Category: Updates

Q&A with Environmental Policy and Management Program Graduate Nicole Kozlowski

Nicole Kozlowski is an Environmental Policy and Management program recent graduate whose passion for the environment started at a young age. Her journey has taken her from working as a biologist to becoming more involved in environmental research and protection. We asked Nicole about her experiences working in the field, why she decided to pursue [...]

Open Write Night – Summer 2018

Looking to enhance your writing skills?  Have questions regarding the Turabian citation guide? Do you want to become a better, more confident writer? We are here to help! This spring quarter University College will be offering Open Write Night, which will provide drop-in writing support whether you are on campus or online. You will be [...]

One-on-One with the Colorado Poet Laureate

Joseph Hutchison, academic director for the Professional Creative Writing program, received a one-year extension of his term as Colorado Poet Laureate—a multi-year stint that took him around the state of Colorado sharing stories, poetry, and culture. What is the state of our arts and culture scene in Colorado? Colorado is frankly in the midst of [...]

Bump, Set, Spike, Study

“This was one of the best experiences I’ve ever had and one of the best investments I ever made in myself,” explains Katelin Batten about her MS in Leadership and Organizations. Serving as the associate head coach for women’s volleyball at the University of Denver, Katelin is a Pioneer through and through. In fact, she [...]

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., [...]

5 Benefits of Online Learning

The number of students taking online courses only continues to grow as more options become available and adult learners seek more convenient learning opportunities. With more than 6.3 million students enrolled in online classes across the United States, online courses are becoming more common. Here are five benefits of online learning to consider. Avoid Commuting [...]

Making the Most of Mentoring Opportunities: Q&A with Maureen West

Mentoring can have a significant impact on those trying to find success in their fields and can help open doors. Healthcare Leadership Academic Director, Dr. Bobbie Kite, feels that mentoring is valuable for students and can pair students up with a faculty mentor on a needed basis. “The University College Healthcare Leadership program is more [...]

Darryl Meekins: Bringing a Global Perspective to the Classroom

Darryl Meekins has a passion for education. He has been working in higher education for over a decade and has been teaching online for six years and teaches for the Global Affairs program. Darryl brings a unique outlook to the classroom as he teaches from across the globe. We asked Darryl how teaching abroad can [...]

Open Write Night – Spring 2018

Looking to enhance your writing skills?  Have questions regarding the Turabian citation guide? Do you want to become a better, more confident writer? We are here to help! This spring quarter University College will be offering Open Write Night, which will provide drop-in writing support whether you are on campus or online. You will be [...]

Term Extension for Colorado Poet Laureate

Named the Colorado Poet Laureate in 2014, Joseph Hutchison has been serving his four-year term by making the rounds in Colorado advocating for poetry and literacy. With new work on the horizon, his term has been extended for an additional year by the Colorado Humanities. “I’m grateful for the extra time to complete a couple [...]