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Great Lakes Airlines establishes priority hiring agreement for MSU Denver aviation graduates

January 7, 2015

Great Lakes Airlines has partnered with Metropolitan State University of Denver to establish a priority hiring agreement for graduates interested in becoming regional airline pilots, including a guaranteed interview for students who meet specific hiring requirements.



Sweatshops & Poverty: "Exploitation" or "Salvation"?

February 9, 2015

Benjamin Powell, Texas Tech University’s director of the Free Market Institute and author of Out of Poverty: Sweatshops in the Global Economy will debate the global implications of sweatshops and their impact on poor countries with Wheaton College’s Professor of Economics John Miller, author of Teaching About Sweatshops and Globalization, at Metropolitan State University of Denver as part of the eighth annual Exploring Economic Freedom Series.



Janet Mock Named 2015 Rachel B. Noel Distinguished Visiting Professor

February 10, 2015

Metropolitan State University of Denver announces author Janet Mock as this year’s Rachel B. Noel Distinguished Visiting Professor.



MSU Denver announces spring 2015 Dimond fellows and lauds achievements of inaugural class

February 26, 2015

Metropolitan State University of Denver’s Rita and Navin Dimond Hotel Management Program announced its spring 2015 fellowship recipients.



MSU Denver introduces two new policies in support of veterans: priority registration and enhanced military transfer credit

March 2, 2015

Metropolitan State University of Denver has implemented two new policies for veterans to improve retention and help them more efficiently complete their degree. Priority registration and a new option for transfer credit are now available for qualifying veteran students.



Jane Miller MSU Denver’s 6th Annual Executive on Campus March 9

March 4, 2015

Jane Miller, founder and CEO of Jane Knows, author of “Sleep Your Way to the TOP: *and other myths about business success,” is Metropolitan State University of Denver’s 6th Annual Executive on Campus guest lecturer.



Military Times names MSU Denver business school to its Best for Vets: Business Schools 2015 ranking

March 11, 2015

For the third consecutive year, Metropolitan State University of Denver’s College of Business is included on the Military Times’ annual list of top business schools for veterans.



MSU Denver Students to Pursue White-Collar Criminals as IRS ‘Special Agents’

April 17, 2015

Today, 25 students from Metropolitan State University of Denver will serve as honorary “special agents” as part of a simulation led by the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation unit (IRS CI). Participating students will work directly with IRS special agents to investigate simulated white-collar criminal case scenarios.



MSU Denver hosts 28th Annual High School Math Day Competition

April 20, 2015

Metropolitan State University of Denver’s Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences is hosting its 28th annual Math Day competition. This event will feature 29 teams from 14 metropolitan-area high schools, including approximately 116 local students who will participate in various math and engineering events.



MSU Denver professor joins international climatologists to ‘myth-bust’ global climate change

April 22, 2015

Metropolitan State University of Denver’s Keah Schuenemann, assistant professor of Meteorology, will join renowned researchers from around the world to contribute to a new University of Queensland (UQ) EdX course that debuts April 28. The course, called “Making Sense of Climate Science Denial,” will explore the underlying causes of commonly held misperceptions about global climate change.



Sales Education Foundation names MSU Denver to its 2015 “Top Universities for Professional Sales Education” list

April 28, 2015

Metropolitan State University of Denver has been named to the Sales Education Foundation (SEF) list of “Top Universities for Professional Sales Education.”



Roadrunners to celebrate completion of $23.6 million Regency Athletic Complex at MSU Denver

May 4, 2015

Mayor Michael Hancock will join Metropolitan State University of Denver leaders to celebrate the completion of the University’s $23.6 million Regency Athletic Complex at MSU Denver.



MSU Denver to honor Latino graduates at 18th annual Latino Graduation Ceremony on May 6

May 6, 2015

Metropolitan State University of Denver’s Latina/o Faculty and Staff Association and Latino Graduation Planning Committee will continue an 18-year tradition of celebrating Latino students’ achievements with a culturally relevant graduation celebration.



MSU Denver moves to two Commencement ceremonies as it graduates its largest, most diverse class ever

May 12, 2015

Metropolitan State University of Denver will celebrate a record number of graduates and the most diverse undergraduate class in the University’s history—including 619 students of color, led by 384 Latino students—at Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 16 at the Denver Coliseum.



Metropolitan State University of Denver 5th Annual Veterans Graduation Ceremony

May 14, 2015

Metropolitan State University of Denver is hosting its fifth annual veterans graduation ceremony featuring Paul Deaderick, (B.S. Electrical Engineering Technology ‘89).



World Cup women’s soccer teams face off at MSU Denver

May 27, 2015

Metropolitan State University of Denver will host the Costa Rica and Colombia women's national soccer teams in a friendly warm-up scrimmage at the new Regency Athletic Complex at MSU Denver.



MSU Denver’s SpringHill Suites Denver Downtown teaching hotel named “Property of the Year”

June 9, 2015

Metropolitan State University of Denver’s SpringHill Suites® Denver Downtown hotel, the crown jewel of the University’s Hospitality, Tourism and Events program, has been recognized by Sage Hospitality as the nation’s top-performing hotel for 2014.



Legendary jazz musician and composer Don Byron joins MSU Denver music faculty

June 16, 2015

Legendary jazz musician and composer Don Byron joins Metropolitan State University of Denver in the fall of 2015 as the Department of Music’s newest full-time tenure-track faculty member.



Legalization of Marijuana in Colorado

June 22, 2015

Student researchers from Metropolitan State University of Denver will release findings of studies on the perceived impact of retail marijuana since sales began in Denver on Jan. 1, 2014. A summary of their findings will address crime statistics, community perceptions of livability, and the homeless population’s need for social service agency support.



