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Press Release

Statewide Day of Education

Posted: April 17, 2009

(Denver, Colo.) — WHAT: The Student Government Assembly of Metropolitan State College of Denver is hosting an educational rally in collaboration with many other state institutions in hopes of informing the citizens of Colorado about the connection between higher education and the social and economic security of the state.

WHERE: Athletic fields on Auraria Campus just off Auraria Parkway and Speer Blvd.

WHEN: Today

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Local band Skyfox performs
11:00 a.m. – 11:15 Student Government Assembly Introductions
11:15 a.m. – 11:45 Skyfox
11:45 a.m. – 12:30 Adam Kretz, a Public Interest Fellow with the Colorado Fiscal Policy Institute
12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. One-on-one interviews with Kretz and Andrew Bateman, SGA President


About Metropolitan State College of Denver

Metro State is a fully accredited, four-year institution, serving more than 21,700 students. It is Colorado’s leader in educating in-state undergraduates 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 63,000 alumni, the bulk of whom stay in Colorado after graduation. Visit Metro State at