News and Events
The Speaker Series offers science, cultural and artistic presentations by leading experts in their fields. The presentations occur monthly during the Fall and Spring semesters. This series is offered jointly with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
View the current program
Additional Tours, Classes and Lectures
Occasionally the Society’s Executive Committee will hear of opportunities to participate in tours, classes and lectures that are not mentioned on this web site. If the Executive Board thinks these events would be of interest to its members they will be notified by email. Examples from the past are tours of the Avenir Museum, new and recently renovated buildings around campus, classes on computer applications, lectures about behind-the-scenes features of the Morgan Library, and visits by world renowned guest speakers to CSU.
The Society of CSU Faculty/AP Staff Retiree’s newsletter is an avenue for passing along events, news, and other information pertinent to this community of retirees. Each newsletter is in PDF format.
- Volume 11, Number 2 (Spring 2020)
- Volume 11, Number 1 (Fall 2019)
- Volume 10, Number 2 (Spring 2019)
- Volume 10, Number 1 (Fall 2018)
- Volume 9, Number 2 (Spring 2018)
- Volume 9, Number 1 (Fall 2017)
- Volume 8, Number 2 (Spring 2017)
- Volume 8, Number 1 (Fall 2016)
- Volume 7, Number 2 (Spring 2016)
- Volume 7, Number 1 (Fall 2015)
- Volume 6, Number 2 (Spring 2015)
- Volume 6, Number 1 (Fall 2014)
- Volume 5, Number 2 (Spring 2014)
- Volume 5, Number 1 (Fall 2013)
- Volume 4, Number 2 (Spring 2013)
- Volume 4, Number 1 (Fall 2012)
- Volume 3, Number 2 (Spring 2012)
- Volume 3, Number 1 (Fall 2011)
- Volume 2, Number 2 (Spring 2011)
- Volume 2, Number 1 (Fall 2010)
- Volume 1, Number 2 (Spring 2010)
- Volume 1, Number 1 (Fall 2009)
Classes Offered Through Osher
We invite you to learn more about Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (Osher) at Colorado State University. Osher is a membership-based organization that strives to offer learning opportunities for people 50 years of age or better in a stimulating environment.
On an annual basis, Osher will present two program sessions (spring and fall) with a variety of offerings over an array of themes, including:
- Historical Contexts and Current Issues
- Facets of the Rocky Mountain Region
- Life Transitions
- Environmental Sustainability
- Enjoying the Arts… and more!
Noncredit Courses at CSU
CSU Online offers the opportunity for passionate and energetic emeritus faculty to teach noncredit courses to the Fort Collins and surrounding Colorado communities utilizing face-to-face or online delivery. Choose a topic of your expertise to educate and enlighten the community at large. All courses must be reviewed and approved by the Society of Senior Scholars Executive Committee. This experience will be exciting and challenging as you interact with people of diverse cultures and ages.
To learn more, browse CSU Online noncredit courses.
Senior Citizen Class Visitation Privilege
As a service to older residents of the State of Colorado, CSU offers the chance to audit courses in its regular curriculum with no registration cost (special class and lab fees will be charged). This privilege is available with the instructor’s permission to any person aged 55 or over, on a space and resources available basis. Learn more about this privilege
Colorado State offers a rich selection of athletic events with programs that are competitive at the league or national level. Society members may retain their CSU ID cards and access these events at regular faculty rates. Learn more details
University Center for the Arts
The University Center for the Arts (UCA) provides a state-of-the-art environment for excellence in teaching, performing, creating, and discovering. It offers a unique setting, bringing our disciplines under one roof with two theaters, a dance theater, two concert halls, and two museums. Learn more about the UCA