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Jordan updates University community, seeks input

Wed, 30 Jan 2013 09:51:00 MST

MSU Denver President Stephen Jordan today delivered a wide-ranging update on the University, reviewing next year’s budget outlook, describing how IT staff shortages are being addressed, and announcing another campus climate survey and a potential new building.

OWOW January newsletter includes event information

Mon, 28 Jan 2013 09:50:00 MST

The January newsletter of the One World, One Water Center for Urban Water Education and Stewardship features information about the upcoming Water and the Arts event, faculty and staff water projects and a job and internship opportunity.

Discounted Avalanche and Nuggets tickets available

Mon, 28 Jan 2013 09:51:00 MST

Discounted hockey and basketball tickets are available throughout the season based on availability for members of the MSU Denver community.

Christo works make Colorado premiere at MSU Denver Center for Visual Art

Mon, 28 Jan 2013 09:50:00 MST

The two original works of art donated to Colorado citizens by the artist Christo last year made their Centennial State debut at the Metropolitan State University of Denver Center for Visual Art during a reception with the artist on Jan. 23.

MSU Denver student, mother enjoy VIP treatment at inauguration

Mon, 28 Jan 2013 09:49:00 MST

If anyone asks Jesse Griego how he spent his winter break, he’s sure to mention his trip to Washington, D.C., his tour of the Smithsonian museums, his volunteer work at a D.C. elementary school and, oh, yeah, one other thing.

2013 Homecoming: Rowdy gets adventurous

Mon, 28 Jan 2013 09:49:00 MST

The MSU Denver community is invited to take part in the Excellent Adventures of Super Rowdy, the theme for this year’s Homecoming festivities, Feb. 4-9.

Higher education’s new age: Peril and promise

Mon, 28 Jan 2013 09:48:00 MST

The title of George Mehaffy’s lecture and PowerPoint to the MetroLeads group last Friday was “Peril and Promise in a New Age.” And in his view, there’s plenty of both facing higher education in the 21st century.

Jordan testifies at ASSET bill hearing

Mon, 28 Jan 2013 09:48:00 MST

President Stephen Jordan testified at last Thursday’s Senate Education Committee hearing on SB 13-033, which would allow undocumented students to attend public higher education institutions in Colorado at the in-state tuition rate.

Nursing program seeks accreditation input

Mon, 28 Jan 2013 09:47:00 MST

The MSU Denver community is invited to attend a meeting with the team from the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission during their site visit to the University’s baccalaureate nursing program.

Reminder: President’s Spring Update Wednesday

Mon, 28 Jan 2013 09:47:00 MST

More of an informal town hall meeting than a ceremony like the fall Welcome Back Breakfast, the spring update features breakfast and a presentation by President Stephen Jordan, with time afterwards to ask questions.

Changes in Academic Integrity Week Schedule

Fri, 25 Jan 2013 09:46:00 MST

Several changes have been made to the events being held during Academic Integrity Week, Jan. 28- Feb. 1.

Lutes leaving University effective May 31, 2013

Thu, 24 Jan 2013 09:46:00 MST

Natalie Lutes, vice president of administration, finance and facilities, will be leaving the University...

Banner system: Suggestions for obtaining class schedules

Tue, 22 Jan 2013 09:45:00 MST

MSU Denver is working to resolve the issues with the Banner system that is preventing students from accessing their spring class schedules.

AHEC Access Control Shop extends hours, adds location

Mon, 21 Jan 2013 09:44:00 MST

The AHEC Access Control Shop will offer extended hours and an additional location from Jan. 21 – Feb. 8 for ID card encoding and fob pick up.

The CCD neighborhood: New building, new names

Mon, 21 Jan 2013 09:44:00 MST

The Community College of Denver’s striking new at building at 7th and Curtis streets had a mouthful of a name—Student Learning and Engagement Building—and an unfortunate acronym: SLEB.

Name-change promotion boosts alumni association scholarship fund

Mon, 21 Jan 2013 09:43:00 MST

Research indicated that the name change to Metropolitan State University of Denver would increase the value of an MSU Denver degree while eliminating the misperception that the institution is a community college.

Lyris list server back on line

Mon, 21 Jan 2013 09:43:00 MST

A one-hour outage today of the Lyris server, which stores the all-faculty, all-administrator and all-classified staff and other lists but not the all-student list, has been resolved.

Committee to create 5-year strategic enrollment plan

Mon, 21 Jan 2013 09:42:00 MST

A Strategic Enrollment Management Committee has been formed to support the enrollment and retention goals in MSU Denver’s Strategic Plan, 2012-17: A Time of Transformation, and the University’s approved Performance Contract with the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.

