Blog Archives

Fall chancellor’s forum schedule set

August 14, 2014
Posted by
Fall chancellor’s forum schedule set

The first Chancellor’s Office All-Campus Forum for the fall 2014 semester is scheduled for 2 p.m. Aug. 27 in the University Center Theater, Room 302. Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak will lead the forum and provide an overview of organizational changes at the campus. All faculty and staff are invited to attend the forum. A summary of the forum will follow in…

Read more »

Austin Bluffs widening to affect campus entrance

August 13, 2014
Posted by
Screen Shot 2014-08-13 at 4.46.23 PM

Faculty and staff are encouraged to use alternatives to the Meadow Lane campus entrance Aug. 14-16. Contractors working on the Austin Bluffs Parkway widening project will mill asphalt at the intersection on Aug. 14 and place new asphalt on Aug. 16, according to Gary Reynolds, assistant vice chancellor for administration. The intersection will remain open Aug. 14 and 15 but…

Read more »

Helicopter lands on campus

August 13, 2014
Posted by

A Memorial Hospital helicopter landed without incident just before 8 a.m. Aug. 13 in Parking Lot 224 near El Pomar Center. The flight crew was on campus to attend training. The helicopter is expected to be in place until early afternoon. Related article: Memorial Hospital helicopter to land on campus as part of training    

Read more »

22 join campus ranks

August 12, 2014
Posted by

Twenty-two faculty or staff members joined UCCS in July, according to the Office of Human Resources. Their names, titles and departments follow. Barbara Anderson, custodian, Physical Plant, July 1 Timothy Balagat, mechanical trades, Physical Plant, July 1 LaCedric DeLoach, custodian, Physical Plant, July 1 Jeffrey Dempsey, video producer, Media Services, July 15 Carrie Finkill, violence prevention educator, School of Public Affairs,…

Read more »

Arnold earns Alpha Lambda Delta award

August 12, 2014
Posted by
Carrie Arnold

Carrie Arnold, assistant director, Gateway Program Seminar and Honors Program, was recently named an outstanding adviser by the executive director of the Alpha Lambda Delta academic honor society for first year students. Arnold was cited for professionalism, commitment to students and academic excellence in her role as adviser to the UCCS chapter of the honor society. Last year, the chapter…

Read more »

Burnett honored at farewell fete

July 30, 2014
Posted by
IMG_9192

A legion of Colorado Springs and CU dignitaries joined the campus in a farewell to Brian Burnett, senior executive vice chancellor, Administration and Finance, July 23. Among the speakers at the event were CU Regent Kyle Hybl,  Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach,  Colorado Attorney General John Suthers in addition to UCCS Vice Chancellors Susan Szpyrka and Homer Wesley and Chancellor…

Read more »

In Memory: Mary C. “Carole” Schoffstall

July 30, 2014
Posted by
In Memory: Mary C. “Carole” Schoffstall

A reception following memorial services for Mary C. “ Carole” Schoffstall, dean emerita, Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences, is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Aug. 2 at University Hall. Memorial services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Shrine of Remembrance, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd. Born March 14, 1939, she died July 26 at her home following…

Read more »

New student mobile app to be unveiled

July 28, 2014
Posted by
UCCS 2Go

A forum to demonstrate the latest tool to help students access enrollment information is scheduled for 10 a.m. Aug. 6 in the University Center Theater. University Information Systems, UCCS Information Technology and the Office of the Registrar will demonstrate UCCS2Go, an application designed for Android and Apple devices. The application will allow students to access course schedules, grades, financial information…

Read more »

Qualls to receive CONA Award

July 25, 2014
Posted by
Qualls to receive CONA Award

Sara Qualls, Kramer Family Professor of Aging Studies, Department of Psychology, will receive the American Psychological Association’s Committee on Aging CONA Award Aug. 9. The award will be presented at the CONA Conversation Hour: Engaging Aging through Art at the Marriott Marquis Washington Hotel Supreme Court Room, Washington, D.C. The award for outstanding achievement is presented annually to recognize psychologists…

Read more »

University Development adds staff

July 25, 2014
Posted by
Susie Sargent

The UCCS Office of University Development recently added three staff members to assist private fundraising efforts for the campus. Jaime Garcia, executive director, University Development, announced the appointments of Tom Dewar, senior director; Ella Fahrlander, associate director; and Susie Sargent, program manager. Dewar will work with local, state and national private foundations to support UCCS fundraising initiatives. He brings more…

Read more »