Benefit plan enrollment begins soon

April 21, 2011

Open enrollment for the 2011-12 plan year begins at 8 a.m. May 2, and ends at 5 p.m. May 27. Online enrollment begins at 8 a.m. May 11.

Decisions that could impact open enrollment are still being finalized, according to Mark Gelband, manager, Publications and Records Administration, Payroll & Benefits Services. That information will be presented in a future CU System Faculty & Staff Newsletter. (More)

Sonja Braun-Sand explores lecture capture, clickers for chemistry

April 20, 2011

This is the sixth in a series of occasional features provided by the UCCS Teaching and Learning Center to encourage faculty to share ideas about teaching strategies that engage students and enhance learning. This interview is with Sonja Braun-Sand in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. (More)

UCCS professor to participate in religious discussion

April 18, 2011

UCCS’s Jeff Scholes will participate in a discussion regarding religious belief at Colorado College on the evening of May 5.

Scholes, instructor, Philosophy Department, UCCS, will pair with David Gardiner, associate professor and chair, Religion Department, CC, to present “Religious Belief in the 21st Century.” (More)

Email policy changes underway

April 15, 2011

Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak announced forthcoming changes to campus procedures for posting to faculty and staff email lists in a memo to the campus today. See the memo outlining the changes and the individuals involved in (More)

New Faculty Representative Assembly officers elected

April 15, 2011

UCCS Faculty Representative Assembly President Catherine Kelly, associate professor, College of Education, announced results of the election for assembly positions for 2011-2012 at the April 8 meeting.

After a year as president-elect, Katie Kaukinen, associate professor, School of Public Affairs, becomes assembly president. Kelly will remain active on the assembly executive board as past president. (More)

UCCS in the news, April 2-15

April 15, 2011

UCCS in the headlines in the first half of April. Includes articles and stories from the Colorado Springs Gazette, Independent, KRDO, Boulder Daily Camera, Denver Post, and more. The Colorado Springs Independent mentioned UCCS in (More)

Sculpture almost ready for new Four Diamonds home

April 14, 2011

Final touches were added this week to a 12-foot-tall bronze sculpture that will soon call UCCS home.

Protective coatings were applied to the bronze created by Denny Haskew, Loveland, of the National Sculptors’ Guild. (More)

UCCS officially loses its preposition

April 14, 2011

It’s now official, there is no more “at” in the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, according to an authority no less formidable than the U.S. Postal Service.

Soon, only items labeled University of Colorado Colorado Springs can be sent under the authority of the university’s nonprofit standard mail permit. (More)

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