Wanting to Transfer to Engineering? Workshop 11/5

This workshop will review the appropriate math and sciences courses needed as they move forward in the IUT process.  General guidelines and recommended courses will be covered as they pertain to each individual engineering major.


Engineering IUT Registration Workshop

Wednesday, November 5th from 4pm-5:30pm

Engineering Center (classroom wing)– ECCR 1B51


NOTE: this is not for students already designated “Pre-Engineering”, as they will have their own registration workshops and are getting these communications regularly.

Launching Your Global Career Panel Discussion 10/29

Launching Your Global Career
In collaboration with: Leeds School of Business, Office of International Education, International Student and Scholar Programs
Wednesday, October 29, 5:30-7:30 P.M., C4C, Abrams Lounge

For U.S. and international students interested
in global careers, in the U.S. and abroad
– Hear from others who have benefited from international experiences.
– Learn how to be competitive in the globalized world.
– Discover how to make a global career a reality.
– Meet other students with similar interests.
– Enjoy snacks and refreshments.

Aga Sypniewska
International Employment
Program Manager,
CU Career Services
Antonio Papuzza
Instructor of Management and
Leeds School of Business
Katie Goldberg
CU Study Abroad Alumna and
International Educator,
International Studies Abroad
Karina Sevcik Gabaldon
‘13 International Student Graduate,
CU Boulder

The 21st Century Community Learning Center is pleased to announce the PEAK Early Teaching Fellowship for 2015 Spring Semester. We are also pleased to announce a new collaboration with the University of Colorado’s Education Diversity Scholars Program!

About the PEAK Program

-     The PEAK Learning Center was founded in the fall of 2001 to create a fun, safe, and enriching afterschool program for students attending low-income schools. Students have opportunities to engage in a multitude of activities including homework support, social interactions, games, and structured Science and Engineering projects. PEAK is State and Federally funded and is currently serving approximately 600 students per year from six Title 1 Elementary Schools.

What is the fellowship?

-     Fellows will team up in groups of two, each group assigned to one of the three elementary schools. Fellows will be trained in innovative teaching and learning strategies, engage in collaborative planning, and team teach STEM units in the PEAK afterschool program. Each semester ends with each group of fellows designing and teaching their own innovative STEM unit.

-     For Spring 2015, four Fellowships are available. Each of these Fellowships are renewable for subsequent semesters. Successful Fellows will also be given the option of participating in the PEAK summer program which takes place in the month of July.

What is required?

-      A 10-12 hour per week commitment, Monday-Thursday from 3:00pm-5:30pm at one of three elementary schools in the Thornton, CO area ( 35-40 minute drive from campus). Occasional Friday trainings depending on Fellow’s availability. Reliable transportation required (carpooling is encouraged). The program begins early January and continues through the first week of May.

-      An interest in math and science learning and teaching

-     Students from underrepresented backgrounds strongly encouraged to apply!

Financial Benefits

-        Up to $1400 in tuition reimbursement, paid out to student per academic semester

-        Work stipends of approximately $150 per week

Career Benefits

-        Valuable teaching experience working with youth of color in grades 3-5

-        Training & practice in innovative teaching strategies in co-teaching support models

-        Opportunities to connect & collaborate with Adams 12 School District professionals

-        Potential for exposure to and experience in educational research

Vincent Basile, M.A.
Miramontes Scholar

PhD Candidate
Director of Research, PEAK Program
School of Education
University of Colorado Boulder
Denver Teacher Residency Instructor

Morgridge School of Education

Denver University


Cecilia A. Valenzuela
Miramontes Doctoral Scholar
Curriculum & Instruction, Literacy & Ethnic Studies
School of Education, room 140
Educational Diversity Coordinator
Office of Diversity, Equity & Community Engagement

University of Colorado, Boulder

CUE (Cultural Unity & Engagement Center) Upcoming Events


You are cordially invited to  join us at  the Cultural Unity & Engagement Center (CUE)  for our Open House Halloween Party:

Date: Friday,  October 31st

Drop in any Time between: 11:00-4:00 p.m.  

Location: C4C  Room N320 

Please stop in to see our new Mural painting , Learn what the CUE has to offer, relax if you can with some haunting scary movies, and enjoy some fun tasty, Halloween


The fun does not stop: Continue to join us for more  treats at the International  Coffee Hour at

Location: UMC Grill

From : 4:00-5:30p.m.  

Wear your best Halloween Outfit as there will be a Costume Contest and Photo Booth!


