Kudos

Kudos, congratulations, and highlights of accomplishments of our faculty and staff. If you have ideas or tips, please send to thutton@uccs.edu.

Taylor named Employee of the Quarter

February 20, 2015
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Taylor named Employee of the Quarter

Nancy Taylor does not enjoy being at the center of attention. In fact, she thinks that is why she’s able to do her job supporting the UCCS Aging Center. But after recently being named Employee of the Quarter, Taylor, office manager and assistant to the director, UCCS Aging Center, may have to deal with a little extra attention. The six-year…

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Berning presents “Food as Fuel”

February 18, 2015
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Berning presents “Food as Fuel”

Jacqueline Berning, professor and chair, Department of Health Sciences, Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences, presented "Food as Fuel : Eating for Optimal Performance on the Field and in the Classroom" Feb. 19 and 20 at North Park University, Chicago.

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Blackburn publishes new novel

February 17, 2015
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Blackburn publishes new novel

Alexander Blackburn, professor emeritus, Department of English, recently published "The Voice of the Children in the Apple Tree," a story of love that blossoms in the dawn of the atomic age.

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Greenwood to discuss latest book

February 12, 2015
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Greenwood to discuss latest book

Daphne Greenwood, professor, Department of Economics, will lead a discussion based on the book she co-authored, "A Brighter Future: Improving the Standard of Living Now and for the Next Generation," at 9:45 a.m. Feb. 15 at First Congregational Church, 20 E. St. Vrain.

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Herrera work to be performed

February 5, 2015
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Herrera work to be performed

Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, Denver, will produce a staged reading of "Pearl of the Antilles" by Andrea Herrera, professor, Women's and Ethnic Studies Program, on July 11.

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Culver wins 100th game

January 22, 2015
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Culver wins 100th game

Jeff Culver, head men’s basketball coach, Athletic Department, won his 100th career game Dec. 13 when the Mountain Lions matched the longest winning streak in program history with a 94-53 victory against Regis University. The 41-point win was the largest margin of victory in a conference game in program history. UCCS is second in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and…

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UCCS professor cited as one of nation’s most influential

January 14, 2015
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UCCS professor cited as one of nation’s most influential

A UCCS faculty member is among the top 200 university-based scholars who shape public discussions of education. Marcus Winters, assistant professor, College of Education, was ranked 181 in the 2015 RHSU Edu Scholar Public Influence rankings. The list of qualifying scholars includes a qualitative component, though the actual scores are composed entirely of quantitative metrics. The metrics recognize university-based scholars…

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Sanderson selected for leadership development program

January 14, 2015
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Sanderson selected for leadership development program

Michael Sanderson, assistant director for research integrity, Office of Sponsored Programs and Research Integrity, was recently selected to participate in the National Council of Research Administrators LEAD Me Program.

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Medlin elected vice president

January 14, 2015
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Medlin elected vice president

Steve Medlin, director, Student Financial Services, was recently elected as vice president of the Professional Exempt Staff Association.

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Coolidge to Oxford

January 13, 2015
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Coolidge to Oxford

Fred Coolidge, professor, Department of Psychology, was recently selected to be a senior research visitor at Keble College, Oxford University, UK, March 3-27. As a senior research visitor, Coolidge will lead seminars on the neurological foundations of creativity and the evolutionary bases for grammar and syntax in language, provide a seminar on debates in human brain evolution and continue a…

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