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Wednesday
August 3, 2005
Vol 3, No 5


Inside Today's Issue
 

1. Provizer leads action-packed trip to D.C.

Political Science Professor Norman Provizer likes to give students in his “Washington Politics” travel class “a glance inside the beltway into how D.C. works, not the usual tour of the typical sites.” He succeeds: typical it is not...more >

2. College awarded 2nd CAMP grant
3. Family Literacy Program up for Toyota grant
4. Save the date for President’s Welcoming Ceremony
5. Crownhart named interim director of Advising Center
6. Students need to authorize COF stipend by Aug. 19
7. BOT meets today via conference call
8. Senior scores two national video awards


2. College awarded 2nd CAMP grant

Colorado Senator Ken Salazar has notified Metro State that it has been awarded a second five-year, almost $2.1 million grant for the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP). The college's proposal was funded in its entirety, which is highly unusual according to Joan Foster, interim vice president for Academic Affairs.

To read more go to
http://www.msudenver.edu/collcom/@metro/tw@metro_vol3/CAMP_twv3080305.htm

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3. Family Literacy Program up for Toyota grant


Still on cloud nine over the awarding of the CAMP grant (see
CAMP_twv3080305.htm), Adriann Wycoff is jetting off to Louisville, Ky today to participate in a training session for finalists for a $350,000 grant from the Toyota Family Literacy Program

To read more go to
http://www.msudenver.edu/collcom/@metro/tw@metro_vol3/toyota_twv3080305.htm

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4. Save the date for President’s Welcoming Ceremony

Mark your calendars for September 7, 7:30-9:30 a.m., for the President’s Welcoming Ceremony, when President Stephen Jordan will speak on his vision for Metro State’s future as the preeminent public baccalaureate college in the country.

In addition, the ceremony will be the college community’s opportunity to congratulate the Distinguished Service Award, Golden Key and Teaching Excellence Award winners for 2005. The event will be held on Ninth St. Park and will include breakfast.

Watch e-mail for your invitation.

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5. Crownhart named interim director of Advising Center

Skip Crownhart, a fixture on the Auraria campus since 1979, has been named interim director of the Advising Center. She will serve in the position while a national search for a permanent director takes place.

To read more go to
http://www.msudenver.edu/collcom/@metro/tw@metro_vol3/crownhart_twv3080305.htm

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6. Students need to authorize COF stipend by Aug. 19

The campaign to get Metro State students to apply for the Colorado Opportunity Fund (COF), the state legislature’s new way of appropriating money to higher-education institutions through individual students, has been very successful, but a number of students still need to complete the process.

To read more go to
http://www.msudenver.edu/collcom/@metro/tw@metro_vol3/COF_twv3080305.htm

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7. BOT meets today via conference call

The Metro State Board of Trustees’ regular monthly meeting will be held via telephone conference call today, Aug. 3., 8 a.m.-noon, in CN 301. The agenda includes only the approval of minutes and consent items regarding personnel. The board may convene into Executive Session following any public comment. To review the agenda go to
http://www.mscd.edu/welcomectr/trustees/


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8. Senior scores two national video awards

When Matthew Kay entered Metro State as a freshman in 2002, he had no idea what he wanted to do. But today, as a senior majoring in technical communications, he has two national awards to his name; confirmation, he says, of the video editing/production career he has chosen.

To read more go to
http://www.msudenver.edu/collcom/@metro/tw@metro_vol3/video_twv3080305.htm

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