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Photo Feature: CU Board of Regents sworn in at UCCS

January 24, 2013
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Photo Feature: CU Board of Regents sworn in at UCCS

For the first time in CU history, the newly elected members of the CU Board of Regents were sworn in at UCCS during a  Jan. 9 ceremony on El Pomar Plaza. The ceremony marked a rare instance of four regents taking the oath of office.  The last time four regents were elected at once was in 1978. Judge Gilbert A. Martinez, chief…

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New women’s volleyball coach hired

January 11, 2013
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New women’s volleyball coach hired

Chrissy Elder, currently head assistant women’s volleyball coach at the University of Central Missouri, is the new women’s volleyball coach at UCCS. The UCCS Athletic Department announced Elder’s hiring Jan. 10. Elder joined the UCM Jennies in 2007 and was promoted to head assistant coach in 2009. During the past four seasons, UCM compiled a 122-22 record and advanced to…

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Public Safety honors staff members

December 4, 2012
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Public Safety honors staff members

The Department of Public Safety honored several of its employees during a Dec. 5 lunch attended by department staff, UCCS administrators, and special guest Pete Carey, chief, Colorado Springs Police Department. Those receiving awards were: Russ Wilcox, Employee of the Year Award. Wilcox, transportation manager, Department of Public Safety, was recognized for consistently exceeding expectations in the areas of customer…

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Who’s New: November new staff

December 3, 2012
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Three new staff members joined UCCS in November. Their names, titles, departments and start dates follow. Stephen Cucchiara, assistant director of student activities, Department of Student Life and Leadership, Nov. 1. Bradley Johnson, design and construction project manager, Facilities Services, Nov. 12. Brynne Thompson, administrative assistant, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Nov. 12.

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Tuition benefit forms being accepted for spring

November 30, 2012
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Tuition benefit forms are now being accepted for the spring 2013 term. All eligible employees may use up to nine credits per academic year (fall through summer) on a space-available basis at any CU campus. If the employee chooses not to use the credits personally, the employee may transfer the credits to an eligible dependent (spouse, same gender domestic partner,…

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Hoffman retirement event planned

November 29, 2012
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Mark Hoffman

A retirement celebration for Mark Hoffman, associate director, Office of Student Financial Aid, Student Employment & Scholarships is scheduled for 4 p.m. Dec. 13 in University Center 303. Hoffman is retiring after 25 years of service to the university. Guests are asked to RSVP here by Dec, 7.

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In Memory: Judith Price

November 26, 2012
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A celebration of life is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Dec. 6 in Cragmor Hall Room 008, the Boettcher Orientation Room, for campus educator Judith Price, senior instructor, Department of History. Price, 68, died Nov. 13 following an extended illness. She began her UCCS career in 1987 as a teaching assistant while a graduate student and became an instructor in spring…

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MyCU becomes MyUCCS

November 15, 2012
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CU obsoleted the older information portal for employees this week, officially replacing “myCU” with “myUCCS.” The new portal provides faculty, staff and students with one location to access important information. For staff, the CU Resources tab connects to myriad of services and information including leave balances, payroll advices, training modules and information from the CU Connections newsletter. The portal also…

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Cucchiara named assistant director

November 15, 2012
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Cucchiara named assistant director

Stephen Cucchiara, coordinator for student activities and organizations at Western Oregon University, is the new assistant director of student activities in the Department of Student Life and Leadership. Since July 2010, Cucchiara collaborated with key departments at Western Oregon to produce special events such as homecoming, summer concerts and family weekend in addition to advising campus fraternities and sororities and…

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Who’s New: October new staff

November 8, 2012
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Thirteen new staff members joined UCCS in October. Their names, title, department and start dates follow. Julia Neville, sexual harassment and discrimination officers, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance, Oct. 1. Charles Cummings, construction project manager, Facilities Services, Oct. 31. Wangyun Chao, international student specialist, Office International Affairs, Oct. 29. Nicholas Martinez, accountant, Bookstore, Oct. 17. Benjamin…

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