Category: Featured

2016 Alumni Achievement Awards

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The University College Alumni Achievement Awards recognize the personal, professional, and community service accomplishments of University College alumni. We encourage those who have completed a graduate certificate, bachelor’s degree, or master’s degree at the University of Denver’s University College to apply (please nominate yourself or a fellow University College alumnus). These awards are sponsored by [...]

The Writing Center

University of Denver Writing Center

Whether you’re pursuing a certificate or master’s degree, or you’re finishing up your bachelor’s, you can always use a second pair of eyes for your writing. The Writing Center at the University of Denver provides help with a variety of writing projects, from class assignments to cover letters, multimedia projects to creative writing. Online or [...]

Making Your Degree Work for You: Selecting Electives That Fit Your Goals

Stephanie Krusemark, 2007

There are many perks to being a University of Denver student at University College, and one of those perks is having a flexible degree.  Our degree plans are made with YOU in mind.  Yes, each and every one of you.  How do we have all of you in mind when developing our degree plans you [...]

The University of Denver Ranks in the 2017 U.S. News and World Report

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The University of Denver continues to be ranked a top 100 university according to the U.S. News and World Report for Best Colleges. The University is ranked 86th in “National Universities” based on criteria such as faculty resources, student retention graduation rate and financial resources. DU also ranked 53rd for “Best Colleges for Veterans” (No. [...]

Welcome Students! Get to Know These 5 Great Resources


The fall quarter is the beginning of a new journey for many new students at University College. Going back to school can be an adjustment, especially for those who have been out of school a while. Many students juggle work and family, and starting school can be stressful. We want to make sure students are [...]

Contribute to the UCAN Resource Library


Your experience and input provide valuable direction for both fellow alumni and current students. The University College Alumni Network Board is creating a resource where this knowledge and guidance will be available in the form of short audio bites. We are beginning this series with three questions, which we are asking for your feedback on [...]

3 Reasons Why You Should Consider Working for a Nonprofit


The nonprofit sector is a great area to find career opportunities for those starting out in a new field or for those who are looking to take their career to the next level.  There are a large number of nonprofits in Colorado (more than 20,000!) and across the US. According to the Urban Institute, the [...]

Professional Organizations – Are they Worth Joining?

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Professional organizations or associations whether national or regional can be a great way to expand your network in a desired field.  They often provide abundant resources including current events, literature, and ways to better qualify yourself for a job in the field (certifications, conferences, etc.). Whether you are changing careers or have been in your [...]

DU’s University College Offers Global Education Through Japanese Teachers Program

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Read about the Japanese teachers program offered through DU’s University College — one of only a few institutions worldwide approved by the Japanese Ministry of Education.

University College Receives HRCI Certification for the Ninth Year in a Row

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For the ninth year in a row, University College at the University of Denver has earned HRCI certification and will again be considered an HR Certification Institute Approved Provider. According to the HRCI website, more than 145,000 HR professionals in over 100 countries are HRCI certified, making it the world’s highest standard for HR professionals. [...]