Personnel

Four join campus

May 2, 2013
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Four new staff members joined UCCS in April. Their names, titles, department and start dates follow. Robert Block, assistant dean, College of Engineering and Applied Science, April 15. Roberta Robbins, bookkeeper, Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance, April 8. James Wilson, custodian, Physical Plant, April 29. George Cornelius, custodian, Physical Plant, April 26.

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Open enrollment requires action by all

April 30, 2013
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Open enrollment requires action by all

Open Enrollment, the time when UCCS faculty and staff may make changes to benefits plans, begins at 8 a.m. May 6 and ends at 5 p.m. May 24. The 2013-14 OE is an active enrollment for all medical, dental and vision benefits-eligible employees. If faculty or staff members take no action, they will be automatically enrolled into current plan elections,…

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Hanenberg elected to board

April 30, 2013
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Hanenberg elected to board

Stephanie Hanenberg, director, Student Health Center, was recently elected to serve as a board member for the American College Health Association. Hanenberg will represent Region II which includes Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming, as well as Manitoba, Nunavut, and Saskatchewan, Canada. Since 1920, the American College Health Association has linked college…

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In Memory: Norman J. Bender

April 16, 2013
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In Memory: Norman J. Bender

A campus memorial is scheduled for 4 p.m. April 22 in University Center 124 for Norman Bender, professor emeritus, Department of History. Bender, 85, of Colorado Springs, a founding member of the Department of History, died Feb. 15 at age 85. Current and former members of the department including Bender’s longtime colleague Rick Wunderli, professor emeritus, Department of History, and…

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Wiggins named Employee of the Quarter

April 12, 2013
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Wiggins named Employee of the Quarter

Chris Wiggins is used to helping faculty, staff and students from behind the UCCS IT Help Desk. But Wiggins, manager, Computing Services, was thrown into the spotlight when he was named Employee of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2013. The four-year UCCS veteran said he was shocked when the announcement was made at a recent Information Technology Department…

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Regents approve 3.1 percent salary pool for faculty, exempt professionals

April 11, 2013
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The CU Board of Regents on Tuesday agreed that keeping employees happy and keeping them, period, are necessary for the university’s continued success. After hearing from campus leaders, the regents unanimously voted to approve a 3.1 percent meritorious salary pool for faculty and exempt professionals, as well as a state mandated increase of up to 3.6 percent for classified staff. “We are…

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Two join campus in March

April 4, 2013
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Two new staff members joined UCCS in March. Their  Their names, titles, department and start dates follow. Frederick Thomas, shipping and receiving supervisor, Bookstore, March 1. Samuel Hausman, police officer, Department of Public Safety, March 15.

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In Memory: Jim Tidwell

March 28, 2013
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In Memory: Jim Tidwell

Memorial services are scheduled for 4 p.m. April 4 at Bethel Lutheran Church, 4925 Farmingdale Drive, for Jim Tidwell, former associate director of the Office of Admissions and Records. He died March 24 at his Colorado Springs home following an extended battle with cancer. He was 64. In lieu of flowers, family members suggest plants in memory of Jim’s love…

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Wilkerson assists with campus legal matters

March 4, 2013
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Wilkerson assists with campus legal matters

Dan Wilkerson, former University of Colorado vice president, university counsel and secretary of the CU Board of Regents, will assist UCCS and the Office of University Counsel by handling campus legal issues on an interim basis. Wilkerson retired from CU in 2012 after a 23-year career with the university. Wilkerson joined CU’s legal office in 1989 and worked primarily at…

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Three join staff in February

March 4, 2013
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Three staff members joined UCCS in February. Their names, titles, department and start dates follow. Heidi Wardell, enrollment and student services specialist, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Department of Extended Studies, Feb. 18. Christine Elder, head women’s volleyball coach, Athletic Department, Feb. 1. Tiffany Yep, office assistant, Campus Life, Feb. 14.

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