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‘The dream is alive!’

April 29, 2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper signs the ASSET bill at the Student Success Building on Monday.

VP candidates to visit this week and next

April 29, 2013

Two candidates for the position of vice president for administration, finance and facilities will make site visits on May 2 and May 8.

Veterans task force created

April 29, 2013

The newly created MSU Denver Veteran/Military Student Task Force will hold its first meeting in mid-May.

Successful Banner upgrade nears completion

April 29, 2013

The end of the Banner upgrade is in sight.

Research leads to potential for more Greek organizations

April 29, 2013

The Office of Student Activities has opened the door to four new organizations wishing to join the University community.

PE Building to close in advance of Sotomayor event

April 29, 2013

The PE Building will close at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, and reopen at 4 p.m. for Sonia Sotomayor event.

New and readmitted students to pay enrollment deposit beginning in spring 2014.

April 29, 2013

Starting in spring 2014, new and readmitted students will declare their intention to enroll and secure their spot with a nonrefundable $100 deposit

Join Jordans for May Day BBQ

April 29, 2013

Don’t forget to join President Stephen and Ruthie Jordan Wednesday for the annual May Day barbeque.

Got U: Deadlines coming up this summer

April 29, 2013

The MSU Denver website and email address will change this summer—the last phase of the name-change transition.

Farewell party for Natalie Lutes on May 9

April 29, 2013

The MSU Denver community is invited to say goodbye to Vice President of Administration, Finance and Facilities Natalie Lutes.

Equity Center to host conference for Native American students

April 29, 2013

The Region VIII Equity Assistance Center at Metropolitan State University of Denver is hosting the Increasing Opportunities for Native American Students Conference.

AHEC furniture show to feature six new manufacturers

April 29, 2013

MSU Denver departments and offices needing furniture now have six new manufacturers to buy from under a partnership with UNC.

West light rail line opens Friday

April 22, 2013

Getting to the Auraria Campus is about to get easier if you live in the western suburbs.

Student awards nominations due Thursday

April 22, 2013

Recognize students who contribute to the MSU Denver community by nominating them for the annual Student Involvement and Leadership Awards.

SGA election results in

April 22, 2013

Incumbents Laura Noe and Anthony Sylvester have been re-elected president and vice president respectively of the MSU Denver Student Government Assembly (SGA).

NIH-bound: Yantenew Gete ‘will change the world someday’

April 22, 2013

How do you begin to describe Yantenew Gete?

Kudos

April 22, 2013

We extend kudos this week to faculty, staff and students who continue to distinguish themselves and MSU Denver through their accomplishments.

Jordan to raise money for scholarships

April 22, 2013

President Stephen Jordan invites MSU Denver supporters to raise a glass—and money—for MSU Denver scholarships this Wednesday.

Jordan named to board of university accountability program

April 22, 2013

MSU Denver President Stephen Jordan is the incoming chair of the Voluntary System of Accountability (VSA) Oversight Board

Governor chooses MSU Denver for ASSET signing

April 22, 2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper has chosen to sign the historic ASSET bill at MSU Denver, signaling his acknowledgement of the role the University played in the bill’s passage.

Equity Scorecard project enters new phase

April 22, 2013

MSU Denver’s ongoing Equity Scorecard project is entering a new phase: Equity in Excellence.

Celebrate spring and your accomplishments at the Jordans’ May Day barbeque

April 22, 2013

President Stephen and Ruth Jordan invite MSU Denver faculty and staff to celebrate spring at this year’s May Day barbeque

‘Ricky Bobby’ top tin man in robotics challenge designed by MSU Denver

April 15, 2013

Picking up an object resembling a hockey puck is easy for a human.

Tenure Rights Town Hall this Wednesday

April 15, 2013

The MSU Denver Faculty Senate and the Metro State Faculty Federation (MSFF) are sponsoring a Town Hall meeting on April 17.

Roadrunners earn recognition, celebration

April 15, 2013

The Metro State men’s basketball team now has a day dedicated in their honor.

Retired professor Clemens “Clem” Brigl passes away

April 15, 2013

Clemens “Clem” Brigl, who taught in the Department of Human Performance and Sport for 16 years, died March 19 at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown, Iowa.

MSU Denver listed among ‘most affordable’ schools

April 15, 2013

Last month, a study provided information that can be used to gauge the value of the education provided by MSU Denver and other schools.

Learn how to use a fire extinguisher

April 15, 2013

Staff, faculty and students on campus have an opportunity to participate in fire extinguisher training on Wednesday, April 17, from 9:30-noon.

Got U update: New project requests

April 15, 2013

Departments and programs wanting to order and pay for name-change related collateral (brochures, posters, etc.) out of this year’s budget should contact Marketing and Communications.

Correction

April 15, 2013

The April 8 @MSU Denver article, “BOT approves tenure for 31 professors and several academic programs,” listed the trustees as having approved a new degree in biochemistry.

Business sense: Student-entrepreneurs win innovation awards

April 15, 2013

The five MSU Denver student-entrepreneurs recognized last week have diverse plans but a common interest—to run their own businesses.

Auraria Campus students approve RTD pass program extension

April 15, 2013

Auraria Campus students have collectively voted to extend the RTD Student Pass Program by approving an increase in the RTD student fee for the 2013-14 academic year.

