It's been a big month for Metro State -- or Metro State University of Denver, according to the law signed by Governor John Hickenlooper yesterday. Not only does the school get a new name, but its theater department recently won accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Theatre. And not for just one of its programs, but all three: the BA in theater, the BFA in musical theater and the BFA in applied theater.
About time Metro gets some respect, says one grad.
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Doesn't surprise me. Metro State is the best institution in the State. The Students are hard workers. Usually Athletes, talented full-time Professionals, dedicated full-time students -- and in most cases, Young Mother and Fathers.
I owe a lot to the school. Got me out of New Jersey, unfavorable conditions, to offer me a second chance to run Track and be apart of something bigger. I wasn't the youngest person at the time either. If they come calling for a check, I'll ask, "How much?"
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