mission is to effect change by preparing students to successfully pursue their
students acquire the skills they need to excel in an academically rigorous,
experiential learning environment energized by creative exchange, real-‐world experience and diversity of
envision a world made smaller, and more fully human, by the artist’s interpretation
of the human experience. Our students come to us with passion for artistic
expression. Our goal is to send them out into the world confident of purpose,
ready to succeed.
Diversity Statement & Strategic Priority
The College of Arts & Media encourages open engagement and discussion in a safe and nuturing environment and strives to maintain an environment of transparancy and support of the overall student experiences within the college. In addition, the college makes concerted efforts to develop systematic support for faculty, staff and students from underrepresented backgrounds.
Academic and artistic
rigor, creativity and innovation are bedrock principles of the College of Arts &
Media community and the cornerstone of how we define excellence. As champions
of creative excellence in art making and artistic expression we support
risk-taking, intellectual freedom and social responsibility.
We believe in a culture of
shared discovery. Our students learn by doing, and as emerging peers, are important
contributors to the knowledge exchange. We value rigorous investigation,
critical thinking, diversity, collaboration and invention.
We are committed to
learning both inside and outside the classroom. The accessibility, diversity
and cultural energy of Denver make the College of Arts & Media a better
place to teach, work and learn. We strive to offer reciprocal experiences to
the citizens of this great city and pay it forward by extending our reach and impact
in the global community.