CREWS stands for Creating Respect, Educating Wellness (by and for) Students. CREWS Peer Educators provide essential educational services for campus groups, classes, departments and organizations on ways to lower their risks in the areas of alcohol use and sexual health practices, as well as offering tobacco education.

What CREWS peer educators do at CSU:

  • CREWS is a diverse, trained peer education team who help fellow Rams make safer/healthier decisions about alcohol, sexual health and tobacco.
  • Members earn upper-level credits and a National Peer Educator Certification after training.

What CREWS is really about:

  • CREWS peer educators provide highly interactive and fun events for campus groups, classes, and even football games.
  • We recruit from all academic majors, life experiences, race/ethnicities, genders, and sexual orientations that reflect who we are as a campus.

Current Members

Hi, I’m Charli. I am studying Biology with a pre-veterinary interest. I am from Parker, Colorado and am in love with Colorado. I think of myself as a peppy herd. I am the proud mother to several plants including Howard the cactus. I love all animals, but dogs are my absolute favorite. I enjoy hiking, drinking tea, eating mac n cheese, and laying under a massive pile of blankets. My favorite part of CREWS is all of the friends I’ve made.

Hi, I’m Olivia! I’m a sophomore studying psychology. I’m passionate about promoting sexual health and want to help create a fun, safe campus. CREWS is a wonderful group, pushing to giver peers’ accurate information to make safer choices.

Hi, I’m Jenna! I’m studying Biochemistry and Molecular Biology with a concentration in health and medical sciences. I’m an RA in Ingersoll Hall and I work as a student research lab assistant in the plant science building. I love CREWS because I’m surrounded by amazing, non-judgmental humans that care about each other and want to educate others on how to keep themselves safe. ( I also suck at writing about myself!)

Hey all! My name is Allie, I am a Human Development and Family Studies major in one of my last years at CSU. I joined CREWS because I love meeting new people and enjoy sharing tips and tricks to help people have fun and stay safe. I’m very passionate about our sexual health programs and am a vehement activist for sexual freedom and nonjudgement.

Hello, I am Berenice Carrillo. I joined CREWS because there are always stories around about people, especially Latino background, which encounter drinking, underage drinking, and drug use which motivates me to inform my peers of how to stay safe and just ways they can help others and not just be a bystander.

Hi, I’m Helen and I am studying Social Work. I joined CREWS because I think that knowledge is very powerful and I want to educate my peers and help them stay safe. I hope through my experience with CREWS to make an impact.

Hi! My name is Mikalyn Stokes and I am a Microbiology major and a Colorado native. I love anything involving the outdoors – hiking, skiing, dirt biking, I do it all! I am passionate about educating others on the safe use of drugs and alcohol, but most of my interest lies in sex education. I love being a part of this amazing organization.

I’m Chelsea an Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts and Comm. Studies major from Aurora, Colorado. I joined CREWS because I wanted to work on my public speaking skills and I wanted to teach about safety.

I am a total geek, who spends her free time either reading or playing video games. I am a senior and I am going to graduate school for Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I joined CREWS because I wanted to get more involved on campus and to help improve the lives of my fellow students.

Heeeey everyone! My name is Yoriko and I am double majoring in Sociology with a concentration in Criminology/ Criminal Justice as well as General Psychology (Or you can just say Sociology and Psychology if it’s too long). CREWS has really helped me open up and get me out of my comfort zone which is great because I’m not too embarrassed to talk to people anymore! I am a peer educator because I want to make sure my peers stay safe while they have fun! I think it’s important to talk about misconception about certain activities because they can lead to people being in harmful situations. Stay safe and take care of each other!

I am a second year here and am majoring in Biomedical Science. I am very involved in CREWS and within my sorority, Chi Omega. I think that educating my peers on the importance of sexual health and safety while drinking is really important! CREWS has helped me to learn a lot about myself and I love sharing valuable information with others in hopes that they can learn more about themselves too!

Hello. My name is Austin. This is my last year at Colorado State and I am studying Psychology. I believe in inclusive and accurate education which is why CREWS is perfect for me. Goals after CSU include going to Germany for 2 years to get my Master’s Degree in Organizational Psychology.

Hello! I am Kojo. I’m majoring in electrical engineering and I’m also an Air Force ROTC Cadet. I joined CREWS as my way of learning new things and being able to utilize my leadership skills. CREWS is like a family that keeps me going knowing that there are always others out there to help out when needed.

Hi! My name is Rhiannon Hamm, an out of state nerd from SE Iowa. I study Human Development and Psychology, and have a passion to help others feel independent and empowered. I spend my free time educating peers with CREWS, playing video games, and enjoying the great outdoors. You can usually find me in various coffee shops around FoCo.

Hi! My name is Linnae and I was born and raised here in Fort Collins. Some of my favorite things to do include playing soccer, figure skating, and binge watching Netflix. I joined CREWS to help spread awareness of health topics on campus and to help with creating a healthier, safer community.

Hey my name is Tucker, I’m a business major here at CSU. When it snows, you’ll find me on the slopes. Follow me on twitter @tuekray_V

I joined CREWS because I saw that I could make an impact at Colorado State and I love what CREWS does, so here I am (:

C.R.E.W.S. at a Glance

Want to learn more? Here's some additional information about who we are and what we do:

  • C.R.E.W.S. is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year
  • Members are asked to always exhibit an attitude of non-judgment towards the diverse beliefs and backgrounds which comprise the CSU student body.
  • Peer educators are trained/certified through the nationally recognized Certified Peer Education organization.
  • Members earn academic credits for completing the comprehensive training program. 
  • Through CREWS programming, our team reaches 9000-10,000 CSU students every year utilizing various leadership skills to develop and implement new educational programs and initiatives 
  • Team member specifically are trained in the areas of listening skills, teaching/ presentation techniques, risk reduction skills and resource/referral skills.