Upcoming Global Seminar Information Sessions from Study Abroad

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014


Global Seminar: Democracy & Development in Bolivia: Course & Project

UMC 417, 4:30 – 5:00 pm

Earn 6 credits in 5 weeks in this off-the-beaten-path South American destination. Students will earn 3 credits for the Democracy & Development course, and then 3 credits for a research or service-learning project. Gain an inside perspective of the strategies and political organization of rural communities, and make a difference through your hands-on project.



Wednesday, November 5th, 2014


Global Seminar: Performance in Scotland: Theatre, Music, and Culture (Edinburgh, Scotland)

UMC 325, 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Earn 3 credits in 3 weeks this summer while experiencing the world’s largest arts festival, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, first hand! In addition to staying in Scotland’s beautiful capital, students take a five day tour of the Highlands and a day trip to Glasgow. See the arts in a whole new way!


Global Seminar: Leading & Managing Across Cultures in Northern Europe (Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands)

KOBL 302, 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Study in Northern Europe next summer! Leading and managing diversity in international business is a challenge that managers need to face. The number of interactions that people of different cultural backgrounds have with one another has exponentially increased in the work place. The international business scenario in Northern Europe is a natural lab where you can observe, recognize, and analyze most of the business concepts and variables at play to manage successfully across cultures.


Global Seminar: Jews & Muslims: The Multi-Ethnic History of Istanbul (Istanbul, Turkey)

C4C N215, 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Spend two weeks next summer in Istanbul, exploring its multi-ethnic history with professor Nan Goodman. This 2-week, 3 credit global seminar will give you the opportunity to learn about Jewish-Muslim relations alongside local university students, and visit numerous cultural landmarks (including a Dervish Lodge)! Open to all majors!


Global Seminar: Development, Governance, and Entrepreneurship in Brazil (multiple cities)

HUMN 1B70, 4:00 – 4:30 pm

Earn 6 credits in 5 weeks in Brazil this summer!  Gain academic and professional experience while immersed in the language and culture of contemporary Brazil. Work alongside Brazilian students to complete a research project, improve your Portuguese language skills, learn capoeira, attend local festivals, and more!  The first 10 accepted students receive a $580 scholarship!



Thursday, November 6th, 2014


Global Seminar: Introduction to Operations and Information Management (Valencia, Spain)

KOBL 230, 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Complete BCOR 2500 this summer in Spain!  Travel to Valencia, Spain, this summer and study Management in one of Spain’s most exciting cities. You will engage in site visits to local businesses and learn first-hand about Spanish and international companies.


CU Public Interest Internship Experience

Consider CU Public Interest Internship Experience (PIIE)! PIIE
offers $4,320 stipends to select undergraduate students who
participate in full-time summer internships at our partner
nonprofit and government agencies in Colorado.
PIIE is looking for students interested in creating change in
their communities. Follow your passion and make a positive
Applicants must be:
 Undergraduates who have completed at least two
semesters in higher education
 In good academic standing with a GPA of 2.5 or higher
 Enrolled full-time at CU Boulder and continuing full-time
enrollment at CU Boulder in Fall 2015
Application Process
The PIIE application process is divided into two rounds. In the first round, students fill out the PIIE
application. Applicants are then selected by the PIIE Board to advance to the second round where
they are presented with internship descriptions for each PIIE nonprofit or government agency.
In the second round of the application process, students choose which two internships they are most
interested in and submit cover letters and resumes to their respective organizations. Each organization
conducts interviews with applicants and offers the internship position to their top candidate.
Host Organizations
PIIE fellows can work at one of many pre-selected non-profit and government agency sites. The
current list of sites for the 2015 summer is below (more will be added – check back for additions).
 A Precious Child
 Boulder Housing Partners
 Boulder Valley Women’s Health Center
 Colorado Education Initiative
 The Counterterrorism Education Learning Lab
 Humane Society of Boulder Valley
 I Have a Dream Foundation
 Intercambio
 Natural Capitalism Solutions
 The Nature Conservancy
Additional Information
Internships are expected to last 360 hours over the course of 9-12 weeks over the summer. PIIE
stipends work out to $4,320 or around $12 an hour. Grants are paid in monthly awards.
Please contact Dylan Mark at CUPIIE@colorado.edu or 303-492-3707 for details and an application.

Biology Club Faculty-Student Social October 29th

The Biology Club is hosting the annual Faculty-Undergraduate social on October 29th at 4:30 pm in Ramaley N240. It is scheduled until 6pm but it’s fine to arrive early or late. There will be pizza and beverages served.
This is a fantastic opportunity for undergraduate students to learn about the research being conducted in the EBIO department. Each faculty member will take about 5 minutes to introduce themselves and speak about their research.

For information, contact Ciara Green



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