Transition Into New Year & New English Learning Environment
CU Denver’s ESL Academy Supports Students’ Success
“Moving into the heart of the CU Denver and into the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences? We love it!” exclaimed ESL Academy student Abdulraham Morelli. Morelli, whose home country is Syria, enthusiastically …
“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 …
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 …
ESL Academy Student Success Stories
Spring semester is in its final stretch, and summer is almost here. Get ready to enjoy a season filled with longer daylight hours, more time for outdoor recreation, and extra moments for catching up on …
Team Invited to Hong Kong for June Competition
Drums are pounding a rhythmic beat, gallons of water are splashing over the sides of the colorful 40-foot long canoe, and the 22 members of the CU Denver Dragon Boat team are …
Indonesian Engineering Student Meets Educational Goals at CU Denver
BS, Mechanical Engineering
Why did you want to enroll in enroll in the University of Colorado Denver and how did you hear about us?
I came to the U.S.A. to broaden my experiences as well as advance my educational goals. I came to Colorado after earning my associate’s degree at Green River Community College in Washington. I didn’t know much about Colorado before coming here; my older brother helped me, he actually earned his degree and is working in Australia. I wanted the option to focus on refrigeration within my mechanical engineering major.
International Students Excel in ESL Academy Level 5
During the last week of September, fourteen international students at the University of Colorado Denver’s ESL Academy presented commendable research presentations on topics ranging from cloud computing to music therapy to causes of oil fluctuation worldwide to solving the effects of acid rain on the environment. The students, who came from diverse global regions, were able to develop presentations specific to their chosen major and gain a deeper look into their career field.
CU Denver ESL Students Interview Local Chefs
Summer days in Denver, Colorado, are filled with blue skies, sunshine, and a rich harvest of fresh vegetables and fruits. This season also provided International students from the University of Colorado Denver’s ESL Academy with valuable opportunities for practicing English language conversations as well as conducting research in a fun environment at Denver’s Civic Center Eats, a biweekly summer lunch event that boasts “the largest gathering of food trucks in Metro Denver.”
Inaugural Event Focuses on Global Engagement for Denver Communities
“I think this is a great adventure that we are launching tonight,”
announced Don Elliman, CU Anschutz Chancellor at the inaugural University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus Global Crossroads event, hosted by the Office of International Affairs. The event, which will be hosted yearly, brought together leaders from the Denver business community and Colorado government, members of international organizations, and members of the university to dialogue, network, and enjoy an informative panel discussion surrounding global engagement. The panelists’ topics focused on fostering internationalization and sustainable growth of industry and education sectors in Denver and the growth of Colorado’s economy; updates were also shared about the multi-faceted ways that the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus, a major public urban research university, plays a strong supporting role.
“Learning a language is a process; it starts when you are born and we build skills,” said Antonio Sermao, an ESL Academy graduate and student at the College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Colorado Denver. “The ESL Specialists taught me how to support developing the language by myself.”