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                                                Consolidation Forms UCDHSC
CENTER'S                                                    omething evolutionary has taken place at the University of Colorado at Denver. As of July 1,
DENVER CAMPUS                                                2004, CU-Denver consolidated with the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center to
                                                             form a “new university,” known as the University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences
                                                Center (UCDHSC). ● Now, what was formerly CU-Denver is referred to as UCDHSC Downtown Denver
                                                Campus; The university’s Health Sciences Center is the UCDHSC Ninth and Colorado and Fitzsimons at
                                                Aurora campuses. ● In what Chancellor James Shore calls “an evolution, not a revolution,” two years
                                                of research by numerous faculty, staff, administrators, students, community experts and independent
                                                consultants came to fruition when the Board of Regents voted unanimously for the change. ● By
                                                combining the strengths of our traditional, comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs in
                                                downtown Denver with the research and advanced health programs of the health sciences campus,
                                                the University of Colorado has melded apparently
                                                separate academic pursuits to create a world-class
                                                university with broader scope and greater research
                                                potential. ● “This is an extraordinary opportunity
                                                for the University of Colorado — one that will
UCDHSC Academia’s                               open up new collaborations in education, research
Best-Kept Secret
No More                                         and community partnerships,” Shore explains.
     Since becoming an independent              “We already have a vision for what this new
campus in 1976, the Downtown Den-               university will become.” The first chancellor of
ver Campus of the University of Colo-
rado at Denver and Health Sciences              the combined campuses, Shore was chancellor of
Center (UCDHSC) has been known
                                                the Health Sciences Center and interim chancellor
as a “commuter campus,” a 127-acre
site with students driving, light-rail-         of CU-Denver following the retirement of Georgia
ing, busing or walking to classes from
throughout the metro area. There has            Lesh-Laurie. Having seen the new university to
never been housing for the Auraria              its successful birth, Shore will retire in October.
Campus, which UCDHSC shares with
Metropolitan State College of Denver            ● Students attending either UCDHSC campus
and Community College of Denver. But            will be positively affected by the consolidation in
that’s all about to change. In fall 2006,
University Village, a residence hall,           myriad ways. They will benefit from an expanded
will open slightly west of the Admin-
                                                curriculum, increased research opportunities and
istration Building (9th and Lawrence).
                          CONTINUED ON PAGE 2   additional programs that combine the health sciences
                                                                                                                                            CONTINUED ON PAGE 2
                                                                           Did you know . . . There
                                                                           are more than 1,200 UCDHSC
                                                                           Downtown Denver Campus
                                                                           graduates living in countries
                                                                           outside the U.S.

SECRET    CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1               Understanding the

                                              College Opportunity Fund
Phase I will have approximately 700
rooms. Phase II, to open in 2007, will
have an additional 600 rooms. Add
those numbers to the privately devel-

oped Regency Hotel student residence,                       ast year, the Colorado Gen-    study abroad programs, courses in ba-
along with the possible acquisition and                        eral Assembly created       sic skills, courses taken as part of the
development of the Executive Towers                            the College Opportu-        Post-Secondary Enrollment Options
by Auraria Higher Education Center                             nity Fund (COF) as a        Act, high school Fast-Track courses,       waivers may be available to the lifetime
(AHEC), and within the next few years                         new way for the state to     International Baccalaureate classes,       limit process if a student is tenacious
Downtown Denver Campus students               provide tax dollar support for higher        Advanced Placement classes, and many       enough to complete the paperwork.
might have access to approximately            education beginning in fall 2005. Simply     professional education programs such            It’s important to remember that a
2,000 rooms.                                  put, it means that money previously          as nursing or dental hygiene.              College Opportunity Fund voucher is
      The Downtown Denver Campus              appropriated directly to colleges and             Students can learn whether a          not a form of financial aid, nor should it
of UCDHSC has been one of the best            universities by the state must now be au-    COF stipend will apply to a particular     serve as a replacement for other types of
kept secrets in the country. The campus       thorized for distribution by the student     course during the online, class reg-       student financial aid, including schol-
has it all: a top-notch educational ex-       before the school receives that funding      istration process. If the class chosen     arships and federally funded grants,
perience, outstanding faculty, a 14-to-1      — hence the program’s reference as a         is not eligible for COF funding, the       loans and work-study programs.
student-faculty ratio, and access to out-     “voucher” or “stipend” program.              student will receive a warning message          For additional information on
door activities and all the best venues a          For students, not only must they        and may drop that class if desired. If     the College Opportunity Fund, or to
large, vibrant city has to offer. Primarily   understand the parameters of use out-        the class is funded by COF then the
                                                                                                                          ,           complete the online COF voucher
due to the lack of campus housing, the                       ,
                                              lined by COF but they must also take         registration process will proceed, and     application, visit the College Access
student population at the Downtown            the time to apply for their voucher — a      the stipend will be reflected on the        Network (CAN) website: https://cof.
Denver Campus has overwhelmingly              one-time process — or they will be re-       tuition and fee statement in a per-        college-access.net/coffapp. The
been locally based.                           sponsible for their entire tuition bill.     credit-hour dollar amount.                 College Access Network is the only
      Barbara Edwards, director of ad-             Certain parameters of use, like              Presently, vouchers are set at        organization entrusted by the Colorado
missions, has spearheaded the efforts to      those that state students must be un-        $80 per eligible credit hour, and each     General Assembly to administer the
recruit younger, full-time, non-resident      dergraduates and residents of the state      student is entitled to 145 cumulative      COF program and distribute funds to a
students on campus and notes that             of Colorado, are straightforward. Less       attempted semester credit hours. This      qualifying school at a student’s request.
while progress has been made in the           clear are the parameters specifying the      places a lifetime limit on the number of   A paper application is available for use
past decade to get a younger, more            types of study the stipends will fund.       undergraduate credits that will be paid    at the CAN website as well. Students
diverse student base, this campaign           For example, voucher funding does            by COF An additional 30 credit hours
                                                                                                   .                                  who do not have a Social Security Num-
will enable those numbers to soar.            not cover many continuing education          can be added after the completion of the   ber or an Alien Registration number
For instance, there were 296 freshmen         classes, independent and online learn-       bachelor’s degree for further coursework   must use the paper application.
in fall 1994 compared to 737 in fall          ing programs, correspondence courses,        at the undergraduate level, and some
2004. The percentage of undergradu-
ates who were full time in 1994 was
59 percent; in 2004 it was 71 percent.        CONSOLIDATION      CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1

