Six faculty members receive Compass Curriculum Course Development Grant

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The UCCS Compass Curriculum program awarded six stipend awards to faculty members to address specific student needs within their colleges. Each person will be awarded the $1,000 stipend after the course is approved by Compass Curriculum.

The grants were presented to:

  • Yongjei Lee, criminal justice, School of Public Affairs: CJ 3170 – Crime Prevention and Analysis. To be developed as an inclusiveness and sustainability course.
  • Leslie Tekamp, electrical and computer engineering, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences: ECE 1001 – Introduction to Robotics. To be developed as writing intensive and inclusiveness.
  • Suzanne Cook, languages and cultures, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences: FR 3070 – Sustainable Development in the Francophone World. To be developed as a writing intensive course.
  • Maura Rainey, languages and cultures, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences: SPAN 3010 – Advanced Composition and Conversation. To be developed as a writing intensive course.
  • Maria Gona, languages and cultures, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences: SPAN 3000 – Spanish Grammar and Composition. To be developed as a writing intensive course.
  • Anna Kosloski, criminal justice, School of Public Affairs: CJ 4030 – Human trafficking. To be developed as an inclusiveness and sustainability course.

The Compass Curriculum general education program provides students with the tools for professional and personal success after graduation. The skills of critical thinking, oral and written communication, ethics, innovation, problem-solving, understanding inclusiveness and sustainability were developed based on employer feedback and research.

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