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Campus recognized as bike friendly

October 22, 2014
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Campus recognized as bike friendly

The League of American Bicyclists recently recognized UCCS with a bronze-level Bicycle Friendly University award. About 100 universities from 37 states and the District of Columbia were recognized for their roles in promoting bicycles as alternative transportation means. In Colorado, UCCS, the University of Northern Colorado and University of Denver received bronze awards. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, received a…

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Annual Halloween blood drive set for Oct. 27-29

October 22, 2014
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Annual Halloween blood drive set for Oct. 27-29

Donating blood is a uniquely human activity that doesn’t take much time, helps other people, and performs a valuable community service, organizers of the annual October UCCS Blood Drive say. This year’s blood drive is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 27-29 in University Center 116 and will…

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UCCS arts earn awards

October 20, 2014
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The Pikes Peak Arts Council honored four UCCS-related productions and exhibitions during the organization’s 14th annual awards ceremony Oct. 15 at Library 21c.Those recognized were: Outstanding performance by an actor: Michael Lee for Silvio in “Servant of Two Masters,” THEATREWORKS. Outstanding performance by an actress: Sue Bachman for Linda Loman…

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50th Anniversary update: “Discovering Place – A UCCS Field Guide” now available

October 17, 2014
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Tom and Carole Huber did not set out to create a publication to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of UCCS. Instead, a project intended to celebrate and help preserve the treasures of campus and serve as the core of a course team-taught by the couple, grew into one of…

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Austin Bluffs lanes to be restricted

October 17, 2014
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Austin Bluffs Parkway traffic will be restricted Oct. 18 and 19 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. 18…

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Governor’s race comes to campus

October 16, 2014
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The first campus-based gubernatorial debate between incumbent John Hickenlooper and his challenger former, Rep. Bob Beauprez, drew more than 700 campus and community members to the Gallogly Events Center Oct. 15. UCCS joined with the Colorado Springs Gazette, Colorado Springs Independent, Colorado Springs Business Journal and KKTV to sponsor the…

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Campus updates dominate October forum

October 16, 2014
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Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak and a group of administration and faculty leaders provided broad-ranging and optimistic updates for campus this week. The Oct. 14 All-Campus Forum was titled “Students, Faculty and Staff: Enrollment, Facilities and the Dynamics of Change” and highlighted a number of changes. Shockley-Zalabak led the presentation with an announcement that the…

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Threatreworks stages slasher production in time for Halloween

October 16, 2014
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A hilarious and charming mash up of 1960s slasher and beach movies, Psycho Beach Party” by Charles Busch will be presented by THEATREWORKS Oct. 23-Nov. 9 in the Dusty Loo Bon Vivant Theater. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 4 p.m. on Sunday and 2 p.m. Saturday matinees.…

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City to host emergency training exercise on campus

October 16, 2014
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The Colorado Springs Office of Emergency Management will conduct an evacuation exercise within neighborhoods adjacent to UCCS on Oct. 18. The exercise will begin at approximately 8 a.m. in Lot 580 near the Four Diamonds Sports Complex on the northwest corner of campus and will focus on neighborhoods adjacent to the Heller…

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