2012 Top Stories
December 17, 2012
MSU Denver's Fall Commencement at the Colorado Convention Center on Sunday, Dec. 16...
December 13, 2012
Patrick Kuretich says he wasn’t the greatest student in high school. But college was another story.
December 6, 2012
MSU Denver men's soccer player Marc Herschberger was named Capital One Academic All-America of the Year for NCAA Division II on Nov. 28. The teams were selected by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
November 26, 2012
Students in Cindy OnkenGlimm’s and Michelle Cleveland’s class closed out their lab work...
November 19, 2012
Colorado Reps. Jared Polis and Diana DeGette have written a letter to the MSU Denver Board of Trustees ...
November 12, 2012
NEWSED Community Development Corp. last week presented a Civil Rights Award to MSU Denver and President Stephen Jordan, citing a host of initiatives that welcome and support students of color.
October 29, 2012
The San Luis Valley would seem to be an inhospitable place to farm. The elevation is 7,500 feet and higher...
October 22, 2012
When Stephen Jordan joined MSU Denver in 2005, one of his priorities as president was to improve rates of retention and, by extension, graduation.
October 19, 2012
The law in Colorado and the West generally awards the greatest control over a water source to the person who first puts it toward a “beneficial use.” As for everyone else―stand in line.
October 8, 2012
If there’s a message sent by MSU Denver’s new Communication Design Program Learning Environment, it’s that collaboration is key.
October 1, 2012
The more than 400 people who attended Metropolitan State University of Denver’s Hospitality All Stars fundraiser...
August 27, 2012
Just under one percent of this fall’s students at MSU Denver—240—are enrolled under the University’s new Colorado High School/GED Non-resident Tuition Rate...
September 24, 2012
Hum along if you want—Happy birthday to you! Strides Toward Encouraging Professions in Science (STEPS) is celebrating its 14th birthday this month.
September 17, 2012
Eleven years ago Scott Lubinski and Jim Miller landed parts in the musical version of Meet Me in St. Louis at the Town Hall Arts Center in Littleton.
August 20, 2012
The fall semester at the MSU Denver—the first since the institution gained university status—kicks off today with new student enrollment...
August 13, 2012
The SpringHill Suites Denver Downtown at Metro State held its grand opening last Wednesday, when representatives of business, civic life, politics and MSU Denver gathered for a ribbon cutting and reflection on the risks and rewards posed by the project.
August 8, 2012
As you approach MSU Denver’s Center for Visual Art on Santa Fe Drive, the wall mural just left of the entrance is hard to miss.
July 16, 2012
Guillermo Martinez hasn’t started high school yet but is already thinking about college.
June 25, 2012
Metro State is proceeding with the implementation of the Colorado High School/GED Non-resident Tuition Rate
June 20, 2012
Members of the legislature’s Joint Budget Committee had plenty of questions for President Stephen Jordan today about the Metro State Board of Trustees’ decision...
June 11, 2012
At the June 7 Metro State Board of Trustees meeting, trustees approved proposed FY 2012-13 Student Charges, effectively raising the institution’s in-state resident tuition 13 percent...
June 7, 2012
The Metropolitan State College of Denver Board of Trustees today made history by voting 7–1 to approve the new Colorado High School/GED Tuition Rate proposed by President Stephen Jordan.
May 29, 2012
Would you like a scholarship with your coffee?
May 24, 2012
Tanya Gatlin (’96) has been flying for 22 years, earning a pilot’s license before she could legally drive. So delivering a plane from Houston to Pontiac, Mich., would be no big deal.
May 7, 2012
Metro State’s diversity will be on display May 13 when 1,880 graduation candidates celebrate their accomplishments during Spring Commencement at the Auraria Athletic Fields.
April 30, 2012
Metro State has received the President’s Award from the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Denver in recognition of its support of the chamber’s leadership programs and its outreach to Latino students.
April 18, 2012
The Student Success Building lobby was jam-packed with Roadrunners today as Gov. John Hickenlooper signed SB12-148, authorizing Metro State to change its name to Metropolitan State University of Denver.
April 12, 2012
Metro State U! Metro State community invited to “Name Change” bill-signing ceremony, April 18 in the SSB
After years of brand assessments, community advocacy and legislative negotiations, Metropolitan State College of Denver receives final legislative authority to change its name to Metropolitan State University of Denver
April 5, 2012
Take a bow: Theatre Department wins accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Theatre
Metro State Professor Marilyn Hetzel began what she calls a “long and arduous journey” in 2007 to win accreditation for the Theatre Department she leads.
March 27, 2012
The bill to change Metro State’s name to Metropolitan State University of Denver this morning received a chorus of approval on second reading by the Colorado House of Representatives.
March 27, 2012
Metro State’s quest to have its name changed to Metropolitan State University of Denver has just one more step to go: the signing of the bill into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper.
March 23, 2012
From fall 2006 to fall 2011, undergraduate enrollment grew 11 percent. At the same time Latino student enrollment climbed a stunning 56 percent, while African-American student enrollment jumped 23 percent.
March 14, 2012
The bill to change the name of the College to Metropolitan State University of Denver continued its march through the state legislature Wednesday, March 14, winning unanimous approval from the House Education Committee following testimony by President Stephen Jordan and others from the Metro State community.
March 12, 2012
Two seemingly unrelated events combined to give the Department of Aviation and Aerospace Science the opportunity to use NASA-developed software that will give students a powerful simulation tool for space flight analysis.
March 6, 2012
Metro State has one of the top calculus I programs in the country, and the Mathematical Association of America is sending a team here to see what the College is doing right.
February 23, 2012
Metro State's name-change bill moves ahead and a College-wide Town Hall looks at the State of Metro State
After hearing testimony from a University of Denver representative and Metro State constituents on Thursday, the Colorado Senate Education Committee voted unanimously to approve SB 12-148, the proposal that would allow Metro State to change its name to Metropolitan State University of Denver.
February 13, 2012
The bill authorizing the renaming of the College to Metropolitan State University of Denver -- SB 12-148 -- has started its legislative journey and faces a hearing in the state Senate education committee on Feb. 23.
February 10, 2012
The Department of Aviation and Aerospace Science is soaring high and has the prestigious Loening Trophy to prove it.
February 2, 2012
Metro State’s Board of Trustees voted 6-3 this morning to take a major step forward in changing the College’s name to Metropolitan State University of Denver.
January 27, 2012
Metro State’s Hotel and Hospitality Learning Center is under construction, but The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation has already checked in with a $1 million gift to the project.
January 20, 2012
Metro State’s Linda White whips up soup for head colds and reaches for ginger and peppermint to manage her headaches. A medical doctor, White is also an expert on natural remedies.
January 6, 2012
Today Metro State President Stephen Jordan announced the appointment of Erin Trapp as vice president of advancement and external relations, and foundation executive director. Trapp will start Jan. 23, subject to approval by Metro State's Board of Trustees.