President of University of Colorado Talks Outreach
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.- The president of the University of Colorado made a stop in Grand Junction on Wednesday, to talk outreach. At a Rotary Club of Grand Junction luncheon, the president, Bruce Benson, introduced CU for Colorado. This is a new initiative that pushes for more than 200 programs serving the state's rural and metro communities including right here in the Grand Valley. The president also acknowledged how students must think hard about their courses they're taking. “When I was a freshman in college, I started to study something I didn’t like,” said Benson. “I left, went out and found something I did like. I went back to school. So kids are going to change, as time goes on, so try and figure out what you want to do and do it.” The programs in CU for Colorado include building active play areas in select Grand Junction elementary schools, and teaching children about healthy eating options. As well as providing meals to people in hospice.