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University of the Rockies Announces Platinum Sponsorship of the Downtown Denver Partnership
University will also be the title sponsor for the Downtown Denver Leadership Program

University of the Rockies has announced that its support of the Downtown Denver Partnership will continue into 2015. The University will serve as a platinum sponsor for the organization and will be the title sponsor for the Downtown Denver Leadership Program. In addition to financial support, University of the Rockies will provide meeting space for the leadership program in the University’s state-of-the-art facility located in the Tabor Center on Denver’s 16th Street Mall.

Employees who work at companies that are members of the Downtown Denver Partnership may be eligible to receive tuition discounts on degree programs at University of the Rockies. The University offers graduate degrees focused on social and behavioral sciences, including organizational development and leadership.

“The leadership and generosity of University of the Rockies has made a tremendous impact on our organization and our community,” said David Kenney, chairman of the board for the Downtown Denver Partnership Management Group. “We truly cannot thank them enough.”

University of the Rockies has been a member of the Downtown Denver Partnership since moving to Denver from Colorado Springs three years ago.

“The Downtown Denver Partnership and University of the Rockies recognize the importance of ensuring that Denver provides a wonderful living and working environment for its citizens. We are happy to be able to provide this support,” said Dr. Charlita Shelton, president and CEO of University of the Rockies. “By offering tuition discounts for member company employees, we can contribute to the increased education of the Denver workforce, benefiting individuals, groups, and the entire community.”

To learn more about University of the Rockies and its graduate school programs, visit To learn more about the Downtown Denver Partnership, visit


About University of the Rockies

University of the Rockies is a leading graduate school of the social and behavioral sciences that offers programs for students seeking their PhD, PsyD, or Master of Arts degree. Students may take classes at a state-of-the-art instructional site in downtown Denver, Colo., or work toward degrees online from anywhere in the country. Whether face-to-face or online, University of the Rockies students enjoy the same access to industry professionals, research, and publishing opportunities. For more information, please visit,,, or call Shari Winet, Vice President of Public Relations, at 866.621.0124 x2513.


About the Downtown Denver Partnership

The Downtown Denver Partnership, Inc. is a non-profit business organization that creatively plans, manages, and develops Downtown Denver as the unique, diverse, vibrant, and economically healthy urban core of the Rocky Mountains region. For more information, visit