December 19, 2011
The Metro State community came together Sunday afternoon, Dec. 18, to celebrate the graduation of another record-setting—and scrappy—Roadrunner class.
December 9, 2011
Give a class of students a rigorous test with a whole lot riding on it and chances are not everyone is going to pass.
December 1, 2011
Metro State’s Board of Trustees voted this morning to hold off taking a final vote on a new name for the institution for at least 30 days.
November 23, 2011
Metrosphere, Metropolitan State College of Denver’s literary magazine, has received a Pacemaker Award, a top national honor likened to a Pulitzer Prize for student publications.
November 11, 2011
He goes by many names: Robert, Bob, “Mosquito Man,” and now “Dr. Bed Bug.”
November 7, 2011
The Denver Hispanic Chamber Education Foundation has accepted a proposal developed by Metro State for a Hispanic Leadership Development Program (HLDP).
October 26, 2011
President Barack Obama came to the Auraria Event Center Wednesday morning to tout his latest effort to reform student loan payments.
October 21, 2011
Metro State and Denver Public Schools (DPS) are partners in a multi-state consortium of higher education institutions, local schools, education departments and nonprofits participating in Project m-NET (Mobilizing National Educator Talent).
October 14, 2011
Biswadip Ghosh, assistant professor of computer information systems (CIS), had a great idea. For the last year or so, Ghosh has met off campus with users of a popular business software to exchange notes on managing data and information and to give them some knowledge about the School of Business and its CIS program.
October 7, 2011
Metropolitan State College of Denver has received a $1 million donation from an anonymous local donor to establish the One World, One Water Center for Urban Water Education and Stewardship (OWOW Center).
September 30, 2011
Metro State has experienced its largest enrollment growth ever in the number of Latino students—a 12 percent increase from 2010. This brings the College’s Latino enrollment to 18.2 percent (4,281 students) and overall students of color to 31.6 percent (7,443 students).
September 20, 2011
The Teaching with Primary Sources-Colorado program at Metropolitan State College of Denver has received an additional $725,000 from the Library of Congress...
September 13, 2011
The Richard T. Castro Distinguished Visiting Professorship Committee at Metropolitan State College of Denver has announced award-winning journalist and author Sonia Nazario as the 2011 Castro visiting professor.
September 1, 2011
A commitment to service projects is growing increasingly popular at Metropolitan State College of Denver...
August 22, 2011
Metropolitan State College of Denver is very popular among Colorado students attending college in the state.
August 19, 2011
Metropolitan State College of Denver has been awarded a three-year grant, anticipated to reach over $2 million, to establish and operate an Equity Assistance Center (EAC) to help Mountain West public school districts deal with equity and civil rights issues
August 11, 2011
When children from the La Alma/ Lincoln Park neighborhood return to school this month, they will have an inspiring story to share about how four Metropolitan State College of Denver students and a marine helped to brighten their summer.
August 5, 2011
Mike Dunlap, former Metropolitan State College of Denver head basketball coach, will be inducted into the 2011-12 Athletics Hall of Fame. The ceremony will take place at 5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 13 at the Auraria Event Center on the Auraria Campus.
July 27, 2011
Metro State's Precision Flight Team at the 2011 SAFECON (Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference)...
July 22, 2011
Metropolitan State College of Denver continues to demonstrate that education has no boundaries as a second delegation...
July 15, 2011
A former Denver Nuggets’ assistant coach will soon join the ranks of distinguished competitors who have contributed to the strong basketball tradition at Metropolitan State College of Denver.
July 8, 2011
“I'm a strong believer that film is a powerful rhetorical form, and it can not only entertain, but inform, enlighten and lead to social change,” says Metropolitan State College of Denver Assistant Professor of English Vincent Piturro, who is hosting a sci-fi film series this summer.
June 24, 2011
Youth are getting a practice run at a snippet of college life through a variety of summer camps hosted at Metropolitan State College of Denver that range from science to athletics to technology.
June 16, 2011
Through the College’s Office of Sponsored Research and Programs (OSRP), various College departments and programs are poised to continue positively impacting the Denver community under a federal grant to revitalize South Lincoln Homes in the La Alma/Lincoln Park neighborhood.
