Personnel

Hiltner hired as assistant athletic director

August 30, 2012
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Hiltner hired as assistant athletic director

A Limon native and the former assistant commissioner of the Great Lakes Valley Conference is the new assistant athletic director for compliance for the UCCS Athletic Department. Erin Hiltner was hired this summer as assistant athletic director following a national search. Her appointment was announced by Steve Kirkham, director, Athletic Department. “It feels great to be coming back home to…

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Athletics hires information director

August 14, 2012
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Athletics hires information director

Jared Verner, previously sports information director at Western State Colorado University, Gunnison, will lead sports information efforts at UCCS. Verner’s appointment as assistant athletic director for sports information was announced Aug. 1 by Steve Kirkham, director, Department of Athletics. Verner was hired following a national search. “Jared brings a wealth of knowledge about our conference and NCAA Division II to…

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UCCS mourns instructor’s death

August 2, 2012
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UCCS mourns instructor’s death

On behalf of the UCCS campus community, UCCS Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak issued the following statement regarding the death of Brian Taylor, 28, of Fort Collins, an honorarium instructor in the UCCS Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. “I offer our most sincere and heart-felt condolences to Brian Taylor’s family members and friends. We are saddened by his loss.” Taylor died July…

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Who’s New: July new faculty and staff

August 1, 2012
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 Fifteen faculty or staff members joined UCCS in July. Their names, titles, departments and start dates follow. Matthew Cox, director, Enrollment Management, July 16. Sandra Kay Reno, associate director, International Affairs, July 23. James Kumm, assistant director, Student Recruitment, July 16. Jeroen Soeurt, campus solutions technical specialist, Student Success, July 25. Paul Jo D’Amico, academic advisor, Student Success, July 17.…

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Denman selected to lead social media

July 31, 2012
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Denman selected to lead social media

Following a national search, Philip Denman was selected as social media specialist, University Advancement. He began work July 1. As social media specialist, Denman will be responsible for creating content for UCCS pages on Facebook and Twitter, developing responses to inquiries posted on various social media sites, and providing training for UCCS faculty and staff members interested in creating university…

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Dallas Strawn receives Colbert Cushing Award

July 30, 2012
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Dallas Strawn receives Colbert Cushing Award

Dallas Strawn, senior instructor, College of Education, received the Colorado Association of Superintendents and Senior Administrators Colbert Cushing Award July 26. The award recognizes outstanding professional contributions to education on a national level, to the Colorado Association of Superintendents and Senior Administrators or Colorado Association of School Executives, or to a school district. Cushing was the first executive director of…

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Botts selected as executive assistant

July 27, 2012
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Veteran College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences staff member Sheryl Botts was named executive assistant in the Office of the Provost July 16. David Moon, interim provost, announced Botts’ selection from a pool of internal candidates. Botts joined UCCS in 2003 as an administrative assistant in the Office of the Dean for the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. She…

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Linhart fills dean of students position

July 10, 2012
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Veteran staff member Steve Linhart is returning to full-time duties working with students as part of a new organizational structure within the Division of Student Success and Enrollment Management. Homer Wesley, vice chancellor, Student Success and Enrollment Management, announced Linhart’s appointment as dean of students. A similar position, but with the title of executive director of judicial affairs and student…

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Who’s New: June new faculty and staff

July 9, 2012
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Eleven new faculty and staff members joined UCCS in June. Their names, titles, departments and start dates follow. Robert B. Gagnon, senior instructor, College of Education, June 11. Kathrin Spendier, research associate, Colorado Initiative in Molecular Biotechnology, June 4. Kotaro Shoji, research associate, Trauma Health, Hazard Center, June 1. Loraine Saffer, education outreach specialist, Office of the Chancellor, June 1.…

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In Memory: Joshua “Josh” Dyer

July 3, 2012
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Memorial services are scheduled for 10 a.m. July 5 at Mountain View Mortuary Chapel, 2350 Montebello Square Drive for Joshua Dyer, locksmith, Facilities Services. Dyer died June 29. A UCCS employee since 2011, Dyer was known for his attention to detail and passion for the safety and security of campus. He was the first full-time locksmith employed by the university.…

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