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Upcoming Alumni Events

CU Denver LynxFest 2017 - Dr. Colorado Tour

Stay tuned for more details on upcoming CU Denver Alumni events including CU Night at The Nutcracker and Student Illustration Expo in December, among others!

Questions? Please contact CU Denver Alumni at or call 303-315-2333.​

 ALUMNI NIGHT AT THE NUTCRACKER & STUDENT ILLUSTRATION EXPO | Friday, December 7 | 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. | NXT Stg Gallery, Ellie Caulkins Opera House

Alumni Night at ​The Nutcracker & Student Illustration Expo

Friday, November 23 | 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

CU Denver LynxConnect, an online networking platform for CU Denver Alumni
Thank you so much for your interest in Alumni Night at The Nutcracker & Student Illustration Expo! We have sold out of our ticket block, you may purchase Nutcracker tickets on the Colorado Ballet website and still join us at the Student Illustration Expo at 5:30 p.m.  

Celebrate the holiday season by joining fellow alumni and families for a hot chocolate reception and Nutcracker performance by the Colorado Ballet. 

Pick up your Nutcracker tickets and sip hot cocoa as you explore the College of Arts & Media illustration program pop-up exhibition at the NXT Stg Gallery, just steps away from the performance venue. Interact with the students' animation creations and take home their unique work.

Following the reception, tuck in for a performance of The Nutcracker in the Loge section of the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Tickets will be available for pickup at the check-in table at the NXT Stg Gallery during the Illustration Expo.
Tickets are $38.50 and will be available for pick upstarting at 4:30 p.m. on performance day at the NXT Stg Gallery until 7:15 p.m. After that time, any unclaimed tickets will be available at Will Call at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House.

Total run time is 1 hour and 50 minutes and that includes one 20-minute intermission.

Note: Tickets are limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Any purchases canceled or modified by Tuesday, December 4th will receive a full refund. Cancellations after December 4th and no-shows will not be refunded.

Questions? Email or call 303-315-2333.​


 CU AT THE TABLE | November 10, 13, & 22 | 6:00 p.m. | Denver-Metro Area

CU at the Table

Saturday, November 10
Tuesday, November 13
Thursday, November 22 (Thanksgiving Day)

CU in the City Life
CU Denver is a welcoming place for more than 1,200 international students who have traveled thousands of miles to study and be part of our community. CU at the Table invites current CU Denver international students to the homes of alumni, faculty, and staff for dinner on one of three dates during the month of November.

During the two-hour event, participants will engage in conversation with fellow international students and alumni over a meal provided by you. Additional information and preparation packets will be sent to hosts in advance of dinners taking place.

Questions? Please contact CU Denver Alumni at or call 303-315-2333.​

Note: Completing this form does not guarantee a hosting opportunity. CU Denver Alumni Relations staff will be in contact with further details.

CU at the Table is hosted by CU Denver Alumni and the Office of International Affairs.

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 ALUMNI BLACK FRIDAY | Friday, November 23 | 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Denver, CO

Alumni Black Friday

Friday, November 23 | 8:00 a.m.  5:00 p.m. | Tivoli 267 

Alumni Black Friday hosted by the CU Denver Career Center on November 23rd from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Tivoli 267

The CU Denver Career Center is offering exclusive day-of career counseling appointments and workshops just for alumni! If you are interested in career exploration, looking for guidance on job search strategies, or just want to brush up on your skills, this is the opportunity for you! 

Appointment slots are limited, and registration is required. Call the Career Center to reserve your appointment or workshop slot today: 303.315.7315.

Career Counseling Appointments
Normally $45 | FREE to alumni all day on November 23

Strong Interest Inventory Interpretations
Normally $60 | $15 for alumni all day on November 23

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Workshop
Normally $60 | $10 for alumni from 12:00  1:00 p.m. on November 23

NOTE: Prices are good for appointments on November 23 ONLY. Any rescheduled or cancelled appointments will the charged the normal rates.

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 STUDENT & ALUMNI NETWORKING LUNCHEON | Thursday, September 13 | 12:00 p.m. | Tivoli #640

Student and Alumni Networking Luncheon

Thursday, September 13 | 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. | Tivoli, #640

CU Denver Building
You are invited to connect with fellow CU Denver alumni and students for a networking luncheon on Thursday, September 13 at 12:00 p.m. The program will consist of two rounds of structured conversation organized by industry and professional development themes.

Alumni Board members Eugene Howard (MURP '13) and Jeana Delamarter (MBA '11) will open the luncheon with a short talk on the importance of building relationships for career success. 

Alumni will share their professional expertise with students curious about their work as well as connect with other alumni in the field.

Students have an opportunity to meet real-world practitioners in their desired career and make valuable connections to help land a job or move up after graduation.

