Veteran Spotlight

Veteran Spotlight

Colin Kalahar

Class Level:

Degree Objective:
Masters in Social Work

Social Work

Hometown/Branch of Service:
Pleasanton, CA/ U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force


Why did you choose CSU Stanislaus?
They let me in.

What advice would you give Prospective Students?
Keep an open mind and enjoy this journey. You will be challenged in ways you never imagined, but you will become a better person for it.

What has been your favorite academic or student life experience so far?
Participating in the Vets Club BBQ events on campus and when Pepper played at the Amphitheatre. I guess graduating was pretty cool too.

What is your career objective?
Working for the VA, providing much needed services t our nation's veterans.

Do you plan to attend Graduate School?
I'm there man.

What clubs, sports, and activities have you participated in?
Vets Club

Who are your most influential personal and/or University mentor?
Professor Moore is an awesome instructor who helped me pass both my remedial math courses. Without her I may have given up on higher education. I have been blessed to have met numerous mentors and influential people here at CSU Stan. Too many to list!