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The team


The CU Online Team provides support for faculty and students with their online/hybrid/supplemental courses offered on the Canvas learning management system.

David Thomas  

DAVID THOMAS

Academic Services Director
303-315-3704
david.thomas@ucdenver.edu

David Thomas blends a backgro​und in education and technology management into a focus on faculty and student success. He had directed the CU online team for the past years. He holds a PhD in architecture and planning and studies the unlikely topic, “fun”.

PATTY GODBEY  

PATTY GODBEY

Assistant Director Academic Technology
303-315-3702
patty.godbey@ucdenver.edu

Patty started her career with the university as a student employee in 1995 for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.  After graduation, she moved to CU Online, where she has been ever since.  As the Assistant Director, Patty manages the day to day operations of the CU Online Academic Tech team, and Marketing Team.​​


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ALEX KARKLINS  

ALEX KARKLINS

Academic Services Senior Professional
303-315-3689
alexander.karklins@ucdenver.edu

Alex Karklins is the Academic Services Senior Professional at CU Online, University of Colorado, Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus. He has worked with learning technology as a learning management system administrator since 2008. Alex specializes in finding the right technology for instructors to incorporate in their teaching. In his spare time, he enjoys skiing, hiking, brewing beer, and learning to code.​

AMY LINVILLE  

AMY ARNOLD

Academic Services Senior Professional
303-315-0195
amy.arnold@ucdenver.edu

Amy Arnold is an Academic Services Senior Professional for CU Online. Amy’s primary focus is to assist faculty through online training and development. She is a huge advocate for embracing new educational technologies and finding ways to implement these new concepts into the online classroom. She is especially interested in video tools and virtual reality.

KATE MILLER  

KATE MILLER

Academic Technology Coordinator
303-315-3699
kate.miller@ucdenver.edu

Kate Miller's interests rest in a fusion of technology and student services. Kate has worked as the student services coordinator at CU Online for the past nine years. Kate just finished her Master’s degree in Educational Leadership with a focus on student affairs in higher education.​

KIM PENOYER  

SARAH NORTH

Instructional Designer
303-315-0053
sarah.north@ucdenver.edu

Sarah has a background in communication and experience teaching online. Her interests center around creating motivating and engaging online learning environments, effective virtual group work, and designing learning experiences which foster student self-regulation. Sarah is currently completing her PhD from the University of Minnesota in education with a focus on learning technologies. 

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BRENDEN GOETZ

Data Manager
303-315-3867
brenden.goetz@ucdenver.edu

Brenden graduated with a Master of Science in Business Analytics from the University of Denver, and has been coordinating data strategy initiatives, building visualizations, and supporting CU Online operations since January 2016. Prior to completing his degree, Brenden worked in teaching/student services roles that included traveling to Martinique and Switzerland to teach English and environmental science, instructing backpacking and climbing courses for Outward Bound, and working with students with disabilities. In his spare time, you can find Brenden running trails and climbing rocks, perusing data visualization blogs, or indulging in Denver’s craft coffee scene.​

KIM PENOYER  

KIM PENOYER

Online Program Development Coordinator
303-315-3697
kim.penoyer@ucdenver.edu

Kim started her career at CU Denver in 1994 as an intern in the Public Relations department while completing her MBA. She then became Executive Director of the Continuing Engineering Education Program for the Engineering department at CU Denver and Director of CU at Interlocken for the CU System. In 2005, she began working for CU Online as its Online Program Development Coordinator. She loves this position because she has the opportunity to support faculty with development grants.

PATTY GODBEY  

YVONNE HALL

Marketing Manager
303-315-1043
yvonne.hall@ucdenver.edu​

Yvonne brings 20 years of marketing and public relations experience to CU Online and utilizes both content and digital marketing strategies to increase awareness and enrollment to CU Denver | Anschutz online degrees and programs. Most days you can find her elbow-deep in the inquiry and engagement portion of CU Online's marketing software dialing in degree campaigns. When she's not at her computer, you'll probably hear her laughing with fellow Office of Information Technology colleagues and possibly on the way to a local coffee shop or bar.​


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PATTY GODBEY  

COREY EDWARDS

Academic and Student Success Manager 
303-315-3683
corey.edwards@ucdenver.edu​

In his role as the Academic and Student Success Manager, Corey is charged with building out the student support services for CU Online.  He works closely with academic departments and student services units to ensure online students have an integrated and seamless experience.  Prior to joining CU Online,  Corey spent six years with the CU Athletics Department on the Boulder campus.  While in Boulder, he served as the Assistant Director for Academics and the Tutoring Director for the Herbst Academic Center for Student-Athletes, where he spent time designing and developing learning experiences for student-athletes.  


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