Committee Members





                                                                                  charles sample headshot.PNG             Charles Tulip

Marketing Coordinator 

Charles or Chuck, is a freshman at CU Denver currently a Pre-Business student, but looking to      major in Accounting and Finance in the future.  He is very excited to be apart of the CU Denver Live! team.  When hes not promoting awesome events, he enjoys to spend his free time playing softball across the state as well as going to other states to play.  He also has a passion for exploring  our beautiful state through rock climbing.  When the colder months hit expect to find him losing his voice cheering on the Avalanche and watching football games.



Peyton Hagerty                                                                                                                                                                  Cultural Events Planner                                                                                               

Peyton is a second year student at CU Denver, working towards a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Film and Television. She is excited to be apart of the CU Denver Live!’s team and bringing culture and arts to an accessible platform for our students. In her spare time, she enjoys painting, visiting Denver’s record stores, baking, watching films, and connecting with people! Being an east coast girl, she also loves to visit her family in Massachusetts and travel in general.


Victor Villarreal

Cultural Event Planner

Victor is a freshman studying Civil Engineer. He just recently joined the CU Denver live team and is ready to be part of the CU Denver community. In his free time you can find him horseback riding or playing soccer with his friends. He also loves to keep active and keep himself busy. He is proud to be a CU Denver Lynx.




Lauren CroppedLauren Pfefferle

Student Events Specialist

Lauren joined the CU Denver and Anschutz Medical Campus at the inception of the Office of Events & Partnerships. As an Event Operations Coordinator she works with the many departments on campus along with Student Events and Activities and CU Denver Live! to create impactful events for students, staff, and faculty. When Lauren is not at a CU event, she is off hiking, biking, climbing, or searching for the newest restaurant spot in the city.





zackZack Strober

Senior Director Events and Partnerships

Zack has been planning major events for CU Denver and the Anschutz Medical Campus for more than six years, including commencement ceremonies, block parties and New Student Convocation. The Office of Events & Partnerships was created in June 2016 to bring these events under one roof with student events and activities and CU Denver Live!
Zack is a Northern California native who’s been in Denver since 2005. He is the father of twin boys and loves taking his family skiing, hiking, camping and to the beach once a year. photo by BobbyJoe Photography