Esmeralda Castillo-Cobian teaching in classroom

Class of 2019: Esmeralda Castillo-Cobian

May 7, 2019

A passionate advocate and student of students, Castillo-Cobian has brought her experiences as a first-generation college student to her studies at CU Boulder and into her K-12 classrooms.

Marc Thomson in front of Flatirons

Class of 2019: Marc Thomson

May 7, 2019

The College of Engineering and Applied Science’s outstanding graduate thrived in two tough majors, all while participating in research and internships at world-class labs.

Sean Okonsky

Class of 2019: Sean Okonsky

May 7, 2019

Struggling with depression and substance use that had led to academic probation, the chemical engineering student found support and success on campus—now he’s headed to graduate school at Penn State.

Nick Fisher runs the football

Class of 2019: Nick Fisher

May 7, 2019

Buff football fans know Fisher as No. 7, the starting safety. But there’s more to the story on how the “old Nick” transformed into a successful student with an advertising degree who “will make a difference.”

Thomas Morales

Class of 2019: Thomas Morales

May 6, 2019

The first-generation student found his passion for the law listening to Supreme Court arguments in class. Now with a law degree in hand, Morales wants to help others as a litigation associate.

Maren Rosenbach

Class of 2019: Maren Rosenbach

May 6, 2019

As a law student studying ethics and compliance, Rosenbach learned how the law can be preventative, rather than reactive, in creating ethical business cultures.

Sarah Withee holding CubeSat with CU Engineering class in spring 2018

Class of 2019: Sarah Withee

May 6, 2019

Amidst a fruitful career as a Japanese language professor and technologist, Withee joined Generation Z and millenial students to become an electrical engineer.

Leeds School of Business building

Class of 2019: The next generation of business leaders

May 6, 2019

Read about a few of the talented Leeds School of Business undergraduate and graduate students, who will soon be starting the next chapter of their lives and professional careers.

Serene Singh performs Bhangra dance on the deck of the CASE building

Class of 2019: Serene Singh

May 3, 2019

The Rhodes and Truman Scholar—among many other impressive accolades—will commence graduate studies at Oxford University and aims to one day serve as a Supreme Court justice.

Adán Garcia

Class of 2019: Adán Garcia

May 3, 2019

Garcia, graduating with a dual bachelor’s and master’s in ethnic studies and education, has dedicated much of his time at CU Boulder to unraveling Eurocentrism in education.