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President Jordan’s Spring Update

March 31, 2014

President Stephen Jordan highlighted the University’s recent achievements and cited progress toward transformation in his Spring Update on March 20. Read on for highlights from the event.

Faculty, administrator receive honorary titles

March 31, 2014

The University of Pécs in Hungary recently awarded an honorary doctorate degree to Sandra Haynes, dean of the School of Professional Studies, and honored Zsuzsa Balogh, associate professor of civil engineering technology at MSU Denver.

Men’s basketball team welcome back event

March 28, 2014

Help us congratulate the men's basketball team on another great season with a welcome back celebration on Wednesday, April 2 at noon.

Reminder: ITS scheduled maintenance tomorrow and Sunday

March 27, 2014

Reminder: Tomorrow morning, March 28, maintenance will cause temporary interruption to computer systems, and on Sunday, March 30, morning maintenance will cause temporary interruption to all computer systems.

Accounting department prepares taxes for low-income families

March 27, 2014

Accounting students are helping low-income individuals and families prepare and file income taxes as part of the volunteer income tax assistance (VITA) class.

Staff member profiled in Rockies Magazine

March 26, 2014

Jeanne Olson was profiled in the March issue of Rockies Magazine about her Rockies fandom and her 1,500+ pieces of memorabilia.

Power outage scheduled Thursday

March 26, 2014

Power to the Auraria Campus will be interrupted briefly at 7:15 a.m. tomorrow, March 27 as part of the ongoing electrical upgrade.

Cherry Creek School District, MSU Denver establish aviation/STEM pathway

March 26, 2014

MSU Denver and the Cherry Creek School District have established an aviation/STEM pathway that gives college credit to high school students who complete the district’s new capstone course in aviation fundamentals.

IT governance at MSU Denver

March 25, 2014

The IT governance structure proposed by the Technology Services Strategic Planning Task Force was created during the fall semester, reflecting the work of students, faculty, and administrators across campus.

ITS scheduled maintenance March 28, 30

March 25, 2014

On Friday morning, March 28, maintenance will cause temporary interruption to computer systems, and on Sunday, March 30, morning maintenance will cause temporary interruption to all computer systems.

Media students take home 10 awards

March 25, 2014

MSU Denver Student Media students received 10 of the Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence Regional Awards, honoring the best in student journalism.

Services for St. Cajetan’s pastor

March 25, 2014

Theatine Father Tomás Fraile, pastor of St. Cajetan Parish, died on Wednesday, March 19. Please continue reading for service information.

Master of Social Work Program receives accreditation

March 24, 2014

Earlier this semester, the Master of Social Work program achieved accreditation from the Council of Social Work Education, one year ahead of schedule. This new status is retroactive to the start of the program in fall 2011.

Men's basketball: Elite Eight watch party

March 24, 2014

This Wednesday, March 26, plan a late lunch and join us to cheer on our Roadrunners as they take on Tuskegee Tigers in Evansville, Ind. as part of the Elite Eight of the 2014 NCAA Division II tournament.

MSU Denver School of Business: Best for Vets

March 20, 2014

Military Times named the MSU Denver School of Business to its Best for Vets: Business Schools 2014 list.

Biodiesel plant opening

March 20, 2014

Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs Vicki Golich will inaugurate the biodiesel plant at an event taking place tomorrow, March 21, at 11 a.m.

Men’s basketball team send-off today

March 20, 2014

The Roadrunners are heading to the NCAA Division II Elite Eight. A team send-off takes place today, March 20, at noon in the Tivoli Commons.

A glimpse of the proposed AES building

March 20, 2014

Representatives of the Colorado aerospace and manufacturing industries joined President Stephen Jordan, deans and faculty members Monday, March 10, to provide a sneak peek of the proposed Aerospace Engineering Sciences curriculum and building.

Reminder: President’s Spring Update Breakfast tomorrow

March 19, 2014

The President’s Spring Update Breakfast will take place at St. Cajetan’s tomorrow, March 20.

Three-day high school tour on campus

March 19, 2014

MSU Denver has been selected as the host institution for the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities’ Junior in High School University Tour developed with a GM Foundation grant.

ITS scheduled maintenance: Firewall upgrade

March 18, 2014

On Sunday morning, March 30, Information Technology Services (ITS) is scheduled to replace the University’s internal firewall units. All University system services will be shut down on March 30 at 6 a.m. until the new firewalls have been installed and prepared for implementation.

Search begins for new advancement vice president/MSU Denver Foundation CEO

March 18, 2014

The search is underway for a president and CEO of the MSU Denver Foundation. The position also will serve as vice president of University Advancement (formerly named Advancement and External Relations).

Feminist First Fridays: April presentation on gender identity

March 18, 2014

On Friday, April 4, Mike Monsour, assistant professor of speech, will present “A Tale of Two Friendships: Joji and Jennifer” as part of the Institute for Women’s Studies and Services’ Feminist First Fridays.

