CSU Medical Center Coming Summer 2017
Bob has always been a champion of introducing young people to care for the elderly. He began by contacting Brad Sheaffor in the Social Work school at CSU in the mid 70’s to start the internship program with students at Columbine Care Center. Today, around 20 students are interns through out Columbine Health Systems during any semester.
Annual Sponsorship of the Columbine Health Systems Gerontology Minor at CSU and $14,000 in student scholarships has been a priority for Bob for many years. In 2015, Bob and Kitty Wilson donated $5 million for the creation of the Columbine Health Systems Center for Healthy Aging.
Bob’s hope for the Center includes; a central place for all of the significant research currently occurring at CSU – biological, cognitive, psychological, social, and behavioral, an academic environment for older adults to participate in research and for CSU student learning opportunities, translational research with outreach and education to the community – the land grant mission of CSU, and recruitment of the best and brightest in aging research to create an extraordinary aging center.
Shakespeare in the Park
Bike-in theatre with crowd pleasing plays, June 4 - July 2. Shows begin at 7pm at Columbine Health Systems park. Tickets are $12-$24. Click here for full details.
Leader in senior care to receive honorary doctorate from CSU
The president and owner of Columbine Health Systems, J. Robert Wilson, will receive an honorary doctorate from Colorado State University on May 13.
The degree of Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa, is the highest honor that CSU bestows on an individual. Wilson will receive the honorary degree at the College of Health and Human Sciences commencement ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Moby Arena. Click here to read full story.