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April

CMU’s accreditation reaffirmed by Higher Learning Commission

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association reaffirmed Colorado Mesa University’s accreditation on March 24, completing the final stage of the university’s self-study process. The institution met 20 ...

Mavericks stampede the competition

On April 11, CMU’s rodeo team drove a herd of steers across campus and handed out free passes to the weekend’s Maverick Stampede Rodeo. The rodeo, held at the Mesa County Fairgrounds, featured bull riding, steer wrestling, ...

Spring into Dance (and music and art, too)

As the year draws to a close, CMU artists are showcasing some of their best work. Dance program presents Spring into DanceOn April 25 and 26, the dance program presents its annual spring concert, Spring into Dance, in Robinson Theatre. The show ...

Innovation talent on display at the Student Showcase

The Student Showcase returns to Colorado Mesa University’s main campus on May 2. The event, in its fifth year, enables undergraduate students to share their work with peers, faculty and the community. Ideally, participation will ...

CMU’s hidden gem: Monfort Family Human Performance Lab

Colorado Mesa University’s Monfort Family Human Performance Laboratory contains some of the most technologically advanced equipment west of the Rockies, and it’s all available to students and faculty and staff. Located in the ...

Fighting back against domestic violence

One in four women and one in seven men in the U.S. have been the victim of severe physical violence and/or stalking by an intimate partner, according to the Center for Disease Control, but domestic violence is preventable through education and ...

Exercise science students win student bowl, assist vets

Spring is off to an auspicious start for exercise science students at Colorado Mesa University. March 28–29, members of the Exercise Physiology Research Club (EPRC) won the student bowl at a Denver conference. March ...

Faculty awarded tenure and promotion

The following faculty members were granted tenure by the CMU Board of Trustees and promoted from assistant professor to associate professor by President Foster: James Ayers, ChemistryAyers has taught at Colorado Mesa University since 2007. He ...

Hundreds of cyclists expected for Maverick Classic

More than 200 cyclists will converge in Grand Junction April 18–20 for the third annualMaverick Classic, a four-event stage race that’s open to the public. The classic also servesas the Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cycling ...

Holocaust Awareness Series

CMU hosted the 11th annual Holocaust Awareness Series April 7–10. The interdisciplinary series investigates modern genocide and the Holocaust, with the goal of bringing the Grand Junction and CMU communities together to focus on issues ...

A Word from the President

After a pretty frigid December and January, things are finally starting to thaw out on campus. I hope everyone is off to a great start this semester. As usual, we’re very busy wrapping up construction projects — and planning ...

Mental Health Awareness Month

The Department of Health and Human Services recognizes May as Mental Health Awareness Month. Colorado Mesa University’s Diversity, Advocacy and Health Office is sponsoring mental health first aid training for faculty and staff during ...

Leaving a legacy new scholarship for children of alumni

A lot has changed at Colorado Mesa University over the years, but the university’s commitment to providing the highest quality education at a great value and to alumni persists. To that end, the institution has announced the CMU Legacy ...

Megan Glynn

Those who haven’t seen dance instructor Megan Glynn on campus yet are about to start seeing her everywhere. This year—her first at CMU—she choreographed Legally Blonde: The Musical, developed a fast-paced tap number ...

Financial Literacy Fair provides understanding of money

April is National Financial Literacy Month and CMU’s Financial Aid Office is spending the month highlighting the importance of establishing and maintaining good financial habits. At April 23’s Financial Literacy Fair in the ...

Medical Laboratory Technology program rocks their pride

April 20–26 is Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, an annual celebration of the more than 300,000 professionals and pathologists who play vital roles in health care by performing and interpreting more than laboratory tests. In honor ...

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