Category: News and Updates

Recent Graduate Checklist

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Congratulations on your recent graduation from University College! As a University of Denver alumna/us, you’re now part of an extensive network of Pioneers and will have access to DU services for a lifetime! As a recent grad, you may need career advice or want to cheer on the Pioneers at a game. Perhaps you’re seeking [...]

5 Reasons Why You Should Use Your Alumni Benefits

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Whether you are graduating this spring or graduated years ago, there are many benefits of being active in the DU community post-graduation. As an alumnus/a of University College, you are automatically part of an active alumni group called the University College Alumni Network (UCAN). UCAN provides a more intimate networking opportunity for our University College [...]

Graduation Tradition

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As graduation draws near, let’s take a moment to reflect on the tradition of graduation and its regalia. Academic regalia refers to the hat and robe worn by graduates at commencement ceremonies. They date to medieval times and the mortar board most resembles the “biretta” worn by Roman Catholic clergy. Depending on the level of matriculation, [...]

Resources to Know and Love

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As we dive into spring quarter, get to know the resources available to you at the University of Denver and on the web to ensure a productive and smooth experience at University College. Kate L. Turabian’s Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations is about to become your BFF. The Turabian manual is what [...]

Top Paying IT Jobs

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GlassDoor, a jobs and recruiting website, recently conducted a salary survey outlining the top-paying jobs in America. From software to mobile apps, IT to analytics, the careers with the highest compensations are primarily from the technology field. “It’s no wonder technology jobs dominate the top-paying jobs list, especially since they are considering which jobs are [...]

Presentation Tips and Tools

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Week 10 usually means projects and presentations are due. Are you ready to end the quarter on a high note? Take these tips and tools under advisement as you prep your presentation, whether you’re set to deliver it online or on campus. Tips “Regardless of what topic you’re presenting on—whether it is a sales proposal, [...]

The Center for Professional Development

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We are pleased to announce the 2016 launch of the Center for Professional Development at the University of Denver, a collaborative venture between University College, the Graduate School of Social Work, the Graduate School of Professional Psychology, and Morgridge College of Education. Through short courses, workshops, and all manner of continuing education, the Center for [...]

University College Programs Rank in U.S. News & World Report Top 25

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Two University College programs have secured top positions in the 2016 Best Online Programs lists compiled by U.S. News & World Report. University College was eligible to submit data for two categories: Graduate Information Technology and Bachelor’s Programs, and the DU programs both ranked in the top 25. The online Bachelor of Arts Completion Program [...]

Alumni Award Winner: Melanie Lenci

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Congratulations to Melanie Lenci, winner of the 2015 Alumni Award for Mid-Career Achievement! Melanie Lenci (MAS, 2003) runs her own business and is an expert in resume writing and LinkedIn profile development, earning multiple awards and certifications in this area. She has had several resumes and cover letters published in various “best of” books, which [...]

Alumni Award Winner: Sruthi Kumar

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Congratulations to Sruthi Kumar, winner of the 2015 Alumni Achievement Award for Recent Graduate Achievement! Sruthi Annamnidu Kumar (MAS, 2014) is a member of the University College Alumni Network, RMOUG (Rocky Mountain Oracle Users Group), Colorado MySQL (Co-chair), Analytics Club, Apache Kafka, and Atlanta Cloudera User Group. He organizes RMOUG activities and meetings at the [...]