Ellen Patterson

External Programs & Partnerships Coordinator


Email Address: ellen.patterson@ucdenver.edu

Office Hours: By appointment





Ellen Patterson currently serves as the External Programs & Partnerships Coordinator for the School of Public Affairs. Her work is dedicated to enhancing the daily operations experience for participants, instructors, and staff of SPA continuing education programs as well as supporting career services opportunities for current university students and alumni. Before joining CU Denver, Ellen worked as a project manager and client success director for a virtual events startup and as a project coordinator for a neurodevelopmental research laboratory at Northwestern University in Chicago. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Development & Psychological Services from Northwestern University. When not at work, Ellen divides her time between training her dachshund puppy, trying new recipes, and being outdoors backpacking and camping.