Puksta Fall Retreat

In August, returning and new Puksta Scholars gathered for our Fall retreat at NCAR. It was a great pleasure to welcome our 4 new scholars and set the tone for the year. We had a great time on the blind hike and telling our public narratives.Read more »

Statement of Support for All Students

Nov. 12, 2016

Puksta Scholars and CU Engage affirms our embrace of all students, staff, and faculty on the CU Boulder campus. This week some members of our community may be feeling especially vulnerable or threatened. To you, we say: we stand with you. We welcome and value all Muslim students. We welcome... Read more »

CU Boulder Hosts Puksta Foundation's Fall 2016 Inter-Collegiate Retreat

Sept. 20, 2016

On Saturday September 17, CU Boulder hosted the 2016 Puksta Foundation Inter-Collegiate Retreat. 56 scholars from CU Boulder, CU Denver, Colorado State, Denver University, and Metro State University Denver spent the day attending workshops, networking, and advancing work for the public good. Alex Landau, UCD Puksta Alum, Community Organizer with... Read more »
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Puksta Freshman Edwin Mendoza Olea Featured on CU Boulder Today

Sept. 16, 2016

Edwin Mendoza Olea is on CU Today and the cover of CU's main web-page!Read more »

CU Puksta Scholar Alondra Palomino featured on CU Boulder Today

Aug. 31, 2016

Check out this great newstory on Alondra Palomino's Puksta Project on CU Boulder Today! Esta es la historia en español.Read more »

2016 Fall CU Boulder Puksta Retreat

Aug. 27, 2016

The CU Boulder Puksta scholars had a fantastic retreat at NCAR on August 27, 2016. We welcomed 9 new scholars to our family and filled the day with team-building, stories, workshop sessions, good food, and of course, the blind hike. The scholars were fortunate to have Elvira Ramos of the... Read more »

Puksta Scholar Balkarn Shahi Launches ConnectMe!

May 5, 2016

Junior Puksta Scholar Balkarn Shahi launched his iniative ConnectMe! to bring high speed internet to low-income communities in Lafayette Colorado. His project garnered a fantastic news stories in the CU Today and the Daily Camera ! Part of this project is to raise funds so that low-income residents have the... Read more »

Incoming Puksta Scholar Suyog Soti Proflled in the Daily Camera

May 5, 2016

Congratulations to Suyog Soti for winning the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship and for being profiled in the Daily Camera! http://www.dailycamera.com/boulder-county-schools/ci_29830174/student-spotlight-suyog-sotiRead more »

2016 Puksta Passage

April 22, 2016

The CU Boulder Puksta Scholars Progam held its second annual Puksta Passage event at the Koenig Alumni Center on April 20, 2016. We spent the evening celebrating graduated seniors and welcoming new scholars to the program. The scholars were joined by their families, as well as Chancellor Phil DiStefano, Dean... Read more »

CU Puksta Scholars Energized at 2016 Winter Puksta Foundation Inter-Collegiate Retreat

Jan. 27, 2016

CU Boulder Puksta scholars joined 60 fellow scholars from CSU, UC-Denver, Metro State and DU on the weekend of January 23-24 for the Puksta Foundation's 2016 Winter Inter-Collegiate Retreat. Scholars spent the weekend in downtown Denver networking, attending workshops, and inspiring each other. On Saturday, scholars were inspired by Zach... Read more »