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The awards just keep on coming

President Jordan’s trophy case has gotten a littler heavier the last few months. See which awards he’s won.

By Dan Vaccaro

April 25, 2017

President Jordan’s trophy case has gotten a little heavier in the last few months. This week, the Colorado Statewide Parent Coalition is recognizing him with its Futuro Brillante award at the Dia de los Niños fundraising breakfast.

In February, Jordan was inducted into the MSU Denver Roadrunners Hall of Fame for his support of the University’s Athletics programs.

“Roadrunners Athletics and the institution as a whole are better because of Dr. Jordan's leadership,” said Director of Athletics Anthony Grant, Ph.D. “Our programs would not have ascended to national prominence if it were not for his passion and commitment to enhancing the academic and athletic experience for student-athletes here on this campus, as well as throughout the NCAA.”

Jordan was instrumental in the construction of the Regency Athletic Complex and in bringing the 2016 NCAA Division II Championships Festival to MSU Denver. On March 8, the festival was awarded a Denver & Colorado Tourism Hall of Fame 2016 Tourism Star from the Visit Denver Foundation.

Each year, the Visit Denver Foundation honors an individual, organization or attraction that has made a significant impact on Denver’s tourism industry.

Jordan was also honored by Mile High Early Learning on March 24 at its “Stone Soup – Gathering Community, Nourishing Children” event for his commitment to creating opportunities for Denver students.

“… Mile High Early Learning’s mission is to cultivate every child’s unique potential, and Dr. Jordan embodies this mission through his work as president of Metropolitan State University of Denver,” said MHEL President and CEO Pamela Harris, Ph.D. “By creating a ‘university of opportunity,’ Dr. Jordan has ensured that many first-generation college students and students of color have the opportunity to receive a quality education and to fulfill their dreams ....”

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