Eric Grosgogeat (MChemEngr) joined computer software company ANCILE Solutions Inc. as CEO. Previously he was CEO of FocusVision, a market research technology company.

Posted Mar. 1, 2018

Ken Ayers, Jr. (MTeleComm) was selected as a Notable 'Note by Florida State University. He also was named the State of Florida’s 2017 Lionfish King after he eliminated 1,250 invasive lionfish from state waterways in a statewide competition. A total of 26,321 lionfish were removed during the four-month competition, which occurred from the end of May to the first week in September.

Posted Jun. 1, 2018

Karen Auvinen’s (EPOBio; MEngl’95) memoir, Rough Beauty: Forty Seasons of Mountain Living, was a finalist for the Colorado Book Award. Winners were announced May 18. In her book, Karen describes her experience of living in a primitive wood-stoveheated cabin on Overland Mountain near Fort Collins with her dog for 10 years before a fire incinerated every word she ever wrote and all her possessions. She now lives outside Rollinsville, Colo., with her watercolorist partner, Greg Marquez (who illustrated her book), and their dog, River. She teaches in CU’s Residential Academic Program.

Posted Jun. 3, 2019

Since graduating, Barbara Davis (Phil) has reunited with a group of CU alumni in Boulder’s Chautauqua Park every five years. “We call ourselves ‘The Class of 80 Something,’ because we didn’t all start or end at the same time, but along the way we found ourselves life-long friends,” wrote Barbara. “Several of us have children currently at CU and applying to CU next year!” The group most recently met in July 2018. “[We] are already looking forward to our next reunion!” wrote Barbara.

Posted Jun. 3, 2019

This year, filmmaker Robin Truesdale (Jour; MA’03) screened her latest documentary, Cuba’s Forgotten Jewels, around the country and in Cuba. The film documents the journey of Jews who survived the Holocaust and found refuge in Cuba. It’s based on the life of Robin’s co-director’s mother. Robin lives in Louisville, Colo.

Posted Jun. 3, 2019

Francie Ernest Low (Mktg) published Alive and Fixable, a memoir about her and her husband Tony Low (ElEngr,Mktg’87), who met at CU. Francie writes that Tony was in a near-fatal cycling accident in 2010 and spent 15 months recovering. He was desperate to return to cycling despite the harrowing crash. The couple lives in the San Francisco Bay Area but returns to Colorado every Christmas to visit family and experience the snowy winter.

Posted Oct. 1, 2019

More than an avid diver and fisherman, Ken Ayers Jr. (MTeleCom) was crowned “Lionfish King” of Florida for 2019. His second kingship in three years, Ken has eliminated more than 3,500 of the invasive species in the Gulf of Mexico. To accomplish the feat, he had to dive more than 175 times last summer, hunting with a specially designed pole spear.

Posted Feb. 1, 2020

Tony Pasquini (Mktg) started OliAMO Olive Oil Company, which offers unfiltered extra-virgin olive oil harvested and cold-pressed in his family’s olive press in Abruzzo, Italy. The oil can be bought at Tony is owner and operator of Tony P’s, a Denver Italian restaurant he established in 1986. He lives in Denver. 

Posted Jul. 2, 2021

In 2009, Susie See (ArchEngr) became the first woman to serve on the board of directors of engineering firm WSP USA. Now, Susie is president and CEO of engineering consultant firm MEYERS+, where she is paving the way for female leaders in architectural and engineering communities. She lives in San Anselmo, California.

Posted Jul. 2, 2021

For the 16th year in a row, Jeanette Meyer (MBA) has been granted the highest level of service achievement in the real estate industry. This award recognizes her achievement of 100% client service satisfaction in 2020.

Posted Nov. 5, 2021

After serving as executive vice president at Colliers International, Steven Kohn (Fin’87) accepted a position as principal at Avison Young in Chicago. Steven focuses on lease negotiations, acquisitions and dispositions and landlord and tenant representation. He was also named to the USA Maccabi Masters Hockey team for the second time, where he will be one of 1,100 Jewish athletes representing the U.S. Maccabi USA connects the Jewish community and builds pride through sports. Steven resides in Glencoe, Illinois.

Posted Jun. 21, 2022