The average age of undergraduates in          with everything from business to public administration to communications. The new university provides greater access to
1994 was 26.5; that number dropped
                                              higher education for undergraduate, graduate and professional students, with increased multiculturalism through a variety
to 24.3 by 2004.
      The centerpiece for this effort is a    of recruiting initiatives. ● The positive impact of consolidation reaches far beyond the campuses to the community and
new scholarship being offered to out-         the state. Prior to the Regents’ vote, the consolidation received favorable endorsements from state legislators and metro-area
of-state students who are a good fit for       business leaders whose foresight recognized the new university’s role in aiding Colorado’s economic recovery. The combined
the institution. Edwards noted the goal
                                              research will lead to the incubation of new business and serve as an increasingly attractive incentive for companies wanting
is to double non-resident numbers each
year until 2010 for a total of more than      to relocate. With its expanded and cross-campus programs, UCDHSC is better able to respond to the needs of the metro area’s
2,000 new out-of-state students. For          rapidly growing workforce. ● While CU-Denver served about 14,000 students, UCDHSC serves more than 27,000 students.
fall 2005, the university hopes for 213       Instead of seven schools and colleges supporting 80 degree programs, UCDHSC now boasts 12 schools and colleges offering
new non-resident recruits. The goal
                                              109 degree programs. UCDHSC employs more than 12,000 Coloradoans, making it one of the metro area’s top employers.
for fall 2006 is 426 new recruits. The
campaign, she stressed, isn’t a one-time      ● Two campuses, three locations equal one single research university providing a unique combination of curriculum and
effort; it’s an ongoing and progressive       instruction in an environment of innovation and collaboration. It all adds up to a bright, healthy future for the University
program that will change the face of the      of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center.
student body on this campus.

                                                                                                   Association Benefits
                                                                                                                 ely on your free membership in UCDHSC’s Downtown Denver Campus
                                                                                                                  Alumni Association to access these free or low-cost programs. Con-
                                                                                                                  tact the number listed for additional information or visit the Alumni
                                                                                                                 Association website, www.cudenver.edu/alumni, to learn more:

Raisin’ the Biggest Ruckus of All. Since its inception in 1993, the Rock Bottom Ruckus
                                                                                                   Ambassador’s Program                         Insurance Program
has raised more than a half million dollars for scholarships. Each year the Rock Bottom Brewery
                                                                                                   303-492-8276, 1-866-660-2007                1-800-922-1245
(Downtown) donates the food, beverages and staff so all money raised can benefit students at        cuambassadors@cu.edu or                     http://alumniinsuranceprogram.com/
                                                                                                   www.cusys.edu/cuambassadors                 cudenver
the Downtown Denver Campus. Through this effort and other fund-raisers, 40 scholarships were
                                                                                                   • A voluntary group of Colorado resi-       • Short-term health insurance program
distributed to undergraduate students through the Alumni Association General Scholarship for the
                                                                                                     dents who advocate on behalf of CU          for graduates that bridges the gap
2004-2005 school year.                                                                               and higher education with the Colo-         between student health insurance and
                                                                                                     rado General Assembly                       employer coverage; also for alumni
                                                                                                   • All communication is via e-mail includ-     with short-term needs

New Scholarship Entices
                                                                                                     ing legislative updates, notices of CU    • Comprehensive, renewable major
                                                                                                     outreach events and timely messages         medical coverage
                                                                                                     from the CU President                     • Supplemental major medical insurance
                                                                                                                                                 for catastrophic medical expenses

Out-of-Staters                                                                                     Campus Recreation
                                                                                                   303-556-2549 (Alumni Office: call to begin
                                                                                                   the membership process)
                                                                                                                                               • Long-term care insurance
                                                                                                                                               • Group term life insurance

