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2016 Legacies Honoree Video

Watch Maria Puig’s Legacies Project video and learn more about her impact at CSU.

Audio Described Version of Maria Puig’s Legacies Project video (best experienced in Chrome)

Honoring Maria's Legacy Maria Puig

Read Maria’s biography and career history and find out what she’s doing today.

It was Dr. Ben Granger’s guiding hand that encouraged Dr. Puig to first join the CSU faculty, and the invaluable mentorship of Dr. Brad Sheafor that helped her grow as an educator. She has chosen two funds to honor their legacies and the immense impact they made on her time at CSU.

Message for Maria Puig

“Maria made such a difference in my education. She taught all of us about diversity and cultural awareness. She urged us to think outside of the box. We also had the honor of tasting her Cuban cooking!!!! Congratulations on this honor, Maria. You deserve it!”

Crystal (Reynolds) Ruiz (Master of Social Work, ’03)