A UCCS tradition, the so-called “wrap around Monday” finals schedule, ended with the start of the spring semester. Provost Peg Bacon announced Jan. 5 that finals will begin Monday May 10 and end Saturday May (More)
Linhart to rejoin Public Safety Steve Linhart, executive director of student support and judicial affairs, Office of the Dean of Students, will be reassigned to the Department of Public Safety effective Feb. 1. Jim Spice, (More)
Tom Pyszczynski, distinguished professor, Psychology, will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Society for Self and Identity. The award is presented to a researcher who has made a sustained contribution to the understanding (More)
The Project Excel Centers for Excellence annual report for Academic Year 2008-2009 offers statistical evidence that students who make use of the centers are more successful than those who don’t. Importantly, the report shows that (More)
An academic conference populated by Hell’s Angels might provoke an unusual image, but that’s because scholarly pursuits aren’t often among the stereotypes and long-held conceptions about motorcycle enthusiasts. Yet, according to the International Journal of Motorcycle (More)
Cindy Corwin, director, Human Resources, recently received the Senior Professional in Human Resources certification from the Society of Human Resource Management. The certification required passage of rigorous exams in human resources practices, polices and principles.
UCCS will join other leading universities working to increase the number of math and science teachers in the U.S. by offering the nationally regarded UTeach program this year. UCCS was recently selected as an expansion site for UTeach, a successful program developed in 1997 at the University of Texas. (More)
The new, 1,250-seat UCCS event center will bear the name of a family of eight UCCS alums. James L. “Jim” Gallogly, a 1974 graduate, and his wife, Janet, on behalf of the Gallogly family, have pledged to donate $1 million to the CU Foundation. The donation will be used to help fund the $9 million campus event center scheduled for a 4 p.m.today grand opening and for other campus needs. It is the first full UCCS building named in honor of a campus alum. (More)