CU Advocates hosted “CU Celebration” events in Weldona, Pueblo, Grand Junction, and Durango to welcome new and incoming students from the western slope, southern, and northeastern Colorado who plan to attend a CU campus.
Colorado Lt. Gov. Dianne Primavera and Maj. Gen. Michael A. Loh, The Adjutant General, visited the Marcus Institute for Brain Health (MIBH) at CU Anschutz Medical Campus.
May 3, 2019 marked “sine die,” the final day of the 2019 state legislative session. This session, there were 23 new legislators in the House and 5 new legislators in the Senate. It was an exciting time to engage a new group of elected officials on the important work of CU across Colorado.
Spring 2019 Briefs.
Several state legislators, including many members of the Colorado Cancer Caucus, attended a luncheon at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus to learn about the future of cancer research and treatment in Colorado.
More than 150 guests attended CU Advocacy Day at the Capitol, including CU Advocates, alumni, donors, legislators, regents and friends.
The CU Denver School of Public Affairs hosted a bipartisan legislative panel for its monthly First Friday Breakfast Series.
Students were invited to learn more about engaging in the policy process at a Saturday morning event organized by members of the CU Anschutz Medical Campus Student Senate and the Office of Government Relations.
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.
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.