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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: Alumni Industry Networking

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. MST 
CU Denver LynxConnect, an online networking platform for CU Denver Alumni 
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 Social Services
  • Human Resources and Talent Development
  • Marketing and Communications
  • General Networking

  • If you haven't joined a LynxConnect session before, this event is a great way to dip your toe into online networking! 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.​


    How does it work?

    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

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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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