Guide to Engineering Advancement

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General Inquiries

Engineering Development Office
College of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Colorado Boulder
422 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0422

About the Advancement Team

The Advancement Team supports the College of Engineering and Applied Science by generating support from corporations, foundations, alumni, and friends of the college.

We are located within the college's Administrative Offices on the first floor of the Engineering Center on the CU-Boulder campus. Our proximity to faculty, students, and college administrators allows us to keep a pulse on the many exciting opportunities for donors to support a department, program, or initiative that aligns with their personal passions or corporate goals.

Individual Giving Contacts

For more information about making a personal gift to the College of Engineering and Applied Science, please contact any one of the following individuals:

Anne Shoup, Assistant Dean for Advancement, College of Engineering & Applied Science
303-492-3883 or

Advancement team lead for the College of Engineering and Applied Science, and serves as liaison to Aerospace Engineering Sciences.

Steve Hawthorne, Senior Director, Advancement
303-492-0940 or

Serves as liaison to Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering and the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program. 

Matthew Young, Director, Advancement 
303-492-9965 or

Serves as liaison to Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, Herbst Program of Humanities, Engineering Management Program, Mortenson Center

Teagan Lochner, Alumni Relations Coordinator
303-492-9974 or

Director, Advancement (currently vacant)
Serves as liaison to Mechanical Engineering.


Director, Advancement (currently vacant)
Serves as liaison to Computer Science and the Alliance for Technology, Learning & Society (ATLAS)


Director, Advancement (currently vacant)
Serves as liaison to the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department 

Corporate and Foundation Contacts

For more information about corporate and foundation support of the College of Engineering and Applied Science, please contact:

Melinda Seevers, Senior Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations
303-492-7335 or

Division lead for Engineering and Technology, and primary liaison between the college and corporate and foundation contacts. Liaison to the ATLAS Institute.

Sara BuhrDirector of Advancement, Corporate and Foundation Relations
303-735-2803 or

Serves as liaison to the BOLD Center, as well as assistant director for the college's corporate and foundation relations.

Betsey Shay, Assistant Director of Advancement
303-492-1187 or



Administrative Support

Julie Kurzawa, Development Assistant
303-492-7899 or

Olivia Quimby, Development Assistant

CJ O'Reilly, External Relations Program Manager
303-492-5791 or

Support the advancement team, coordinate alumni/donor events with the Dean's Office, and work with departments and programs on gift accounting.

For contact information for college staff in the Dean's Office, see the Guide to the Dean's Office.


Important Announcements

CUEngineering A publication for alumni and friends. Read the 2015 edition of CUEngineering magazine here.

Engineering Recognition Ceremony to be held at 9am at Macky Auditorium, Friday December 18, 2015


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