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2008 DNC leader joins Metro State president and political science profs for post-convention talk on Sept. 10

Posted: September 5, 2008

WHAT/WHY: Final lecture in Metropolitan State College of Denver’s Skyline Park Series: “Countdown to the 2008 Democratic National Convention.” The theme is “Post-Convention Follow-up and Evaluation—What Comes Next?”

Mike Dino, chief executive officer of the Denver 2008 Convention Host Committee, will join Metro State President Stephen Jordan, Chair and Professor of Political Science Robert Hazan, and Political Science Professor Norman Provizer in a discussion about the impact of the DNC on Denver. Dino also participated in the 2007 Skyline Park series, outlining how the DNC would affect the downtown area.

The Auraria Campus, including Metro State, closed during the DNC. For an overview of the 2008 series, which kicked off on July 9, visit

WHERE: Skyline Park (16th Street Mall at Arapahoe Street in downtown Denver)

WHEN: Noon-1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 10. Free and open to the public.

Contact: Angelia McGowan 303-501-0752 or


Metro State is a fully accredited, four-year institution, serving more than 21,000 students. It has the second-largest undergraduate enrollment in Colorado and is one of the largest four-year public colleges in the nation. Metro State enrolls the highest number of students of color among four-year colleges in the state. It boasts 62,000 alumni, 90 percent of whom stay in Colorado after graduation. Visit Metro State at