Category: Updates

Leverage LinkedIn to Jumpstart Your Job Search


Two people join LinkedIn every second. That’s nearly 500 new people on LinkedIn by the time you finish reading this blog post! So how are you going to stand out? Let’s optimize your LinkedIn profile to help jump-start your job search. Profile Photo Adding a professional photo to your profile makes you 14 times more [...]

Open Write Night


Looking to enhance your writing skills? Not sure how to use the Turabian citation guide? We are here to help! This quarter University College will be offering Open Write Night, which will provide drop-in writing support whether you are attending classes on campus or online. Receive one-on-one writing assistance from University College faculty who teach [...]

Start the New Year Strong with These Five Tips

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The new year is finally here! The beginning of the new year is a great time to make changes in your professional and personal life and start fresh. Here are five tips to help make this year your strongest yet. Refresh Your LinkedIn Profile A lot can happen in your career in a year, and [...]

Meet Your University College Support Team

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So you’ve decided it’s time to go back to school. You figured out how to pay for school, you carved out the time, and you are channeling all your energy to crack open some books, research, write papers, and get the A! Deciding to go back to school is as much an emotional decision as [...]

Lorna Katica: Using Web-Based Interactive Timelines to Make an Impact in the Online Classroom


Lorna Katica has a wide diversity of experience; she spent 30 years as an attorney and has shifted gears into a career in instructional design with a focus on e-learning. She has been teaching for University College for the past year in the Global Affairs and Healthcare Leadership programs, leading classes that focus on legal [...]

Inaugural Teaching Spotlight Blog: Joseph Kerski

Inaugural Teaching Spotlight Blog: Joseph Kerski University College has outstanding faculty, and we want to share what great things our faculty are doing by creating the University College Teaching Spotlight blog. This blog will be dedicated to highlighting the innovative, energizing, and impactful things our faculty are doing in their courses. We hope this blog [...]

Alumni Award Winner: Laura Jacob


Congratulations to Laura Jacob, winner of the 2016 Alumni Award for Lifetime Achievement! Laura (Master’s in Applied Communication, 1999) is an oral health advocate, educator, and facilitator and has a passion for health, relationship-building, and community. She was recruited in 2014 to launch the Colorado Medicaid Dental Program and has been a strong educator and [...]

Alumni Award Winner: Hope Wilson


Congratulations to Hope Wilson, winner of the 2016 Alumni Award for Mid-Career Achievement! Hope Wilson (Applied Communication, 2008) has worked on projects in the USA and abroad that benefit business and the community. Examples include creating and executing an orphanage infrastructure project in Uganda; taking over a flailing Mensa Gifted Youth Program, which received Mensa’s [...]

Alumni Award Winner: Jamie Franks


Congratulations to Jamie Franks, winner of the 2016 Alumni Award for Recent Graduate Achievement! Jamie (Leadership and Organizations, 2016) is the youngest Men’s Division 1 Soccer Coach in the United States and leads the first team to go unbeaten in consecutive regular seasons and league tournaments since Clemson did it in 1977-78, according to the [...]

Meet Your Career Advisor

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Andrew Gupton is the career advisor for University College. He is available to meet with students one-on-one either in person or over the phone. Learn more about Andrew and how Career Services can help you. Andrew is a Colorado native originally from the foothills and now lives in Denver. Prior to working at DU as [...]