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Tiyana Hardney Vela

photo of Lisa BartholmeTiyana Hardney Vela is the Interim Director of Alumni and Donor Engagement at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS). As Interim Director of Alumni and Donor Engagement, Tiyana oversees efforts to inform, inspire and engage UCCS alumni and donors. She is also responsible for campus-wide alumni programming and communications for UCCS' nearly 57,000 alumni.

Contact Tiyana by email or by calling (719) 255-5099.


Lisa Bartholme

photo of Lisa BartholmeLisa Bartholme is the Assistant Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. In her role she will work with alumni, students, and campus partners to manage and develop key programs that connect UCCS alumni to each other and UCCS alumni with students or prospective students. The overarching goal of this position is to install pride, awareness, commitment, and ultimately giving back or paying it forward to future generations. 

Contact Lisa by email or by calling (719) 255-3187.


Elizabeth Bunkers

Portrait of Elizabeth Bunkers wearing a black suit.Elizabeth Bunkers serves as the Alumni Relations Engagement Specialist for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. In her role, Elizabeth works with UCCS alums to increase their level of engagement on campus. She connects them with meaningful volunteer opportunities that enhance student experiences, aid faculty programs, and share UCCS’ vision with its network of over 47,000 alumni. 

Contact Elizabeth by email or by calling (719) 255-4051.


Madeline Taylor

Madeline Taylor serves as the Alumni Digital Content Professional at University of Colorado Colorado Springs. In her new role, she creates a variety of digital content and eCommunications to support Alumni Relations and the Annual Fund.

Contact Madeline by email or by calling (719) 255-3764.




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