AWARDS AND KUDOS
| Associate Head Volleyball Coach Jil Thomason. (Photo courtesy of CU Media Relations)
CU Foundation a finalist for 'large nonprofit of 2007' award
Foundation and Endowment Money Management, a publication of Institutional Investor, has named the CU Foundation a finalist for "large nonprofit of the year" in its 2007 Nonprofit Awards for Excellence program. The CU Foundation is the only university foundation nominated in its category and will compete against the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and Carnegie Corporation of New York. The winners will be announced Monday, Oct. 22, in San Francisco.
Thomason to serve as associate head coach
Last week, CU head volleyball coach Pi'i Aiu announced the promotion of assistant coach Jil Thomason to associate head coach. Thomason begins her eighth season as Colorado's top assistant and recruiting coordinator, working with the Buffs' setters and assisting in off-campus recruiting. In her first seven years, she has coached CU's setters to two All-American honors, four All-Central Region and four All-Big 12 honors, including CU's first American Volleyball Coaches Association All-American honor in Ashley Nu'u in 2006.