October 9, 2017
Interview with Tom Cech
This blog post and video are part of the ongoing series for Water Line: A Creative Exchange. CVA interviewed Tom Cech, Co-Director of One World One Water at MSU Denver.
One World One Water Center (OWOW) is a collaboration between MSU Denver and the Denver Botanic Gardens and strives to prepare an educated, empowered, solution-oriented Colorado citizenry to protect and preserve our precious water resources. Located on the MSU Denver campus, OWOW offers a Water Studies Minor and Certificate that provide students with skills necessary to become more knowledgeable of Colorado’s limited water resources, and how to preserve this most precious resource. These programs are available to any MSU Denver student regardless of their major. Students from all three aurora campus institutions can join the Water Association of Student Stewards Urban Program (W.A.S.S.U.P.) which aims to discuss and address the spectrum of regional and global water issues. The mission of is to show tangible results of the educational benefits of the Water Studies Minor and Certificate provided by the One World One Water Center for Urban Water Education and Stewardship. Through the Minor and Certificate offered at MSU Denver and they tri-institutional WASSUP club One World One Water Center and the Denver Botanic Gardens want to increase the number of participates in the conversations surrounding water policy. Having multiple perspectives and backgrounds enriches the dialogue and creates unique solutions to complex problems.