Graduation Celebration 2018 FAQ

University College Graduation Celebration Frequently Asked Questions The University College hooding will take place on Thursday June 7, 2018 in Davis Auditorium, Sturm Hall, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Is the University College Celebration and Hooding the same as the University of Denver Commencement? No. Graduate student commencement is Friday, June 8 in the Magness [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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University College Awarded Grant to Provide Scholarships for Non-Traditional Students

University College is pleased to announce that it has received a grant from the Daniels Fund to provide Boundless Opportunity Scholarships to non-traditional students. The Boundless Opportunity Scholarship (BOS) is designed to benefit motivated non-traditional students who recognize the power of education to create a better life for themselves and their families. These need-based scholarships [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Five Myths of Online Education

As universities try to meet the demands of working adults, online education has become more accessible than ever, but many people are still hesitant about learning online. We’re here to bust a few online education myths. Lower Quality At the University of Denver’s University College, online students are held to the same rigorous standards as [...]

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Five Tips for Success in Online Classes

More and more working adults are taking online classes to meet the needs of their busy lives. Online learning can often be intimidating for those who have never done it but can be beneficial when managed right. Here are 5 tips to consider when taking online classes. Plan Ahead At the beginning of the quarter, [...]

Campus Resources That Should Be on Your Radar

Being a student at the University of Denver means having access to numerous resources at your fingertips. From career guidance to research help, there are many DU resources available to help fit the needs of busy students. Whether you are close to campus or online, here is a list of resources to take advantage of. [...]

Ellen Winiarczyk: Using Authentic Content to Inspire Leaders

Ellen Winiarczyk knows how to bring leadership to life.  She has more than 18 years of experience working with leaders such as C-suite executives and directors of nonprofits, helping them with leadership development, program evaluation, strategic planning, and more. As an instructor for the Leadership and Organizations program at University College, Ellen has found that [...]