Education

New CU Denver fundraising head turns eye to alumni

After helping bring in a $5.5 million gift from J.P. Morgan, a CU Denver director is hoping to build the school’s relationship with its alumni and hopefully bring in more individual donations.

Auraria Campus digging into $6.5M quad

The college campus hub is planning a new spot for students to gather, replacing athletic fields with a large quad next to its student center.

Parents gear after-school startup toward techy kids

Noticing a glitch in their tech-savvy son’s prototypical after-school activities, an area couple is launching an after-school education center that will teach kids, and eventually adults, skills in coding, robotics and more.

Nonprofit school to begin new chapter in Aurora

With hundreds of families hoping for a spot in a nonprofit school system for children with disabilities, the organization is starting a $3 million project to add a new location in Aurora.

DU school reaches new heights

Construction crews last week topped out a new $23 million addition on DU’s campus with the installation of a blue tile spire.

College campus, call center shutting down

Shortly after cutting more than 100 jobs from a Thornton call center, an education nonprofit is closing the facility down, along with a college campus in Aurora.

$60M building rising at DU

The university’s school of computer science and engineering is getting a new home equipped with more spaces for collaboration and 3-D printers.

College operator cuts 130 Thornton jobs

Not a semester after buying more than 50 colleges from now-bankrupt Corinthian, an education group has cut nearly half of its staff at a call center in Thornton.