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Clarification

March 25, 2013

Please note the clarification to the March 4 article, “Sequester’s impact under scrutiny.”

Catch Thursday’s men’s basketball game on campus

March 25, 2013

The MSU Denver community is encouraged to don their Roadrunner blue and red this Thursday and join their colleagues for a campus watch party.

Monthly new employee orientation now on first Tuesdays

March 25, 2013

New Employee Orientation is moving from the first Thursday of every month to the first Tuesday of every month.

Stop the presses: MSU Denver grads, affiliate professor win multiple journalism awards

March 25, 2013

After winning a slew of awards in the Colorado Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest, MSU Denver journalism grads are proving they have skills the news industry values.

Self-protection training to be offered at Auraria

March 25, 2013

The Phoenix Center at Auraria and the Rape Assistance and Awareness Program (RAAP) are partnering to offer Women’s Self-Protection and Empowerment Training.

Kudos

March 25, 2013

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

Entrepreneurship courses reach across majors

March 25, 2013

The Center for Innovation has a course designed to give students the tools, techniques and resources to turn their passion for art into a thriving business.

Got U update: Ordering the MSU Denver logo

March 18, 2013

Marketing and Communications has set up an online logo request form on Brand Central.

Reminder: Memorial service for Branch this Wednesday

March 18, 2013

The Celebration-of-Life ceremony for Charlie Branch is this Wednesday, March 20, 2-4 p.m. in St. Cajetan’s Center.

MSU Denver to launch improved newsroom

March 18, 2013

MSU Denver Marketing and Communications plans to launch an improved newsroom website on msudenver.edu the first week of April.

Hotel and HLC win award

March 18, 2013

SpringHill Suites Denver Downtown, the hotel portion of MSU Denver’s Hospitality Learning Center, has received the LoDo District’s New Business Award.

Initiative explores the best of both worlds

March 18, 2013

MSU Denver has launched an initiative to promote course redesign and blended learning, joining other colleges and universities that are rethinking how education is delivered to students in the 21st Century.

Financial aid officials expect $2.6 million more in state grant money

March 18, 2013

MSU Denver expects to receive roughly $2.6 million more in need-based grant money from the state for the 2013-14 academic year, triggering a policy discussion in Enrollment Management on the best way to dispense aid to financially eligible undergraduates.

One lane of eastbound Curtis to close for two weeks

March 18, 2013

To facilitate construction of the CCD Confluence Building at 7th and Curtis streets, one of the eastbound lanes of Curtis between 7th and 9th will be closed for the contractor’s use.

Technology Training and Education offers new services

March 18, 2013

Technology Training and Education (TTE) is announcing new services and resources, including classes and an updated website and video.

Employee campus climate survey runs from today through Sunday

March 18, 2013

The Great Colleges to Work For employee campus climate survey for faculty, staff and administrators hit University inboxes today. If you did not receive it, please call ModernThink’s help desk at 888.684.4658. The survey closes at midnight on Sunday, March 17.

Kudos

March 18, 2013

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

Sweet 16: Men to play for regional championship Tuesday

March 18, 2013

The MSU Denver men’s basketball team will play for the South Central Regional championship on March 19, after making quick work of their first two opponents this weekend.

MSU Denver grads earn more, says report

March 18, 2013

MSU Denver grads who stay in Colorado to work earn more out of the gate than graduates of CU Boulder and CSU, a new analysis shows.

Justice Sonia Sotomayor to speak at Auraria Event Center May 2

March 18, 2013

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor will address students, faculty and the community at an event co-hosted by MSU Denver the evening of May 2 at the Auraria Event Center.

Climate survey extended

March 18, 2013

The deadline to complete the 2013 Campus Climate Survey has been extended one week to Sunday, March 24, at midnight.

