About University Communications

We advance the mission of the university, as well as its reputation and identity as a leading academic and research institution.

Through strategic communications planning, media relations, branding, marketing, executive communications, and a wide range of digital media, we tell the stories of the university and its people.

Alicita Rodriguez

Senior Writer
Office: 303-315-6376

Alicita uncovers interesting facts about the university and turns them into compelling stories. She writes news and feature articles about CU Denver people, programs, and research.

An architecture and design aficionado, Alicita loves unusual cities, conceptual furniture, and abandoned places (she lived in a Colorado ghost town for 10 years). She now resides in Denver with her husband, daughter, two dogs, and two cats.

Alicita holds a BA in English Literature from Florida International University, an MFA in Creative Writing from New York University, and a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Denver.