Schedule of Events
  • 12:00 - 12:15 p.m. | Check In
  • 12:15 - 12:30 p.m. | Welcome and CU Denver Alumni Board Presentation: How to Build Relationships for Career Success
  • 12:30 - 12:50 p.m. | Discussion Round 1: Professional Development
  • 12:55 - 1:15 p.m. | Discussion Round 2: Industry and Field of Study
  • 1:15 - 1:30 p.m. | Closing

Questions? Contact CU Denver Alumni Relations at​ or 303-315-2333.

Register before 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 10.

 CU NIGHT AT THE NATIONAL WESTERN STOCK SHOW | Friday, January 25 | 7:30 p.m. | National Western Stock Show, Denver

CU Night at the National Western Stock Show

Friday, January 25, 2019 | 7:30 p.m.
4655 Humboldt Street, Denver, CO 80216 

CU in the City Life

Join CU Denver Alumni and the whole CU system family at CU Night at the Western Stock Show on Friday, January 25, 2019. Purchase your tickets through the National Western Stock Show website and be sure to use promo code CUDENVER for our special pricing which includes:

  • All Day Grounds Admission 
  • Parking in one of the NWSS lots (first come, first serve) 
  • Entrance to the pro-rodeo at 7:30 p.m.


 CAREER EDGE WEBINAR: NEGOTIATE YOUR BEST SALARY | Thursday, February 21 | 12:00 p.m. MST | Online

Webinar: Negotiate Your Best Salary

Thursday, February 21, 2019 | 12:00 p.m. MST | 45 minutes

CU in the City Class Life

​Everyone wants to get paid more. Often, that means learning how to win at salary negotiation. Salary negotiation can be very intimidating and stressful, so it pays to be prepared. Join Sue Wyman and Stephanie Filali Moutei (BSBA '14) to learn expert salary negotiation strategies that will help you increase your compensation, further your career and advance at work.

Sue Wyman, Director of Business Career Connections at the CU Denver Business SchoolSue Wyman, Director of Business Career Connections at the CU Denver Business School

Sue has 16 years of experience in national Executive Search and ten years of experience in Career and Job Search Coaching. 

Prior to launching her search practice she worked in sales leadership roles in startup and Fortune 50 organizations and led teams of up to 75. 

Sue has an Executive MBA from the University of Denver and a Bachelor of Science in Technical Management from Regis University.

Stephanie Filali Moutei (BSBA '14)Stephanie Filali Moutei (BSBA '14), Human Resources Generalist at G & A Partners 

Stephanie Filali Moutei​​ graduated in December 2014 from University of Colorado Denver with dual degree in Human Resources and Business Management. 

She re-established the SHRM Student Chapter on the Auraria Campus in January 2014. 

She is an HR Generalist for G & A Partners, a PEO with headquarters in Houston, TX and has four years experience in Human Resources.​​


 HIREDENVER ALUMNI ONLY CAREER FAIR | Thursday, June 14 | 11:00 a.m. | Denver, CO

HireDenver Alumni Only Career Fair

Thursday, June 14 | 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. | Seawell Ballroom, Denver Performing Arts Complex 1350 Arapahoe Street

Join CU Denver Alumni at the HireDenver Alumni Only Career Fair on Thursday, June 14th

HireDenver offers job seekers the ultimate opportunity of finding their next career. 

Whether you are looking for a new career in accounting, consulting, education, engineering, finance, health-care, government or non-profit, investment banking, marketing, media, sales or technology, you will find an employer at aligns with your interests at HireDenver. 

Be sure to swing by the CU Denver Alumni table to connect with university staff and pickup some CU Denver swag. 

Attendance is free so register today! Learn more about employers in attendance on the HireDenver website

 CU ADVOCACY DAT AT THE CAPITOL | Tuesday, January 29 | 7:30 – 11:30 a.m. MST | Denver, CO

CU Advocacy Day at the Capitol

Tuesday, January 29 | 7:30 - 11:30 a.m. MST | Colorado State Capitol 

Be better prepared to promote the university's educational, research, public service and economic contributions, as well as raise awareness about the state's funding outlook and to dispel commonly held myths about CU and public higher education. 

CU Advocacy Day will provide information you need to help influence public opinion about CU and higher education with elected officials and others in your community. 

PROGRAM | 7:30 a.m. -  11:30 a.m. 
Denver Consistory (diagonally across from Capitol)
  • ​Breakfast with legislators
  • CU President Benson remarks
  • Legislative panel on higher education priorities, perceptions, opportunities and challenges
  • State funding outlook for public higher education and afforadability discussion
    • Todd Saliman, CU Vice President of Budget and Finance and Chief Financial Officer
  • CU For Colorado's new interactive map promoting CU's public outreach programs and services
    • Michele McKinney, Assistant Vice President of Advocacy and External Relations
  • CU President Recognition at the Colorado State Capitol
    • Walk over to the State Capitol for comments about CU and PResident Benson in the House and Senate Galleries
Denver Consistory (Scottish Rite Masonic Temple)
1370 Grant Street
Denver, CO 80203

CU Recognition
Colorado State Capitol
200 E. Colfax Ave.
South or North entrance
Denver, CO 80203

Parking is available in a surface lot on Grant Street between Colfax Avenue and 14th Street. The lot accepts credit cards. Metered parking is available along most streets. PARKING MAP​

Invite your elected officials
Attendees will be asked to invite their elected officials to the breakfast. Instructions will be sent after you register.

