Monthly Archives: March 2016

Denver Urban Scholars Students Participate on Career-Readiness Panel

March 31st, 2016

by Tiernen McConaughy, Milestones Intern Last Tuesday we held a Job Panel and workshop at our DUS offices. One of our great interns presented about how to apply for a job, and a current senior shared their recent interview experience to help inform others about what may be in store for them when they apply for something …

Denver Business Owner Looks Forward to Team-Building and Fun at Third Annual Summer Games

March 31st, 2016

I have participated in the DUS Summer Games for the past 3 years and each year I look forward to it more and more.  The addition of life-sized foosball last year was amazing.  My head and stomach hurt so much from laughter that I had to step away for a bit to catch my breath. …

Junior Workshop

March 16th, 2016

On Saturday March 12th, DUS juniors and mentors gathered for an interactive workshop to help students get started on the sometimes overwhelming process of planning for the next steps after high school. We explored postsecondary options and students created new goals they can work on with either their Program Coordinator or mentor as they transition …

Thanks to Johnny 5 from the Flobots!

March 11th, 2016

We would like to thank spoken-word artist Jamie, also known as Johnny 5 from the Flobots, for once again leading our Self-Defined Workshop this week. It was great seeing students, mentors, and staff practice creative self-expression through spoken word in a safe environment. Thank you to everyone who participated!