MSU Denver’s Project SOAR program concludes with rocket launch and virtual astronaut appearance June 26

June 25, 2015

Metropolitan State University of Denver’s Department of Aviation and Aerospace Science is hosting its fourth and final year of the Project SOAR program, a collaborative grant-funded effort with the Denver Housing Authority (DHA) and Shades of Blue.



25th Anniversary Celebration at the Center for Visual Art

July 10, 2015

Metropolitan State University of Denver, Center for Visual Art invites alumni, current students, faculty, staff, community members and friends to join us in celebrating our 25th Anniversary and MSU Denver’s 50th Anniversary. On July 17, 2015 from 4-8pm, we will host an outdoor celebration at the CVA filled with art, music, food, drink and fun supplied by MSU Denver alumni.



Xcel Energy Foundation awards grant to MSU Denver’s Summer Science Institute camps for area youth

July 20, 2015

Metropolitan State University of Denver’s Center for Advanced STEM Education announced today that it has received a $15,000 grant from Xcel Energy Foundation in support of its Summer Science Institute program for middle and high school students.



MSU Denver taps Tivoli Brewing Company’s new facility for hands-on beer industry education

August 17, 2015

Metropolitan State University of Denver has added four new beer courses for fall 2015 and named a new faculty coordinator for its growing Beer Industry Operations program to facilitate a real-world, hands-on educational experience, including use of Tivoli Brewing Company’s new $7 million campus operation.



MSU Denver launches event series aimed at fostering passion for the humanities

August 31, 2015

Metropolitan State University of Denver is launching the Denver Project for Humanistic Inquiry – or D-phi – with a citywide event lineup that will feature international talent and showcases the role humanities play in the Denver community.



MSU Denver announces game-changing partnership

September 2, 2015

Metropolitan State University of Denver announced a partnership today that will shift the higher education landscape in the Denver-metro area, expanding educational opportunity in the southwest corridor and creating a multi-campus university.



Ervin Lucero Named Richard T. Castro Distinguished Visiting Professor

September 7, 2015

Ervin Lucero, celebrated musician and band leader, has been named Metropolitan State University of Denver’s 2015 Richard T. Castro Distinguished Visiting Professor.



MSU Denver announces its first elite fellow and the fall 2015 class of the Rita and Navin Dimond Fellowship Program

September 9, 2015

Metropolitan State University of Denver’s Department of Hospitality, Tourism and Events named recent graduate Lauren Spagnuolo its first Dimond Elite Fellow at a Sept. 2 ceremony. Spagnuolo received a $5,000 cash award.



Detroit Institute of Music (DIME) Partners with Metropolitan State University of Denver

September 22, 2015

The Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME), and Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU Denver) today announced an exclusive agreement between the Institute and the University. The partnership provides collaboration between the two institutions on music curriculum such as performance, songwriting and music entrepreneurship in the near future.



ENVOY AIR ESTABLISHES PILOT PIPELINE PROGRAM FOR MSU DENVER AVIATION STUDENTS

September 22, 2015

Envoy Air Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines, is collaborating with Metropolitan State University of Denver to offer a direct pathway to employment for qualifying aviation students starting as early as their sophomore year.



METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY OF DENVER CELEBRATES ITS 50TH BIRTHDAY, THURSDAY, OCT. 1

October 1, 2015

MSU Denver honors its founders and future collaborators at its 50th Birthday Celebration on October 1 from 4-6 p.m. on the lawn outside the Student Success Building, 890 Auraria Parkway, Denver.



Metropolitan State University of Denver has lift-off

October 5, 2015

Metropolitan State University of Denver will break ground on its new Aerospace and Engineering Sciences Building on Thursday, October 8, 2015.



MSU Denver hosts Rocky Mountain BEST Robotics competition Oct. 24

October 21, 2015

Now entering its sixth year, the Rocky Mountain BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) event has 28 local middle and high school teams designing, building and testing robots, in competition with each other.



What Should U.S. Immigration Policy Be?

October 27, 2015

Mark Krikorian, executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies, will debate with Alex Nowrasteh, an immigration policy analyst at the CATO Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity at Metropolitan State University of Denver, on the ramifications of U.S. immigration policies.



Degree Metropolitan Food + Drink Now Open on MSU Denver Campus

October 28, 2015

Degree Metropolitan Food + Drink - Denver’s newest gathering place that blends new school drinks with old school handcrafted food - is now open on the MSU Denver campus.



Auraria Campus Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11

November 11, 2015

As part of their collective goal to support higher-education access and success for veterans, the Auraria Campus college and universities will hold a Veterans Day ceremony to recognize the sacrifices made by our men and women in uniform. This marks the sixth year Metropolitan State University of Denver has organized the public event that will take place in the Tivoli Turnhalle at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11.



CABA & MSU Denver Hold 5th Annual VFW Charity Airlift

December 4, 2015

The Colorado Aviation Business Association (CABA), in partnership with Metropolitan State University of Denver’s Precision Flight Team, will hold its fifth annual VFW Charity Airlift to provide toys and nonperishable foods to veterans and their families in rural communities throughout the state.



MSU Denver set to graduate its most diverse fall class

December 9, 2015

Metropolitan State University of Denver will celebrate its most diverse fall undergraduate class in the University’s history—including 433 students of color, led by 262 Latino students—at Fall Commencement on Friday, Dec. 11 at 9 a.m. at the Colorado Convention Center.



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