Tom Pyszczynski

January 29, 2010

Tom Pyszczynski, distinguished professor, Psychology, will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Society for Self and Identity. The award is presented to a researcher who has made a sustained contribution to the understanding (More)

Excel Centers help make better students

January 29, 2010

The Project Excel Centers for Excellence annual report for Academic Year 2008-2009 offers statistical evidence that students who make use of the centers are more successful than those who don’t. Importantly, the report shows that (More)

Motorcycle conference scheduled for June

January 29, 2010

An academic conference populated by Hell’s Angels might provoke an unusual image, but that’s because scholarly pursuits aren’t often among the stereotypes and long-held conceptions about motorcycle enthusiasts. Yet, according to the International Journal of Motorcycle (More)

Cindy Corwin

January 22, 2010

Cindy Corwin, director, Human Resources, recently received the Senior Professional in Human Resources certification from the Society of Human Resource Management. The certification required passage of rigorous exams in human resources practices, polices and principles.

UCCS launches effort to build science teachers

January 21, 2010

UCCS will join other leading universities working to increase the number of math and science teachers in the U.S. by offering the nationally regarded UTeach program this year. UCCS was recently selected as an expansion site for UTeach, a successful program developed in 1997 at the University of Texas. (More)

UCCS alum donates $1 million to name new event center

January 21, 2010

The new, 1,250-seat UCCS event center will bear the name of a family of eight UCCS alums. James L. “Jim” Gallogly, a 1974 graduate, and his wife, Janet, on behalf of the Gallogly family, have pledged to donate $1 million to the CU Foundation. The donation will be used to help fund the $9 million campus event center scheduled for a 4 grand opening and for other campus needs. It is the first full UCCS building named in honor of a campus alum. (More)

College of Business awarded $1.25 million ethics grant

January 21, 2010

The UCCS College of Business was awarded a $1.25 million grant this week to help further instill a high standard of ethics in students attending the university.

Venkat Reddy, dean, College of Business announced the grant from Denver-based Daniels Fund during a Tuesday press conference at the Daniels Fund offices in Denver. (More)

UCCS has ties to Winter Olympics

January 21, 2010

Watching the competitions on TV and cheering for a favorite athlete is the closest most people get to the Olympic games. Nanna Meyer, assistant professor, Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences, isn’t most people. (More)

Marketing efforts earn kudos

January 21, 2010

The UCCS University Advancement office received two awards from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education during the CASE District VI conference Jan. 10 – 13 in St. Louis. The awards were: Gold (More)

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