Gracie RedShirt Tyon is the Director of American Indian Student Services, she is an enrolled member of the Oglala Lakota Nation. Ms. RedShirt Tyon has been in the role of Director since 2016.
After completing my
undergraduate studies, I began working with Nationwide, a Fortune 100
organization based in Columbus, Ohio. With this company, I had the opportunity
to cultivate experiences in corporate coaching, website marketing, and
Thanks to these
experiences, I have learned how real change happens from the top down. The
organization's leader has to dedicate their role to inclusivity, and
intentionally create a safe space for everyone to enjoy their work
environment. I want to execute this reality for all people, and receiving
my MBA will teach me the necessary skills to lead a business.
Industry-wise, I am
excited about hemp and the various ways we can utilize this material property
in our everyday lives. In addition to strengthening my business acumen,
deepening my understanding of material culture is also something I want to
continue developing in graduate school. I am excited to meet people who
understand the importance of natural material innovation and look forward to connecting
with others who wish to create a more sustainable world.
In my free time, I
enjoy riding my bike, having picnics, and philosophical conversations with
My name is Jennifer Valadez-Vazquez but I go by Jenny. I am a first-year study and my major is public health. I'm a Colorado native and enjoy being with others.
My name is Michelle Ramirez, but most call me Michy (Mee-Chee) and I work for the American Indian Student Services! I am a first-year student and my major is Civil Engineering. I love dogs and enjoy spending time binge-watching shows on Netflix.
Hi, my name is Terrell Padilla. I'm a first-year and first-generation student here at CU Denver. I'm majoring in mechanical engineering. A little bit about me is that I'm super into cars and I run my own car club! I'm also into BMX as well.