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, [...]

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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. [...]

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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 [...]

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Bachelor of Arts Completion Program Moves Up in Ranking

The Bachelor of Arts Completion Program has been ranked #47, moving up a spot from #48, on the 2018 U.S. News & World Report ranking for best online bachelor’s programs. The online bachelor’s rankings evaluate program quality and how programs specifically appeal to adults aged 25 and older, with evaluative factors such as course delivery, [...]

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Open Write Night – Winter 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 winter 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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Five Steps to Advance Your Career in 2018

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The year is wrapping up and now is a great time to reflect and set professional goals for the next year. What did you want to achieve this year that you did not? Are you looking to make a career move? Do you want to learn more skills? Here are steps to help you make [...]

2017 Alumni Achievement Award Winners


Congratulations to the 2017 University College Alumni Achievement Award winners! Award recipients will be recognized at the annual holiday celebration on December 12. Read their stories below… Recent Graduate Award: Vanessa Schoenecker Vanessa Schoenecker (Environmental Policy and Management, 2013) currently works for the National Park Service where she helps employees manage their energy cost and [...]

New! Graduate Certificate of Completion

Graduate Certificate of Completion

Ready to enhance your career in the New Year? University College is pleased to launch the graduate Certificate of Completion just in time for 2018. Take a course (or two) in January and you could be done in six months! Whether switching careers or brushing up on skills to excel in your current position, gain [...]