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Five fun and informative October events

Enjoy a night at the theatre, get to know your colleagues or learn more about identity, power and privilege.

By Lindsey Coulter

September 25, 2019

Banner for Two Gentleman of Verona performances hanging in King Center.A free night at the theatre

Enjoy Faculty and Staff Appreciation Night at the Theatre. Student thespians take the stage for William Shakespeare’s comedy “Two Gentlemen of Verona.” The event is free for faculty and staff members, and attendees can RSVP by contacting Megan Euler, production manager, at or 303-615-0393.

Oct. 2

7:30 p.m.

Eugenia Rawls Courtyard Theatre

Regular performances will run Oct. 3-5 and Oct. 10-13. Prices for regular performances are $11 per faculty/staff ticket. Valid IDs will be required at the box office.


Becoming Hispanic-Serving Institutions Lecture by Gina Garcia, Ph.D.

Gina Ann Garcia, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Administrative and Policy Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, will speak on equity and justice in higher education, with an emphasis on Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Latinx college students, and race and racism in higher education. The event is open to all faculty and staff members.

Oct. 3

9-10:30 a.m.

St. Cajetan’s Event Center

Contact Cynthia Baron, director of the Center for Multicultural Excellence and Inclusion, at for more information.


Science and Health Professions Faculty Mixer

The Center for Advanced STEM Education is hosting a Science Mixer for Health Professions and Science faculty, department chairs and deans. The goal is to facilitate and encourage broader understanding of various programs over includes lunch, icebreakers and a short presentation.

Oct. 4

Noon-1:30 p.m.

Science 1115

Years of Service invitation 2019, graphic of open envelope.RSVP

Please contact Linda Sivertson at or 303-615-0294 for more information.


Years of Service

Honor your friends and colleagues marking career milestones at the 2019 Years of Service Reception. The event recognizes the commitment and dedication of faculty and staff members and includes a light lunch.

Oct. 10

Noon-1:30 p.m.

St. Cajetan’s Event Center


Microaggressions Awareness Training

Metropolitan State University of Denver’s grassroots Microaggressions Awareness Campaign is building faculty and staff awareness about the impacts of identity, power and privilege — and highlighting the difference between intent and impact. The ultimate goal is to help participants improve their interactions with colleagues and students, ensuring that all Roadrunners feel welcome, valued and connected to our campus.

Oct. 16

2:30-4:40 p.m.

Administration Building, Room 360


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