Published: Feb. 1, 2020

CU spirit

Buffs at the Ballpark 

The Alumni Association is hosting two Buffs at the Ballpark events this year. Both games include a pre-reception with complimentary appetizers and tickets in a CU group section. The first game is Saturday, May 16, in Miami for the Rockies versus Marlins matchup. First pitch is at 6:10 p.m., and the pre-reception starts at 4 p.m. The second game is Saturday, June 27, in the Twin Cities for the Rockies versus Twins game. First pitch is at 1:10 p.m., and the pre-reception starts at 11 a.m. For pre-reception locations and more information, visit

Chapter and Club News 

Three new alumni chapters have launched: Silicon Valley, led by Lauren Keeler (Psych’07) and Bob Mickus (MechEngr’86); Las Vegas, led by Sharron Gegenheimer (Econ’83) and Mark Moskowitz (PolSci’09); and San Antonio, led by Andrew Douglass (Fin’98). … Michelle Foley (Bus, Span’03) is now leading the Portland chapter, Michelle Mink (MTeleComm’95) is the new San Diego chapter leader and Leilani Conklin (Mktg’15) has joined David Markle (Soc’12) as a chapter leader in Honolulu. … The Chicago alumni chapter, led by Joe Putnik (Fin’14), was named the 2019 volunteer organization of the year. … The new Forever Buffs Center West club launched for Center of the American West alumni and any other interested alumni or community members. … Seven clubs hosted reunions at Homecoming Weekend in November. Look for information about this fall’s Homecoming Weekend at

Cheer on Buffs Basketball in Vegas 

Support the CU men’s and women’s basketball teams as they play in their Pac-12 Tournaments in Las Vegas. The women’s tournament is March 5-8 and the men’s is March 11-14. The Alumni Association will host a free Buffs Bash prior to each CU game, starting 2.5 hours prior to tipoff. Visit for Buffs Bash venues and game tickets. 

Lead a CU Volunteer Project 

Spearhead a service project in your community for Buffs Give Back — the Alumni Association’s annual weekend of community service — May 16-17. If you’re interested, contact or call 303-492-8484.