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CU Denver Recognized on Phi Theta Kappa 2022 Transfer Honor Roll for Exemplary Transfer Pathways 

April 14, 2022

 The University of Colorado Denver has been named to Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK)’s 2022 Transfer Honor Roll in recognition of the dynamic pathways and resources the university has in place to support transfer students. 

The Transfer Honor Roll is determined by 40 key metrics related to the support and success of transfer students, including college cost and financial aid, campus life for transfer, admission practices, and bachelor’s degree completion. 

“We are so proud to be recognized on PTK’s 2022 Transfer Honor Roll,” said Erika Larson, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Success. “We are actively working with our transfer partner institutions to ensure that CU Denver is the transfer destination of choice for students by providing robust academic offerings leading to meaningful careers and an engaging and supportive campus community.” 

Statewide articulation agreements and degree maps defined with local community colleges, the Bridge to Bachelor’s Degree program, streamlined transfer credit evaluations, and more are in place to ensure students can transition to CU Denver to complete their degree seamlessly.  

This recognition comes as CU Denver is a champion sponsor of the 2022 PTK Catalyst – a three-day conference hosted at the Gaylord Rockies in Denver, Colo. 

During the conference, CU Denver admissions representatives introduced high-achieving transfer students to the possibilities that await them at CU Denver, including over 110+ undergraduate degrees, transfer resources and pathways, specialized honors programs, real-world learning experiences, internships, and more. 

CU Denver staff also had opportunities to connect with professionals and senior leadership from other community colleges and universities to brief them on the unique offerings at CU Denver, including the Honors & Leadership Program and a new honors scholars program. 

“My experience at CU Denver has given me so many exciting opportunities to prepare me for a career outside of school,” said Aria Sanders, current CU Denver student who was a member of PTK. “I am part of an honors society which has provided a great networking opportunity and sense of community within the field of engineering. These real-life projects are what have kept me motivated to continue pursuing my future goals.” 

With two honors transfer options, a minor and a certificate program, students can choose the program which best fits their educational journey. CU Denver offers opportunities for PTK and other high-achieving transfer students to enhance their education with honors learning experiences aimed to stimulate curiosity, expand critical thinking skills, and further develop talents. 

“CU Denver is meeting students where they are to craft personalized honors pathways that help students from all majors across the university to feel engaged, challenged, and inspired,” said Jennifer Reich, Director of University Honors and Leadership and Professor of Sociology. 

Learn more about the transfer admissions process and explore life as a future Lynx here.