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Our Partners

MSU Denver

The Center for Urban Education (CUE) works collaboratively with MSU Denver’s Department of Admissions and Outreach and with initiatives and programs across the campus that are focused on serving urban students and their families. MSU Denver faculty design and teach classes in our after-school and 9th grade summer camp programs, and MSU Denver students serve as paid tutors, mentors and teaching assistants.

CUE has benefited from the support of affiliate/tenure faculty from the following MSU Denver programs and departments: Anthropology, Center for Visual Arts, Computer Science, Chicana/o Studies, Criminal Justice, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Economics, Education, Engineering Technology, English, Learning Communities and First-Year Success, Mathematics, Nursing, Nutrition, Philosophy, Psychology and Theatre.

CUE also works to leverage resources through partnerships with complementary MSU Denver initiatives:

Applied Learning Center

Campus Recreation

Center for Advanced STEM Education

Excel Programs

1 Book/1 Project/2 Transform


Denver Public Schools

In partnership with Denver Public Schools, CUE makes summer tutoring programs available to students throughout the district, and provides a rich array of after-school activities and learning opportunities at nine partner elementary, middle and high schools, through the 21st Century College Readiness Center. Our partner schools are:

Cheltenham Elementary

Fairview Elementary

Bruce Randolph School (6-12)

Kepner Middle School

Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy (6-12)

Martin Luther King Jr. Early College (6-12)

West Leadership Academy and West Early College (6-12)

Abraham Lincoln High School

Manual High School

 CUE works collaboratively with DPS’ Office of College and Career Readiness.


Community Partners

CUE is a member of the Denver Quality After-School Connection (DQAC) and utilizes the Community Partnership System (CPS) developed through the Denver Mayor’s Office of Children’s Affairs. Other community partners are:

Denver Kids, Inc.

Johnson Boys and Girls Club

YESS Institute
Climbing For Life


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