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Human Services Resource and Networking Fair September 24, 2014:

The Human Services Resources and Networking Fair will be at Metro on September 24, 10am to 2:00pm in the Tivoli Student Union in the Turnhalle.  The Fair serves as a resource to all human service professionals, including case workers & managers at human service agencies probation and parole officers, students & faculty.  The Human Services Network is co-hosting this event with MSU and HSEO.  Attendance is free!

Providers for Youth Partnership training September 26, 2014:

The next PYP training will be held on September 26th in the Tivoli, rm. 320 B & C.  

Networking will begin at 9am, and the free training will run from 9:30am until 11:30am.

Congratulations to:

Spring 2014 HSP Graduates!

Spring 2014 grads

Congratulations to:

MSU's Denver Fire and Emergency Services.  The photo below, submitted by Kayla Rauh, won 3rd place in Campus Compact of the Mountain West’s (CCMW) Service in Action Photo Competition.  The photo shows the Fire and Emergency Services Club teaching families in our community about fire safety as part of the club's Fire Safety Service Project:


Congratulations to:

The Outstanding Graduates award recipients from Human Services for 2013-2014:

Addictions: Deborah Caruana
Domestic Violence: Glory McDaniel
High Risk Youth: Antonia Garza
Mental Health Counseling: Xochilt Alamillo
Nonprofit Studies: Shana Hutchens

The Human Services recipients of the Charles Branch Scholarship for 2014:

Barbara Monahan
Sharron Carson
Patricia Heiden

Deborah Dale Brackney, 2014 recipient of the Community Impact Award. Deborah is an affiliate faculty at Metro, teaching primarily in the Dept. of Human Services Non-Profit concentration. Additionally, Deborah is the VP at the Mountain States Employer Council, where she oversees HR Services, Organizational Development and Learning, Outsource Consulting Services, and Surveys.

Jennine Jeffries, HSP major with a nonprofit studies concentration, and Alton Clark, HSP alumni and Director of Veteran’s Upward Bound, for receiving the 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Award.