President’s Spring Update a new tradition

Mon, 21 Jan 2013 09:41:00 MST

MSU Denver President Stephen Jordan has held the annual Welcome Back breakfast every fall since he came to the University in 2005. Now he’s bringing that concept to the spring semester, with the President’s Spring Update.

OWOW’s influence extends across the campus

Mon, 21 Jan 2013 09:42:00 MST

The large teardrop sculpture on the lawn of the Student Success Building, and the proverbs and quotations carved into the sidewalk, are the most visible markers of MSU Denver’s commitment to water issues.

Kudos

Mon, 21 Jan 2013 09:41:00 MST

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

Jordan endorses ASSET bill at Capitol rally

Mon, 21 Jan 2013 09:40:00 MST

MSU Denver President Stephen Jordan received an ovation during a Jan. 15 rally at the state Capitol...

Three receive Peace Awards at MLK Peace Breakfast

Mon, 21 Jan 2013 09:40:00 MST

Members of the MSU Denver and greater Denver communities came together on campus Jan. 18 to celebrate the life, legacy and ideals of Martin Luther King Jr. at the 22nd annual MLK Peace Breakfast in Tivoli Turnhalle.

Jackson Lamb’s videos look good enough to eat

Mon, 21 Jan 2013 09:39:00 MST

Some online videos can make you laugh, some can make you cry, and some can even make you hungry.

ASSET bill to be introduced tomorrow

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 09:38:00 MST

The ASSET bill (Advancing Students for a Stronger Economy Tomorrow), which addresses in-state tuition at Colorado’s colleges and universities for undocumented students, is set to be introduced in the legislature on Tuesday, Jan. 15.

Lunden MacDonald named interim director of CFD

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 09:37:00 MST

Lunden MacDonald, associate professor of Spanish, has been named interim director of the Center for Faculty Development.

Management Professor Ronald Taylor passes away

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 09:36:00 MST

Ronald Taylor, a professor of management described as being beloved by his students, died at home Dec. 23 after a battle with cancer. He was 62.

MSU Denver partners with StudyColorado to boost foreign student enrollment

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 09:37:00 MST

MSU Denver is among 20 Colorado colleges and universities that are partnering with the state government and businesses to attract more international students to institutions of higher education in Colorado.

Forrest appointed to Colorado Division of Aeronautics board of directors

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 09:35:00 MST

Gov. John Hickenlooper has appointed Jeff Forrest, chair of MSU Denver’s Department of Aviation and Aerospace Science, to the Colorado Division of Aeronautics board of directors.

Planners sought for Staff Professional Development Conference

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 09:34:00 MST

Staff members have until Friday, Jan. 25, to sign up for the committee that will plan and produce the 2013 Staff Professional Development (SPD) Conference.

Trapp on temporary leave to help Biennial during leadership transition

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 09:35:00 MST

Erin Trapp is on a two-month unpaid leave from her job as MSU Denver’s vice president of advancement and external relations to lead Denver’s Biennial of the Americas after the departure of the event’s director.

MSU Denver names ombuds

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 09:35:00 MST

G. Michael Kilpatrick has been named director of MSU Denver’s newly established Ombuds Office.

Please encourage students to pick up RTD smart card by Jan. 22

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 09:33:00 MST

Faculty and staff, please get the word out to your students that if they use public transportation they will need to get the new RTD College Pass smart card for the 2013 spring semester.

Hickenlooper cites higher education initiatives in State of the State speech

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 09:33:00 MST

Colorado is expected this month to adopt a new state financial aid formula for higher education to promote retention and timely graduation, Gov. John Hickenlooper said in his State of the State address last Thursday, Jan. 10.

Post cites Jordan as ‘thought leader’

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 09:32:00 MST

President Stephen Jordan has received an honorable mention in the education category of the Denver Post’s “Colorado’s top thinkers of 2012.”

Kudos

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 09:32:00 MST

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

Men’s basketball team ranked No. 2 in Division II

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 09:31:00 MST

MSU Denver’s undefeated men's basketball team is ranked No. 2 in the latest National Association of Basketball Coaches NCAA Division II top-25 poll.

Center of Urban Connections volunteer opportunities

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 09:31:00 MST

The Center for Urban Connections is seeking tutoring volunteers for Colorado Youth for a Change, which works to reduce the number of students who drop out of school.

RTD student bus pass is changing

Mon, 07 Jan 2013 09:30:00 MST

The way students now use their University-issued student photo ID as an RTD (Regional Transportation District) pass for the bus and light rail is changing this month.

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