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November 2018

Colorado Mesa University to host post-doctoral fellow Nancy Shackelford

Ecology researcher finalizes Natural Resources of the West lecture series at CMU Colorado Mesa University is hosting researcher, author and speaker Nancy Shackleford who will present How We Think about Restoration Planning in a Changing World, a ...

President Tim Foster's statement on Moody's affirmation of CMU's financial strength

Debt ratings ebb and flow. Enrollment varies year-to-year. Economies experience variability. However, when investors, parents and communities assess CMU they need not look further than a decade’s worth of strong, smart, mission-based ...

CMU releases quarterly economic research reports

Grand Junction - The CMU Department of Business quarterly economic analysis report will be released Wednesday, November 28, 2018. CMU Associate Professor of Economics Nathan Perry, PhD, said, “great news for the Mesa County ...

Passing of Marvel Comic pioneer Stan Lee inspires CMU library search tool

Grand Junction - From World War II and the tensions between good and evil to the Cold War and seeking social justice, American graphic novels have played a role in shaping societal and cultural values through time. In honor of the passing of ...

Emotions run deep during Colorado Mesa University’s celebration of first-generation students

Grand Junction—On November 8, 2018, Colorado Mesa University’s president, administrative leaders and first-generation students kicked off the Fearless First celebration of CMU’s first-generation college students. CMU ...

Colorado Mesa University’s Hamilton Recreation Center collecting for students in need

Grand Junction –Hamilton Recreation Center staff are raising awareness for the Albers Hall food bank for students.  On Tuesday, November 6 CMU students will kick off the second annual Gobble Wobble 5k run/walk to collect food ...

CMU Graduate Studies having a national impact on education

Colorado Mesa University alumnus Brig Leane, MBA, learned the difference between ‘teaching students’ and ‘ensuring student learning’ through what is called the Professional Learning Community process ...

Colorado Mesa University joins national organizations to celebrate first-generation students

Grand Junction—On November 8, 2018, Colorado Mesa University will join Council for Opportunity in Education, the Center for First-Generation Student Success and the Suder Foundation to celebrate the accomplishments of first-generation ...

Horizon Magazine earns two Pinnacle Awards

Colorado Mesa University’s fully student-run and produced Horizon Magazine was up against stiff competition at the National College Media Convention (NCMC), including California State University – Fullerton, Pepperdine ...

Smashing good time

The crowd stood in a semi-circle gazing up at the blue sky as a 60-foot-tall crane released the first large pumpkin. Within a few seconds, the pumpkin splattered on the ground spewing seeds, slime and guts in every direction of the CMU Plaza. ...

Western Colorado Community College Announces Sturm Family Manufacturing Center Offerings in Montrose

Montrose – The Colorado Mesa University Montrose economic report recently highlighted a recovering and improving economy in Montrose. Western Colorado Community College, a division of CMU, is responding to new workforce needs by ...

Colorado Mesa University Hires New Director of Sponsored Programs

Grand Junction - People who know her well joke that Cheryl Green is a money magnet. That’s because she is a nationally renowned figure in the fields of research and development, and research compliance issues. Green knows how to acquire ...