Kudos

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

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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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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