June 10, 2011
Inspired by Metro State’s yearlong 45th anniversary celebration, the Office of College Communications has launched a digital exhibit, “45 Degrees of Impact,” to showcase some of the College’s renowned and little-known contributions.
June 2, 2011
The Metropolitan State College of Denver Board of Trustees (BOT) voted at its June 1 meeting to approve a $351 resident undergraduate tuition increase as a result of state funding reductions totaling $7.1 million for the College compared to last year. The increase will go into effect fall 2011.
May 19, 2011
With respect and gratitude, Metropolitan State College of Denver honored graduating veterans at a special event on May 13.
May 11, 2011
Nearly 100 students, who have yet to receive their high school diplomas, have already registered to attend Metropolitan State College of Denver through the Excel Pre-Collegiate Program.
May 5, 2011
A touring play featuring Metropolitan State College of Denver theatre students has captured the eyes and ears of youth in the Denver metro area with a message that “sticks.”
April 28, 2011
Metropolitan State College of Denver Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Vicki L. Golich has announced Ann Murphy as the new dean of the School of Business, effective June 1, 2011.
April 21, 2011
The Board of Trustees has voted unanimously to defer seeking legislative action to change Metropolitan State College of Denver’s name to Denver State University until the 2012 legislative session.
April 15, 2011
Metropolitan State College of Denver students taking the Social Documentary course in the Department of Communication Arts and Sciences’ journalism program find themselves capturing intimate, yet common images during Wednesday-Sunday field trips that can also serve as internships.
April 7, 2011
For 13 Metropolitan State College of Denver students, memories of their spring break will not be of care-free moments on the beach, but of purpose-filled activities that impacted the lives of international refugees striving to become U.S. citizens.
April 1, 2011
Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan’s 1964 song “The Times They Are A-Changing” could serve as the current anthem for Metropolitan State College of Denver as it is celebrating a historic wave of changes including a groundbreaking on March 31 for its new Hotel and Hospitality Learning Center (HLC).
March 24, 2011
Economics students at Metropolitan State College of Denver recently held a live discussion with a special guest from the Middle East, thanks to Skype. The use of the popular communications technology helps students to quickly update information they’ve learned from textbooks, says Economics Professor Mohammed Akacem.
March 9, 2011
The Metropolitan State College of Denver Board of Trustees on March 9 voted 5-2 to pursue legislative authority to change the institution's name to "Denver State University."
March 3, 2011
Metropolitan State College of Denver was among the organizations visiting the capitol last month to support legislation that would provide in-state tuition to undocumented students in Colorado.
February 24, 2011
Colorado First Lady Helen Thorpe will read from her best-selling book, “Just Like Us: The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America,” at the 4th Annual Great Teachers for our City Schools National Summit to be held April 27-29, 2011 at the Embassy Suites Denver.
February 17, 2011
The Latino student population is rising at Metropolitan State College of Denver, according to the latest census report from the College’s Office of Institutional Research.
February 10, 2011
“Commitment to mission” was the predominant theme for a Feb. 9 on-campus, town hall meeting where President Stephen Jordan discussed next steps for a Strategic Name Initiative for Metropolitan State College of Denver.
February 4, 2011
More than 30,000 children nationwide have benefitted from Tools of the Mind, an early childhood program established at Metropolitan State College of Denver in 1993.
January 27, 2011
Judi Hampton, a national public relations executive, has been selected as the 2011 Rachel B. Noel Distinguished Visiting Professor at Metropolitan State College of Denver.
January 18, 2011
On Jan. 14, Metropolitan State College of Denver Center for Innovation announced a first-of-its-kind franchise ownership program that will build partnerships for the College and help solidify Denver nationally as a key test market for small business development.
January 11, 2011
For nearly 15 years, students at Metropolitan State College of Denver have had the opportunity to role-play with Chicana/o Studies Affiliate Professor Anthony Garcia, who happens to be the longtime artistic director of Su Teatro.
January 6, 2011
Metropolitan State College of Denver international business and international relations major Kathryn “Kat” Cammack is spending her time off making a difference through Project Ghana, a sports clinic and mentorship program serving 100 students between the ages of 13-21.