UCCS in the news, early August

August 10, 2011

The Colorado Springs Gazette wrote about science, technology, engineering and math education efforts at UCCS in Students’ chemistry, biology labs at summer camp are sweet The Denver Post wrote about CU connections to the U.S. space (More)

Chancellor to address House Bill 1301 for staff

August 9, 2011

Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak will host a forum at 2 p.m. Aug. 12 in the Centennial Hall Auditorium for classified staff members, supervisors and Office of Human Resources liaisons.

Shockley-Zalabak will share provisions of House Bill 1301 which was passed by the Colorado General Assembly this spring. (More)

Who’s New: July new faculty and staff

August 9, 2011

Fourteen faculty and staff members joined UCCS in July. Their names, title, department and start dates follow. Nathan Blum, human resources liaison, Beth El College of Nursing and Health Sciences, July 18. Edward Brands, assistant (More)

Flobots to headline UCCS September concert event

August 4, 2011

The Flobots, one of the most popular Denver-based rock and hip-hop bands, will perform at UCCS Sept. 17. Fresh from their March 2010 album “Survival Story,” the Flobots will continue their tradition of outstanding live (More)

“No Impact Man” is All Campus Read selection

August 4, 2011

The “All Campus Read” is a UCCS project intended to create community and promote discussion through a contemporary topic crossing school and college boundaries, and welcoming all students, faculty and staff. The annual effort includes (More)

Ice cream to sweeten fall semester beginning

August 4, 2011

An ice cream social to celebrate the fall semester is scheduled for 2:30-4 p.m. Aug 10 on the University Center Upper Plaza. The event is open to all staff members. Those attending should respond to (More)

Convocation looks at results of individual actions

August 4, 2011

An opening convocation ceremony featuring Tom Huber, professor, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, kicks off the UCCS 2011-12 academic year at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 17.

Huber, a president’s teaching scholar, will address a crowd of mainly freshman students in the Gallogly Events Center. He will speak about the power of individual action and how the results from this can have impacts beyond the original act. (More)

UCCS representatives to meet at White House

August 1, 2011

Two UCCS representatives will travel to the White House this week to meet with officials in the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships.

On Aug. 3, Peg Bacon, provost, and Jeff Scholes, instructor, Department of Philosophy, will discuss UCCS involvement with President Barack Obama’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge for the upcoming academic year. (More)

Nelson honored for UCCS commercial

July 29, 2011

David Nelson, associate professor, Communication Department, recently received a bronze award in the commercial category of the 32nd Annual Telly Awards Competition. Nelson received the award for “Jigsaw Puzzle,” a 30 second commercial about UCCS. (More)

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