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Maverick Momentum Tour Recap
October 2021

The Maverick Momentum Tour was a month-long celebration that culminated with the Investiture Ceremony of President John Marshall. The tour include panels and events at stops throughout the state. 


Investiture Ceremony
October 22, 2021

Watch the Investiture Ceremony of President John Marshall, the 11th president of Colorado Mesa University. This ceremony is the culmination of a month-long celebration, The Maverick Momentum Tour.


Importance of Shared Governance with Former Student Government Leaders
October 21, 2021

President Marshall sits down with Trustees Tim Casey, Daniel Ramos, Alex Sánchez, and Kasia Iwaniczko MacLeod, Chief Educational Equity Officer at Colorado Department of Higher Education, Roberto Montoya, Student Trustee, Aaron Reed, and Associated Student Government President Jay Shearrow.


More than a Career: The Power of Technical Education in Rural Colorado
Oct 20, 2021

President Marshall discusses the importance of career, technical and vocational programs in our region with panelists Rex Nelson, president of Western Filament, Brigitte Sundermann, Vice President of Community College Affairs at WCCC, Allen Golden, Director of Technical College of the Rockies and Barbara McLachlan, Colorado State Representative.


Colorado’s Strongest Town/Gown Relationships: CMU Leading the Way
October 19, 2021

President Marshall talks with Mike Sneddon, Chair of the Grand Junction Economic Partnership, Cody Davis, Mesa County Commissioner, Katie Powell, Chair of the Grand Junction Chamber of Commerce, and Greg Caton, Grand Junction City Manager to highlight CMU's relationships with the City of Grand Junction, Mesa County and our economic development partners.


Bridging Divides: The Power of the Arts
October 18, 2021

President Marshall sat down with diversity, inclusion and equity expert Dwinita Mosby Tyler, Colorado State Representative Leslie Herod, theatre arts department head Mo LaMee and students Isabel and Lauren to discuss the power of the arts how they bring people together like few things do.


30 Years of Changing Lives: CMU Celebrates Montrose Campus Birthday
October 14, 2021

The CMU Montrose Campus is celebrating three decades of changing lives, invaluable partnerships and enhancing local and regional communities. President John Marshall is joined by Senator Don Coram, Montrose County Commissioner Sue Hansen, Montrose City Manager Bill Bell and Montrose County School Superintendent Carrie Stephenson.


The Importance of a Free Press in Times of Political Division
October 7, 2021

President Marshall sits down with Jay Seaton, Publisher of the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, Ashley Parker, Washington Post White House Bureau Chief, and Michael Bender Wall Street Journal Senior White House Reporter.


The Eagle Soars Back to Where it all Began: The Power of Education

October 1, 2021

President John Marshall, Trustee Kasia Iwaniczko MacLeod and CMU Alumnus Beau Smith kick off the Maverick Momentum Tour by taking it back to where it all began. The panel discusses how their experiences attending both Broomfield High School and CMU prepared them for success in the workplace and in their communities.