The McNeill Blog is where students, faculty and staff can learn more about the events and programs offered within the McNeill program.  McNeill students are the authors of the McNeill blog and are able to provide their own unique and thoughtful insight into their own program.

McNeill Coordinator and Writing Instructor Dan West

Thank you, Mr. Dan West                                                

April 28, 2017

Being in the McNeill Program at the University of Colorado Boulder has given me the opportunity to have a successful experience with this multicultural learning community that prepares the students to be top scholars and leaders in their communities. The McNeill program has a lot of helpful programs components that...

Dolores Huerta during her keynote address

NCORE 2016 - The National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education

April 20, 2017

Let me begin by saying what an exhilarating experience and motivational environment NCORE was. I have never felt such an abundance of optimistic energy. It was so enlightening to see so many people all pursuing one goal; higher education reform. This was despite the fact that this common goal will...

Dr. Laura Rendón was a guest speaker for the Power Hour event on March 8, 2017

Dr. Laura Rendón at McNeill's Power Hour event on March 8, 2017

April 18, 2017

The McNeill Academic Program had the great honor of hosting Dr. Laura Rendón as a guest speaker for the Power Hour event on March 8, 2017. Dr. Rendón is Professor Emeritus and Co-Director for the Center for Research and Policy in Education at the University of Texas - San Antonio...

students together at a take 2 event

Take 2, the McNeill Spring Retreat was a success!

Feb. 28, 2017

Take 2, the McNeill Spring Retreat was a success! McNeill freshman students were invited to participate at this event on February 3rd to celebrate their accomplishments from their first semester, to reflect on strategies that helped them succeed, and to use that information to propel them forward to a successful...

UROP Professor talking to students

Post UROP (Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program)

Jan. 24, 2017

Deep within the halls of Norlin library was the follow up to the UROP Symposium. For those who do not know UROP, it is the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program and is part of the Special Undergraduate Enrichment Programs here at CU. Earlier this fall, UROP organized a symposium for undergraduate...

Students attend a power hour on how to be an ALLY

How to be an ALLY

Dec. 14, 2016

The McNeill Power Hour session I attended was named ‘How to be an ALLY’, offered by the Gender and Sexuality Center and a useful resource for all members of the CU community not just those who affiliate with LGBTQIA. Now that’s a big acronym and I’m sure you’re wondering what...

Celebrating El Dia de los Muertos at SASC

SASC community celebrates el Día de los muertos

Dec. 14, 2016

The SASC community celebrated el Día de los muertos for the second year in a row on November 2nd , 2016. El día de los muertos is a celebration of a new phase in life: death. The tradition is celebrated throughout Latin America, but mostly where it was originated in...