University of Denver

Hundreds of worldwide business leaders, two Secretaries of State, a New York Times best-selling novelist, one of America’s most beloved playwrights and an untold others making a difference can all trace their roots back to the University of Denver. An institution that traces its roots back to before Colorado was even a state, DU has been an academic leader in the Rocky Mountain West for more than a century.

Coordinator Info
Kathleen Ferrick

Kathleen serves as Program Coordinator for the University of Denver Center for Community & Service Learning, where she directs the DU Puksta Scholars program. She brings a background in macro social work practice focused on community organizing, outreach, and training facilitation. She has worked for several Denver-based non-profits addressing social justice issues including worker's rights, housing discrimination, domestic violence, and sexual assault/abuse. She has experience implementing anti-oppression workshops that center racial and economic justice and is committed to supporting grassroots movement building.
Kathleen holds a Masters of Social Work from the University of Denver and a B.A. in Psychology from CU Boulder. She has lived in Denver her entire life and spends her free time relaxing with friends, reading, hiking, and trying out new recipes.