$1 million Kaiser Permanente grant to stimulate health care jobs, education

March 2, 2010

As Colorado faces historic unemployment rates, a new partnership between Kaiser Permanente and four state colleges and universities will bring hundreds of new health care jobs to southern Colorado.

The $1 million program is unique because it supports careers in nursing and front line health care professionals such as lab/radiology technicians and medical assistants. (More)

Celebrate International Women’s Day

February 26, 2010

Poet, photographer and activist Margaret Randall will highlight International  Women’s Day festivities that begin at noon March 8 at the Lodge. At 1 p.m., Randall will present “To Change the World: My Years in Cuba.” (More)

In Memory: Beate Hunt

February 26, 2010

Beate Hunt, resident board manager, the Lodge, died Feb. 20 from cancer. She worked at the Lodge for 10 years. She is survived by her husband, Steve, a son, Tony, and a daughter, Jennifer, a UCCS student. Funeral services were Feb. 25 and were followed by a reception in the Upper Lodge. (More)

CU System introduces website for budget updates

February 26, 2010

The CU System has created a website that carries the latest CU budget updates as well as archives of past memos from President Bruce Benson and the history of state funding at CU. See it www.cu.edu/cubudgets.

Word

February 26, 2010

David Anderson, associate professor, Chemistry, added vocabulary skills to technical training this week when, in an e-mail to faculty about Blackboard training, he encouraged non-Blackboard users to delete his e-mail with “alacrity.” In the comments (More)

Moan

February 26, 2010

Taking inspiration from a sound that straddles pleasure and pain, Moan features art work in a variety of media by UCCS visual art faculty and students as a part of the City Dionysia Festival. An opening reception is 6-9 p.m. March 4. (More)

March forum scheduled

February 26, 2010

Brian Burnett, vice chancellor, Administration and Finance, will lead a campus forum beginning at 3 p.m. March 2 in the University Center Theater to update progress on initiatives created to assist campus finances. Chancellor Pam (More)

ISIS Update

February 26, 2010

More than 95,000 active student records will be converted this weekend to the new student information system called ISIS as UCCS continues to prepare for fall 2010 registration using new systems, according to Steve Ellis, (More)

UCCS in the news, Feb. 20 through 26

February 26, 2010

UCCS in the headlines from the fourth week of February, 2010. This week includes articles and stories from The Denver Post, Colorado Springs Business Journal, Boulder Daily Camera, KOAA, KRDO, and more. (More)

Who’s New in February

February 26, 2010

The Human Resources Office recently provided the names of three new faculty and staff members who joined the UCCS community in February. (More)

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