                                                                                                   303-556-3210 (Campus Recreation: call for    MBNA Credit Card

              s part of its non-resident           to check out all the advantages of the          hours, location, etc.)                      1-800-932-2775
                 student recruitment ef-           Downtown Denver Campus, the faculty             www.mscd.edu/~cra                           TTY users call 1-800-833-6262
                 forts, the Office of Ad-           and the university structure.                                                               (mention priority code QL79)
                                                                                                   • A one-year membership fee of $90
                 missions, along with mul-               Students came from Alaska, Michi-
                                                                                                     includes full use of the Recreation       • Every time you use University of
               tiple faculty and staff from        gan, Hawaii, Kansas, California, Wyo-             Center (an additional one-time I.D. fee     Colorado at Denver Platinum Plus®
departments, schools and colleges across           ming, Arizona, Kentucky, North Dakota,            of $10 and a student bond fee of $58        Credit Card to make a purchase,
campus, invited dozens of the country’s            Washington, New Mexico, Louisiana,                per semester do apply)                      you support the Downtown Denver
top students to check out the campus and           New Hampshire, Texas and Utah. The                                                            Campus Alumni Scholarship Fund and
interview for a new scholarship specifi-            two sessions for non-resident recruits          Career Center                                 other alumni programs
cally for out-of-state recruits.                   were held in April. Prospective students        303-556-2250                                • WorldPointsSM Reward Program
     The two scholarship weekend                   looking for housing can now go to               http://careers.cudenver.edu                   allows you to redeem WorldPoints for
                                                   www.cudenver.edu/housing to                                                                   travel, gift certificates, cash rewards or
events gave university officials the op-                                                            • Career counseling and job search            merchandise
portunity to get to know prospective               check out their options and gain tips             coaching
students and determine whether they                on moving and signing a lease.                  • Career exploration and transitions         U of C Federal Credit Union
were strong candidates for scholarships                  In addition, the Downtown Denver          • Resume assistance                         303-443-4672 Ext. 1435
and a good fit for the university. It gave          Campus continues to recruit top-qual-           • Mock interviews
students and their families the chance             ity in-state students. Every spring and         • Online resume referrals and
                                                   fall, the Downtown Denver Campus                  job postings                              • A $20 donation to the Alumni
                                                   hosts a highly successful Open House,           • Career library resources                    Association and a $25 deposit into a
                                                   welcoming more than 1,000 prospec-                                                            savings account is required to begin the
                                                   tive students to campus. This event             CU Alumni License Plates                      process of opening an account
                                                                                                   303-556-2549                                • No monthly fee or minimum balance
                                                   offers sessions on admissions, financial
                                                                                                   www.cudenver.edu/alumni                       requirement on checking accounts
        is published by the Alumni Office.          aid and the College Opportunity Fund.                                                       • Visa Check Card with no annual fee,
        All correspondence should be               Tours of the campus and a chance to             • Cost includes a mandatory, minimum          plus access to the nationwide CO-OP
        addressed to:                              meet one-on-one with faculty are avail-           donation of $50 to the Alumni               network of 19,000 free ATMs
        Carol Heller                               able throughout the day.                          Scholarship Fund                          • Low cost loans for new and used
        UCDHSC Alumni Office                              Carol Heller, director of Alumni          • Upon completion of an application and       vehicles, mortgages, home equity loans
        Campus Box 189                             Relations, encourages all alumni, no              receipt of an approval certificate from      and lines of credit
        P.O. Box 173364                                                                              the Alumni Association, CU plates         • No-fee investment and credit
                                                   matter where they live, to help spread
        Denver, CO 80217-3364                                                                        may be purchased                            counseling services
                                                   the word to students in their area that
        The Alumni Office is located at:            UCDHSC’s Downtown Denver Campus                 • An additional $25 county clerk fee and    • Easy account access, at branches,
        1380 Lawrence Street, Suite 1300                                                             your standard vehicle registration fees     online, or at one of 1,300 Credit Union
                                                   is an excellent option to advance their
                                                                                                     are applicable                              Service Centers located throughout
                                                   education.                                                                                    the country
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                                                                                                                                          Did you know . . . There are more
                                                                                                                                          than 53,000 UCDHSC Downtown Denver
                                                                                                                                          Campus alumni worldwide.

                         Chancellor Shore, Dean Ren Su, Karen White and Don White   Richard von Luhrte

Spring 2004 Alumni Award Recipients
Alumni Appreciation                          Alumni Legislative                                                                            center in 1996. He joined The Business
Award                                        Award                                                                                         School Advisory Board that same year,

                                                                                                                                           and participated in the Consolida-

           onald G. White was a                            Education is, and should
                non-traditional student                      be, our number one                                                            tion Study Committee this past year.
                at the University of                         spending priority.” So                                                        He joined the University of Colorado
                Colorado’s Extension                         says Rep. Tom Plant,                                                          Foundation Board of Trustees in 2003.
               Center in the ’50s and                       D-Boulder, Clear Creek                                                         In May 2002, Mr. Basey was honored
’60s, before the University of Colorado      and Gilpin counties. It is a commitment                                                       by the University of Colorado Board of
at Denver became its own campus in           Mr. Plant has acted on again and again.                                                       Regents with a Distinguished Service
1976. Mr. White hasn’t forgotten the         In his third term as state representative                                                     Award, and he received the first James
urban campus that helped shape his           for District 13, he has consistently            Elizabeth Hoffman and James Basey
                                                                                                                                           V. Geller Humanitarian Award from the
success. He consistently contributes         prioritized education funding. Mr.                                                            CU Cancer Center in May 1998.
to the Downtown Denver Campus’               Plant has been serving in the Colo-             Alumni Mack Easton
College of Engineering and Applied           rado House of Representatives since             Award                                         Alumni Recognition

Science and its students. Mr. White          1998 and currently serves on the Joint                       ames L. Basey is the em-
is a member of the advisory board for                                                                                                      Award
                                             Budget Committee and the House Ap-                             bodiment of perpetual

