Briefs for Fall 2018 Newsletter
The 2018 Colorado Capital Conference was held in Washington, DC. UCCS Chancellor Venkat Reddy served as the host for the University of Colorado along with Tim Foster, President of Colorado Mesa University. This year added a third university partner, Colorado State University, hosted by President Tony Frank. U.S. Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) collaborated with the universities in the annual bipartisan event.
On Overdose Awareness Day, Congressman Mike Coffman visited the CU Anschutz Medical Campus and joined Chancellor Elliman and the Colorado Consortium on Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention for an event highlighting the state’s response to the opioid crisis.
Several leaders from the University of Colorado embarked on outreach trips to the San Luis Valley and Grand Junction.
State Senators Owen Hill (R-Colorado Springs), Chris Holbert (R-Parker) and State Representative Chris Hansen (D-Denver) were honored as 2018 Legislators of the Year.
The results of the 2018 state and federal elections.
Legislators and business leaders from the Business Base Camp Program, sponsored by the Colorado Competitive Council (C3), visited the University of Colorado Colorado Springs campus.
CU Boulder Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation, Terri Fiez, was selected to represent leading research universities at a press roundtable in Washington, D.C.
CU Advocacy Day at the Capitol was attended by more than 150 people, including CU Advocates, alumni, donors, legislators, regents and friends.
Briefs Spring 2018

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