Jordan testifies in support of community college bill

March 18, 2013

MSU Denver President Stephen Jordan testified March 14 before the Senate Education Committee in support of SB 13-165, which would allow community colleges to offer applied science bachelor’s degrees in technical, career and workforce development fields such as dental hygiene. The bill passed out of the committee 8-1.

Got U update: website documents and stationery

March 11, 2013

Much remains to be done before June 30, 2013, to align MSU Denver with its new name.

New 360-degree tool attracts ‘excellent response’ by raters

March 11, 2013

Eighty-seven percent of the approximately 1,500 people who were asked to provide feedback on their colleagues through the 360 tool did so, and nearly every one of the 1,300 or so participants completed the entire feedback form.

Comings and Goings

March 11, 2013

This Week @MSU Denver welcomes:

Men’s basketball team to host regional NCAA tournament; women face No.3 seed in Grand Junction

March 11, 2013

The MSU Denver men's basketball team will host seven other schools in the South Central Region for the upcoming NCAA Division II Tournament.

Campus B-cycle station to open March 18

March 11, 2013

A Denver B-cycle station adjacent to the Curtis Street bike lane at 9th and Curtis opens March 18.

Welcome reception planned for directors of CAVEA, Ombuds office

March 11, 2013

President Stephen Jordan will host a welcome reception Monday, March 18, for Susan Lowrance, hired as director of the Center for Advanced Visualization and Experiential Analysis (CAVEA), and Michael Kilpatrick, the director of MSU Denver’s newly established Ombuds Office.

Financial aid officials expect $2.6 million more in state grant money

March 11, 2013

MSU Denver expects to receive roughly $2.6 million more in need-based grant money from the state for the 2013-14 academic year.

Employee campus climate survey runs from today through Sunday

March 11, 2013

The Great Colleges to Work For employee campus climate survey for faculty, staff and administrators hit University inboxes today.

Equity Assistance Center to co-host conference on African American student achievement

March 11, 2013

Early registration ends Friday, March 15, for a national conference to improve achievement by African American students.

Campus walking challenge starts today

March 11, 2013

Walk over to Tivoli 227 to join the Auraria Campus 2013 Walking Challenge.

Isenberg: ‘I love serving’

March 11, 2013

It should be no surprise that Walter Isenberg is a member of Metropolitan State University of Denver’s Board of Trustees. He was appointed in January 2012 to a four-year term, but he’s been an ardent and active supporter of MSU Denver for more than 20 years.

ASSET bill headed to the governor following favorable state House vote

March 11, 2013

SB 33, the ASSET bill, which grants undocumented Colorado high school graduates in-state tuition at state colleges and universities, is headed to Gov. John Hickenlooper following a 40-21 state House vote on Friday. The Colorado Senate passed the bill last month.

Nominations open for 2013 Distinguished Service Awards

March 11, 2013

Nominations are open for the 2013 Distinguished Service Awards, which are given at the annual Welcome Back Ceremony in the fall to one faculty member, one classified staff member and one administrator for outstanding and unusual contributions to MSU Denver.

Employees encouraged to participate in campus climate survey March 11-17

March 4, 2013

Employees encouraged to participate in campus climate survey March 11-17

For Justice Gregory Hobbs, Water and the Arts symposium was pure poetry

March 4, 2013

Colorado Supreme Court Justice Gregory J. Hobbs never expected a poem he wrote about his passion—water—to become a rap song.

Memorial service, scholarship fund set for Charlie Branch

March 4, 2013

Several months before he died, Charlie Branch told his wife, Lucy, that he preferred to be remembered with a celebration-of-life ceremony on the Auraria Campus.

Kudos

March 4, 2013

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

ROTC program ranked among best in the country

March 4, 2013

MSU Denver’s Reserve Officer Training Corps and two other Colorado Army ROTC programs have been honored by the Army as among the best in the country.

Sequester’s impact under scrutiny

March 4, 2013

MSU Denver officials are following the sequester’s impact on higher education to determine the consequences it will have at the University.

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