Grace DeRaad has served as the Campus Activities Coordinator since January of 2023. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Organizational Leadership with a focus in talent development from the University of Cincinnati. Grace serves as one of Student Life's lead event planners focusing on social and community engagement events. She also supervises the students on the Campus Activities team. Grace is passionate about leadership, cultural development, team building and diversity and inclusion. Oh, and fun! She loves to create events where students can make new friends, connections and lasting memories. Her favorite hobbies are baking and crocheting.
Kelsi’s passion for student belonging and transitions began when she was a student leader and during her graduate work at the University of Northern Colorado. Kelsi joined the Student Life team in November 2022 as the Assistant Director of Student Engagement. She previously worked at CU Denver in the Student Transitions & Family Engagement unit, where she was the Coordinator for the Peer Advocate Leaders (PALs) peer mentoring program. Outside work, Kelsi critically studies spaces and place-making in higher education, funding trends at federal and state levels, and exploring solutions for future generations of students and their families.
Addison joined the Student Life team in April 2022 as the Assistant Director for Student Organizations. He previously worked at CU Denver in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Addison's passion for student involvement and leadership began during his undergraduate career when he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta and several other student organizations. He went on to pursue his Master's Degree in College Student Development at Appalachian State University and has been working in higher education ever since. Addison is a North Carolina native who has lived and worked all over the country in different student-facing higher education roles where he is passionate about helping students find their community. Outside of work, Addison loves to spend as much time as possible exploring the outdoors.
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