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50th Anniversary celebrations officially get underway

January 23, 2015
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From now until next fall, a series of events are planned to celebrate the 50th Anniversary. Each month, colleges will highlight their activities and connections with the greater Colorado Springs community. A special website, http://www.uccs.edu/50th, will provide details of celebrations and events throughout the year.

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Culver wins 100th game

January 22, 2015
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Culver wins 100th game

Jeff Culver, head men’s basketball coach, Athletic Department, won his 100th career game Dec. 13 when the Mountain Lions matched the longest winning streak in program history with a 94-53 victory against Regis University. The 41-point win was the largest margin of victory in a conference game in program history.…

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University Club discontinued, replaced by University Partners group

January 22, 2015
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University Club discontinued, replaced by University Partners group

After 32 years, the UCCS University Club was discontinued following the fall 2014 semester. A new group called University Partners will take the reigns, connecting UCCS with the Colorado Springs community regarding important topics that affect the Pikes Peak Region community and the university.

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New policy allows smoking in designated areas only

January 22, 2015
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New policy allows smoking in designated areas only

A new campus-wide smoking policy designates specific areas where tobacco products, including new e-cigarettes, may be consumed.

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Spring semester starts snowy

January 21, 2015
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Spring semester starts snowy

Students, faculty and staff received a snowy welcome to the 2015 spring semester. – Photos and video by Jeffrey M Foster

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Campus to celebrate turning 50

January 16, 2015
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Faculty and staff gathered in 1990 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the founding of UCCS.

Several long-serving members of the UCCS community will be honored Jan. 22 as part of 50th anniversary celebrations. Festivities are scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. Jan. 22 on El Pomar Plaza with a photograph of faculty and staff that mimics one taken in 1990 as part of 25th anniversary…

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Budget update on tap for January forum

January 16, 2015
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Budget update on tap for January forum

The first chancellor’s all-campus forum of the spring semester will feature an update on the current fiscal year budget, projections for next year and an update on early actions of the Colorado General Assembly.

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Photo feature: UCCS routs Western State at Downtown Classic

January 15, 2015
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UCCS and Colorado Springs community members filled the City Auditorium to watch the UCCS men’s and women’s basketball teams rout Western State Colorado University at the Third Annual Downtown Classic Jan. 9.

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UCCS professor cited as one of nation’s most influential

January 14, 2015
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UCCS professor cited as one of nation’s most influential

A UCCS faculty member is among the top 200 university-based scholars who shape public discussions of education. Marcus Winters, assistant professor, College of Education, was ranked 181 in the 2015 RHSU Edu Scholar Public Influence rankings. The list of qualifying scholars includes a qualitative component, though the actual scores are…

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