Athletic Complex groundbreaking cancelled

April 15, 2013

The groundbreaking for MSU Denver’s Athletic Complex scheduled for this Wednesday, April 17, has been cancelled due to the weather.

Wear your MSU Denver gear April 12 for College Friday

April 8, 2013

Faculty and staff are asked to wear their MSU Denver clothes on April 12 for College Friday.

Watch party fans agree: national coverage was ‘huge’

April 8, 2013

Metropolitan State University of Denver fans packed Brooklyn’s to watch the Roadrunners compete in the NCAA Division II National Championship game on Sunday.

University honored for its programs for veterans, service members

April 8, 2013

MSU Denver continues to prove it is one of Colorado’s—and the nation’s—choice schools for military veterans.

University community invited to groundbreaking for Athletic Complex

April 8, 2013

The MSU Denver community is invited to the groundbreaking ceremony for the University’s Athletic Complex.

MSU Denver will launch lecture capture pilot next month

April 8, 2013

MSU Denver Technology Services, working through the Educational Technology Center (ETC), is preparing to roll out a pilot “lecture capture” initiative

Mayor Michael Hancock: Help urban students reach full potential

April 8, 2013

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock spoke at MSU Denver’s 6th Annual Great Teachers for Our City Schools National Summit.

Kudos

April 8, 2013

We extend kudos this week to faculty, staff and students who continue to distinguish themselves and MSU Denver through their accomplishments.

Deadline for DSA award nominations extended

April 8, 2013

The deadline to submit nominations for the Distinguished Service Awards has been extended to Friday, May 3.

Comings and Goings

April 8, 2013

A look at employees who are joining MSU Denver and those who are leaving MSU Denver.

Cohen calls student success, planning for leadership changes priorities for BOT

April 8, 2013

Chairman Rob Cohen outlined two major priorities for the Board of Trustees over the next year during their April 4 meeting.

BOT approves tenure for 31 professors and several academic programs

April 8, 2013

The Board of Trustees on Thursday granted tenure to 31 faculty members and approved a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry.

Applications open for 2013-14 METROLEADS

April 8, 2013

Faculty and staff are encouraged to apply for the 2013-14 METROLEADS Leadership Forum.

Amazing season ends with heartbreaker; Basketball Bash Thursday

April 8, 2013

MSU Denver’s men’s basketball team ended their season with a heartbreaking 74-73 loss to Drury University in the NCAA Division II national championship.

Roper witnessed the rebirth of MSU Denver men's basketball

April 5, 2013

As Chris Roper (’88, speech communication) considers the success of the 2012–13 men’s basketball team, the word that comes to his mind is unbelievable.

Basketball scores life lessons

April 5, 2013

For Mick Alcock (’01, accounting), his time at MSU Denver was about numbers in and out of the classroom.

A history of hoops

April 5, 2013

Doug Stepelton (BS law enforcement ’69) says his son walked into his office last week and asked him, “Why is Metro State’s basketball team so good?”

Clark honored as coach of the year; Morse named to All-America team

April 2, 2013

Men's basketball head coach Derrick Clark has been named Division II Bulletin National Coach of the Year.

Send-off rally and watch party planned

April 1, 2013

The MSU Denver community is invited to show their school spirit for the men’s basketball team on Sunday, April 7, at 2 p.m.

Roadrunners head to Atlanta in bid for national title

April 1, 2013

The No. 3-nationally ranked Roadrunners are making their fourth trip to the NCAA Division II national championship game.

Outstanding Women Award nominations due April 5

April 1, 2013

For the 26th year in a row, members of the campus community will pay tribute and raise money for female students affected by interpersonal violence.

MSU Denver launches new Newsroom

April 1, 2013

MSU Denver has launched a new website dedicated to providing a one-stop shop for campus news and media information at msudenver.edu/newsroom.

HLC receives ‘Best of’ award from Westword

April 1, 2013

MSU Denver’s Hotel and Hospitality Learning Center, which opened last August, is getting plenty of recognition in its young life.

Hickenlooper appoints University counsel to WICHE

April 1, 2013

MSU Denver General Counsel Loretta Martinez has been appointed to the Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education.

Got U update: Action needed on faculty/staff email

April 1, 2013

Faculty and staff must update their Microsoft address book entries and delete the auto-populate cache on all their devices by Aug. 9, 2013, when the migration from the @mscd.edu domain to the @msudenver.edu domain will be complete.

Emergency response training available to MSU Denver RTD riders

April 1, 2013

MSU Denver community members who are regular riders of light rail or buses are being offered free Community Emergency Response Training.

CVA dance workshop: A lesson in art, movement

April 1, 2013

Reflecting its mission to be an educational community resource center of the arts, the Center for Visual Art collaborated with the Colorado Ballet for a week-long youth dance workshop.

Climate survey closes

April 1, 2013

The 2013 Campus Climate Survey closed Sunday, March 24, with participation rates well above average.

BOT to meet April 4

April 1, 2013

The MSU Denver Board of Trustees will meet Thursday, April 4, 9 - 11:30 a.m., in SSB 440.

Advance tickets for Sotomayor address now available for students

April 1, 2013

Tickets for the free address by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor May 2 at the Auraria Event Center are now available for MSU Denver students as well as those at UCD and CCD ahead of the general public.

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