Stories related to the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, celebrated in 2015

UCCS recognizes lifetime donors at dinner

December 21, 2015

Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak hosted an inaugural dinner for the members of the 1965 Main Hall Society, a newly created society to honor UCCS’ most generous lifetime donors Dec. 17.
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Photo Feature: Festival of Lights

December 5, 2015

More than 400 faculty, staff and students led the Colorado Springs Festival of Lights Parade Dec. 5. UCCS was selected to lead the parade as part of 50th anniversary celebrations. Parade leaders carried banners recognizing the victims of the Nov. 27 Planned Parenthood shootings. (More)

Paintings celebrate campus anniversary

November 12, 2015

Denver artist and UCCS alum Joe Ziegler recently turned plywood into artwork to commemorate the university’s 50th anniversary. Ziegler, Communication ’07, used pointillism – painting a single dot a time – to create three pieces (More)

Marchers sought for Festival of Lights Parade

November 11, 2015

Volunteers are needed to spread holiday cheer at the 31st annual Colorado Springs Festival of Lights Parade Dec. 5 in downtown Colorado Springs. Brad Bayer, executive director, Department of Student Life and Leadership, encouraged faculty, (More)

Save the date: Winter Wonderland set for Dec. 3

November 5, 2015

The end of the academic year and the winding down of UCCS 50th anniversary celebrations will be celebrated at a Dec. 3 cocktail reception featuring top state and local government officials and former UCCS Chancellor Neil Lane. (More)

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