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MPA Student Association


The mission of the University of Colorado Denver's MPA Student Association (MPASA) is to create opportunities for MPA students to engage with one another to share knowledge, experiences, and insight. We seek to establis​h a community of students who support each other in their pursuit of academic and personal development. 

MPASA meetings are held monthly during the fall and spring semesters, and are open to all current MPA students

The follow is the meeting schedule for the Spring 2017 semester:

  • January Meeting | Tuesday, January 31, 2017 | 6:00 p.m. | LSC, 5th floor, Overman Library
  • February Meeting | Monday, February 27, 2017 | 6:30 p.m. | AHEC Administration (Auraria Police) 1201 5th Street, Suite 270 | Denver, CO 80204
  • March
  • April
  • May
Meetings are held in the Lawrence Street Center (1380 Lawrence Street, Denver) in Room 450, unless otherwise posted. If you are unable to attend the meeting in person, Zoom web and phone conference options will be available. 
Please email for more information. All MPASA meeting minutes and agendas are available online on the MPASA's OrgSync website

MPASA events are held throughout the year for socialization, community service and professional development. ​The following are events scheduled for the Fall 2016 semester:
  • Welcome BBQ | Sunday, August 28, 2016 | 1:00 pm | Sloan's Lake Park
  • Book Exchange | Join our Facebook to access the Google Drive Document
  • Debate Watch Party and Happy Hour | Wednesday, October 19, 2016 | 6:00 p.m. | Irish Snug
  • Capstone Secrets Exposed! | Wednesday, November 16, 2016 | 6:00 p.m. | LSC, Terrace Room
  • Gobbler Challenge | September 12 - November 11 Food Drive for the CU Denver Food Pantry | Boxes in SPA, LSC 5th Floor
  • End of Semester Celebration with SPA PhD Student Association (SPAPSA) | Wednesday, December 14, 2016 | Tivoli Brewery | 5:00 p.m. | Food provided by Student Associations


The Following are events scheduledfor the Spring 2017 semester:

  • Book Exchange | Join our Facebook to access the Google Drive Document
  • Food Bank of the Rockies Volunteer Activity with SPAPSA | Saturday, March 11, 2017 | 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. | Open to families, faculty, and staff 
  • Practitioner Panel with SPAPSA | TBD
  • Professional Headshot Event | TBD
  • Spring Happy Hour | TBD 
  • End of Year Celebration | TBD | Food provided by MPASA

The positions on the executive board are elected each academic year by all current MPA Student Association members. The officers for the 2016/2017 academic year are as follows:
Elections for the 2017/2018 academic year will be held on the May regular meeting. Please email with any questions, comments, or suggestions. 

  • Join us on OrgSync to access minute meetings, agendas, and other group documents
  • ​​Find us on Facebook
  • Join our LinkedIn group for current students and alum


​​ | Physical Address: 1380 Lawrence St., Ste. 500  Denver, CO  80204 | Mailing Address: University of Colorado Denver, SPA, Campus Box 142, P.O. Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217-3364 | ph: 303.315.2228 | fax: 303.315.2229 | SPA Website Feedback

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