Alumni

Every day, Morgridge alumni are changing lives and impacting their communities in practical and profound ways. Our alumni are addressing some of the world’s most challenging problems in education, mental health and information technology. On top of that, many work to create opportunities for the next generation of Morgridge learners to supplement their classroom learning with practical opportunities to serve in the community.

We strive to provide opportunities for you to remain actively engaged long after you have graduated by offering experiences that impact your personal and professional life. From networking opportunities to career workshops and alumni recognition activities, Morgridge is your home for a lifetime.

Looking for more alumni resources? Visit our central DU alumni resources page.

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Stay Connected

As one of our alumni, we hope you’re as excited as we are about the future of the college. We encourage you to stay connected with the college in ways that work for you — by sharing how you’re impacting your community as a change agent, mentoring current students and recent graduates, acting as placement and internship coordinators for students to serve and intern in your workplaces, nominating prospective students for admission, and supporting scholarship through contributions to the Annual Fund.

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Career Resources

At Morgridge we understand that building relationships is key to professional success. To that end, we offer services to support your ongoing professional development and advancement in the field, including career workshops, networking events, career coaching and online career resources.

Pioneer Career Network

The Pioneer Career Network bridges the gap between education and career by connecting students to more than 1,800 professionals across a variety of fields and positions.

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Individual Career Counseling

Experience personalized career counseling with an expert career counselor though the DU Career Service office. Services are free for alumni during their first year, post-graduation. After that, two free sessions are available each year with ongoing low-cost services.

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Career & Internship Fairs

Career and internship fairs are held every fall, winter and spring at DU. Attend fairs to network with employers and alumni, learn more about local and national companies and industry hiring trends, and find internship and job opportunities.

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Alumni Support

Our tradition of excellence in education relies on the support of our alumni and friends. We encourage you to give in ways that work for you, from hosting one of our current students through internship and practicum opportunities to contributing to alumni scholarships and the Annual Fund.

  • Host an Intern

    Morgridge alumni are uniquely positioned to assist current students by providing opportunities for them to augment their classroom learning experience through serving in the community. Support the next generation of Morgridge alumni through supervising or hosting an internship or practicum at your workplace.

    For more information, contact Megan Stribling, Director of Alumni Engagement, at Megan.Stribling@du.edu.

  • Support MCE

    Gifts at any level make a direct impact on hundreds of Morgridge students and faculty every day. These acts of generosity allow Morgridge to educate the next generation of change agents.

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  • Other Opportunities

    Interested in volunteering, mentoring or supervising students? Contact our Director of Alumni Engagement, Megan Stribling, by email (Megan.Stribling@du.edu).

Donor Spotlight

Morgridge College of Education (MCE) is grateful for the support of our donors, friends, alumni, faculty and staff. Thanks to their generous support, we're able to pursue our mission of responsible and innovative change through research, outreach and the dissemination of knowledge. Together, we can make a positive impact on our community, policy, and the world.

Carrie and John Morgridge, Morgridge Family Foundation

The Morgridge Family Foundation has been instrumental in supporting the College’s focus on technology innovations in the classroom. From SMARTboards to telepresence to sponsoring MCE’s annual ShareFair, their contribution continues to drive innovation in classroom technology in teaching Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

Donne and Sue Fisher

Long-time supporters of the University whose generosity named Fisher Early Learning Center at its inception, Donne and Sue Fisher have demonstrated their ongoing visionary commitment to young children through an endowed scholarship fund. The scholarship is intended to have a lasting impact on the youngest and most vulnerable population in our society by addressing their educational needs from two sides: preparing more professionals for careers in early childhood education and increasing access for more young children.

Michael, Joan, Katherine and Chris Ruffatto

With a gift from the Ruffatto family, Morgridge College of Education has been able to further our mission for Inclusive Excellence, becoming a leader on campus as we work to to carry out the mission.

Cydney & Tom Marsico Family Foundation

The gift from the Cydney and Tom Marsico Family Foundation has contributed greatly to the creation and success of the Marsico Institute, allowing us to further our commitment to early childhood literacy and learning through research and outreach.

James C. Kennedy

The Kennedy Institute for Educational Success is a recent addition to the Morgridge College of Education made possible by the gift from James C. Kennedy.

Events

The MCE Signature Events comprise a series of informal presentations and interviews conducted by the MCE Alumni Board as a dialogue with distinguished DU alumni, faculty and constituents who help connect the academic and professional worlds for the benefit of the students, faculty, staff and alumni.