Office for University Outreach

Office for Outreach & Engagement

Since 2001, the Office for Outreach and Engagement has connected research, teaching and creative work with communities across Colorado and beyond. 

We are...

  • Publicly focused. From innovative K-12 educational programming to collaborative research projects, we advocate for and lead key initiatives that build relationships and empower communities to meet significant public needs.

  • ScholarlyWe bring together cutting-edge scholarship with community know-how to address complex issues that face our state and the region, and connect CU Boulder’s work with engaged scholarship nationally.

  • StrategicWe build institutional capacity for outreach by supporting hundreds of community and campus partners, providing seed funding for campus initiatives, developing networks and more.

Click here to learn more about outreach initiatives and resources offered through the Office for Outreach & Engagement.

The Office for Outreach & Engagement is a university-wide resource supported by the Office of the Chancellor, the Office of the Provost, and the Division of Continuing Education.

Contact Us

Office for Outreach & Engagement Staff

Each staff member has a specfiic area of focus:

David Meens, Director
Engaged scholarship, campus and national faculty networks, service learning and leadership education, policy development

Jeanne McDonald, Assistant Director
Program funding, CU on the Weekend and other campus programs and resources, campus and national professionals networks

Sue Postema Scheeres, Senior Communications Specialist
Communications strategy, story development, publicity, media relations

Katya Hafich, K-12 & Community Outreach Program Manager
Environmental science and sustainability networks, city/campus relations

Lisa H. Schwartz, Community Outreach Program Manager
Engaged arts and humanities, community development and design, assessment and evaluation

Mailing Address

Office for Outreach & Engagement
Division of Continuing Education
178 UCB
University Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO 80309

Office Location

Division of Continuing Education
1505 University Avenue
Boulder, CO 80309