The Pittsburgh Network

While the colors of this city are black and yellow, crimson and gold are a close second. The Steel City has over 900 community members that want to connect whether you are new to the city or have called metro area of Pittsburgh home for a number of years. DU Night with the Pirates, DU hockey watch parties, service projects, and other networking opportunities are available throughout the year. The Pittsburgh Network is eager to connect with you and is open to alumni, parents, current students, and friends of DU. Connect with your Network Leaders below or reach out to your staff liaison to learn how to get more connected. We can’t wait to hear from you!


Featured Volunteer Leaders

Meet Dave Cable

Dave graduated from Daniels with his MBA in 2006 and is currently based in Pittsburgh, PA working as the Assistant Treasurer of Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI).  He currently sits on the Daniels Alumni Advisory Board and is Chair of the Board's Ambassador Committee.   As part of the Ambassador Committee's mission, he works to outreach and engage with various Daniels and DU alumni, specifically those located outside of Denver. 

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Annual Events

Check out some of our annual events below!

  • DU Night Out with The Pirates
    • Annual tradition of a pregame networking reception followed by a family-friendly baseball game with the hometown Pirates
  • Hockey Watch Parties, Pittsburgh Style
    • Join with DU fans at a watch party for the defending National Champion DU Hockey Team.
  • Day of Service
    • Annual family-friendly tradition of connecting and networking during a local public good project.
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Meet Brent Thompson

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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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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