The Colorado State University Pueblo Foundation is now accepting cryptocurrency donations following a partnership with Bitpay, a cryptocurrency provider based out of Atlanta.
CSU Pueblo decided to accept cryptocurrency donations in light of donor requests and a desire to increase engagement with younger donors, according to a news release from the CSU Pueblo Foundation.
“The decision to accept cryptocurrency shows our commitment to continuing to advance our mission in an ever-changing world and financial landscape,” Foundation Chair Chad Heberly said. This move supports our ongoing efforts to engage with younger donors, who operate in a more digital capacity than previous generations of supporters.”
Bitpay accepts cryptocurrency donations in Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Dogecoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Wrapped Bitcoin, Gemini Dollar, USD Coin, USDP Stablecoin, Dai and Binance USD.
Cryptocurrency donations to the CSU Pueblo Foundation can be made by visiting https://bitpay.com/468545/donate.
CSU Pueblo, PCC to hold joint concert with Fountain-Fort Carson High
Student musicians from CSU Pueblo, Pueblo Community College and Fountain Fort Carson High School will unite for a joint concert on Saturday, April 23.
The concert will begin at 4 p.m. inside Hoag Recital Hall on the campus of CSU Pueblo. It will include performances from the CSU Pueblo Band, CSU Pueblo Wind Ensemble, Fountain Fort-Carson Wind Ensemble and the CSU Pueblo Department of Music Club.
“The university’s advanced instrumental undergraduate conducting students will also be featured in the performance, which is an exciting opportunity for them, often their first-ever public performance as a pre-service music teacher or performer,” CSU Pueblo Band Director Alan Mills said in a news release.
The event is free and open to public.
Pueblo Chieftain reporter James Bartolo can be reached by email at JBartolo@gannett.com