Student Communique – April 29, 2020

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Students can apply for CARES Act relief

UCCS students will be able to take advantage of $3.9 million set aside in the CARES Act package through a new online form made available Tuesday by the Office of Financial Aid, Student Employment and Scholarships.

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Virtual Town Hall answers COVID-19 questions from campus community

Chancellor Reddy and members of his Cabinet addressed faculty, staff and students at an April 23 virtual Town Hall, the first that UCCS has held since it moved to remote operations on March 16.


An actor simulates a virtual patient visit with nursing students on a video conference call.

Nursing graduates ready to enter COVID-19 world

At one of only 170 accredited simulation centers in the world, UCCS nursing students are getting the training needed to join the response for the novel coronavirus.


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#UCCSClassof2020: Yeager brings technology background to address trauma treatment

Carolyn “Carrie” Yeager will become UCCS’ first-ever Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology graduate in the area of clinical trauma psychology.


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Three foundations and Department of Commerce commit to $5.5 million for Cybersecurity Building

Three donors matched a $2.75 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce to begin the design and build of classrooms, labs, student areas and offices in the UCCS Cybersecurity Building.

GOCA May 1 Lunch Beat to feature student DJ Jem Brock

The UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art is offering free virtual programs through May, 2020, ranging from Wednesday yoga sessions to artist studio visits, virtual exhibition tours, and more.

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Take the OIT Climate Survey today

Your participation in the survey is completely voluntary but crucial! The survey should take no more than six minutes, and your honest feedback is very important to the Office of Information Technology.

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A Day in the Life of a Biochem Major

Madison, a pre-med biochemistry student, shares how she studies and conducts research in this remote environment.

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Loper, Novess tabbed Athletic Department Freshmen of the Year

The two track freshmen helped lead UCCS to a sweep of the RMAC indoor championships in February.

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COVID Chronicles: Acclimatizing to a Pandemic

Holly Murdock shares the first installment of COVID Chronicles, a series attempting to document experiences in the UCCS community during the COVID-19 pandemic.