the College of Engineering’s “Tapping                                                                                                                   ichard von Luhrte and
                                             propriations Committee. He has been                            motion, always looking
Hidden Talents” program and has per-                                                                                                                       his company, RNL De-
                                             a strong supporter of the University                           for new opportunities
sonally and financially supported the                                                                                                                       sign, are dedicated to
                                             of Colorado and higher education for                         and better ways to help
Senior Design Class for the CU Ground                                                                                                                      keeping things moving
                                             many years. In 2004, with the state fac-        others. The University of Colorado has
Autonomous Robot (CUGAR) project                                                                                                                         — be it community-wide
                                             ing tight money restrictions and sweep-         long been a beneficiary of his generosity
in electrical engineering. Mr. White is                                                                                                    transit systems or a Currigan Hall
                                             ing cuts, Mr. Plant was instrumental in         and dedication. A founding member of
in his second three-year term on the                                                                                                       build-out proposed by the University
CU Foundation’s Board of Trustees and        crafting a state budget that provided           the Bard Center for Entrepreneurship
                                                                                                                                           of Colorado at Denver’s College of Ar-
has created two funds which benefit the       funding for higher education without            Development Leadership Council, Mr.
                                             any of the expected reductions.                                                               chitecture and Planning (CAP). Mr.
Electrical Engineering Department.                                                           Basey endowed a computer lab at the
                                                                                                                                           von Luhrte helped lead the Advisory
                                                                                                                                           Board’s New Facility Fund Committee
                                                                                                                                           by soliciting private donations on be-
                                                                                                                                           half of the college’s dream of building
                                                                                                                                           a new facility. He was instrumental
                                                                                                                                           in securing more than $600,000 in
                                                                                                                                           pledged donations for the project and
                                                                                                                                           led fund-raising efforts by providing the
                                                                                                                                           college with a lead gift on behalf of RNL
                                                                                                                                           Design. In addition to heading both
                                                                                                                                           the advocacy and planning process,
                                                                                                                                           Mr. von Luhrte donated a substantial
                                                                                                                                           gift-in-kind of a consulting feasibility
                                                                                                                                           study for acquiring and building out
                                                                                                                                           Currigan Hall for CAP.

                                                                                                                                        Representative Plant and
                                                                                                                                        CU President Elizabeth Hoffman
Ginny Williams                Virginia Guthrie                    Thomas Lamming               Al Stecklein

Spring 2005 Alumni Award Recipients
Alumni Appreciation                              Ms. Guthrie’s leadership that the 11-         Alumni Mack Easton                          and as a guest lecturer and classroom
Award                                            Month MBA Class of 2004 was able              Award                                       speaker. Mr. Stecklein speaks of his

                                                 to visit the company’s facilities in the                                                  35 years with Gates Corporation and

            inny Williams knows                                                                               homas Lamming is a
                                                 United Kingdom and experience first-                                                       engages students in his discussions. He
              how to raise a ruckus.                                                                           tireless advocate for the
                                                 hand its marketing, human resources,                                                      gave the keynote speech at the 2004
               She’s been doing it since                                                                       University of Colorado
                                                 management and finance operations.                                                         11-Month MBA graduation exercise
               the fund-raiser was tak-                                                                        at Denver and Health
                                                 The Coors international study was a                                                       and continues to support The Busi-
             en over by the Alumni                                                                            Sciences Center. In fact,
                                                 pilot program from which The Busi-                                                        ness School and the university as a
Association nine years ago, and is even                                                        he’s been a catalyst in the consolidation   whole. As an advisory board member
credited with naming the event the               ness School has been able to engage           process, acting as a pro bono consultant    since 1993, he has consistently gener-
Rock Bottom Ruckus. She is a top per-            other large companies to coordinate           to the chancellor and his leadership        ated suggestions and ideas that have
former in securing high-value auction            comparable programs.                          team. Recently retired from Accenture,      furthered the mission of The Business
items, donations, and interest in the                                                          Mr. Lamming spearheaded an initiative       School and was instrumental in coor-
event, which benefits all Downtown                Alumni Leadership                             to involve influential business leaders      dinating a significant donation of three
Denver Campus scholarships, includ-              Award                                         in contributing to and defining the ad-      original watercolors from Gates.

ing the Alumni Scholarship Fund. Ms.                           s former superintendent         vantages of combining the campuses,
Williams, co-owner of Peter Webb                                 of Cherry Creek and           and has garnered their short- and
                                                                                                                                           Alumni Recognition
Public Relations and president of the                            Denver Public schools,        long-term support. The business leader
Alumni Association (2001-2002), has                                                            task force he chairs generates ideas for
                                                                 a faculty member at CU-

                                                                                                                                                          or 16 years Mary Wil-
worked diligently for nearly a decade                           Denver and consultant to       increasing the status and stature of
                                                                                                                                                            liams has been back-
in supporting and promoting all alumni           the Colorado Department of Education,         UCDHSC and enables the institution
                                                                                                                                                             stage helping to orches-
events, as well as the “Back on Cam-             there’s no doubt Richard “Dick”               to respond to the needs of the business
                                                                                                                                                             trate alumni events and
pus” activities. With Ms. Williams’              Koeppe is deeply committed to educa-          community. Mr. Lamming has repre-
                                                                                                                                                            supporting alumni ac-
continued involvement, the success               tion. As superintendent (1972-1987),          sented The Business School around the
                                                                                                                                           tivities. She has been the cornerstone
of these programs has helped elevate             Mr. Koeppe transformed the Cherry             globe to foster and fuel international
                                                                                                                                           for the Downtown Denver Campus
the Alumni Association to a level of             Creek School District into one of the         connections for the MBA program. He
                                                                                                                                           Alumni Association, beginning as a vol-
prominence within the University of              most notable in the country. The School       is also developing a Center for eXcel-
                                                                                                                                           unteer in 1989. She was instrumental in
Colorado system, the metro area com-             of Education (SOE) at the University of       lence Organizations (CxO), which will
                                                                                                                                           the develop-
munity as a whole, and alumni associa-           Colorado at Denver and Health Scienc-         deliver tailored education and applied
                                                                                                                                           ment of many
tions throughout the nation.                     es Center is a beneficiary of Koeppe’s         research to corporate clients based on
                                                                                                                                           Alumni As-
                                                 scope of wisdom and knowledge. He             their specific needs.
                                                                                                                                           sociation pro-
Alumni Leadership                                was professor of educational adminis-                                                     grams, often
Award                                            tration from 1987 to 1988 and again in        Alumni Recognition                          from their in-
                                                 1990-1993, and has since been one of          Award

             irginia Guthrie knows                                                                                                         ception. Ms.

