Category: Featured

From Patient to Advocate

Failure is what led Juan Carlos “JC” Montañez back to school. Not a typical type of failure like in a career or academia, but rather, kidney failure. JC was working on a multi-million dollar architecture project in Latin America when he had to start his life over. After beginning dialysis treatment back in the U.S., [...]

University College Student Competes in Go Code Colorado

In Go Code Colorado, an annual hackathon competition the first statewide effort of its kind, teams are challenged to transform public data into useful business insights. The potential of public data is boundless, which makes competing in Go Code Colorado even more challenging for people with great ideas like Nathan Tutchton, a graduate student in [...]

Graduation Celebration 2018 FAQ

University College Graduation Celebration Frequently Asked Questions The University College hooding will take place on Thursday June 7, 2018 in Davis Auditorium, Sturm Hall, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Is the University College Celebration and Hooding the same as the University of Denver Commencement? No. Graduate student commencement is Friday, June 8 in the Magness [...]

University College Awarded Grant to Provide Scholarships for Non-Traditional Students

University College is pleased to announce that it has received a grant from the Daniels Fund to provide Boundless Opportunity Scholarships to non-traditional students. The Boundless Opportunity Scholarship (BOS) is designed to benefit motivated non-traditional students who recognize the power of education to create a better life for themselves and their families. These need-based scholarships [...]

2017 Alumni Achievement Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2017 University College Alumni Achievement Award winners! Award recipients will be recognized at the annual holiday celebration on December 12. Read their stories below… Recent Graduate Award: Vanessa Schoenecker Vanessa Schoenecker (Environmental Policy and Management, 2013) currently works for the National Park Service where she helps employees manage their energy cost and [...]

New! Graduate Certificate of Completion

Ready to enhance your career in the New Year? University College is pleased to launch the graduate Certificate of Completion just in time for 2018. Take a course (or two) in January and you could be done in six months! Whether switching careers or brushing up on skills to excel in your current position, gain [...]

Marketing Matters

In 2017, the University of Denver’s University College teamed up with the Business Marketing Association of Colorado to learn more about what employers are looking for when hiring marketing professionals. The results are in! Get a closer view and download the report here, or see the results below and increase your chances of landing a [...]

Notes of Impact

University College is pleased to launch Notes of Impact, a new semi-annual publication for alumni, faculty, and our entire University College community. View the first issue here and discover the latest news from the University of Denver, plus see how our community members are making a positive impact. Want to ensure you receive the next [...]

Moving Mountains

There’s a lot in a name, and because of this, perhaps Amanda Mountain (MS ’14) was always destined to take the reins of Rocky Mountain PBS (RMPBS). But of course, it wasn’t just her name—it was her 20 years of experience in media, education at the University of Denver, and commitment to the community—that landed [...]

A Veteran Finds Purpose through Education

Education found Nandi Kegode when she needed it the most. Pulled to many corners of the world throughout her life, Nandi was born and raised in Kenya and educated through British boarding schools. After her family faced a legal battle back in Kenya, Nandi needed to find a new path and her father encouraged her [...]