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 [...]

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New! 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 [...]

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Course Spotlight: Gender and Social Justice: Sex and Power in a Global Perspective

Sex and power in the workplace — talk about a timely topic. Gain a deeper understanding of inequalities in the labor force in this course dedicated to how gender and sexuality impact professional interactions around the globe. “Gender identities and relationships are central to social, political, and workplace interactions,” said Dr. Arianna Nowakowski, assistant director [...]

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Marketing Matters

In 2017, the University of Denver’s University College teamed up with the Business Marketing Association of Colorado to learn more about what employers are looking for when hiring marketing professionals. The results are in! Get a closer view and download the report here, or see the results below and increase your chances of landing a [...]

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Captain Darren Howard: Achieving Success While Balancing Family and School

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 [...]

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Professional Development Opportunities – November/December 2017

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 [...]

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University College Alumna Publishes Book

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 [...]

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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 [...]