December 10, 2009
Adesola Owolabi’s husband thought she was crazy when she decided to switch her studies from computer information systems to art with an emphasis in ceramics.
December 4, 2009
The Governor’s Office of Colorado announced last week that Metropolitan State College of Denver has become the first state institution of higher education to take advantage of provisions in Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), which will help lower the cost of construction projects.
November 20, 2009
Metropolitan State College of Denver has announced Bernard Franklin, Ph.D. as the speaker for fall 2009 commencement to be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 13 at the Colorado Convention Center.
November 13, 2009
Metropolitan State College of Denver has announced Africare president Julius E. Coles as the visiting professor for a series of events for the 2010 Rachel B. Noel Distinguished Visiting Professorship to be held Feb. 21-24, 2010
November 6, 2009
Metropolitan State College of Denver alumnus and former basketball star Malcolm Farley remembers selling his first water color painting in 4th grade for $125 in a National Scholastic awards competition.
October 28, 2009
Metropolitan State College of Denver Foundation has closed on the nearly $1.5 million purchase of 965 Santa Fe Drive to house its renowned off-campus art gallery, the Center for Visual Art.
October 23, 2009
Mechanical engineering technology student Chris Olson doesn’t graduate from Metropolitan State College of Denver until December, but his first technical paper has already been published for an international conference.
October 16, 2009
More than 600 families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless were assisted with services like rapid re-housing, basic medical exams, food stamps and legal advice on Oct. 9 at Family Project Homeless Connect (FPHC)
October 9, 2009
Judy DeHaas was in southern Sudan with the Lost Boys, pulling a worm out of one of the children's legs, when she heard it on a BBC report via shortwave radio. Barry Gutierrez was on vacation, walking up the steps to his 89-year-old grandmother's house in California when he found out.
September 30, 2009
Metropolitan State College of Denver will now guarantee the work of graduates from its Teacher Education program during their first year of teaching.
September 25, 2009
Metropolitan State College of Denver is an inaugural partner in a new consortium developed to stimulate interest in careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
September 18, 2009
Three Metropolitan State College of Denver industrial design students, a friend and a spouse are heading to downtown Los Angeles to defend their title at the 2009 Red Bull Soapbox Race on Sept. 26, 2009.
September 11, 2009
Metropolitan State College of Denver has announced the selection of a team to design, develop, build and run the day-to-day operations of a flagged hotel, which will be accompanied by a hotel learning center to train Metro State students in a combined state-of-the art working laboratory.
August 26, 2009
Metropolitan State College of Denver softball player Alaina Larson has been recognized for her bravery in helping save a young girl’s life by the Denver Police Department and the Daniels Fund.
August 12, 2009
Seven Metropolitan State College of Denver communication design students recently completed a nine-week summer project mentoring more than 15 underserved high school students, helping them turn their thoughts into art.
July 29, 2009
Vicki Golich, Metropolitan State College of Denver’s newly appointed provost/vice president for academic affairs, is no stranger to Denver, having lived here previously for seven years. She is returning at a key time for the College.
July 22, 2009
Metropolitan State College of Denver Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) program has received an additional grant of $732,000 from the Library of Congress.
July 16, 2009
Passing a bottle of El Charro Tequila to your professor in class is not the norm for most students. But, it’s what happened recently in the “Beer, Wine and Spirits” course offered through the Hospitality, Tourism and Events department at Metropolitan State College of Denver.
July 8, 2009
Promising ideas can make for great businesses with the proper planning and start-up funding, according to Metropolitan State College of Denver Center for Innovation Director Mick Jackowski.
June 25, 2009
Metropolitan State College of Denver student athlete Anthony Luna entered the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on June 25 as the only NCAA Division II athlete to compete in the 800 meter preliminaries.
June 17, 2009
The work of Metropolitan State College of Denver art major Greg Hammer is now part of the permanent history of the Denver Police Department.
June 8, 2009
Imagine traveling to another country specifically to shop at open air markets, cook and eat with the people of that region. This type of trip is an example of the first-hand experience nutrition majors will soon have access to in the Human Nutrition and Dietetics Program at Metropolitan State College of Denver.
May 18, 2009
Of the 1,400 members of the Metro State graduating class who received their degrees on Sunday, one saw more than just her educational dreams come true.
May 13, 2009
For the ninth consecutive year, the spring graduating class for Metropolitan State College of Denver is expected to be the largest ever, with more than 1,400 candidates.
May 5, 2009
On Tuesday, May 5, Gov. Bill Ritter held a signing ceremony at the Capitol for HB-1295: A Bill for an Act Concerning Authorizing Metropolitan State College of Denver to Offer Master’s Degree Programs.
April 16, 2009
Clearing its final legislative hurdle on Monday, April 13, HB-1295: A Bill for an Act Concerning Authorizing Metropolitan State College of Denver to Offer Master’s Degree Programs, passed in its third reading in the state Senate.
April 3, 2009
The Chicana/o Studies Department at Metropolitan State College of Denver has seen a 172 percent increase in declared majors since Fall 2004.
March 31, 2009
On April 9, the Department of Management in Metropolitan State College of Denver’s School of Business is kicking off its “Executive on Campus” program with American Furniture Warehouse President and CEO Jake Jabs.
March 25, 2009
While most students are basking in their tropical and care-free spring breaks, Sarah Brennan, a 20-year-old Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) student at Metropolitan State College of Denver, is preparing to lead her first team into the desert for a 26.2 mile Bataan Death March on Sunday at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.
March 16, 2009
Metropolitan State College of Denver's Department of Social Work recently received reaccreditation from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) for another eight years. It is the only accredited undergraduate program in the United States approved by the CSWE to offer the entire major on campus and via distance education.
March 9, 2009
More Colorado students are taking classes at Metropolitan State College of Denver than ever before. According to fall 2007 census reports, Metro State is Colorado’s leader in educating resident undergraduate students.
February 13, 2009
The Accounting Department at Metropolitan State College of Denver has struck an invaluable balance for its students by offering global education along with local, real-world experiences that make a difference.
February 9, 2009
The final regular season home game for the Metropolitan State College of Denver men’s basketball team has turned into a sweet deal for the team and the College community.
January 20, 2009
Metropolitan State College of Denver’s Urban Teaching Partnership (UTP) has secured Geoffrey Canada, nationally recognized for his pioneering work helping children and families in Harlem, as the keynote speaker