Danielle Poitras

Interim Web Manager
Marketing & Communications Department
MFA, the Naropa Institute; BA, University of Connecticut

A graduate of the Kerouac School’s MFA in Writing & Poetics program in 1997, Danielle has been working to support Naropa’s mission, on and off, since 1998, in a variety of different Marketing positions, including publications editor, multimedia executive editor, and assistant director, and a brief stint as Marketing co-director. A heart-centered multimedia storyteller, she is most interested in telling authentic stories that spark ways of remembering—with the goal of connecting humans with their purpose for making the world and more beautiful, just & delicious place. She firmly believes in cooking for others as a creative and revolutionary act that can change the world.

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Naropa Campuses Closed on Friday, March 15, 2024

Due to adverse weather conditions, all Naropa campuses will be closed Friday, March 15, 2024.  All classes that require a physical presence on campus will be canceled. All online and low-residency programs are to meet as scheduled.

Based on the current weather forecast, the Healing with the Ancestors Talk & Breeze of Simplicity program scheduled for Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday will be held as planned.

Staff that do not work remotely or are scheduled to work on campus, can work remotely. Staff that routinely work remotely are expected to continue to do so.

As a reminder, notifications will be sent by e-mail and the LiveSafe app.  

Regardless of Naropa University’s decision, if you ever believe the weather conditions are unsafe, please contact your supervisor and professors.  Naropa University trusts you to make thoughtful and wise decisions based on the conditions and situation in which you find yourself in.