The College of Health and Human Sciences provides a broad range of engagement activities which are in keeping with our land-grant heritage. Our faculty members have established real-world partnerships which assist our fellow citizens through education and services, and provide our students with unparalleled learning opportunities, all with the goal of improving health and lives. Browse outreach activities in the College of Health and Human Sciences:

For more information on outreach and engagement activities at Colorado State University, see www.engagement.colostate.edu


The College of Health and Human Sciences has Extension specialists located in four units. These specialists work with CSU Extension agents and various agencies throughout Colorado to provide research-based educational programs and information designed to help improve the health and welfare of individuals and families. Below is a listing of some of these programs with links for further information. For additional information about outreach efforts at CSU, please see the CSU Extension website.

Current Outreach News


Work-Life Balance as an MSW in Child Welfare

On paper, School of Social Work alumnus and combat veteran Alastair Johnson's career change seems to be an about face: from British Army to child welfare...

A red caftan

Moroccan caftans the focus of new Avenir Museum exhibit

What happens when traditional attire meets high fashion? The Colorado State University Avenir Museum of Design and Merchandising examines this question in "The Allure of the...

Ben Granger

Ben Granger: The legacy of a true social worker

"Ben was a real social worker," Georgia Granger said, remembering her husband. "He loved the students; he wanted to teach them all he could. He wanted...


Recipe: French onion soup

With fresh thyme and bay leaves, a crunchy baguette slice and creamy Gruyere cheese, this French onion soup is a satisfying, flavorful dish for rainy spring...

Dairy Collage

Wdowik nutrition column: Dairy and its substitutes

My grandmother would be confused about the controversy surrounding milk and other dairy products. Twice a day she went out to her barn and milked Bessie,...

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Hands-on hospitality: Learning the art of planning successful events

Students in the Hospitality Management Program at Colorado State University have some unique opportunities for hands-on learning. As part of their senior seminar, the students plan...

Girl hiking

The top 5 health benefits of interacting with nature

The beginning of June in Colorado means the beginning of camping season, boat rides, swimming, and hiking with friends and family. We all know that outdoor...

Baked Chicken Parmesan

Recipe: Baked Chicken Parmesan

Add some basil chiffonade for a pleasant spring or summer dish.

Prep time: 30 min.
Cooking time: 50 min.


  • Olive oil cooking spray

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts

  • Black pepper

  • 2 eggs,...

SSW Ph.D. Students

Social work doctoral students continue on successful path

In a stadium full of fellow graduate students wearing mortarboard caps and gowns signifying academic excellence, two doctoral students in the School of Social Work, Annie...

two friends talking on stairs

Mental Health Awareness Month: Tips for supporting yourself and others

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a national observance with the goal to fight stigma, educate the public, and provide support.

Living with a mental health...