Advancing Future Technological Leaders: The University of Denver’s Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science’s Partnership with Colorado FIRST

At the heart of Colorado FIRST‘s mission to promote STEM education for students lies our sponsors’ unwavering dedication and generous support. Among these invaluable partners is the Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Denver, a beacon of excellence in nurturing the next generation of technological leaders.

About the Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science

The Ritchie School is the cornerstone of the University of Denver’s engineering, computer science, data science, and cybersecurity programs. Its undergraduate and graduate programs offer a supportive environment where students are empowered to become ethical, technological leaders. With hands-on projects and dedicated faculty, students receive a holistic education that prepares them for impactful engineering and computer science careers.

Based in Denver, the Ritchie School provides students access to all the city has to offer while offering a mountain campus to experience Colorado’s natural beauty. The university is deeply rooted in the local community, with approximately 1,700 employees across ten academic schools and colleges, most of whom are Colorado-based.

Sponsoring Colorado FIRST

For several years, The Ritchie School has proudly hosted Colorado FIRST’s regional competition on its campus. It supports FIRST‘s mission to develop engineering experience and confidence in students. The University of Denver aims to inspire the next generation of STEM leaders by showcasing its facilities and campus.

The Importance of Colorado FIRST as a Partner

Colorado FIRST plays a crucial role in cultivating interest in engineering careers among K-12 students. It aligns directly with the university’s mission to educate ethical, technical problem solvers. With a focus on diversity and innovation, Colorado FIRST prepares students to tackle the grand challenges facing our world.

Final Thoughts

The University of Denver sends this message to the dedicated team at Colorado FIRST

“Keep up the good work! Your commitment to inspiring and empowering future generations of STEM leaders is truly commendable, and we are honored to partner with you in this important mission.”

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