               the value of leadership           its most fervent volunteers. He has as-                      l Stecklein has been         Williams has
                and the importance of            sisted the dean in outreach activities in-                     a presence at The          served on the
               sharing knowledge. As             cluding the Colorado Principals’ Center,                        Business School at the    CU Founda-
              chief information officer           and has been an advisor for the principal                      University of Colorado     t i o n B o a rd
at Coors Brewing Co., she has ensured            preparation program. Called an “educa-                        at Denver and Health        of Directors, Mary Williams
the next generation of business lead-            tor who failed retirement,” Mr. Koeppe        Sciences Center’s Downtown Denver           chaired several alumni committees,
ers is in tune with the latest advance-          is well deserving of this title, and of the   Campus for well over a decade. Mr.
                                                                                                                                           and held many positions including
ments and innovations. The Business                                          13 previous       Stecklein is currently president of The
                                                                                                                                           president of the Alumni Association
School at the University of Colorado                                         awards which      Americas, a division of Gates Corpora-
                                                                                                                                           (1999-2000). She is deeply committed
                                                                             have honored      tion. He has responsibilities in Latin
at Denver and Health Sciences Center                                                                                                       to the Alumni Scholarship Fund and
                                                                             his continu-      America, Caribbean, U.S., Mexico and
is grateful for her generosity. Among                                                                                                      her tireless efforts are shown through
                                                                             ous work in       Canada, as well as additional respon-
her many contributions, Ms. Guthrie                                                                                                        her work with the student recipients
                                                                             education         sibilities in the Asia Pacific, Australia,
has been a member of The Business                                                                                                          and the Rock Bottom Ruckus. Along
                                                                             and in the        New South Wales and Singapore. His
School’s Board of Advisors, focusing on                                                                                                    with her husband, John, they find
                                                                             community.        influence has been felt in the class-
development and fund-raising efforts                                                           room as a member of the faculty com-        reward in contributing financial sup-
for nearly four years. It was through                                                          mittee developing program curricula,        port, time, and auction items to this
                                                                                                                                           annual fund-raiser.
                                                 Richard Koeppe
                                      Josh Huber                       Rand Kannenberg             Mark Loeb                    Geri Reinardy                Scott Sounart

Alumni Notes                          Lauri Blake Harrison, MS Mar-
                                      keting 1992, launched her second
                                                                             Amarit Kisorawong, BS Civil
                                                                             Engineering 1981, currently
                                                                                                                   Lisa Narter, BA Psychology
                                                                                                                   1998, MBA 2001, is the regional
                                                                                                                                                          Mike Shaw, BS Music 2004, won
                                                                                                                                                          the student recording competi-

Shimail Daud Arain, MBA               company, PeakUniques.com in            works for the Royal Thai Army         director of strategic marketing at     tion in the jazz/folk category at
2003, consults in the healthcare      April 2005. Proceeds from this         as chief engineer.                    SNEI, an environmental consult-        the AES International conven-
industry, teaches MBA and MPH         online boutique will be donated        Brian R. Klipp, BS Architecture       ing firm.                               tion. This competition is for
classes, and owns and manages a       to Dani’s Foundation, benefiting        1973, was elected to the AIA                                                 audio projects created by students
                                                                                                                   Anja Norman, BS Business

