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Annual Programs

The following programs take place each year

2017 CO-LEADS Student Summit


More information about CO-LEADS 2017 Available August 15, 2017

The CO-LEADS conference was established in 2009 by a group of individuals on the Auraria and DU campuses as a way to bridge discussions of leadership and social justice in a meaningful way. The Summit invites college students from across Colorado to join in discussions of social justice, activism, advocacy, and social change. Throughout the day students participate in a number of workshops that challenge, grow, and inspire them to make change in their own lives and their communities. 




Illuminate brings together MSU Denver students for a one-day experience designed to grow confidence and connections to create change in our local communities.

Mission and Goals of Illuminate 

  • Bring students at MSU Denver together
  • Increase self-awareness through introduction of Emotional Intelligence Work
  • Increase awareness of Denver-Area resources, organizations, and socially responsible leaders and organizations.
  • Increase awareness of assets in addressing ongoing community challenges.

Information about ILLUMINATE 2018 available in October 2017 



Latinx Leadership Conference

Thursday, March 29, 2018
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13th Annual Latinx Leadership Summit - Honoring the life, legacy and leadership of Cesar Chavez. March 30, 2017, Saint Cajetans, 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. Save the date. Rise and Unite: The Movement Must ContinuePurpose & Outcomes

The purpose of the Latinx Leadership Summit is to nurture the cultural pride and identity development in the Latinx community on the Auraria Campus.

As a result of participating in the Latinx Leadership Summit participants will:

  • Understand the ways in which their voice, perspectives and experiences impact and matter in the the global community.
  • Develop an understanding of how cultural identity impacts leadership.
  • Engage in critical dialogue and reflection about the ways in which we strengthen our Latinx community on the Auraria campus.
  • Increase skills and awareness of how to be an agent of social change in their communities.

More information about the 2018 conference available February 1, 2018

Student Involvement & Leadership Awards

image 1‌‌Each year, over 35 individuals and groups are recognized for their efforts in creating community at MSU Denver through the Student Involvement & Leadership Awards.  Nomination and selection materials available March 1, 2018 



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Contact Information

Office of Student Activities

Tivoli Student Union, Suite 305
900 Auraria Parkway
Denver, CO 80204

Mailing Address:
PO Box 173362, Campus Box 39
Denver, CO 80217-3362

Phone Number: 303-615-0606
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