Kudos

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

Feliu-Moggi presents in Guatemala

April 17, 2014
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Fernando Feliu-Moggi, associate professor, Department of Languages and Cultures, presented  “Roberto Cabrera in Guatemalan Visual Arts” March 24 at Casa de Cervantes, the leading cultural center in Guatemala City, Guatemala. He explored the work of one of the leading figures in the development of contemporary art in Guatemala since the 1950s. He also participated in the 22nd International Congress of…

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Philosophy’s Sassower named President’s Teaching Scholar

April 17, 2014
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Raphael Sassower

A longtime UCCS faculty member is one of three CU faculty members named 2014 President’s Teaching Scholars. The CU system announced Raphael Sassower, professor, Department of Philosophy, Lisa Keränen, associate professor, Department of Communication, CU Denver, and Helen Norton, associate dean, School of Law, CU-Boulder, as President’s Teaching Scholars April 17. The title of President’s Teaching Scholar signifies CU’s highest…

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HealthCircle clinic director honored

April 11, 2014
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Jeff Spicher, director, UCCS HealthCircle Primary Care Clinic, received the Outstanding Faculty Practice Award from the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties April 5 in Denver. The Washington, D.C.-based NONPF honored Spicher as the top nursing faculty practice member in the nation. The award criteria included maintaining an active nurse practitioner practice, demonstrated creative teaching approaches, excellence in integrating practice…

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Professor named Pikes Peak Poet Laureate

April 11, 2014
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Janice Gould

Janice Gould, assistant professor, Department of Women’s and Ethnic Studies, was named the 2014-2016 Pikes Peak Poet Laureate April 10 by the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region. A public reception is scheduled for 2 p.m. April 27 in the Carnegie Room of Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade. As poet laureate, Gould will be an ambassador for poetry…

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Wienholtz earns Employee of Quarter honor

April 10, 2014
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Sabrina Wienholtz

While the Office of Student Life and Leadership is responsible for some of the largest events on campus, Sabrina Wienholtz is used to remaining behind the scenes. But after being named Employee of the Quarter, she may have to get used to the spotlight. Wienholtz, assistant director, Office of Student Life and Leadership, said she was shocked when she walked…

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Campus biophysicist receives CU New Inventor of the Year Award

April 10, 2014
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Janusz Hankiewicz

Janusz Hankiewicz, research associate, UCCS Center of the University of Colorado Biofrontiers Institute, will receive the UCCS New Inventor of the Year Award from the CU Office of Technology Transfer April 11 during Mountain Lion Research Day festivities. Hankiewicz’s research focuses on diagnostic medical imaging techniques such as magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography. Along…

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College of Business alumni director honored

April 10, 2014
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Jane Young, left, past chair of the College of Business Alumni Association, congratulates Samantha Bruner, right.

Samantha Bruner, alumni relations, College of Business, received the Leadership Pikes Peak 2014 Emerging Leader Award April 5. In the award, Bruner was cited for her work with the College of Business as well as with a business she operates, Colorado Springs Food Tours, and a Leadership Pikes Peak alumni advisory board. She is a 2006 UCCS College of Business…

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Reno completes NAFSA academy

April 3, 2014
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Sandra Reno

Sandra Reno, associate director for international programs, Office of International Affairs, recently completed the 2013 National Association of Foreign Student Advisers Academy for International Education. The year-long program is designed to help participants gain a thorough understanding of international education through a series of structured training events, personalized learning goals, professional networking opportunities, and support.

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Wehrman contributes to career counseling book

March 18, 2014
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Wehrman Career Counseling Book

Joe Wehrman, associate professor, College of Education, contributed to a chapter in a newly published book, “Career Counseling Across the Lifespan: Community, School and Higher Education.” Wehrman contributed to a chapter on career assessment electronic portfolios for professional counselors. The book is published by Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, N.C. For more information, visit http://www.infoagepub.com/products/Career-Counseling-Across-the-Lifespan

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Cucchiara publishes article

March 18, 2014
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Cucchiara publishes article

Stephen Cucchiara, assistant director of student activities, Office of Student Activities, published “Creating Your Programming Swag” in the November/December 2013 edition of the National Association for Campus Activities journal. See the article at http://issuu.com/naca/docs/novdec_2013_plus_web

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