Who’s New in August

August 17, 2010

Six new staff members recently joined UCCS. They are: Carley Ries, director, Campus Wide Extended Studies, effective July 1. Brianne Powell, program assistant, Engineering and Applied Science, effective July 6. Michelle Harper, residence hall manager, Housing, (More)

UCCS a 2011 military friendly school

August 16, 2010

G.I. Jobs magazine named UCCS to its 2011 list of Military Friendly Schools, an honor given to the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools working to embrace America’s veterans as students.

Criteria for making the Military Friendly Schools list included efforts to recruit and retain military and veteran students, results in recruiting military and veteran students and academic accreditations. (More)

UCCS in the news, August 1 through 13

August 12, 2010

UCCS in the headlines from the first two weeks of August, 2010. This includes articles and stories from The Denver Post, Colorado Springs Independent, Colorado Springs Gazette, Colorado Springs Business Journal, KXRM, KKTV, and more. (More)

Matrix Center honored

August 12, 2010

The Colorado Springs Diversity Forum honored the Matrix Center for Advancement of Social Equity and Inclusion based at UCCS with its Inclusion Award Aug. 10. (More)

Ryan named Employee of the Quarter

August 10, 2010

Claudia Ryan, operations manager, Public Safety, was recently named Employee of the Quarter in recognition of her professional and personal skills. “I’m honored and touched,” said Ryan, “This was totally unexpected.” Ryan noted she is (More)

In Memory: Robert W. Wright

August 10, 2010

Former Office of Admissions and Records staff member Robert W. Wright died Aug. 4 at age 89. Services were Aug. 9. Wright worked in the Office of Admissions in the late 1980s following a distinguished (More)

CU scientists secure $847 million in research funding

August 9, 2010

DENVER—University of Colorado faculty researchers on four campuses secured more than $847 million in sponsored research funding in fiscal year 2009-10 to advance scientific work in laboratories and in the field, remaining highly competitive among (More)

2010 Kane Scholars reception Aug. 17

August 4, 2010

The 25 recipients of the Kane Family Scholarships will be honored at 6 p.m. Aug 17 at Pikes Peak Community College. Tony Kinkel, president, PPCC, will host the event, assisted by Pam Shockley-Zalabak, chancellor, UCCS, (More)

New booster club to benefit basketball teams

August 2, 2010

As part of the new Mountain Lion Athletic Association, and in an effort to build scholarships for members of men’s and women’s Mountain Lion basketball teams, a new booster club was recently formed for UCCS (More)

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