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CMUnow on KAFM Community Radio, Episode 10

This episode aired on May 12, 2020

This episode of CMUnow on KAFM features Colorado Mesa University Foundation CEO Liz Meyer and Tomlinson Library Head of Access Services and Outreach Laureen Cantwell.

Colorado Mesa University Foundation CEO Liz Meyer

Learn about how Meyer ended up leading CMU's Foundation and why she chose to work in university fundraising. Meyer highlights The Maverick Relief Fund, which was setup through the Foundation to help those students most financially impacted by COVID-19. As of May 4, the fund had awarded 115 students a total of $324,149.44 in relief funds. She shares stories of students who benefited from alumni and donor contributions through the Maverick Relief Fund. 

Tomlinson Library Head of Access Services and Outreach Laureen Cantwell

Cantwell discusses what her job entails as head of access services and outreach, and the best parts of her job. She also dives into how Tomlinson Library adapted to the changing and evolving times caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. We also hear what her book recommendations are for those quarantined at home.

Tune in to KAFM community radio at 88.1 on the second Tuesday of every month from 12-12:30pm to listen to the CMUnow show.

Full transcript of this episode.

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Written by Katlin Birdsall