ACT Re-imagines the Film Festival

In March 2020, the ACT Human Rights Film Festival became one of the first festivals in the nation to announce that its annual festival – set to open April 3 – was postponed until further notice.   The postponement was announced after ACT had released the film program and sold tickets and passes. ACT’s festival programmers and staff determined that cancelling the 2020 festival seemed ill-advised and unnecessary. Instead, ACT Managing Director Beth Seymour got busy re-imagining how to honor filmmakers and continue […]

Alumni Panel Pivot

Each semester the Department of Communication Studies organizes a series of alumni panels for all Senior Capstone sections. Prior to the pandemic, panels occurred in-person at the Lory Student Center and featured alumni living in the Northern Colorado area. The opportunity to bring alumni back to campus to share stories and meet our soon-to-be-graduated-seniors has always been a highlight of the semester.   Once […]

Community Guide Project Amplifes Housing's Impact on Health for Fort Collins Residents

Originally printed in the College of Liberal Arts Magazine When we think about health, many of us think about healthcare for our bodies. But according to the City of Fort Collins’s Home2Health program, “going to the doctor only accounts for about 20 percent of overall well-being.” Access to safe, quality, affordable housing – and the […]