Ashley Cornelius ’13 named Pikes Peak Poet Laureate

October 11, 2021

After graduating from UCCS with degrees in communications and psychology, Cornelius started racking up awards and honors for her poetry. Her most recent honor came in October 2021, when she was named the Pikes Peak Library District’s Poet Laureate. (More)

UCCS Downtown Director Earns 2021 Star Award

September 24, 2021

UCCS Downtown Director Stephanie Adams was honored on Sept. 16 with a Star Award, given by the Downtown Partnership of Colorado Springs to “spotlight some of the champions, innovators, visionaries, and problem solvers who make (More)

Employee of the Quarter Rita Martinez spreads cheer one cup at a time

August 11, 2021

For many people at UCCS, their day doesn’t start until they get a cup of coffee. More than that, their day doesn’t start until they get a cup of coffee from Rita Martinez. Martinez, a barista and food service worker at Sanitorium Grounds in the University Center, is renowned for a contagious enthusiasm that’s only surpassed by her relentless work ethic. (More)

EPIIC Venture Attractor scales startups to $1 million

August 6, 2021

A UCCS professor wants to make Colorado Springs the global center for business ventures in the sports and outdoors, health innovation, and human performance industries — and UCCS students and alumni are helping him get the job done. (More)