Outgrowing a Library: CMU Expands Tomlinson because of Expanding Enrollment

In the last eight years alone, Colorado Mesa University has nearly doubled its student enrollment. The high level of matriculation, while a good thing for the university and education in the state of Colorado, created strain on many spaces on campus, especially Tomlinson Library.

by Samantha Albert, the Oct. 31, 2016, 9:46 a.m.

Collaboration and a Hubcap

Imagine you are trapped in your car, overnight, in the midst of a forty degree below zero blizzard. Which item is most important for your survival: hubcaps, a knife, or beef jerky?

by Mari Tanabe, the Oct. 17, 2016, 11:44 a.m.

Moving from Talk to Action

As a 2016 Mandela Washington Fellow in the Department of State’s Young African Leaders Initiative, I am one among 1,000 Fellows accepted from a pool of more than 49,000 applicants. After six weeks of studies in leadership, entrepreneurship and business at Cambridge College in Massachusetts, I I have been lucky to be placed at El Pomar, a “Foundation for Colorado,” where I learned how conversation in the community can prepare leaders to take action.

by Emile Uwezowamungu, the Oct. 5, 2016, 12:18 p.m.

Southwest Fellows Reconnecting with Roots

Ginni Hill and Julia Lawton, the Fellows working with the Southwest Regional Council, have a stronger affiliation with their region than most El Pomar Fellows. From Cortez and Durango, respectively, the two share their gratitude and reflect on the unique opportunity to contribute in their home communities through El Pomar’s Regional Partnerships Program.

by Julia Lawton, the Sept. 29, 2016, 11:39 a.m.

"Invest today, or pay greater costs later"

Through gaining the input of educational experts and stakeholders in the region, Thayer Tutt and the Southwest Regional Council were able to identify early childhood education as a means to reduce future societal costs.

by Thayer Tutt, the Sept. 29, 2016, 11:19 a.m.

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