The Peace Corps has been an incredible experience for Connor Botkin (IntPhys’10). He is stationed in the northern region of Ghana, Africa, in the village of Kpendua, where he has virtually no electricity or access to running water. He writes he has his issues of the Coloradan sent from home as a way to keep up with the happenings of other Forever Buffs.

Posted Dec. 1, 2011

Three of CU-Boulder’s journalism school graduates, Stephanie Davis (Jour’10), Phil McMichael (Jour’10) and Lauren Walter (Art, Jour’10) work for the company Tagwhat. The company’s app allows users to look through their phones at places around them to read interesting stories about the locations. Stephanie, Phil and Lauren work as multimedia content producers for the company.

Posted Dec. 1, 2011

Last summer Molly Podolefsky (MEcon’10) baked more than 50 pies in her kitchen to raise money for the nonprofit organization Greenhouse Scholars. She has been participating in Venus de Miles, Colorado’s only annual all-women road bike ride during which she received her inspiration to contribute to Greenhouse Scholars. She is a doctoral student at CU and lives in Boulder.

Posted Dec. 1, 2011

Musician Greg Simon (MMus’10) is an adjunct instructor of theory at CU and Metropolitan State College of Denver. He is a composition fellow at the Brevard Music Center and has performed at the Mayne Stage in Chicago, the Western International Band Clinic and the California Band Directors’ Association Convention. He lives in Denver.

Posted Dec. 1, 2011

After graduating Kara Zucker (PolSci’10) joined the Peace Corps as a youth development volunteer. She serves in the most western region of El Salvador in Ahuachapan. Follow her experiences at karazucker.blogspot.com.

Posted Mar. 1, 2012

Mark Arnoldy (Psych’10) is founder of NepalNUTrition, which has used peanut butter to help feed nearly 1,700 children in Nepal. He told the Boulder Camera that rising peanut butter costs may affect people’s ability to donate the product. He partnered with Nut.rients, a Boulder company with the intent of making peanut butter and supplying it to malnourished children.

Posted Mar. 1, 2012

Providing people with justice is a passion for Broomfield resident David Hinojosa (Hum’10). While at CU, he devoted himself to helping people and communities with a specific focus on ending male violence and sexual assault. For his efforts, he was recognized at the Community Action Program’s 23rd annual Multicultural Awards event in Longmont. He is a staff member at Boulder’s Moving to End Sexual Assault where he works as the bilingual services coordinator.

Posted Mar. 1, 2012

Monique Terrasas (Mktg’10) joined Boulder’s FreeWave Technologies as marketing coordinator. She is responsible for executing and reporting on marketing plans and projects. Prior to this position she worked at the Denver marketing company Explore Communications.

Posted Mar. 1, 2012

Director of Nyaya Health Mark Arnoldy (Psych’10) works in western Nepal to deliver health care through an innovative model for Nepal’s poorest and underserved. Nyaya Health will be hosting its first event in Boulder in August.

Posted Jun. 1, 2012

In June James Nickerson (Psych’10) married Talmai Aguierre in Silver City, Colo. The couple lives in Boulder.

Posted Sep. 1, 2012

Denver resident Courtney Brunkow (Mktg’10) manages the account of Cocona for the public relations agency Verde PR and Consulting. Cocona is a Boulder-based leader in rapid-dry active particle technologies. Courtney will bring visibility to Cocona’s innovations.

Posted Dec. 1, 2012

Last summer Liz Handing (Psych’10) went on a road trip through the Southwest where she took photographs of Paria Canyon-Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness, including a formation called “The Wave” and of Havasu Falls in the Grand Canyon. Liz lives in Tampa, Fla.

Posted Mar. 1, 2013

During Back to Boulder Weekend Jordan Steffen (Jour, IntlAf’10) spoke at the journalism and mass communication’s program “Hot News: Smart Tools.” Jordan is a breaking-news reporter for The Denver Post. Last summer she covered the Colorado wildfires and Aurora theater shooting, producing everything from print copy to videos using her iPhone.

Posted Mar. 1, 2013

CEO and founder of startup company FirstJob Eyal Grayevsky (Fin’10) launched his job-search website in March. Eyal’s company targets recent college graduates in search of their dream job and provides a streamlined approach for employers to find qualified entry-level talent. He lives in Boulder.

Posted Jun. 1, 2013

Fourth generation of Sandmeyer Steel Company Rebecca Sandmeyer (Psych’10) joined the business as district sales manager in its Rocky Mountain sales territory, which includes Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. The company is a leading producer of stainless steel and nickel alloy plate products used in capital equipment for the chemical industries. She brings with her marketing and sales experience from Justin’s Nut Butter in Boulder.

Posted Jun. 1, 2013

In the July 26 issue of The Denver Post Esubalew Johnston (A&S ex’10) appeared in an article about Ethiopian immigrants. He emigrated to the U.S. from Ethiopia in 1997 after being adopted by an American family. As a child in Ethiopia he was kidnapped, blinded by his kidnappers and forced to beg for money on the streets. According to the article, Esubalew is looking for a job where he can work with adopted children. He is determined to send money back to his family in Ethiopia. He lives in Englewood, Colo.

Posted Dec. 1, 2013

Boulder rider Kiel Reijnen (MechEngr ex’10) participated in the USA Pro Cycling Challenge in August. Last summer he finished third at the Tour of Utah and helped his team United Health Care Pro Cycling win second place overall. Kiel won the Philly Cycling Classic earlier in the summer and finished third at the 2013 USA Cycling professional road race nationals. He lives on Bainbridge Island, Wash.

Posted Dec. 1, 2013

After receiving his master’s degree Jeffrey McCoy (Aero, MS’10) took a job with Raytheon in Aurora, Colo., and bought a house in Parker. Jeffrey has been working with Raytheon for three years and is supporting multiple space-related programs as a software developer. Jeffrey writes the most interesting part is the ability to keep learning new things to become the metaphorical “jack of all trades.”

Posted Mar. 1, 2014

Second-year student at CU-Boulder law school Brad Revare (Econ’10) started The Textbook Champ to help CU and other college students save money on their textbooks. The business was inspired and assisted by Brad’s father Scott Revare (Fin’81) and two brothers who are CU-Boulder students, Mitchell Revare and Spencer Revare. The website is thetextbookchamp.com.

Posted Mar. 1, 2014

The Integer Group hired Jaclyn Grams (Fin’10) as senior billing specialist at its Lakewood, Colo., location. The Integer Group is an agency providing services in promotional, retail and shopper and digital retail marketing. Jaclyn lives in Brighton, Colo.

Posted Mar. 1, 2014

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