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.
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.
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.
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.