Personnel

UCCS names new Colorado Springs Small Business Development Center director

May 16, 2012
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UCCS names new Colorado Springs Small Business Development Center director

Aikta Marcoulier, former director of partnership marketing, Professional Bull Riders, will serve as the new director of the Colorado Springs Small Business Development Center. Venkat Reddy, dean, College of Business, announced Marcoulier’s selection May 15 after reviewing more than 100 applicants during a six-month search. Since 2004, Marcoulier worked in marketing positions for Professional Bull Riders, Inc., Pueblo, most recently…

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Moon to be interim provost

May 9, 2012
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David Moon, senior associate vice chancellor, Academic Affairs, will serve as interim provost following the July 1 retirement of Provost Peg Bacon. Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak restated Moon’s interim appointment following a report from a search committee charged with selecting a permanent provost. Search committee chairs Terry Schwartz, associate dean, School of Public Affairs, and Charles Sweet, executive director, Strategic Initiatives,…

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In Memory: John Steven Taylor

May 9, 2012
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John Steven Taylor, husband of Mary Snyder, dean, College of Education, died May 8 following a long battle with cancer. His obituary, as prepared by family members, follows. John Steven Taylor John Steven (Steve) Taylor, 62, died May 8, 2012 following a long battle with cancer. Steve was born in Norman, Oklahoma on November 26, 1949 to Charles and Isabel…

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Who’s New: April new staff

May 1, 2012
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Seven new staff members joined UCCS in April. Their names, titles, departments and start dates follow. Taryn Bailey, graduate student recruitment and retention, Graduate School, April 1 Aida Campos-Ordonez, financial administrator, College of Business, April 23 Kara Carragher, administrative assistant, Student Success Center, April 16 Stephannie Finley, executive director, University Advancement, April 9 Pamela Howard, custodian, Physical Plant, April 1…

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Photo feature: Peg Bacon retirement festivities

April 27, 2012
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Provost Peg Bacon was lauded for her 34 years of service to the university during a retirement celebration Thursday afternoon at the Kraemer Family Library. Speakers focused on Bacon’s sense of humor, leadership, commitment to students, education values, and constant use of inspirational quotes. – Photos by Jeff Foster, University Advancement

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In Memory: Joan Fairchild

April 12, 2012
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In Memory: Joan Fairchild

Memorial services are pending for Joan Fairchild, professor emeritus, College of Education. Dr. Fairchild, age 80, died April 6, 2012 at her home in Palmer Lake following a long illness with family members Lee and Dolly Fairchild by her side. Memorial services will be held at Dr. Fairchild’s Palmer Lake residence, amidst her beloved rose garden, in late May or…

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Finley joins University Advancement staff

April 5, 2012
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Finley joins University Advancement staff

Stephannie Finley, Monument, was recently named executive director of university advocacy and partnerships within the University Advancement Division. Finley previously served as president of Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs and Policy Division and executive director of the Center for Regional Advancement. Earlier in her career, Finley held several positions within state government, including chief of staff for…

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Who’s New: March new staff

April 2, 2012
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Five new staff members joined UCCS in March. Their names, titles, and start dates follow Jill Summers, academic advisor, Student Success, March 26. Donald Lanie, custodian, University Center, March 12. Mark Finklein, custodian, University Center, March 1. Michael Chase, custodian, University Center, March 1. Branden Williams, financial aid counselor, Office of Student Financial Aid and Student Employment, March 12.  

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In Memory: Ed Kelbel

April 2, 2012
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In Memory: Ed Kelbel

Funeral visitation services are scheduled for 7 p.m. April 2 at the parish center of St. Paul Catholic Church, 9 El Pomar Road, Colorado Springs, for Ed Kelbel, director, Professional Golf Management Program. A funeral mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. April 3 at the church. Kelbel, 52, died unexpectedly March 28 at a local hospital. He is survived by…

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UCCS to replace men’s basketball coach

March 23, 2012
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Russ Caton, head coach, Men’s Basketball, will be replaced. Steve Kirkham, director, Athletics, announced that Caton, coach of the Mountain Lions Men’s Basketball team since 2006, left his position March 16 at the conclusion of the season. Kirkham called the departure a mutual agreement. Kirkham hopes to announce a new head men’s basketball coach in April.

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