This event is hosted by CU's Office of Government Relations and the CU Advocates program in the Office of the President.

 LYNXFEST: FAMILY & ALUMNI WEEKEND | Friday, October 12 - Saturday, October 13 | Denver, CO

LynxFest: Family & Alumni Weekend

Friday, October 12 - Saturday, October 13 | Auraria Campus

LynxFest: Family & Alumni Weekend 2018 - University of Colorado Denver
Join all CU Denver alumni and families for a celebration of CU in the City, featuring faculty showcases, alumni connections, and campus tours. 
​​LynxFest is a weekend of events to recognize alumni achievement, bring families to campus, feature student life, and see first-hand CU Denver’s impact in the city of Denver. 

Be a part of CU Denver’s tradition. #MiloMemories​ #LynxFest

Questions? Please contact CU Denver Alumni at or call 303-315-2333.​

Registration will close at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 9.

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Webinar: Leading with Emotional Intelligence

Thursday, January 17, 2019 | 12:00 p.m. MST | 45 minutes

CU in the City Class Life

Emotional intelligence (also known as ‘emotional quotient’, or EQ) was ranked sixth in the World Economic Forum’s list of the top 10 skills that employees will need to possess to thrive in the workplace of the future. But what exactly is EQ, and how could having it (or not) affect your career? 

Join Lauren Harris (MS '18) and Jonathan Back (MS '12) to learn how EQ can significantly impact your professional path and how to build your EQ competencies.

Lauren Harris (MS '18)Lauren Harris (MS '18), Training & Development Manager at CU Boulder

Joining CU Boulder in 2013 and serving as the Training and Development Manager, Lauren is passionate about inspiring learners to engage with challenging topics. Lauren is well known for her humor and positive energy in the classroom. 

Lauren has a bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts from Minnesota State University-Moorhead, a Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Management from the University of Colorado Boulder, and a Master of Science in Organization and Management from the University of Colorado Denver. 

Lauren’s training areas include emotional intelligence, Strengths Finder, employee engagement, generations, customer service, trust, conflict, leadership development, and coaching, to name a few. 

Lauren is certified in Real Colors, DiSC, Crucial Conversation, Crucial Accountability, Leading at the Speed of Trust, Project Management, and The 4 Essential Roles of Leadership. Lauren is also a Certified Professional in Training Management (CPTM).

On a personal note, Lauren enjoys playing the banjo with her husband, Joe and snowboarding in the amazing mountains of Colorado.

Jonathan Bach (MS '12), Senior Consultant - Market Intelligence at Xcel Energy

Jonathan Bach​​​​​​ is a 2012 graduate from the Global Energy Management (GEM) Program. With past experience working for an independent power producer and an emerging disruptive energy tech company and now with one of the most respected investor owned utilities, Jonathan has a widespread perspective on the key issues facing the energy sector.

 Based on that experience, he works deliberately to connect with various subject matter experts across the industry to exchange intelligence insights. 

Jonathan’s current role at Xcel Energy includes leading Market Intelligence initiatives within the corporate wide Customer Solutions group that are influenced by external trends in the following areas of Grid Modernization, Solar, Energy Efficiency, Demand Response, Electric Vehicles, Customer Experience and C&I Energy Procurement. Supporting real-time intelligence and strategy for Xcel Energy's Senior Leadership, Product Strategy & Development & Strategic Revenue Initiatives groups.



Webinar: Managing Up: 10 Ways to Build an Effective Relationship with Your Boss

Thursday, March 14, 2019 | 12:00 p.m. MST | 45 minutes

CU in the City Class Life

If your relationship with your boss is “just okay” or not okay at all, consider that a healthy, respectful relationship with your manager can improve morale, productivity and ultimately, boost your career. 

Join Lauren Ramsey in this session to learn how to build a stronger alliance with your boss.


 CU ADVOCATES OPEN HOUSE | Tuesday, January 15 | 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. | CU Denver CityCenter

CU Advocates Open House

Tuesday, January 15 | 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. MST | CityCenter

Please stop by between for the CU Advocates first open house at CU Denver's new CityCenter.
  • Meet and mingle with fellow CU Advocates and CU leadership
  • Help recruit new advocates - bring guests
  • Win tickets to athletic events - if you recruit new CU Advocates
  • Learn about CU Denver's new City Center

Special guest: CU Denver Chancellor Dorothy Horrell

For questions, contact 

CU Denver CityCenter
1250 14th St., Room 1110 (street level, corner of 14th and Lawrence)
Denver, CO 80202

Map and parking instructions will be in your confirmation email.

includes appetizers and beverages
Registration is required. 


Office of Advancement | Alumni Relations

1380 Lawrence Street, Suite 1201
Denver, Colorado 80204

Phone: 303-315-2333 | Email:​​

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