Mayor candidates to visit campus

March 31, 2011

The Student Government Association will host a meet-the-candidate forum for Colorado Springs mayor candidates from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 1 on the lawn near Science & Engineering.

Candidates Steve Bach, Buddy Gilmore, and Richard Skorman are expected to attend, according to Kristina Achey, president, Student Government Association. (More)

Save the date: Softball sculpture to be shared April 23

March 30, 2011

Formal dedication ceremonies for new artwork at UCCS are scheduled for approximately 1 p.m. April 23 at Mountain Lion Field at the Four Diamonds Sports Complex.

Between the final 2011 home games of the Mountain Lion Softball Team, university leaders will unveil a 12-foot-tall bronze sculpture to honor women student-athletes. (More)

Theatreworks offers Russian classic

March 30, 2011

Theatreworks will present its rendition of the classic play “The Seagull” April 21-May 8 in the Dusty Loo Bon Vivant Theater in University Hall.

“The Seagull” plays Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m. from April 21 to May 8. There are Saturday matinee performances at 2 p.m. April 30 and May 7 and Sunday afternoon performances at 4 p.m. April 24, May 1 and 8. (More)

Decemberists to bring unique sound to campus event

March 30, 2011

One of the most popular indie folk rock bands of the decade, The Decemberists, will perform at UCCS April 16.

Fresh from the release of their sixth album, “The King Is Dead,” the Portland, Ore. band will perform at 7 p.m. at the Gallogly Events Center. Tickets are $15 for UCCS students, $20 for other students and military members and $25 for the general public. (More)

Lt. Gov. bullish on higher education

March 18, 2011

Garcia, who also serves as the executive director of the Colorado Department of Higher Education and provides education policy analysis to Gov. John Hickenlooper, spoke on campus in an event sponsored by the Colorado Springs Economic Development Corporation. Most in attendance were local business and community leaders. (More)

Photos of the week: Almost spring

March 18, 2011

Veterans of Colorado winters know to enjoy unseasonably warm March weather while keeping the snow shovel handy for several more weeks. University Advancement Intern Philip Denman recently captured pre-spring campus beauty in this photo essay. (More)

Town hall meeting scheduled

March 18, 2011

CU President Bruce Benson and Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak will host a town hall meeting at 11:30 a.m. April 1 in the University Center Theater.

Planned topics will be the university’s budget and updates on actions by the Colorado General Assembly. A question and answer session will follow. (More)

Students perform “The Inspector General”

March 17, 2011

Performances of the 2011 student production “The Inspector General” by Nikoai Gogol will continue this weekend with performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights and matinee performances at 2 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday. (More)

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