40-bed acute healthcare facility in   Colorado teen cancer research.         College of Fellows. Klipp is the                                             from universities and recording
                                                                                                                   Administration 1994, earned
his home country of Pakistan.         Elizabeth Hausler, MS Envi-            founding principal of Denver firm                                             schools. The original piece, Green
                                                                                                                   an MBA from the Netherlands
                                                                                                                                                          Eyed Blues Cake by Paul Musso, was
Randall Bowden, MA Com-               ronmental Sciences 1995, was           klipp, and worked on notable          Institute of MBA Studies and is
                                      chosen one of the “best emerging       projects including the Hyatt Den-                                            recorded live at the King Center
munication & Theatre 1990, is                                                                                      currently working for the U.S.
                                      social entrepreneurs” in 2004 by       ver Convention Center Hotel and                                              Recital Hall during a concert.
the associate dean of the School                                                                                   Department of Commerce in
of Continuing Education at Saint      Echoing Green. As a winner of          the Denver Central Library.           Frankfurt, Germany, as a com-          Lee Shenefelt, MBA 1979,
Leo University. Bowden recently       the Echoing Green Fellowship,          Deborah Komisarek, BS Busi-           mercial specialist for laboratory      is currently the controller for
published his first novel, Chasing     Hausler received $60,000 over          ness Administration/Accounting        scientific instrumentation.             the state of Colorado. Shenefelt
Echoes.                               two years to create Earthquake         1988, had an original fiber art                                               previously served as controller
                                                                                                                   Fran Osterberg, BA Psychology
                                      Resistant Houses, an organization      tapestry piece accepted for a jur-                                           for the Department of Labor and
Daphne Burleson, Mechanical                                                                                        1981, MA Educational Psychol-
                                      that promotes and implements the       ied show at Denver International                                             Employment.
Engineering, is the author of the                                                                                  ogy 1988, is currently interim
                                      construction of low-cost, earth-       Airport. Her fiber art was one of                                             Scott J. M. Sounart, BS Civil
book Space Programs: All Explora-                                                                                  assistant dean and director of
                                      quake-resistant houses.                177 pieces accepted for the show,                                            Engineering 1999, is currently
tion and Research Efforts Outside                                                                                  admissions and student services
the United States.                    Kimberly Hendrix, BA Political         “From Our Hands: A Fiber Art          at UCDHSC’s Health Sciences            a project manager in the Denver
                                      Science 1997, received her MPA         Show and Educational Exhibit.”        Center campus.                         office of Kleinfelder, an employee-
Joanne Carr, MPA 1993, PhD            degree from Arizona State Uni-                                                                                      owned firm providing engineer-
Public Administration 1996,                                                  Bence Kovacs, MArch 1999,
                                      versity in December 2003.              co-owns the gallery DG Studio,                                               ing, technical and management
is the senior vice president for                                                                                                                          solutions.
University Advancement at James       Josh Huber, BA Political Science       Inc., which had their first gallery
Madison University.                   1998, was recently appointed loan      opening in November 2004.                                                    Jean L. Mestres Sulc, MURP
                                      officer for the Rural Community         Jeffrey Lawler, BS Biology &
                                                                                                                                                          1976, was nominated as one of
Barbara Cooper, MA Admin-             Assistance Corporation.                                                                                             five South Carolina Republican
istration Supervision & Cur-                                                 Chemistry 1998, graduated from
                                      Marie Hueston, BS Marketing            Western University with his doc-                                             Women of the Year, and is cur-
riculum Development 1995, is                                                                                                                              rently a member of the Citizens
the principal of Hallett Academy      1987, is the owner of Family Flex,     tor of osteopathy degree.
                                      Inc., a full-service early education                                                                                Advisory Board, Savannah River
in Denver Public Schools. Cooper                                             Mark Loeb, MURP 1986, is              Keith Rademacher, MPA 1992,
                                      center that offers quality care for                                                                                 Site (a nuclear materials produc-
was also a member of the team                                                currently director of residential     and William E. Stegeman, BA
                                      infants, toddlers and preschool-                                                                                    tion plant in Aiken, S.C.).
that developed the new “pay-                                                 development for Forest City           Chemistry 1979, were honored
for-performance” plan for DPS         ers during the week and children                                             with the ASTM International            Kelly Williams, MS Finance 1992,
                                                                             Stapleton, Inc. The Stapleton
teachers, which bases teacher pay     through age 12 on evenings and         project, located east of Downtown     Award of Merit, which includes         owns a Portland, Oregon-based
on the improved achievement of        weekends. Family Flex is located       Denver, is the nation’s largest       the title of Fellow. Rademacher is     consulting firm specializing in
their students.                       near downtown Denver.                  urban redevelopment.                  currently a principal health and       strategy and tactics for new IT
                                      R. Scott Hulbirt, MBA 2001, is                                               safety specialist at Tetra Techni-     initiatives. Williams is a past presi-
Grady Cope, BS Mechanical                                                    Jay Martin, MPA 1996, was             cal FW, Inc., and Stegeman is a        dent of the U.S. Women’s Chamber
Engineering 1988, was elected         the sole owner of Just Glasses,        named director of technology ser-
                                      a full-service optical retail store                                          research and development in-           of Commerce in Oregon.
president of the Rocky Mountain                                              vices at Phillip Exeter Academy       formation manager for Degussa

Tooling and Machining Associa-        located in Lakewood, Colo.                                                                                          John Youngquist, MA Ad-
                                                                             in New Hampshire. Martin was          Construction Systems Americas
tion. Cope is owner and president     Janet Kacskos, MA Commu-               previously the chief information                                             ministration Supervision Cur-
                                                                                                                   in Shakopee, Minn.                     riculum Development 1995, was
of Reata Engineering & Machine        nication & Theatre 1993, was           officer at Loyola Marymount
Works Inc. in Englewood, Colo.        named administrator and corpo-         University.                           Geri Reinardy, MPA 1985, is di-        appointed area superintendent
                                      rate communications director for                                             rector of public affairs for Nation-   for the northwest quadrant for
Kristie M. Dobson, BS Biology                                                Patrick McCarty, MBA 1994,            al Jewish Medical and Research         Denver Public Schools.
2002, volunteers for the Bennett      Hospice for Utah in late 2003.         was promoted to executive vice        Center. Reinardy was the former
Fire/Rescue Department and is in      Rand L. Kannenberg, BA Soci-           president of military affairs at      chief public information officer
the process of applying to medical    ology 1982, MA Sociology 1984,         Pioneer Financial Services, Inc.,     for the Colorado Commission            IN MEMORIAM
schools.                              is the executive director of Crimi-    located in Kansas City, Mo.           on Higher Education and vice
                                      nal Justice Addiction Services in                                                                                   Gary D. Bickham, MPA 1978,
Jan Duncan, MBA 1991, is                                                     Jane Morrison, MS Business            president of the Colorado Student
                                      Lakewood, Colo., and has written                                                                                    died Nov. 4, 2003
manager of Education Operations                                              1995, was appointed to the Colo-      Obligation Bond Authority.
for the Society of Certified Senior    a book, Case Management Handbook       rado Governor’s Council on Phys-                                             Jeanne M. Chapin, MA
Advisors, an educational organi-      for Clinicians.                                                                                                     Instructional Technology 1993,
                                                                             ical Fitness. Morrison is president
zation that offers a certification     Anne Kilstofte, BS Music &             and CEO of Morrison Consulting,                                              died Oct. 10, 2002
program to professionals who          Media 1979, is currently a music       Inc., providing consultation to                                              George K. Davis, MS
serve seniors.                        composition professor at Hamline       technology companies regarding                                               Civil Engineering 2001
Margaret Gordon, MPA 1983, is         University. Kilstofte has been         growth and success.                                                          (posthumously), died May 24,
currently director of the Colorado    named a Fulbright Scholar to                                                                                        2000
Lottery.                              study the effects of communism
                                      and post-communism on the                                                                                           Joann Grove Dilts, MA
                                      music of Estonia.                                                                                                   Elementary Education 1984,
                                                                                                                                                          died Dec. 2, 2003
                                             Did you know . . . Other than
                                             Colorado, more Downtown Denver
                                             Campus alumni are living in California
                                              — 1,953 — than any other state in
                                                 the nation.


