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Events roundup

Analyze enrollment trends, dance to the rhythm of diversity, delve into history and more.

By Josie Lavender

April 14, 2021

Enrollment Command Center data-series presentation: Colorado higher-education enrollment trends


1:30-2:30 p.m.

Join via MS Teams

Join the Enrollment Command Center team for the final ECC data-series presentation of the semester to examine key points from the Office of Enrollment Management’s analysis of Colorado higher-education enrollment.


DJ Kuttin KandiMusic, race and social justice virtual visiting-artist series


4 p.m.

This yearlong series, hosted by the Metropolitan State University of Denver Department of Music with support from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, highlights the work of musicians, performers who are BIPOC and scholars. Next on the calendar is a performance and discussion with legendary DJ Kuttin Kandi, honorary Ph.D. In addition to her music, Kandi will share her insight as a social-justice leader and intersectional inspiration with moderator Michael Benitez, Ph.D., vice president for Diversity and Inclusion. Stay tuned with this series lineup.


MSU Denver Advocacy Forum on Hispanic/Latina/o/x Local and National Priorities


Noon-1 p.m.

In collaboration with the MSU Denver Champions Program, this inaugural event will highlight what it means for MSU Denver to be a Hispanic-Serving Institution as well as the HSI committee’s advocacy efforts from the 26th Annual Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities’ Capitol Forum on Hispanic Higher Education.

Free virtual program.

Spanish translation provided by Community Language Cooperative.

Register today.


President’s Cabinet

April 21

10 a.m.

Please visit to participate.

Stay tuned for agenda details.


Executive update: New Office of Education Solutions

April 22

1 p.m.

Register and submit a question for the Q&A session.

Roadrunners and community members are invited to attend an executive update with President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., and School of Education Dean Elizabeth Hinde, Ph.D., to learn more about the Office of Education Solutions and how MSU Denver can help make an impact in the broader world of education.

Learn more about the event.


Denver Project for Humanistic Inquiry keynote speaker

April 22

7 p.m.

In 1992, Arch Getty, Ph.D., was the first Western scholar to use secret KGB archives to publish exact data on the number of Stalin’s victims. Since then, he has taught and published his works all over the world. MSU Denver’s History Department is co-sponsoring an event with D-phi, MSU Denver’s center for public humanities, to present Roadrunners with a keynote speech from Professor Getty over a virtual livestream. Mark your calendar to hear about Getty’s historical insights.


Undergraduate Research conference and Student Impact and Innovation showcase

April 23

This year, the Undergraduate Research conference: A Symposium of Scholarly Works and Creative Projects and the Student Impact and Innovation showcase will be held jointly online. Ronald Rael, professor of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, will present a keynote address, and oral sessions will be in webinar format with the opportunity for attendees to interact with speakers using the chat function. Additional opportunities will be provided for on-camera interactions with fellow attendees and poster presenters throughout the day. Register for the virtual conference soon and join the celebration of over 100 presentations showcasing student achievement and highlighting the diversity of opportunities for experiential learning at MSU Denver.

Welcome Remarks and Conference Session 1

9 a.m.

Conference Session 2

10:45 a.m.

Keynote address: Ronald Rael: Rasquachando

12:45 p.m.

Conference Session 3

2:15 p.m.

Conference Session 4

3:30 p.m.


Save the date

President Davidson will facilitate the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce State of Women in Business: Avoiding the Shecession, Getting Women Back to Work event, co-sponsored by MSU Denver.

May 19

4:30-6:30 p.m.

Learn more and register to attend.

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