Captain Darren Howard: Achieving Success While Balancing Family and School

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If anyone understands how to balance family life, work, and school, it’s Darren Howard. Father of four, active duty in the U.S. Air Force, and graduate student in University College’s Healthcare Leadership program, Darren is the epitome of going for your goals. “Juggling student and family life has been challenging,” he said. “But this program [...]

Professional Development Opportunities – November/December 2017

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Looking to enhance your career with professional development? The Center for Professional Development at the University of Denver serves educators, clinicians, techies, small business owners, social change advocates, and organizations wanting to develop and deliver innovative professional development for their teams. Explore upcoming professional development opportunities below: Grant Writing for Non-Grant Writers: Break it Down to [...]

University College Alumna Publishes Book

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Emily de Schweinitz Taylor is an alumna of the Communication Management program and recently published a book titled Raising Mediators: How Smart Parents Use Mediation to Transform Sibling Conflict and Empower Their Children. We asked Emily about her professional background, experience at University College, and the publishing process. Tell us about your current role as [...]

Johanna Robb: Using Zoom to Elevate Student Engagement

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When Johanna Robb began teaching online courses, she wanted a connection beyond written interaction. With her experience working in the U.S. Department of Energy, she understood the importance of using tools such as Zoom to connect with colleagues across the country and made it part of the learning experience. We asked Johanna about her background [...]

Healthcare Careers and Networking

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After interviewing more than 100 Healthcare Leadership students about their experience so far at University College, one thing was clear to Bobbie Kite: we need more networking. So on October 11, Dr. Kite hosted “What Next? Healthcare Careers and Networking” on the University of Denver campus. The event was co-sponsored by Colorado Healthcare Strategy and [...]

Notes of Impact

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 [...]