Employee of the quarter credits campus teamwork

May 5, 2011

Benek Altayli, director, University Counseling Center, is the winner of this term’s Employee of the Quarter award. Altayli’s duties at the counseling center include supervising interns, conducting one-on-one counseling sessions with students and being on (More)

New Staff Council executives announced

May 4, 2011

UCCS Staff Council Co-Presidents Megan Broeren, program assistant, Student Success Center, and Nikki Coahran, administrative assistant, announced winners in this year’s Staff Council Executive Board election in a May 4 campus email. The new officers (More)

Havlick bridges gap between classroom and outside world with technology

May 4, 2011

This is the seventh 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 week’s interview is with David Havlick, assistant professor of Geography and Environmental Studies. (More)

Photo feature: campus awards ceremony

May 4, 2011

See photos form the 2011 Campus Awards Ceremony, taken by Tom Kimmell. The annual spring ceremony honors members of the UCCS community for their contributions and work during the past year. (More)

Softball sculpture ceremony set for May 6

May 3, 2011

Formal dedication ceremonies for a 12-foot-tall bronze sculpture at UCCS are scheduled for 4 p.m. May 6 at Mountain Lion Field, part of the Four Diamonds Sports Complex.

The ceremony was rescheduled following the hospitalization of the sculpture’s donor and UCCS benefactor, Glenn Williams. Williams died April 28. (More)

Herrera recognized by Latino forum

May 3, 2011

Andrea Herrera, professor, Department of Women’s and Ethnic Studies, received a certificate of appreciation from the Colorado Latino Forum April 16 in recognition of her contributions to Latino communities in the area of education.  

Who’s new: April brings new staff

May 2, 2011

Ten new staff or faculty members joined UCCS in April. Their names, title, department and start dates follow. Courtney Vago, assistant director, Office of Student Recruitment, April 1. Carla Myers, assistant professor, Kraemer Family Library, (More)

UCCS in the news, April 23-29

April 29, 2011

UCCS in the headlines in the first half of April. Includes articles and stories from the Colorado Springs Gazette, Denver Post, The Murfreesboro (Tenn.) Daily News Journal, KOAA, and more. The Colorado Springs Gazette wrote about (More)

Long-serving faculty and staff members feted Thursday

April 29, 2011

Led by Paul Ballantyne, professor, Department of Economics, 70 faculty and staff members were honored Thursday for their commitment to the university for 25 or more years of service.

UCCS was only two years old when Ballantyne arrived in the fall of 1967. (More)

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