Office of Community & Economic Development
CSU’s Community and Economic Development Office partners with communities, industry, other universities and schools, state and local agencies, and non-profit organizations to address real-world challenges.
Our mission is to connect the best of CSU's innovation, strategies and resources to Coloradans working to address social, economic, and workforce issues in their communities. Do you have a challenge in your community or an idea you wish to share? Contact us!
CSU captures APLU, UEDA awards for Innovation & Economic Prosperity
In partnership with the Office of the Vice President for Research and the City of Fort Collins, the Office of Community and Economic Development led an intensive self-study effort to identify CSU’s accomplishments and opportunities for growth as an economic partner. These efforts have been recognized by the Association of Public Land-Grant Universities and the University Economic Development Association.
Global Leadership in Sustainability: 2016 IEP Place Award
2016 IEP University Designation
Advancing the Agriculture Economy Through Innovation Summit
Some of the country’s leading influencers and thinkers in agriculture and related fields met at Colorado State University March 18-20, 2015 to explore creative, collaborative and sustainable ways meet the demand for increased food production.
Colorado Agriculture Innovation Cluster
This newly released Colorado State University study identifies geographic, demographic, and economic factors that position Colorado’s Front Range for the emergence and growth of an innovation-led industry cluster in the agriculture and food system.
Passport to the Maker's Universe
The Office of Community and Economic Development and the NoCo Manufacturing Partnership teamed up at the NoCo Mini Maker Faire on October 4 in Loveland, Colorado to help young students explore exciting career options in manufacturing and making.
Engagement throughout Colorado: Idea-2-Product 3D Printing Lab (video)
Colorado Maker Hub looking to offer a full slate of year-round programming
Agriculture experts see collaboration as key to growth
Colorado Apparel Manufacturing Summit reveals promise and possibilities
In highly educated Larimer County,skills gap persists
CSU program brings assistance, opportunity to farmers