Sturm Collaboration Campus
Bridging the University with our Castle Rock Community
The Sturm Collaboration Campus brings together education, business and the community to create a unique resource for delivering a seamless education and workforce training.
Opened in 2019, the Sturm Collaboration Campus is a partnership between Arapahoe Community College (ACC), Douglas County School District, and Colorado State University that creates a CSU degree pathway for high school and community college students – all in one location in Castle Rock, Colo., midway between Denver and Colorado Springs.
Using resources from across the CSU System, Sturm Campus offers educational solutions for the modern learner, meeting students where they are geographically and connecting in the local community through experiential learning opportunities.
The Sturm Collaboration Campus brings together education, business and the community to create a unique resource for delivering seamless education and workforce training.
Arapahoe Community College (ACC): Sturm Collaboration Campus is designed to enable students to earn an associate degree from ACC and continue to a bachelor’s degree from CSU – all in one location. There are a variety of degrees and certificates offered in three areas or pathways: business, health and technology.
SBDC (Small Business Development Center Network): The Aurora-South Metro SBDC, Arapahoe Community College (ACC), and CSU System have opened a SBDC office within the ACC Sturm Collaboration Campus, launching a one-of-a-kind partnership that will leverage diverse resources to serve small business owners and engage the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Opportunities for Industry
Arapahoe/Douglas Works! Workforce Center is a member of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s statewide network of workforce centers, which provide a variety of no-cost services to job seekers and businesses. Arapahoe/Douglas Works! serves as a critical resource to connect people and businesses in Arapahoe and Douglas Counties, and throughout the Denver/Aurora metropolitan region.
- Douglas County Youth Employment Program
- Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Young Adult Program
Are you an employer that’s interested in providing students with Internships and Work-Based Learning Opportunities? We’d love to hear from you! Email: email@example.com
The Douglas County School District is Colorado’s third-largest school district, serving more than 63,000 students in preschool through twelfth-grade.
Featured Program Offerings
Computer Information Systems: Cybersecurity
This degree is designed for students with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Cybersecurity or Secure Software Development from Arapahoe Community College. This is a flexible, two-year Bachelor of Science degree program in Computer Information Systems with an emphasis in Cybersecurity from CSU-Pueblo’s Hasan School of Business. CSU Pueblo’s CIS degree in Cybersecurity prepares students for entry-level positions as a Security Specialist, Security Officer, Cyber Operations Specialist, Cybersecurity Analyst, Security Consultant and more.
Computer Information Systems: Secure Software Development
This degree is designed for students with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Cybersecurity or Secure Software Development from Arapahoe Community College. This is a flexible, two-year Bachelor of Science degree program in Computer Information Systems with an emphasis on Secure Software Development from CSU-Pueblo’s Hasan School of Business. The program prepares students for entry-level positions as Software Engineers, Programmers, Mobile Application Developers, Data Scientists and more!
B.S. Business Administration - Management or Marketing
Earn your BSBA in Marketing or Management at Castle Rock! Students can transfer 60 credits from their AA Business degree into this program. Take evening and online classes to save money and stay local. Earn your BSBA in Marketing or Management at the ACC Sturm Collaboration Campus at Castle Rock!
Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Educator
The RN-MSN program provides an efficient degree pathway for nursing students to dually enroll at both institutions to complete their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and MSN degrees simultaneously. Nursing students in good standing in ACC’s RN-BSN program are eligible to enroll in the RN-MSN pathway.
Get In Touch With Us
Director, CSU Engagement Center at Castle Rock
Jill Garber is Director of the Regional Engagement Center at the Sturm Collaboration Campus in Castle Rock, Colorado. Prior to coming to CSU she was the Director of Extension Campuses at Arapahoe Community College and helped to open the Castle Rock Campus in the fall of 2011.