The CMU 20000 initiative to achieve a university enrollment of 15,000 student and a community of 5,000 supporters continues to gain momentum and supporters. During the month of September, a presentation on the initiative was presented to two Rotary Clubs and all subcommittees met.
The Visibility Committee, which distributed over 1000 “We are CMU” stickers in August to area businesses staffed an information booth on campus at the CMU Farmers Market on September 21st.
The Student Recruitment Committee on September 19th had a chance to observe firsthand the current communications prospective students receive and experience an on-campus orientation/tour. With an average of 15 student visits a day in the fall this committee’s work to help encourage campus visits and enrollment is needed now.
The Engagement Committee is continuing to encourage internships and other ways for businesses to engage with the students. They have also been active in elevating the initiative at events such as home football games.
In October businesses are reminded to get in the spirit of Mav Month by decorating business windows and customer waiting areas along with participating in the Homecoming parade.
Click here to download full version of the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce October 2017 Newsletter.