Student Success Building

New AC to come for Student Success Building… in 2015

New AC to come for Student Success Building… in 2015

A fully functional cooling system in the Student Success Building enters its second year. As the MSU Denver Facilities Planning team seeks a system to keep temperatures comfortable, copy machines jam from humidity-crinkled paper, and HR complaints continue to flood in, citing respiratory concerns. Sean Nesbitt, director of facilities planning, recognizes that the SSB has […]

Hickenlooper signs ASSET at MSU Denver

History was made in Colorado April 29 when Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the ASSET bill into law. And he chose MSU Denver to do it. Hundreds of tuition-equity advocates filled the Student Success Building lobby and cheered for the Advancing Students for a Stronger Economy Tommorow bill, which will allow undocumented students to receive in-state […]

Student Success building at Metro holds official grand opening ceremony

Student Success building at Metro holds official grand opening ceremony

Denver- MSU Denver is rising currently is the slogan for all the changes for the school. With a new name, a new hotel hospitality learning center, and now the Student Success Building, that slogan says it perfectly. The Student Success building is a 145,000 square foot building on campus for classrooms and combines all the […]

From Denver digs to Student Success

[media-credit name=”Metropolitan Archives” align=”alignright” width=”375″][/media-credit] A woman walks toward St. Cajetan’s Church (now St. Cajetan’s Center) before most of the current campus buildings existed at Auraria. The photo was taken Feb. 16 1977. There was no Student Success Building when the school that would become Metropolitan State University of Denver (officially on July 1) was […]

Denver’s New University

Metro students graduating this spring will receive the first degrees donning the new name: Metropolitan State University of Denver. Gov. John Hicklenlooper and several supporters and sponsors of the name change bill made history April 18 in the Student Success Building by granting Metro the long-awaited title of university. The governor signed SB-148 amid a […]

Architects, not just “starchitects,” deserve respect

“… They know the price of everything, and the value of nothing.” -American author F. Scott Fitzgerald on Americans in Paris in the 1920s. Last weekend, the “Doors Open Denver” program offered visitors rare glimpses of 80 architectural sites that included many of Denver’s past architectural treasures normally hidden from public view. But, alongside that […]

Metropolitan State University of Denver a done deal

After a wait of more than four years, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed SB-148 into law just after 3 p.m. in the Student Success building today. With his signature, Metropolitan State University of Denver has been made a reality. Hundreds of students, faculty and alumni packed the lobby and lined the balconies and stairwells of […]

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