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LynxConnect Online Networking


Do you have 10 minutes to spare? That's all the time it takes to make a connection.

Have a whole hour? You could make 6-8 new connections with fellow alumni.


CU Denver Alumni is proud to host a new online networking program exclusively for our alumni community: LynxConnect. During a real-time, text-based event online, you will have the opportunity to connect one-on-one with other alumni around the globe.

The focus of each networking event will vary from month to month, connecting alumni through industry, mentoring, workplace issues, and exploring the different ways that alumni can connect with one another. 

Best of all, these events are free of charge, you can join from any device and choose to participate for however long you’d like - 10 mins or the full hour.
 
Questions? Please contact CU Denver Alumni at alumni@ucdenver.edu or call 303-315-2333.​

Upcoming Online Networking Events:


LynxConnect: Workplace Topics​
Wednesday, April 25 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. MST 
CU Denver LynxConnect, an online networking platform for CU Denver Alumni 
You are invited to join CU Denver Alumni's next monthly online networking event on Wednesday, April 25. This month we will take up conversation surrounding common challenges encountered in professional life such as becoming a new manager, communicating effectively, conflict resolution, salary negotiation, and work/life balance.

Whether you are just starting out or are a seasoned professional, you are likely to encounter these common situations: this online session will help you exchange ideas for strategically engaging challenges and grow professionally.

LynxConnect events are online, one-on-one chat sessions that connect you with alumni in your preferred field through a virtual discussion booth of your choice: exchange ideas about industry trends and current challenges, discuss how you got your start, and share advice with those looking to enter the field. 

Our general networking category is great for those who are exploring a variety of career paths or looking to switch up the conversation. These online chats can be tailored to your interests and professional challenges--simply join the discussion booth that best fits your situation and go!

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

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LynxConnect is powered by the Brazen platform. Watch a short demo video below.
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These speed networking events are hosted on a hassle-free platform provided by Brazen, Inc. that allows you to join from anywhere, and you don't need any special equipment. Best of all, LynxConnect networking events are completely free of charge. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

 Past LynxConnect Events | 2017

LynxConnect: Alumni Industry Networking

WEDNESDAY, MAY 3 | 12:00 P.M. MDT

Please join CU Denver Alumni on May 3 for our first online networking program, designed exclusively for your alumni community: LynxConnect. During this real-time, text-based event, you will have the opportunity to connect one-on-one with other alumni from around the globe based on your preferred industry.

LynxConnect formats will change every month, providing a variety of ways for fellow CU Denver graduates to connect. On May 3, join us for an industry-based networking hour, where you will meet other alumni from your school/college in short, text-based chats.

LynxConnect events are hosted on a hassle-free virtual platform that allows you to join the conversation from anywhere, and you don't need any special equipment. Best of all, LynxConnect networking events are completely free of charge. Join a booth that aligns with your preferred industry, or participate in our general networking category for more exploration.
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LynxConnect: Recent Alumni Networking

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7 | 12:00 P.M. MDT

You are invited to join our next online networking session on Wednesday, June 7th, designed especially for those who graduated this year and are looking to connect with fellow alumni in their professional field of interest.
 
At the online event you’ll engage in casual 10 ​minute one-on-one chats with the alumni professionals of your choice. Get advice for starting out, learn what the industry is really like, hear about career successes, challenges and more!


LynxConnect: Strengths-Based Networking

WEDNESDAY, JULY 12 | 12:00 P.M. MDT

Join our next online networking session on Wednesday, July 12,designed especially for those who are looking to connect with fellow alumni that share their Strengths.

During this online event you’ll engage in casual 15 minute one-on-one chats with alumni who share your Strengths. Swap stories about how your similar qualities play out in the workplace and in professional development more generally; get advice for how to leverage your Strengths for success; and more!

We will also have two StrengthsFinder experts from our own CU Denver Career Center on hand to answer questions about the assessment or to take a deeper dive in your top five.​


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LynxConnect: Career Opportunities and Transitions

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23 | 12:00 P.M. MDT

This session online engagement session on career opportunities and transitions is ideal for those who are looking to make the next move in their professional life, be it a transition to a new company or industry, returning to the workforce after a hiatus, and more. ​​


LynxConnect: School of Public Affairs Takeover

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 | 12:00 P.M. MDT

Please join CU Denver Alumni on Wednesday, September 13 for the next session in our online engagement series, designed especially for School of Public Affairs alumni and those interested in careers in the public sector. 

