Guide to Engineering Advancement

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Engineering Advancement 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 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 liaison to Aerospace Engineering Sciences.

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

Liaison to Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program, and the ATLAS Institute.

Jodi Hubble, Senior Director, Advancement 
303-735-8125 or

Liaison to Chemical and Biological Engineering.

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

Liaison to Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering and the Engineering Management Program.

Caroline O'Connor, Associate Director, Advancement

303-735-6235 or
Liaison to Mechanical Engineering and the Idea Forge.


Director, Advancement (currently vacant)
Liaison to Computer Science, Herbst Humanities, and Aerospace Engineering Sciences.


Alumni Relations and Events Coordinator (currently vacant)

Lindsay Klatt, Assistant Director of Development for Annual and Leadership Giving

303-492-1693 or

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

Primary liaison between the college, corporate and foundation contacts.

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

Liaison to the BOLD Center, and director for the college's corporate and foundation relationships.

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


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


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