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MSU Denver’s American Democracy Project hosts Oct. 19 ballot issue debate for Amendments 69 and 70

October 17, 2016

As a member of American Democracy Project (ADP), Metropolitan State University of Denver is organizing a ballot issue debate to help educate students and encourage civic engagement. Amendment 69, ColoradoCare single-payer health care system; and Amendment 70, Colorado Minimum Wage Raise to $12 will be debated with representatives for and against the ballot issues.



MSU Denver opens doors to its most diverse student population yet

September 19, 2016

Metropolitan State University of Denver has the most diverse student body in its history, according to a recently released fall 2016 census report. The number of students from diverse backgrounds grew by 4.7 percent over the last year, with the largest increase of 7.4 percent among Latino students.



Metropolitan State University of Denver President Stephen Jordan to retire in 2017

September 8, 2016

Metropolitan State University of Denver President Stephen Jordan announced his retirement to the University community at today’s annual Welcome Back Breakfast. Jordan’s retirement will become effective June 30, 2017.



MSU Denver returns to Denver Coliseum May 14 for two commencement ceremonies

May 9, 2016

Metropolitan State University of Denver will celebrate the accomplishments of its most recent graduates at the spring commencement on Saturday, May 14, at the Denver Coliseum. This semester’s graduating class includes 593 students of color, led by 326 Latino students and a record 27 ASSET students.



MSU Denver Board of Trustees receive the prestigious John W. Nason Award for exceptional leadership and unusual courage

April 8, 2016

Cristian Solano-Córdova was always a high-achieving student. Throughout elementary, middle and high school he tested into advanced classes and excelled. Intelligent, articulate and bilingual, he seemed to have everything he needed to succeed in college. Everything that is, except U.S. citizenship.



MSU Denver and Banfi Vintners Foundation partnership yields scholarships for students studying wine

March 29, 2016

Six Metropolitan State University of Denver students in the Department of Hospitality, Tourism and Events (HTE) received the institution’s first Banfi Wine Scholars Annual Scholarship from the Banfi Vintners Foundation.



MSU DENVER ANNOUNCES SPRING 2016 DIMOND FELLOWS

February 24, 2016

Metropolitan State University of Denver’s Rita and Navin Dimond Hotel Management Program announced the recipients of the 2016 Rita and Navin Dimond Hotel Management Fellowship for the spring semester.



The Honorables Wellington E. and Wilma J. Webb Named 2016 Rachel B. Noel Distinguished Visiting Professors

February 23, 2016

To help mark the 35th anniversary of the Rachel B. Noel Distinguished Visiting Professorship, as well as Metropolitan State University of Denver’s 50th anniversary, former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb and The Honorable Wilma Webb have been selected as 2016 Noel Distinguished Visiting Professors.



Metropolitan State University of Denver earns AACSB International Accreditation

February 15, 2016

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) announced today that Metropolitan State University of Denver has earned accreditation for its College of Business. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.



MSU Denver business college ranked in “Military Times Best for Vets: Business Schools 2016”

February 9, 2016

For the fourth-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. The College of Business is ranked 45th in the nation on the increasingly competitive list, released yesterday.



MSU Denver political science experts contribute to new book, “Presidential Swing States: Why Only Ten Matter”

January 20, 2016

Just ahead of the Iowa caucus, Lexington Books released “Presidential Swing State: Why Only Ten Matter,” that includes a key chapter written by Metropolitan State University of Denver political science professors Norman Provizer, Robert Preuhs and Andrew Thangasamy, noted experts on elections, politics and public policy.



MSU Denver celebrates fall commencement at Denver Coliseum Dec. 16

December 12, 2016

Metropolitan State University of Denver will celebrate the accomplishments of its most recent graduates at the fall commencement on Friday, Dec. 16, at the Denver Coliseum.



MSU Denver to release preliminary findings of Rocky Flats Downwinders health survey Nov. 18

November 10, 2016

Metropolitan State University of Denver in partnership with Rocky Flats Downwinders conducted a health survey to determine if residents who lived downwind of the former Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant experienced any unusual illnesses.



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