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August

Faculty bios to be expanded, standardized

Over the coming year, the university’s website will undergo a redesign to optimize its compatibility with different devices, including smartphones and tablets. With that in mind, the Marketing Office has begun redesigning and expanding ...

Montrose campus adds new building

CMU has purchased a new building for its campus in Montrose. The acquisition is the result of a partnership with the City of Montrose. “On behalf of the City of Montrose, I would like to say thank you to Colorado Mesa University for ...

Public comments sought in preparation for accreditation

CMU is seeking public comments about the university in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency, which will visit campus Nov. 18-20. The Higher Learning Commission team will review the university’s ...

Maverick Hoedown promises to be a barn burner

Grab your boots, hats, and swirling skirts— it’s almost time for the 2013 Maverick Hoedown. The hoedown, which supports CMU’s outstanding athletic program, will be held Sept. 6 in the University Center ballroom from ...

Hamilton Recreation Center steps up game

The Hamilton Recreation Center will promote wellness all semester long through multiple events planned throughout the fall, including educational displays and specials on services. August is National Immunization Awareness Month, so look for the ...

Mechanical engineering program receives accreditation

The mechanical engineering partnership program between CMU and the University of Colorado Boulder was successfully accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET). The partnership program allows students to earn ...

Colorado Law Enforcement Training Center dedicated

The Colorado Law Enforcement Training Center (CLETC) was officially dedicated in a ceremony on Aug. 15. CLETC is a long-envisioned regional training center catering to the needs of law enforcement, first responders and students in CMU’s ...

PBL students among the best in the business

CMU Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) students brought home eight national awards for academic achievement at the National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif., June 22-25. Chapter Advisor Deborah Parman received ...

Lilia! comes to Robinson Theatre one night only

Writer and performer Libby Skala brings her one-woman show, Lilia!, to CMU’s Robinson Theatre on Sept. 7. Skala’s grandmother, Lilia, was an Oscar-nominated actress, a friend of Mesa’s Bill Robinson and a frequent ...

Homecoming 2013

The fall semester is underway and Homecoming 2013 is around the corner. Oct. 21-27 is guaranteed to be a spirited week, featuring culinary challenges, athletic competitions and everything in between. Throw on your CMU gear, warm up your Mav ...

Board of Trustees approves state funding requests for major projects

CMU’s 2014-2015 Capital Construction Request, a list of projects for which the university seeks state funding, was approved by the Board of Trustees during its August meeting. The university requested $32.3 million from the Colorado ...

Theatre Arts season tickets available

Season tickets are now available for the 2013-14 Theatre Arts season. This year, there is a show for every generation. This season, a beloved Saturday morning cartoon series comes to life onstage in Schoolhouse Rock Live! With clever, tuneful ...

Mavericks win accolades as fall season begins

The athletic season is heating back up, but CMU student-athletes excelled during the summer months, too. Track athlete Whitney Rowe competed in the British Columbia Championships and took home the gold in both the 100m and 200m dash in the senior ...

Fall Employment Fair moved up

This year, Career Services’ Fall Employment Fair has been moved to an earlier date in order to meet the needs of students looking for jobs for the school year. The fair will be held Aug. 28 on the University Center’s south ...

Safe Zone kicks off on campus

More than 60 faculty and staff members attended the initial training for the CMU Safe Zone program. Safe Zones are found on many college and university campuses across the country striving to incorporate an atmosphere of inclusivity and ...