Nelson wins 2011 Nightingale Luminary Award

May 18, 2011

Jenenne Nelson, dean, Graduate School and professor, Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences was recognized as a 2011 Nightingale Luminary Award winner. Nelson was recognized for her excellence in nursing professional engagement and citizenship (More)

UCCS to celebrate Cuban diasporic artists

May 17, 2011

“Cuba Transnational,” a project conceived and coordinated by Andrea Herrera, professor, Department of Women’s and Ethnic Studies, will highlight creativity in the Cuban diaspora.

The first series of events are five art exhibitions including a photography installation at Kraemer Family Library and four public multimedia art exhibits opening May 28 at Pueblo’s Sangre de Cristo Arts Center. (More)

Snyder to be College of Education dean

May 12, 2011

The dean of the University of Alaska Anchorage College of Education will become dean of the UCCS College of Education for the 2011-12 academic year, university officials announced May 13. Mary L. Snyder, currently dean (More)

Science & Engineering now Osborne Center

May 12, 2011

The largest building at UCCS was renamed Thursday morning in honor of its largest donors, Ed and Mary Osborne of Colorado Springs.

During a 10:30 a.m. outdoor ceremony, the Science & Engineering Building was renamed the Osborne Center for Science and Engineering. The ceremony featured comments by CU President Bruce Benson, UCCS Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak and both Osbornes. (More)

LAS dean search committee named

May 12, 2011

A 15-member committee will be charged next week with seeking a new dean for the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.

Peg Bacon, provost, announced the committee members. The committee will meet May 17 to begin the process of selecting a replacement for Tom Christensen, dean, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences since 2005. Christensen announced in March his plan to return to teaching and research as a professor in the Department of Physics and Energy Science. (More)

Campus P.O. Box closes this summer

May 12, 2011

As of July 1, P.O. Box 7150 will no longer be used as a mailing address for UCCS. The change is more than two years in the making. Larry Lawrence, administrative assistant, Mail and Shipping, described plans for more efficient mail service in the Jan. 30, 2009 issue of Communique. He announced that the UCCS street address, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO, 80918, would be the single campus address. (More)

UCCS in the news, early May

May 12, 2011

UCCS in the headlines in the first half of May. Includes articles and stories from the Colorado Springs Independent, New York Times, La Junta Tribune, KKTV, and more. The Colorado Springs Independent wrote about alternative (More)

Soifer service recognized

May 12, 2011

Alex Soifer, professor, Interdepartmental Studies, received the Colorado Mathematical Olympiad Service Excellence Award from Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak April 29 in recognition of 28 years of outstanding service to the university and the region. The award (More)

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