UCCS offers new English as a Second Language services

April 12, 2011

UCCS will offer an intensive English program for students and community members this summer.

The Office of Global Programs within the College of Education recently developed a new service for international students and non-native English speakers who are interested in improving their English speaking, writing and listening skills. (More)

Proposed bill adds research to UCCS mission

April 8, 2011

A bill recently introduced in the Colorado General Assembly would formally add research to the UCCS role and mission.

On March 25, Senate Bill 11-204 was introduced by Sen. John Morse, D-Colorado Springs, and Angela Giron, D-Pueblo. Morse and Giron are the bill’s sponsors in the Senate. (More)

Campus blood drive nets record; Health Fair a success

April 8, 2011

Gayanne Scott does not remember why she donated her first pint of O-negative blood.

But after donating her 48th pint Tuesday – the equivalent of six gallons – the executive director of resource management has a pretty good idea why she takes time to donate every year. (More)

Long-term employees to be recognized

April 8, 2011

One of the longest-serving faculty members at UCCS and other 25-year or more campus community members will be honored in a reception scheduled for 4-6 p.m. April 28 at the University Center Overlook. (More)

Websites recognized in design contest

April 7, 2011

Three UCCS websites were recently recognized by the Universal Design and Accessibility Committee at CU Boulder. The sites were: UCCS Communique – communique.uccs.edu. The site, which was created by Jeff Foster, multimedia marketing coordinator, University Advancement, (More)

Financial Aid director candidates visit campus

April 7, 2011

Four candidates interviewing for director of the UCCS Office of Financial Aid and Student Employment visited campus during late March and early April, meeting UCCS leaders, touring the university and answering questions in open forums.

Homer Wesley, vice chancellor, Student Success and Enrollment Management, said the search committee hopes to move quickly in making a selection. (More)

Education dean finalists to visit campus

April 7, 2011

Three finalist candidates for the position of dean of the UCCS College of Education will meet with faculty and staff in open forums and campus receptions during April 12, 19 and 26. A fourth finalist met with faculty and staff April 5.

Brief descriptions of the candidates and the dates and times of their forums and receptions follow. The candidates were selected as finalists by a campus-wide search committee chaired by Venkat Reddy, dean, College of Business. (More)

Kraemer Family Library shares its history

April 7, 2011

The Kraemer Family Library is featuring an exhibit of its history since 1996, when the UCCS library gained its official name.

The second half of a two-part presentation, the newest display focuses on developments in the library since it was named. University officials designated the building the Kraemer Family Library to honor former member of the CU Board of Regents and university benefactor Sandy Kraemer for his many contributions. (More)

Buechner to alums: Don’t wing it

April 7, 2011

CU President Emeritus John Buechner shared a personal eleventh commandment with UCCS alumni Saturday, a summary of lessons learned in a 34 year CU career and as an elected official. “Thou shalt not wing it,” (More)

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