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January

CMU Foundation will award $1 million in scholarships in 2016

Scholarship season is taken seriously at Colorado Mesa University, where, in keeping with the institution’s mission of affordability, 75 percent of the students receive some form of financial assistance. Thanks to gifts and endowments ...

Application opens for the 2016 Colorado Capital Conference

U.S. Sens. Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet, Colorado Mesa University and the University of Colorado invite Colorado residents to attend the 2016 Colorado Capital Conference in Washington, D.C., on June 8-10. The application for the conference, ...

A capital idea

Colorado Mesa University’s Political Science Club is getting a firsthand feel for their field in the state’s capital this week. On Jan. 20, 13 students and two faculty advisors head to Denver to rub elbows with key decision ...

From the president

Welcome back to a new semester at Colorado Mesa University! We’re getting the spring semester rolling after an extremely successful fall that was capped off with several major milestones for the institution. In November we celebrated ...

CMU welcomes new vice president of finance and administration

There’s a new face in Colorado Mesa University’s Financial and Administrative Services Office. Laura Glatt is CMU’s vice president of finance and administration. Her predecessor, Pat Doyle, retired on Jan. 4 after ...

All the right words

In a nondescript office on the second floor of Colorado Mesa University’s Escalante Hall, warm, natural light brightens the office of Jennifer Hancock, PhD. Books line the assistant professor of English’s shelves; broadsides ...

Concert choir and symphony orchestra invited to perform at major conference

Music education majors from Colorado Mesa University are attending the Colorado Music Educators Association (CMEA) conference in Colorado Springs, Colo., at the end of January. They are joined by CMU’s Concert Choir and Symphony ...

CMU alumnus will speak about his experience in the Battle of Benghazi

The Colorado Mesa University family may feel a particular connection to the movie 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, which opened in theaters on Jan. 15. One of the American security operatives portrayed in the film is alumnus Kris ...

CMU jump-starts state economic development

The idea for Colorado’s Rural Jump-Start Zone tax credit program was born in Mesa County. The bill that created it was signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper on Colorado Mesa University’s campus. So it’s fitting ...

Cultural Diversity Committee honors Martin Luther King, Jr., and community members

The Colorado Mesa University Cultural Diversity Committee celebrates the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. this month with a series of events honoring King and community members. On Jan. 18, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the committee has ...

Performing arts heats up this winter

Music at Mesa presents enhakē and faculty ensemble Rimrock Winds A Colorado Mesa University alumna returns to campus with her stunning musical group this month. On Jan. 17, Music at Mesa will present enhakē, a trio of musicians ...

Greater Grand Junction Sports Commission to host multi-year national cycling event

The Greater Grand Junction Sports Commission (GGJSC) — a partnership among Colorado Mesa University, Mesa County, the cities of Grand Junction and Fruita and the town of Palisade — has a lot to celebrate lately. In ...

Tomlinson Library renovation recognized for focus on sustainability

Colorado Mesa University has been awarded three Green Globes from the Green Building Initiative for the expansion and renovation of the John U. Tomlinson Library. “This is a significant achievement, reflecting a high level of ...

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