a third-grade education.

Sustainability