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International News | November 20, 2018

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Denver Mayor Hosts Inaugural Event to Welcome International Students

Denver Mayor Hosts Inaugural Event to Welcome International Students

September 25, 2018 |

“The Denver Mayor’s Welcome to International Students was a one-of-a-kind experience for me,” said Anshu, a student from India who is earning her master’s in urban design at the University of Colorado Denver. “I shared my experience of the event … Read More

“USA Open for Business & Welcomes International Students”

June 15, 2018 |

US State Department Official In Conversation at CU Denver

“The United States is open for business and we still welcome international visitors and students,” explained Assistant Deputy Secretary for Visa Services Edward J. Ramotowski, Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department … Read More

Festive Semester Start For New International Students

January 24, 2018 |

Party Welcomes CU Denver First-Time International Students

As an international student, when you step onto the CU Denver campus for the first time, it’s expected that you’ll have many questions. What are the best available class times? Are there employment opportunities? What is like to live in the city? One question that you may have will be answered immediately – loudly and clearly – you are welcome here! Nothing exemplifies this better than the one of the first events of the semester: The International Student Welcome Party. Hosted by the Office of International Affairs, the Welcome Party is one of many festive events and cultural activities that are designed specifically for international students’ enjoyment and integration into the community experience. The Party kicks off your educational experience on a high note – with games, meet-and- greet socializing with other students, faculty, and staff, delicious international cuisine, and an atmosphere of pure Colorado fun. Read More

Colorado Celebrates U.S. Depts. of State & Education’s “International Education Week”

November 21, 2017 |

“It enriches our community to have international students here, pursuing their academic dreams. Thank you for studying in Colorado, for sharing your talents and experience with us, and for celebrating International Education Week with us.”, said Dr. Kim Hunter Reed … Read More

International Students Join Celebrations at CU Denver Spring Fling

May 15, 2017 |

With “Diversity” strongly supported as a core value at the University of Colorado Denver, it’s no surprise that international students are quickly welcomed into an exciting array of events and programs specially designed to integrate internationals into life in the United States. Two of the most popular annual events, Spring Fling and Fall Fest, are a collaboration between student organizations, school departments and nonprofit and for-profit vendors; hosted by CU Denver, Metropolitan State University, and Community College of Denver. Read More

“Degree from CU Denver Leads to Greater Job Stability”

February 16, 2017 |

Thai Alumnus Maximizes Marketing Degree

Kunpot Suriwong
Home country: Thailand
Degree: Master’s in Business Administration & Management; Marketing
University of Colorado Denver

Within your industry, what are some of your favorite areas of focus, and why?

I have a big passion for marketing research. Landing my first job in an online shopping startup opens a whole new perspective of marketing. It’s somewhat related to my degree but it also provides me with an opportunity to learn and grow. I am working as a content marketer. I usually apply marketing research knowledge to understand and find out what kinds of content online readers like. so that I can create appealing content for them.
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Transforming Healthcare Initiatives & Lives in India

February 13, 2017 |

CU Denver Alumna Creates Pathways to Educational Partnerships

Dr. Sharmila Anand, an alumna of the University of Colorado Denver, is a born social entrepreneur, doctor, and an inspired educator. Her collaborations nurture education and healthcare environments where people can reach their optimal potential as well as learn how to effectively serve the greater community.

“I’m from a family of medical professionals, and have always seen that it is good to serve people,” said Dr. Anand. “Healthcare and education go hand in hand. In educating a girl child, who in turn educates the children of the family, you have helped an entire nation.” She added, “And you are building national assets.”
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Festive Feast Hosted for International Students

December 8, 2016 |

Sharing Friendship  & Thanks at the University of Colorado Denver

Thanksgiving participants-croppedDozens of pumpkin pie slices, steaming trays of green beans, mashed potatoes and stuffing, and plenty of turkey slices (as well as pumpkin ravioli for vegetarians) were abundant at a festive Thanksgiving feast for international students, hosted by International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) office at the University of Colorado Denver. Students came from diverse global regions around the world but all were focused on one thing: having fun.
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Family-Friendly Event for Internationals Hosted by OIA

November 21, 2016 |

Having Fun at the University of Colorado Denver

OIA Zoo-Saad&son_croppedWhere can you see clouded leopards leap 15 feet from tree to tree, arctic foxes with “built-in sunglasses”, and 150 pound komodo dragons that can reach speeds of up to 11 miles per hour? At the Denver Zoo! A special zoo day for international students and their families was enjoyed by more than 70 international students who are enrolled in a degree program at the University of Colorado Denver or at the CU Denver ESL Academy.

Hosted by the Office of International Affairs (OIA) , the event took place on a sunny October day and was attended by students from countries throughout the world, including India, China, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait.
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“It’s Never Too Late To Choose The Life You Want”

July 5, 2016 |

CU Denver ESL Graduates Embark On Careers

If you’ve ever spent hours researching a topic, written a 10-page paper on your findings, then presented your discoveries to a live audience, you know how intense the process can be. It takes determination, commitment, and follow-through. Now, imagine going through the whole experience in a different language. More challenging? Most certainly. More rewarding? Just ask the Level 5 international students who recently graduated from the ESL Academy, University of Colorado Denver: Read More