The OWOW Center hasn't been around very long but has achieved some major accomplishments. We don't brag very often but here are somethings worth noting...
2019 MSU Denver CADRE+ University Values Award for Community Engagement: Tom Cech, Jennifer Riley-Chetwynd, Nona Shipman and Ale Brown
2018 APWA Colorado Chapter Award Winning Projects: Public Outreach Catagory Winner- WaterWise Theatre
2018 Diane Hoppe Leadership Award: Tom Cech
On May 11, 2018 Water Education Colorado (WEco) celebrated water education and water leadership at its annual President’s Reception. Each year, WEco honors the work of a Coloradoan who has a body of work in the field of water resources benefiting the Colorado public, a reputation among peers and a commitment to balanced and accurate information, with the Diane Hoppe Leadership Award. In 2018, WEco recognized our Co-Director, Tom Cech, with this award.
Water Education Colorado's Full Announcement
2016 Education & Public Service Award Recipient: Tom Cech
This award is given to recognize educational individuals that have made significant contributions to increase public awareness of water resources development, use or management covering one or combination of the natural, biological, and social sciences.
University Council on Water Resources
2015 Innovative Environmental Education Program Award from CAEE
The Water Wise Circa 2015 theatre troupe received the Innovative Environmental Education Program Award from the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (CAEE). The project was a collaboration between MSU Denver students, the MSU Denver Theatre Department, the OWOW Center, Denver Water, Aurora Water, and the City of Boulder.
September 19, 2014
OWOW received the "Partners in Change" award for Programming, Events, and Recreation at the Greenway Foundation's After Party on the Bridge.