MSU Denver welcomes new staff and faculty, bids farewell to others
@MSU Denver welcomes these new faculty and staff members to the University:
AHEC invites directory users to take online survey
Auraria Higher Education Center officials are seeking input from MSU Denver faculty, staff and students about how existing campus directories are used, in hopes of making a planned new online directory more useful and user-friendly.
The week in review
In case you didn’t get a chance to read @MSU Denver earlier, here’s your chance to catch up on the top stories for the week of Dec. 2, 2013.
Broken pipe prompts fire department response
The Denver Fire Department responded to reports of a fire at MSU Denver’s Administration Building Thursday morning. But AHEC officials said there was no actual fire.
MSU Denver rolls out welcome mat to the world
Azusa Yamano is one of only 130 international students at MSU Denver. But school officials want to increase that number and ensure incoming students are as satisfied as Yamano and many others.
Campus food drive begins Monday
The Spirit of Martin Luther King Food Drive for the MSU Denver Food Bank begins Monday, with a goal of collecting 2,300 nonperishable food and health items by Jan. 17, the date of the 23rd annual MLK Peace Breakfast.
MSU Denver Board of Trustees to meet Dec. 5 – 6
The MSU Denver Board of Trustees will meet on Thursday and Friday in the Student Success Building. Full coverage of the meeting will appear in @MSU Denver next week.
Reception for MSU Denver community at Su Teatro
Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center will host a “Metro Night Reception” for members of the MSU Denver community on Dec. 7, at 7 p.m., in conjunction with a performance of “La Pastorela,” a retelling of the story of the shepherds’ search for the baby Jesus.
We extend kudos to faculty, staff and students who continue to distinguish themselves and MSU Denver through their accomplishments.
Cell coverage sometimes a no-show to class
It’s a comment you may continue to hear on the Auraria campus: “Can you hear me now?” The problem? A lack of consistent cell coverage in many buildings on campus.
MSU Denver takes Colorado lead in offering Supplemental Academic Instruction
MSU Denver is the only four-year institution in Colorado — and one of the few nationwide — to offer Supplemental Academic Instruction (SAI) to help students with limited academic deficiencies step up to college-level work.
The week in review
In case you didn’t get a chance to read @MSU Denver earlier, here’s your chance to catch up on the top stories for the week of Nov. 25, 2013.
MSU Denver Food Bank: A reason to give thanks
Thirty-six MSU Denver students will enjoy a Thanksgiving feast that they might not otherwise have had thanks to the MSU Denver Food Bank.
Changeover to Blackboard Learn on track for spring
More than 100 faculty members have been teaching 377 classes this fall using the new Blackboard Learn 9.1 learning management system, in preparation for the changeover by the entire University to the new system next semester.
Frosty’s Feast will help hospitality students aid hungry schoolchildren
MSU Denver’s Hospitality Learning Center will be transformed into a “winter wonderland” on Dec. 4 for the ninth annual Frosty’s Feast luncheon and silent auction.