Success looks different to everyone. For business owner Amanda Baida, success isn’t building a social media empire – it’s the opportunity to enjoy her family and the lifestyle she’s helped build for them. (More)
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Jason Griffin, a first-generation college student, is proof that success doesn’t always follow a particular path. Griffin, a Hilibrand Postdoctoral Fellow at the Yale Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine, had to find his own way when his initial plans to earn a PhD were denied. (More)
Adrian Vasquez ’17, who earned his Master of Criminal Justice from UCCS, has been nominated by Mayor John Suthers to serve as the Chief of Police for the Colorado Springs Police Department, cementing a career in public service. (More)
When Katherine Daniel ’20, ’21 learned that Teller County, Colorado residents are at twice the risk of skin cancer than others in the state, she turned a research project from class into a real-life initiative to bring sun safety to children in Woodland Park. (More)
Autumn Rivera’s approach to teaching, one that emphasizes fun and personal growth, earned the UCCS alum 2022 Colorado Teacher of the Year. Now, as Rivera is one of four finalists for National Teacher of the Year, she hopes to inspire other teachers to lead in their own way. (More)
A graduate of the Bachelor of Innovation program in Business Administration at UCCS, Jason Conger has taken his education from Colorado Springs to Boulder, Berlin and Finland, where he now works as a Growth Lead for Supercell, developer of the popular mobile game “Clash of Clans.” (More)