Randall L. Fetterolf, BS
Accounting 1978, died
                                   Thanks for the Support!
Dec. 27, 2002                      Every year the Downtown Denver Campus Alumni Association is fortunate to have the support
Paul B. Fine, BS Accounting
                                   of many corporations and individuals.
1976, died March 17, 2003
Sylvia B. Frank, BA History
                                   Our thanks to the ROCK BOTTOM RESTAURANT & BREWERY (Downtown Denver) and to
                                   MBNA AMERICA for their continued generous support.
                                                                                                                                            Keep in Touch—
1988, died April 27, 2001
Albert J. Guyot, MS Finance,
                                   We also extend our thanks to the following for their financial support in 2004–2005:                      Stay Involved!
MBA 1987, died Dec. 12, 2001                                                                                                                Take a moment to tell us your news
                                   CORPORATE SPONSORS                   Kitty’s Kreations                  John & Kim Fix
                                                                        LaFarge Architects                 Barbara Ganong
                                                                                                                                            — both professional and personal.
Alan ( Al ) W. Hehr, MS            Allure Hair Studio
Organizational Management          Argonaut Wine & Liquor               Landmark Creations                 Tom Gonnella                     You might find your name in the
1991, died April 15, 2004          Bent Fork American Grill             Lily of Colorado                   Pat Hayes                        next issue of CU on the Horizon!
                                   Broker Restaurants                   Little India                       Micheline Heckler
Terry L. Hoffman, BS Finance
1985, died Dec. 17, 2002           The Capital Grille                   Lux Limousines                     Carol Heller                     NAME

                                   Centerstage Starz Theatre &          The Market                         Paul Hernandez                   ADDRESS
Erik D. Johnson, MArch 1978,           Dance Studio                     Mido Printing                      Randy & Deborah Komisarek
died March 20, 2003                Chez Jose                            Mouthfuls                          Gedeon LaFarge &                 CITY

Richard I. Kiely, MBA 1970,        The Chocolate Foundry                Nutmeg                                Eleanor Harrison              STATE/ZIP

died March 31, 2002                City of Aurora, Golf Division        Outback Steakhouse                 Bret E. LaFonte, D.D.S.          TELEPHONE (DAY)
                                   Colorado Rockies Baseball Club       Palm Restaurant                    Sue Lewis
Katherine A. Kirsch, MA            Colorado Shakespeare Festival        Panera Bread                       Esther Livermore                 TELEPHONE (EVENING)
Instructional Technology 1988,     Cook Street School of                Pei Wei Asian Diner                Marilyn Mattson                  E-MAIL
died Sept. 26, 2002                    Fine Cooking                     PF Chang’s China Bistro            Terri Mayo
                                                                                                                                            MAJOR                  GRADUATION YEAR
Bernard Krause, BS Electrical      Courtyard by Marriott,               Pharmaca                           Nan McConnaughey
Engineering 1976, died                 Downtown Denver                  Piccolo’s                          Janalee McDonald                 NEWS

Dec. 22, 2003                      CU Foundation                        Pikes Peak International Raceway   Diane Messamore
                                   CU President’s Office                 ProCorp Images Inc.                Amy Miller
Sharilyn K. Long, BS Business
                                   Debeara Bears                        Proto’s Pizza                      Dan Miller & Victoria Hayhurst
Administration/Accounting and
Finance 2000, died July 22, 2003   Denver Broncos Football Club         Reata Engineering &                Betty Neale
                                   Denver Center Attractions               Machine Works                   Quang Nguyen                     I’d like to join other alumni:
                                                                                                                                             Selecting alumni award recipients
Vincent L. Mastin, BA              Denver Museum of Nature &            Rialto Café                        Lynn Noguchi
Psychology 1977, died                                                   Safeway Inc.                       Patti O’Rourke-Perkovich
                                                                                                                                             Assisting with commencement
Jan. 13, 2004                      Denver Nuggets/Kroenke               Scandinavian Antiques              Kaye Orten
Richard J. Overton, BS Civil           Sports Charities                 See’s Candies                      Elaine Osborn                     Working on legislative issues as a
Engineering 1998, died             Denver South Chiropractic &          Ski Train                          Kim Pham                           CU Ambassador
                                                                                                                                             Planning and implementing
May 15, 2002                           Rehabilitation                   Steakhouse 10                      Lindsay Prime
                                   Denver Zoo                           StorageTek Inc.                    Patty Reasoner
Brett J. Richards, MArch
                                   Destination Hotels & Resorts         Student Government                 Ashley Reed                        CU Back on Campus and
1979, died Jan. 7, 2004                                                 Sturgeon Electric Company          Ken & Patty Reiter                 special events
                                   Dillards Hair Salon,
Ronald D. Roberts, MA                  Southwest Plaza                  Texas Roadhouse Restaurant         Richard & Nina Shuyler            Assisting with CU on the
Human Resources Management         Enstrom Candies                      Twin Owls Steakhouse               Marvin & Yvonne Sparn              Horizon and other alumni
1991, died May 9, 2003             Enterprise Rent-A-Car                Two Crazy Ladies Collectibles      Vincent Tat                        publications
                                                                                                                                             Providing information about
                                   Euro Espresso                        U of C Federal Credit Union        Robert & Kay Terkhorn
Ann-Charlotte Schine, BS
                                   Family Flex Early Education Center   Wabi Sabi Fiber Art                C. Vincent & Judith Vappi
Accounting 1983, died                                                                                                                         my career field to students and
Sept. 19, 2003                     Four Points by Sheraton Denver,                                         Rudy Villarreal
                                       Cherry Creek                     INDIVIDUAL SPONSORS                Judi Way                           alumni
Susan J. A. Sloat, MA              Fox Hollow Golf Course               Diane Ahonen                       Jeanne Welsh                      Selecting scholarship recipients
                                                                                                                                             Raising funds for scholarships
Education 1978, died               Front Range Bank                     Carol Barber                       Louise Wildee
Dec. 3, 2003                       Front Row Productions                Noe Bastidas                       Ginny Williams
Geraldine K. Urban, MA             Frontier Airlines Inc.               Robert and Mariya Bobo             Mary S. Williams                  Calling and welcoming new
Sociology 1998, died               Glenwood Caverns                     Ginger Bonin                       Christina Wilson                   students
Feb.13, 2002                           Adventure Park                   Hilary Boslet
                                   Hanna Design                         Diane Burch                                                         Submit to:
C. Burton Winkle, MUD 1993,                                             Marshall Collins
                                   Inverness Hotel &                                                                                        UCDHSC Alumni Relations
MURP 1994, died Jan. 9, 2001                                            Jonathan Dow
                                       Conference Center                                                                                    Downtown Denver Campus
                                   Iris Fields                          Susan Dreisbach                                                     Campus Box 189
                                   Kids Are Worth It Inc.               Dolores Ertler                                                      P.O. Box 173364
                                                                                                                                            Denver, CO 80217-3364
                                                                                                                                                              Submit to:
                                                                                                                                                              UCDHSC Alumni Relations