Professor speaks at UN on human trafficking

March 17, 2014

AnnJanette Alejano-Steele, professor of women’s studies and co-founder of the nonprofit Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking, spoke last week at the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women at United Nations headquarters in New York.

President Jordan receives three awards

March 17, 2014

Last weekend, President Stephen Jordan took home not one, but three awards for his MSU Denver contributions. Click through to find out more.

ITS scheduled maintenance tomorrow

March 13, 2014

Tomorrow, Friday March 14, there will be a temporary outage of some computer systems while Information Technology Services (ITS) performs maintenance on Banner from 12:01 a.m. to 6 a.m.

Faculty marshals needed for graduation

March 13, 2014

The spring 2014 commencement ceremony is fast approaching, and we need your assistance in creating a memorable graduation for our candidates. Please assist us by participating as a faculty marshal this fall. You will receive a $50 gift card for your time if you sign up and submit your regalia rental form by Tuesday, April 1.

“Orange is the New Black” star to speak on Transgender Day of Visibility

March 12, 2014

Next Thursday, March 20, “Orange is the New Black” star Laverne Cox will speak in the Tivoli Turnhalle during the Transgender Day of Visibility.

Memorial service Friday for Mary Lou Van Voorhis

March 12, 2014

Mary Lou Van Voorhis died on Thursday, March 6 after battling cancer for the past six years. A memorial service will take place Friday, March 14 in the second floor lobby of the Student Success Building from 1:30 to 3 p.m.

Alum opens new studio-gallery

March 12, 2014

MSU Denver alum Ryan Rice last week opened a new art space, R2, at 4424 Tennyson in Denver.

ITS system outages in March

March 11, 2014

This Friday, March 14, there will be a temporary outage of some computer systems while Information Technology Services (ITS) performs maintenance on Banner from 12:01 a.m. to 6 a.m.

Harris-Perry speaks on struggle, missing truths

March 11, 2014

Melissa Harris-Perry – MSNBC host, author and professor of political science – recently spoke to a campus audience of around 1,000 about struggle and missing truths. Click through for a summary of the event.

Military leave policy update

March 11, 2014

A new policy addresses students called to duty and their options for when a leave would impact coursework mid-semester without advance notice. Click through for details.

2014 President’s Spring Update Breakfast next week

March 10, 2014

The President’s Spring Update Breakfast will take place at St. Cajetan’s on Thursday, March 20.

Teacher-Scholar Forum this Friday

March 10, 2014

The 2014 Teacher/Scholar Forum, sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development, takes place this Friday. Click through to learn what makes this event unique and why you should attend.

Advising staff member passed away

March 7, 2014

Mary Lou Van Voorhis, a long-term MSU Denver staff member, died this week. She was the assistant director at the Academic Advising Center.

Auraria Writers Week starts Monday

March 6, 2014

In honor of Auraria Writers Week, events will be held Monday, March 10 through Wednesday, March 12. Click through to see the list of events, which are free and open to students, staff, faculty and the general public.

Center for Visual Art transforms youth arts education

March 6, 2014

Arts education in public schools is vanishing, but MSU Denver's Center for Visual Art has stepped up to the plate to develop arts education programming for neighborhood youth.

Donations needed for veterans

March 5, 2014

The office of Veteran and Military Student Services is collecting clothes and items for the local VA hospital, which has experienced an increase in the number of veterans in need.

Faculty interviewed for Colorado Public Radio

March 5, 2014

Jennifer Goodland, honors faculty, was recently interviewed by Colorado Public Radio's "Colorado Matters" program about her history and photography project, Big Year Colorado, and her quest to document every Colorado town.

Online Learning Task Force forms

March 4, 2014

As recommended by the ITS Strategic Planning Task Force, an Online Learning Task Force has formed and begun working. Read more to learn of its goals for the coming year and the makeup of the task force.

Revised smoking policy adopted for Auraria campus

March 4, 2014

An updated campus smoking policy was approved and adopted by the Auraria Board of Directors. The revised policy now includes e-cigarettes and electronic vaping devices to be treated the same as cigarettes.

Panel discussion on bail issues

March 4, 2014

A panel discussion on bail issues in Colorado will take place Thursday, March 6 from 10 a.m. to noon in Tivoli 320.

George Odera Outa speaking on campus tomorrow

March 3, 2014

The Office of International Studies will host an event tomorrow, Tuesday, March 4, featuring George Odera Outa. Click through for more details.

Student recognized for high-profile internship

March 3, 2014

Student Hassan Shah was recently profiled on the website WorkInEntertainment.com because of his high-profile internship with Entertainment Tonight.

Braelin Pantel fills new role

March 3, 2014

After serving four years as associate dean of Student Engagement and Wellness, Braelin Pantel has been appointed as acting associate vice president of Student Engagement and Wellness/dean of students, to replace Emilia Paul who retired last week.

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