Creating connections, building community

Throughout the year, C + V hosts events, speakers, webinars, and discussions and carries out various initiatives to create connections and build a sense of belonging at the University of Denver. Especially in this virtual time, C + V is working to create programs and events that help our community feel connected and supported. 

If you have an event idea, we would love to hear it! Please email CommunityPlusValues@du.edu to connect with us.

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day Special Event

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Join us either in-person or on Zoom for our upcoming Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) event at DU. As GAAD states, “The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital access and inclusion, and the more than One Billion people with disabilities/impairments.” Come learn and talk together as we hear from a panel of DU community members about their stories and experiences. Learn more about how you can ensure accessibility is a core part of our community and about actions you can take today.

Free food for in-person attendees!

Library Loft AAC 340 or Zoom
5pm-6:30pm

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Past Event: C+V Special Edition Community Talk: Taking Action for Justice

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Join fellow DU community members via Zoom to stand in solidarity with Black students, faculty, employees, friends and neighbors at DU, in Denver, and across the nation and world after the heinous act of domestic terrorism in Buffalo, NY on May 14th.

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Past Event: You Can’t Win if You Don’t Play: eGaming in 2022 and Beyond

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eGaming, or ‘gaming’ as it’s popularly known, is one of the fastest-growing fields in the world and only gaining in popularity. Although difficult to narrow down to one definition, eGaming encompasses video gaming, online gaming, computer gaming, Esports, multiplayer games, and beyond. Opportunities abound to be a part of this multi-billion dollar global industry – From degree programs and courses in computer science, marketing, the arts, engineering, and entrepreneurship to opportunities in publishing, streaming, legal rights, events, gaming, merchandise, Esports team ownership and agency, and more, there has never been a more opportune time to explore this exciting domain!

The Current State of eGaming: Trends, Insights & Impacts | A Panel Conversation 

Differentiation at DU: eGaming Now & in the Future | A Moderated Roundtable 

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Past Event: C+V Community Talk in Partnership with Heritage Months: Autism and Neurodiversity Acceptance Month: Spreading Awareness, Promoting Acceptance

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In April we are celebrating Autism and Neurodiversity Acceptance Month as well as World Autism Awareness Day which was on April 2. More than 5 million Americans live with autism and yet there are still many of these individuals who experience inequities in employment, housing, and income. How can we as a community raise awareness and promote acceptance to ensure changes are made to improve the quality of life for neurodiverse individuals and their families?

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Past Event: Community + Values Special Event: Creative Expression & Wellbeing - Connecting & Creating in Community

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In this upcoming workshop, Community + Values is excited to bring together a group of phenomenal DU and Denver community members who will delve into creative expression through an experiential workshop. Students will get the opportunity to discover ways to support and strengthen wellbeing through creative expression through a guided reading, music, spoken word, and art creation. Join us in exploring creative expression and learn how to honor your story and shape your wellbeing.

Recording coming soon!

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2022 Spring Quarter C+V, Office of the Provost, & 4D Community Wellness Hours

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With our return back to campus, we want to celebrate being in community together again. Come have a snack or drink on us every Tuesday and Thursday and chat with fellow community members!

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Past Event: C+V Community Talk in Partnership with Heritage Months: Women’s Herstory: Grounded in Justice, Moving Forward Together

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This month’s Women’s Herstory Community Talk is a part of the phenomenal annual HerDU conference and draws inspiration from the conference theme, inspired by bell hooks: Justice. Provost Mary Clark and community panelists will delve into the need for a community-based approach to truly transform institutions and greater society. In order to see this true transformation, communities of support for all women are critical, as systems are challenged and new ways of carrying out work are brought to the forefront. DU is honored to support seven unique and empowering communities of support for women at DU. This C+V Community Talk will dive into why it is so important to be in community together as women. 

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Past Event: C+V Community Talk in Partnership with Heritage Months: Continuing the Conversation - The BLM Movement and DU

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Following the MLK, Jr. Heritage Month C+V event, the Black History Heritage Month panel will continue the conversation of DU’s past, present and future relationship with the Black community through a lens of justice, with the intent to actionize the DEI Action Plan, Impact Area 4, Build Specific Support for our Black Community. Given their psychological, political and historical expertise, the panelists will highlight their shared experiences at DU and how they relate to the contemporary fights for justice, and the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Past Event: C+V Community Leadership Conversation with Chancellor Haefner & Provost Clark: A Community Driven by Purpose

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In C+V’s upcoming Community Leadership Conversation, Associate Vice Chancellor of Government Relations and Community Affairs, Stephanie Y. O’Malley, will moderate a conversation with Chancellor Jeremy Haefner and Provost Mary Clark. They will talk about their ‘whys’ and how connecting to our collective purpose can help us keep moving forward toward our goals and pursue our mission as a community.

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2021 Fall Quarter DU Days

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Rock your DU merch and show your pride on Thursdays, and you could win a gift card if our staffers see you wearing it!

When: Every Thursday, Jan 20th and March 24th
Where: DU Campus-wide

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2022 Winter Quarter C+V, Office of the Provost, & 4D Community Wellness Hours

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With our return back to campus, we want to celebrate being in community together again. Come have a snack or drink on us every Tuesday and Thursday and chat with fellow community members!

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Past Event: C+V Community Talk in Partnership with Heritage Months: Securing Justice: Q&A & Call to Action after MLK Jr. Day

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Our panel will reflect on Representative Leslie Herod’s MLK Day speech from January 17th and have a Q & A to analyze what we can do as individuals and a community to inspire change. Join us to reflect and discuss a call to action at DU and beyond and to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.