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Basketball teams to challenge Western State in Downtown Classic

December 18, 2014
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Basketball teams to challenge Western State in Downtown Classic

The UCCS basketball teams will return to the historic Colorado Springs City Auditorium for the Third Annual Downtown Classic Jan. 9, 2015. Both UCCS men’s and women’s basketball teams will face Western State Colorado University in a Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference doubleheader. The women’s game will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the men’s game to follow at 7:30 p.m. Advance…

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In Memory: Robert Dotson

December 16, 2014
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In Memory: Robert Dotson

Update: A campus memorial service is scheduled for 6 p.m. Dec. 18 at the Family Development Center. Memorial services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Dec. 15 at Rocky Mountain Calvary, 4285 North Academy, for Robert Dotson, 36, a staff member in the Department of Dining and Food Services assigned to…

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Faculty and staff encouraged to share memories as part of 50th celebration

December 12, 2014
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UCCS faculty and staff can help launch the 50th Anniversary of the campus by sharing old photographs or completing the sentence “We are …” At the Dec. 12 chancellor’s all-campus forum, Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak encouraged faculty and staff to participate in 50th festivities by scavenging their minds, desk drawers and…

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Developing ethical world-changing leaders goal of new UCCS program

December 12, 2014
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Developing ethical world-changing leaders goal of new UCCS program

Bringing executive-level leadership education to undergraduates is the goal of a new UCCS program. Garrett Gatlin, interim director, Chancellor’s Leadership Class, outlined a plan called UCCSlead during the Dec. 12 campus forum. The plan expands UCCS student leadership efforts beyond the scholarship program-based Chancellor’s Leadership Class to reach students of…

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Comcast to carry men’s basketball game

December 12, 2014
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Comcast to carry men’s basketball game

Fans who are not able to make it to the Gallogly Events Center for Friday night’s men’s basketball game against Metropolitan State University can watch it live on Comcast Channel 105. Brian Roth, the color analyst for Colorado State football and men’s basketball radio broadcasts, will provide play-by-play action. Marty…

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Main Hall offices to move

December 11, 2014
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Main Hall offices to move

More than a dozen offices within Main Hall will move in the next few weeks. In December, the Office of Sponsored Programs and Graduate School moved from Main Hall to the Academic Office Building. As a result, several offices within Main Hall will be shifted. Most of the moves will…

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Emergency management updates weather notifications

December 11, 2014
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Emergency management updates weather notifications

Despite an unseasonably warm December, the Department of Public Safety recently provided guidance about the status of campus during periods of bad weather. Generally, according to Brian McPike,  chief of police, Department of Public Safety, faculty, staff and students should presume campus is open and operating as normal. The decision to…

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Photo features: Holiday Service Project brings good cheer to campus community

December 11, 2014
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Photo features: Holiday Service Project brings good cheer to campus community

Thirty-one UCCS-related families will have food on the table and gifts to unwrap this holiday season, thanks to the UCCS Holiday Service Project. According to Mary Lile, co-chair, Holiday Service Project committee, and accountant, Resource Management DivisionThe annual service project collects donations to be distributed to families in need within the UCCS…

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Photo feature: Pause for Paws

December 11, 2014
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Photo feature: Pause for Paws

Hundreds of students stopped by to pet and cuddle pups during Pause for Paws Dec. 10 and 11 at the Kraemer Family Library. Dogs from K9 to 5 National Therapy Dog Registry helped lower stress levels and increase the sense of well-being for students as they prepare for finals. — Photos by…

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