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

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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Ferguson named to D-38 Hall of Fame

December 1, 2014
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Ferguson named to D-38 Hall of Fame

Jeff Ferguson, professor, College of Business, was recently inducted into the Lewis-Palmer School District’s Hall of Fame. Ferguson was one of nine honored during Sept. 20 induction ceremonies. Ferguson served on the District 38 Board of Education from 1987 to 2003 and from 2009 to 2013 and was board president for 10 years.  He was twice awarded the McGuffey Award…

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Montez de Oca earns book award

November 18, 2014
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Montez de Oca earns book award

Jeffrey Montez de Oca, assistant professor, Department of Sociology, was recently awarded the 2014 North American Society for the Sociology of Sport Outstanding Book Award for “Discipline & Indulgence: College Football, Media and the American Way of Life During the Cold War.” The book was published in 2013 by the Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, N.J. The award was given…

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Galleries of Contemporary Art’s “Brilliant 2014” earns Best Of award

November 10, 2014
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Galleries of Contemporary Art’s “Brilliant 2014” earns Best Of award

The readers of the Colorado Springs Independent named UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art’s “Brilliant 2014” as one of the top fund raising events in the newspaper’s 2014 Best of Colorado Springs edition, published Oct. 22. In categories ranging from best bank to best place for a blind date, Independent readers stated their preferences for local businesses and activities. In the top fundraising events category,…

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Publishing venture links UCCS, Mexican university

November 6, 2014
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Publishing venture links UCCS, Mexican university

Fernando Feliu-Moggi, associate professor, Department of Languages and Cultures, and Edgar Cota Torres, associate professor, Department of Languages and Cultures, recently presented the first four volumes of a joint publishing venture between UCCS and the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (Mexico)  at the Sixth Annual Four Corners Conference Oct. 24 and 25 at UCCS. The collection, “Nuevas Fronteras/New Borders,” is…

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Lane Center receives healthcare innovation award

November 5, 2014
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Lane Center receives healthcare innovation award

  The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance awarded the UCCS Lane Center for Academic Health Sciences its Excellence in Healthcare Innovation Award at a Nov. 1 gala at The Broadmoor International Center. Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak accepted the award on behalf of the university. More than 20 UCCS representatives attended the gala. For a complete list of winners, visit http://www.coloradospringsbusinessalliance.com/gala/awards The…

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Keen named RMAC Coach of the Year

November 5, 2014
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Keen named RMAC Coach of the Year

Third-year UCCS Men’s Soccer coach Johnnie Keen was recently named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Coach of the Year. Keen is the first Mountain Lion to earn the RMAC Coach of the Year award since 2003 and is the third UCCS soccer coach to earn the honors. Keen joined the UCCS coaching staff in 2011 to rebuild the men’s soccer program. He…

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Loux wins fall photo contest

November 5, 2014
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Loux wins fall photo contest

Sandra Loux, program assistant, College of Business, won University Communications and Media Relation’s fall photo contest. The contest was conducted on the university’s Facebook page and asked faculty, staff, students and community members to submit photos from around campus and across the Pikes Peak Region. When asked about her photo submission, Loux said that she happened to be at the right…

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PGA honors Sutherland

November 4, 2014
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PGA honors Sutherland

Mollie Sutherland, director, PGA Golf Management Program, College of Business, will receive the Professional Golfers Association Horton Smith Award during a Nov. 7 awards gala at Colorado Golf Club, Parker. The Horton Smith Award is designed to give special recognition to an individual PGA professional for outstanding and continuing contributions to professional education. Horton Smith was a 37-year member of…

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