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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 the Family Development Center. Dotson joined UCCS in 2005 as…

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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 take place Dec. 15, 16 and 24 according to Debbie…

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Alumnus, technology executive to lead Dec. 19 UCCS commencement ceremony

December 11, 2014
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Alumnus, technology executive to lead Dec. 19 UCCS commencement ceremony

A 1974 UCCS graduate who became one of the early builders of Microsoft Corporation will deliver the fall UCCS commencement address during Dec. 19 ceremonies at the Broadmoor World Arena. Scott Oki, 66, of Seattle, will share his personal story as well as thoughts about entrepreneurship and risk taking with an estimated 600 students and their families during the 2…

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Site work begins for visual and performing arts building

December 11, 2014
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Site work begins for visual and performing arts building

Infrastructure preparations are underway at the site of a future home for the visual and performing arts at UCCS. On the Four Diamonds Sports Complex on the far western edge of campus, crews from Bryan Construction recently began preparing the area as the future home of a $60 million UCCS visual and performing arts venue, according to Gary Reynolds, assistant…

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Daniels Fund continues $1.25 million ethics grant

December 8, 2014
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Daniels Fund continues $1.25 million ethics grant

The board of directors for Denver-based Daniels Fund recently approved $11 million to continue the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative including a program at UCCS. In announcing its decision Dec. 8, the Daniels Fund said its board evaluated the success of the five-year pilot program at eight universities and opted to increase the number of participants and the number of students…

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Colorado Combined Campaign needs donors

December 4, 2014
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Colorado Combined Campaign needs donors

UCCS faculty and staff can help less fortunate community members and win a weekend luxury hotel stay. Faculty and staff have pledged $18,000 for the Colorado Combined Campaign but more is needed to meet a $20,000 goal, according to Iryse Naro, executive assistant, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance, and campaign co-chair. Donations can be made by payroll deduction,…

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December forum to touch on multiple topics

December 4, 2014
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December forum to touch on multiple topics

A Dec. 12 chancellor’s all-campus forum will touch on a new higher education funding formula, the Colorado Springs City for Champions project, 50th Anniversary planning and UCCS student leadership programs. The one-hour forum will begin at 10 a.m. in the University Center Theater. Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak will provide an update on House Bill 1319 to restructure Colorado higher education finance,…

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Reception to honor newest distinguished professor

December 3, 2014
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Reception to honor newest distinguished professor

Tom Wynn, distinguished professor, Department of Anthropology, will be honored during a 4 p.m. Dec. 10 reception in University Center 303. Wynn, a member of the faculty since 1977, was named a distinguished professor at the Nov. 20 CU Board of Regents meeting, one of six selected for the university’s highest honor for faculty this year. At that meeting, Wynn…

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Qualls to be honored

December 3, 2014
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Qualls to be honored

Sara Qualls, Kraemer Family Professor of Aging, Department of Psychology, will receive the Distinguished Pioneer in Aging Award Dec. 11 at the 35th Annual Meeting of the Colorado Gerontological Society at the Garden Plaza of Aurora. The award recognizes individuals who demonstrate originality and ingenuity in addressing the needs of Colorado seniors. Individuals who have made significant advances at the…

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Morgan publishes counseling article

December 3, 2014
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Morgan publishes counseling article

Leann Morgan, assistant professor, College of Education, recently published with two co-authors, “School Counselors’ Perceptions of Competency in Career Counseling.” The article was published in Volume 4, Issue 5 of The Professional Counselor.  

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