Category: Featured

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

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

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 [...]

On Behalf of Our Future


Troy Tagliarino needed inspiration. An assignment was looming in his leadership class at University College, and he needed to find a community partner to work with throughout the quarter. He was seeking an organization or cause that would spur him into action and inspire him to do more for his community (and fulfill the needs [...]

Empowered by Data


Imagine you go to Best Buy with a $100 budget for a television and you leave with a broken one for $1200 and no opportunity to fix it—essentially, that’s our healthcare system. We wouldn’t stand for that in business, yet in healthcare it’s commonplace, says Dr. Bobbie Kite, new Academic Director and Associate Professor for [...]

The University of Denver Ranks in the 2018 U.S. News and World Report


The University of Denver continues to be ranked a top 100 university according to U.S. News and World Report. The University is ranked 86th on the “National Universities” list based on criteria such as faculty resources, graduation rate, student retention graduation rate, and financial resources. DU also ranked 49th for “Best Colleges for Veterans.” This [...]

Dr. Tom Tierney Retires

Tom Tierney - blog

Dr. Tom Tierney, the academic director for the Information and Communications Technology program and professor of the practice, retired from the University of Denver this month after ten years of service to DU. Dr. Tierney joined University College in fall 2007 as the director of the Computer Information Systems and Telecommunications programs. Dr. Tierney brought [...]