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Wednesday
June 22, 2005
Vol 2, No 48


Inside Today's Issue
 

1. A physics lesson at Elitch's? Sure, if it's the Summer Science Institute for kids

Research shows that many kids lose interest in math and science in middle school and never regain it. Mathematics Professor Larry Johnson has been working for years to make sure that kids don't lose that interest in the first place...more >

2. Denver firefighters learn Spanish in Metro State program
3. Admissions, President's Office get face lifts
4. 40th anniversary plans on schedule
5. Reminder: June paychecks paid July 1
6. Science Building going to after-hours access system


2. Denver firefighters learn Spanish in Metro State program

The Denver Fire Department is the latest city agency to tap into Metro State's foreign language expertise. The college is providing language competency assessments to firefighters who are seeking certification as Spanish speakers. A group of about 10 firefighters—including Fire Chief Larry Trujillo—will be on campus Saturday morning to take the series of tests.

To read more go to
http://www.msudenver.edu/collcom/@metro/tw@metro_vol2/spanish_twv2062205.htm

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3. Admissions, President's Office get face lifts


A fresh coat of paint and new carpet and furniture have transformed the Admissions Office into a more professional and welcoming environment for prospective and current students, says Bill Hathaway-Clark, admissions director.

To read more go to
http://www.msudenver.edu/collcom/@metro/tw@metro_vol2/remodel_twv2062205.htm

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4. 40th anniversary plans on schedule

The weather is heating up and so is the work of Metro State's 40th Anniversary Planning Committee.

To read more go to
http://www.msudenver.edu/collcom/@metro/tw@metro_vol2/40th_twv2062205.htm

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5. Reminder: June paychecks paid July 1

Human Resources reminds all Metro State employees that state legislation requires that monthly payroll for June be paid on Friday, July 1, 2005. Please plan for this one-day change in pay date.

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6. Science Building going to after-hours access system

As of July 13, faculty, students and staff who work in the Science Building must have pre-approved and encoded campus IDs in order to enter the building and access certain rooms after regular business hours.

To read more go to
http://www.msudenver.edu/collcom/@metro/tw@metro_vol2/keycards_twv2062205.htm

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