The MURP Alumni Association’s mission is to further the enduring educational interests, social diversity, professional development, and charitable support of CU Denver MURP students, alumni, and the communities they serve. MURPAA will encourage participation in the affairs of the College of Architecture and Planning, the University of Colorado Denver, the greater Denver Metropolitan Area, and the Intermountain West.
The CU Denver Master of Urban and Regional Planning Alumni Association was established in 2014 and works closely with CU Denver’s Alumni Relations. Our MURPAA board meetings are held monthly and we hold a general meeting for all MURP alumni annually. Additionally, we help organize special events in coordination with the CU Denver student chapter of the American Planning Association (APAS) and Colorado APA’s Emerging Planning Professionals (EPP) group.
Our board members are involved in transportation, housing, and many other aspects of local and regional planning, and are members of private planning firms, public planning agencies, and non-profit organizations. All of them have dedicated themselves to furthering the success of alumni and students through this alumni association and the powerful connections individuals and organizations can provide through mentorship, professional support, and scholarship funding.
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MURPAA has several committees working to engage alumni and students, plan special events, and conduct marketing and outreach. If you are interested in joining a committee, please contact us. Time commitment is minimal!
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Here are the upcoming events and meetings for the MURP Alumni Association:
Thursday, March 3, 2016
What: Planning Community Social
Where: McLoughlin’s, 2100 16th Street #145, Denver CO
When: 6 pm
The Planning Community Social is a bi-monthly happy hour for professional and student planners in the area. Come enjoy appetizers and a drink while you reconnect with old faces and meet new faces!
Sunday, March 6, 2016
What: Rock Bottom Ruckus
Where: Rock Bottom Brewery, 1001 16th Street Unit A-100, Denver CO
When: 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Register here: http://www.ucdenver.edu/alumni_friends/Downtown-Alumni/calendar/Pages/Rock-Bottom-Ruckus.aspx
The Rock Bottom Ruckus is a University of Colorado Alumni Association sponsored dinner event to raise funds for scholarships or University organizations. Tickets include a full serving of food, drinks, networking, and entertainment. If you are interested in tickets or tables to this exciting event, you can designate MURPAA as your beneficiary. All proceeds raised for MURPAA will be used to host and coordinate future MURPAA events.
Friday, March 11, 2016
What: APA Student Chapter Networking Event
Where: College of Architecture and Planning, 1250 14th Street, Room TBD, Denver CO
When: 3-5 pm
Official invitation to follow
The students in the Master of Urban and Regional Planning Program at UC Denver would like to meet you! Please join MURPAA in a fun and engaging networking event with the students to help prepare them for their career.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
What: MURPAA Board Meeting
See you soon!