LynxConnect: School of Public Affairs Takeover is a real-time, text-based event during which you will have the opportunity to connect one-on-one with other alumni from around the globe based on your preferred public sector industry: criminal justice, nonprofit management, state/local government, environmental policy, research and academic, and public finance. Join a booth that aligns with your preferred industry, or participate in our general networking category for more exploration. ​​


LynxConnect: Student Organizations Reunions

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18 | 12:00 P.M. MDT

Alumni who participated in a student organization during their time at CU Denver are invited to sign up for our next online engagement session on Wednesday, October 18. If you can't make it to the student organization reunions at LynxFest (October 13-14) or plan to keep the conversation going, this is the event for you!

Featured student organizations with dedicated virtual discussion booths are:
  • Alternative Breaks
  • Center for Identity & inclusion (​formerly, Educational Opportunity Programs)
  • Peer Advo​cate Leaders
  • Student Government Association
  • TRiO Student Support Services
  • University Honors and Leadership
  • Veteran & Military Student Services

During this online event you’ll engage in casual, 10 minute one-on-one chats with alumni who also participated in your student organization at CU Denver, either at the same time you were a student, in the past, or after you graduated. Exchange ideas about what's new in the field, reminiscence about time spent on campus, and make valuable career connections with alumni who share your interests. ​
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LynxConnect: Alumni in Higher Education

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2017 | 12:00 P.M. MDT

Alumni professionals in higher education--or those looking to enter the field--are invited to participate in our next online knowledge-sharing session.

You’ll engage in casual chats with alumni who are also interested in careers in higher education. Elevate your career by exchanging ideas about what's new in the field, share solutions to common challenges, and make valuable career connections with alumni who share your inter​ests. 

Areas of higher education with dedicated discussion booths will be: 
  • A​dministration (great for those professionals in operations, finance, human resources, and more)
  • Admissions
  • Advancement
  • Leadership
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Student Life
  • Teaching and Research


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 Past LynxConnect Events | 2018

LynxConnect: Alumni Industry Networking

TUESDAY, JANUARY 16 | 12:00 P.M. MST

Ring in the new year by refreshing your networking skills and re-focusing on career development by joining our next online engagement session for alumni on January 16. This session will be organized by discussion booths for those working in a wide variety of industries, so there is something for everyone! 
Industry discussion booths are:
  • Art and Design
  • Business Development and Sales
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Education
  • Engineering and Information Technology
  • Healthcare and Socia​l Services
  • Human Resources and Talent Development
  • Marketing and Communications
  • General Networking

LynxConnect: Humanities Takeover

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15 | 12:00 P.M. MST

CU Denver Alumni is proud to present the next session in our online engagement series, LynxConnect: Humanities Takeover. This session will be organized by discussion booths for those who studied or are working in industries related to the Humanities. Whether you want to reconnect with fellow alumni from your program or learn more from those in your industry, there will be something for anyone in the Humanities!

Discussion booths/topics will be:​
  • English Language and Literature
  • Ethnic Studies and Social Justice
  • History and International Studies
  • Modern Languages
  • Philosophy
  • Visual Studies (Art History)
  • Women and Gender Studies
  • General Networking

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LynxConnect: Alumni in Healthcare

TUESDAY, MARCH 20 | 12:00 P.M. MST

CU Denver Alumni working in healthcare are invited to join our next monthly online networking event on Tuesday, March 20. Whether you are a physician, hospital administrator, pharmacy tech, and more, there is sure to be a discussion booth that suits your interests and experience. 

LynxConnect events are online, one-on-one chat sessions that connect you with alumni in your preferred field through a virtual discussion booth of your choice: take on a topic that represents your current field, or talk with people in another industry area of interest. Discussion booths/topics will be:

Discussion booths/topics will be:
  • Dentistry
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Public Health
  • General Networking

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Office of Advancement | Alumni Relations

We are happy to announce that as of July 21, 2017 we are back at the Lawrence Street Center in our new office suite:

1380 Lawrence Street, Suite 1201
Denver, Colorado 80204

Phone: 303-315-2333

Email: alumni@ucdenver.edu​​

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