Archive for April, 2011
Jacob Sager, a third-year student at the University of Denver and one of El Pomar’s Student Leadership Experience Scholars, is just your average college kid. He is majoring in international business with minors in marketing and leadership studies. He has been heavily involved on campus throughout his college career but is currently focusing his efforts on Global CaféNation—the social enterprise he started out of his dorm room freshman year.
Like I said, just your average college kid.
I don’t live there anymore, but my parents do. And that smaller but rapidly expanding region still holds a very dear place in my heart. Fortunately, every so often, through the Regional Partnerships program at El Pomar, I have the opportunity to travel home to Grand Junction. My most recent trip across the mountain was a stark reminder of how hard things are there—and how hard people are working to address the complex needs. (more…)
Colorado Springs mayoral candidates Richard Skorman and Steve Bach squared off in their first debate on Friday, as a standing-room only crowd of 400 packed the Penrose House Pavilion. (more…)
In October 2010, El Pomar Fellowship alumnus Jeremy Duhon was named one of Colorado’s top 25 most influential young professionals by ColoradoBiz Magazine. In a few days, Duhon will demonstrate why he made the list when TEDxMileHigh makes its debut at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House.