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Achieving success, giving back, making us proud

Students at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus work through challenges and obstacles as they achieve their educational goals. Through these experiences, students form relationships that last long after their student years, and these bonds grow stronger as alumni engage in our extensive university network.

More than 80,000 alumni worldwide constitute a proud and loyal body that gives back through volunteering time, contributing gifts, coordinating events and forging relationships on the university's behalf with regional and state businesses and organizations. Our alumni have a real impact on our current students, who benefit from scholarships, grants, advanced technology, contemporary facilities and networking opportunities.

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You can make your tax-deductible gifts to the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus through the University of Colorado Foundation. Learn more about giving to the university.

Andy Hargreaves discusses a great education system

Andy Hargreaves

Professor Andy Hargreaves presented at the Inaugural School of Education & Human Development Alumni and Friends event on April 6.

Scavenger hunt sends CU alumna on global adventure

Amy Linville of CU Denver and her fiance aboard a boat on one of their many global adventures

DENVER—There are a few new things in Amy Linville's life these days: new job, new office (both here at CU Denver) and new ring. If you ask her about the latter, a sparkling diamond band, plan to settle in for a while.

Kevin Patterson uses School of Public Affairs degree working for Governor Hickenlooper

Kevin Patterson

Ask Kevin Patterson about his stint as interim chief of staff for Gov. John Hickenlooper and he will tell you with a chuckle, “There are more stories I can’t tell than ones I can.”

CU Denver alum helps create Maggie Daley Park


When Maggie Daley Park opens on the lakefront of Chicago in fall 2014, it will provide an opportunity for Juli Ordower, MLA, a graduate of the CU Denver College of Architecture and Planning to showcase her talent and training.

Joanne Posner Mayer pioneered use of fitball in USA.

Joanne Posner-Mayer used her training as a physical therapist to create a business pioneering the use of fitballs in the United States.

Jeff Gipson shares Oscar glory for "Frozen"

Jeff Gipson

One year ago, Jeff Gipson watched the Academy Awards 2013 and thought to himself “Wouldn’t it be great to work on a film that actually won one of those awards?” This month, Gipson is posing for photographs with an Oscar for "Frozen.”

Alumnus Mario "DJ Chonz" Rodriguez

Mario "DJ Chonz" Rodriguez

Tune in to KS 107.5 radio station, and you can hear the voice of a CU Denver alumnus. His name is Mario Rodriguez, better known as "DJ Chonz," a long-time disc jockey for Denver's largest hip-hop station and one of Colorado's most well-known DJs.

Alumni lead during flood disaster and recovery

During the floods of 2013, CU Denver alumni led the state and federal effort to save lives and property and begin recovery.

Flip the Classroom

Jon Bergmann

CU Denver alum and 28-year educator Jon Bergmann thinks he has the answer. He is making the real work happen in the classroom, not at home. He calls it a “flipped classroom."