The Coastal Carolinas Network

The coasts of the Carolinas offer a picturesque backdrop with unmatched sunrises. They also offer a tremendous opportunity for alumni, parents, students and friends to connect in the form of over 300 DU constituents looking to network! The Coastal Carolinas Network hosts a wide variety of events for new graduates and seasoned professionals alike through sports watch parties and an annual Day of Service. The Coastal Carolinas Network is eager to connect with you and is open to anyone eager to connect through and to DU. Reach out to your Network Leader or staff liaison below or reach out to your staff liaison to learn more. We can’t wait to hear from you! 

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Featured Volunteer Leader

Meet Matt Isaia

Hello DU Carolina Coasters! I earned my bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications and Digital Media Studies from the University of Denver and am a Dish Media Sales Account Executive, focused on both Dish & Sling TV direct and biddable advertising sales. I am responsible for some of Dish Media’s key holding company account partnerships and works closely with media agency teams across all facets of Advanced TV. I was part of the Dish Media sales team to unveil Sling TV to the media community and shape the platform’s go-to-market offering and solutions. I currently reside in South Carolina with my wife, two kids, and schnoodle Leo. I look forward to connecting with you!

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Annual Events

Check out some of our annual events below!

  • Hockey Watch Parties, Coastal Style
              Join with DU fans at a watch party for the greatest collegiate hockey team.
  • Day of DUing
              Annual day of service that is near and dear to the mission of DU.
View all events here

Staff Leader

Meet Brent Thompson

Director of Regional Engagement

Brent helps guide strategy and execute engagement efforts of all alumni, families, parents and friends across the country and in select international networks as well as develops a programmatic portfolio for the regions in collaboration with Denver-based advancement team. Brent's goal is to create a culture of lifelong engagement and volunteerism among constituents in the regional markets and networks that builds our pipeline for campaign philanthropy and long-term engagement for the University's Global Network. 

Brent has served in a number of different roles throughout his 15-year career in higher education for the University of Oklahoma, University of Texas system and now with the University of Denver. He is also adjunct faculty for the Executive Education in Daniels. Brent has worked in several different capacities including employer relations, career development, accreditation, and alumni engagement. Brent is a proud University of Denver and University of Oklahoma graduate and his entire wardrobe is crimson!

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Meet Craig Baldwin

Director of Development, East Coast

Craig joined DU in 2022 as the Regional Director of Development for the East Coast. Originally from Maryland, he works with DU community members throughout the eastern third of the country. Craig looks forward to engaging with DU alumni, parent, and friends of DU and learning more from their experiences.

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Connect With Us


If you want to share your time and talent in any way outside mentoring and networking, check out VolunteerDU at This portal is a menu of volunteer opportunities and your open door to engage with the DU community. Choose from a variety of one-off and ongoing projects that are meaningful to you.

The DU Career Network allows you to connect with DU students and alumni for mentoring and career networking. Share your expertise with those pursuing similar professional interests by joining   

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