Vanessa Dunn
Director, Student Engagement and Community Building
(303) 492-8809

As the Director of Student Engagement and Community Building, Vanessa Dunn has oversight of BOLD scholarship programs and provides support for other academic and retention programs in the BOLD Center. Vanessa is committed to creating an inclusive and supportive environment for all students, but especially those who have been traditionally underrepresented in STEM. 

Vanessa graduated from the College of Engineering and Applied Science at CU in 2004 with a BS in Applied Mathematics and then taught math at the high school level before returning to CU to do her Masters in Educational Foundations, Policy and Practice. In addition to being a former teacher, Vanessa also has an extensive background in Student Affairs, having worked in Residence Life at CU for 8 years with programs like the Engineering Quad and the Hallett Diversity Program. 

Please feel free to contact Vanessa if you have questions about your BOLD scholarship or if you want to get connected with a BOLD mentor, one of our diverse student societies, research opportunities, internships, or academic support.

Office Hours: Wednesdays 2-4pm, additional hours in MyCUHub or by email appointment