Doreen & Dave Ostroke
I started at CSU in the mid 70s and was the first of my family to attend a university after high school.
In my junior year, I was hired at a new position with the University Police department as an evening safety escort, and shortly after took the test and became a police officer.
Doreen also came to CSU in the later 70s and was also the first of her family of 9 to go on to higher education.
I am not sure when I first met her. It might have been when I was getting a cup of coffee or providing money escorts from University Center to Fenn Tower cash drop box. Either way, she was — and is — young and beautiful and filled with fun.
I found myself having a bit more coffee, and even hanging around CSU after work. We became friends, and started going out. It was a nice time to be alive and she made life even better by being such a good friend.
We married in 1980 and have two children, which we are both proud to say both attended and graduated from CSU.
They are both married and we have 2 grandsons… …perhaps future CSU Vikings.
The couple met in Fenn Tower on Leanne’s 20th birthday.read more
Returning from an unfulfilling year at Ohio University, Cindy enrolled at CSU.read more
Love didn’t blossom until a chance encounter on campus after they graduated.read more