Amanda Schwengel and Josh Geurink

November 10, 2022

University News

PHOTOS: The Auraria Campus celebrates Veterans Day

Institutions joined forces to host a Veterans Day celebration in the Tivoli Turnhalle.

Amanda Schwengel and Josh Geurink

November 10, 2022

Metropolitan State University of Denver, Community College of Denver and University of Colorado Denver celebrated Veterans Day with a ceremony honoring men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces. Retired U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Michael Dumont provided the keynote address, and the U.S. Air Force Academy band Stellar Brass performed. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1 showcased art from the Veterans Arts Council, and lunch was served to the community.

The three Auraria Campus institutions celebrated Veterans Day in the Tivoli Turnhalle with a ceremony honoring men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces. Photo by Amanda Schwengel
The Mile Hi Veterans' color guard, from left to right Jake Fernandez, Frank Davila, Joe Davalos, Anthony Mancinas, and Al Muniz, performed at the ceremony. Photo by Amanda Schwengel
The Auraria Campus community attended the Veterans Day celebration. Photo by Josh Geurink
The U.S. Air Force Academy band Stellar Brass performed during the ceremony. Photo by Amanda Schwengel
MSU Denver President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., compliments the U.S. Air Force Academy band Stellar Brass. Photo by Amanda Schwengel
Joe Davalos, a Mile Hi Veterans color guard, performed at the ceremony. Photo by Amanda Schwengel
Retired U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Michael Dumont gave the keynote address. Photo by Amanda Schwengel
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1 showcased art from the Veterans Arts Council. Photo by Josh Geurink
MSU Denver's mascot Rowdy showed his support at the event. Photo by Amanda Schwengel
American flags placed on the Tivoli Quad represented military veterans attending MSU Denver, CU Denver and CCD. Photo by Amanda Schwengel
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