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Campus to offer safe trick-or-treat options

October 28, 2014
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Campus to offer safe trick-or-treat options

Two campus departments will combine efforts to create a safe, fun Halloween holiday for faculty, staff, students and their young children. From 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 30, the Office of Residence Life and Housing will sponsor safe trick-or-treating in the student residences on the west side of campus. Those interested in participating should begin at Monarch Hall. A…

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Student affairs staff to present at veterans conference

October 28, 2014
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Student affairs staff to present at veterans conference

Brad Bayer, executive director, Department of Student Life and Leadership, and Phil Morris, program director, Office of Veteran and Military Student Affairs, will present “Building Supportive Student Veteran Communities on College and University Campuses: Innovative and Effective Strategies that Work” at the Exploring the Value of Veterans Symposium Oct. 30-31…

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Education faculty publish

October 28, 2014
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Education faculty publish

Dick Carpenter, professor, College of Education, and Grant Clayton, assistant professor, College of Education, recently published “Measuring the relationship between self-efficacy and math performance among first-generation college-bound middle school students,” in Middle Grades Research Journal.

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UCCS unveils new emergency communication system

October 28, 2014
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UCCS unveils new emergency communication system

UCCS is launching a new emergency notification system known as UCCS Alerts, and will conduct a campus-wide test of the system at 12:05 p.m. Oct. 29. UCCS Alerts is designed to provide information about campus emergencies, closures, and other incidents that may affect the safety of the campus community. The new…

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Photo feature: Fall at UCCS

October 24, 2014
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Photo feature: Fall at UCCS

Thanks to above-average temperatures, fall in the Pikes Peak region has produced sunshine, blue skies and colorful leaves. University Communications and Media Relation’s Jeff Foster and Philip Denman captured the scenery across campus and are hosting a fall photo contest on the university’s Facebook page. “This is a great way for faculty, staff and…

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Jacobs named Employee of the Quarter

October 24, 2014
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Jacobs named Employee of the Quarter

Whether it’s training library staff, coordinating course reserve services, maintaining the library’s lighting system or locking the doors at 3 a.m. during finals week, Kevin Jacobs is accustomed to working behind the scenes. But after recently being named Employee of the Quarter, Jacobs, library technician, Kraemer Family Library, may have…

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ROTC finishes first in regional Ranger Challenge

October 23, 2014
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ROTC finishes first in regional Ranger Challenge

The UCCS Army Officers’ Training Corps program took first place during the regional ROTC Ranger Challenge. The grueling three-day event took place Oct. 17-19 at the Jack’s Valley Training Area on the U.S. Air Force Academy. In total, 16 teams from four states participated in challenges that included a hand grenade…

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Health Fair offers learning opportunity

October 23, 2014
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Health Fair offers learning opportunity

The 2014 UCCS Health Fair, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at Berger Hall, has many of the benefits of visiting a primary care provider with a couple of notable exceptions, according to Stephanie Hanenberg, director, Student Health Center. “There are no appointments, no co-pays, and no…

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Austin Bluffs lanes to be restricted during weekend

October 23, 2014
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Austin Bluffs Parkway traffic will be restricted Oct. 25 and 26 as crews continue to make progress on the Pikes Peak Regional Transportation Authority-directed widening project. According to Lawrence Construction, the contractor for the Austin Bluffs widening project, lanes will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 25…

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