CU Back On Campus STILL Rocks!                                                                                                                                Downtown Denver Campus
                                                                                                                                                              Campus Box 189
                                                                                                                                                              P.O. Box 173364
From August 2004 to February 2005, alums were invited to a powerhouse line up of rockin’ events — beginning with                                              Denver, CO 80217-3364
the Mile Hi Rock’n’Rhythm’n’Blues Bash and ending with the annual Rock Bottom Ruckus Dinner and Silent Auction.                                               Fax: 303-556-6545
The Alumni Association maintains its momentum by providing three more rockin’ events this summer:                                                             Web: www.cudenver.edu/alumni

                                                                                                                                                              Car Buying Like a Pro            RSVP BY JULY 8
                            Car Buying Like a Pro                                                           Thursday, July 14
                                                                                                            6 to 8 p.m.                                       NAME
                            Back on the Downtown Denver Campus by popular demand is national                Tivoli Student Union
                            consumer advocate and author of “Don’t Get Taken Every Time,” Remar             Suite #320-C                                      ADDRESS
                            Sutton. At this presentation you’ll learn about the inside world of the         900 Auraria Parkway
                            auto business and get insider tips on how to buy or lease your next car         Auraria Campus

                            — in the showroom or on the Internet. This event is sponsored by the            Free parking in the Tivoli Lot at                 PHONE (DAY)                             (EVENING)
                            U of C Federal Credit Union.                                                    9th and Auraria, with validation        FREE
                                                                                                            stamp.                                            E-MAIL

                                                                                                                                                              Car Sale                         RSVP BY JULY 15
                            Car Sale                                                                        Saturday, July 16
                                                                                                            9 a.m. to 2 p.m                                   NAME
                            Use the car-buying tips learned in Remar Sutton’s “Car Buying Like a            Automotive Avenues
                            Pro” seminar to make the best possible deal on your next new car. Beat          10701 West 6th Avenue                             ADDRESS
                            the dealers at Automotive Avenues and drive off the lot with one of more        Lakewood
                            than 275 vehicles. On-site financing and discounted sale prices will be                                                            CITY/STATE/ZIP

                            available. This event is sponsored by the U of C Federal Credit Union.          Reservations are not required.                    PHONE (DAY)                             (EVENING)

                                                                                                                                                              LoDo’s Liquid Landmarks          RSVP BY AUGUST 8
                            LoDo’s Liquid Landmarks                                                         Sunday, August 14
                                                                                                            2 to 4 p.m.                                       NAME
                            Join Tom “Dr. Colorado” Noel, Downtown Denver Campus historian                  Union Station
                            and author, for a walking tour of Lower Downtown’s liquid landmarks.            1701 Wynkoop Street                               ADDRESS
                            Rain or shine, you’ll get a glimpse of the old red light district, Hop Alley,   Lower Downtown Denver
                            Warehouse Row, and the Cherry Creek gold region as you visit the oldest                                                           CITY/STATE/ZIP
                            and best of some 55 historic drinking establishments. Suggested reading         Meet at the water fountain inside
                            prior to this event includes Colorado: A Liquid History & Tavern Guide to       Union Station                           FREE
                                                                                                                                                              PHONE (DAY)                             (EVENING)

                            the Highest State and/or Denver: The City and The Saloon.

                                                                                                                                                for February 17.
                                                                                                                                                Campus scholarships. Mark your calendars
                                                                                                                                                in 2006 to benefit the Downtown Denver
                                                                                                                                                We’re raisin’ a Rock Bottom Ruckus again

                                                                                                                                                                                    Denver, CO 80217-3364
                                                                                                                                                                                    P.O. Box 173364
                                                                                                                                                                                    Campus Box 189
       Boulder, CO                                                                                                                                                                  Office of Alumni Relations
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