Three exceptional educators at CU awarded high honors

April 17, 2014

Excellence in teaching, scholarship, research earn designations as President’s Teaching Scholars DENVER – Three faculty members from across the University of Colorado system have been named 2014 President’s Teaching Scholars, each recognized as an educator who skillfully integrates teaching and research at an exceptional level. The title of President’s Teaching Scholar signifies CU’s highest...
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UCCS HealthCircle clinic director honored

April 14, 2014
UCCS HealthCircle clinic director honored

DENVER — Jeff Spicher, director of the HealthCircle Primary Care Clinic at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, received the Outstanding Faculty Practice Award from the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties April 5 in Denver. The Washington, D.C.-based NONPF honored Spicher as the top nursing faculty practice member in the nation. The award...
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UCCS students receive first John Suthers Scholarship

April 11, 2014
UCCS students receive first John Suthers Scholarship

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Three University of Colorado Colorado Springs students majoring in criminal justice were recently selected to be the first recipients of the John Suthers Scholarship. April Rogers, a Craig junior, and Isaac Abila, Pueblo junior, will receive a $1,000 scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year, becoming the second and third students...
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COPIC Medical Foundation funds new chronic pain program at UCCS Aging Center

April 8, 2014
COPIC Medical Foundation funds new chronic pain program at UCCS Aging Center

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The COPIC Medical Foundation recently awarded the University of Colorado Colorado Springs Aging Center a $25,000 grant to implement a new integrated chronic pain management program in collaboration with Peak Vista Community Health Centers. A nonprofit community mental health agency and training clinic affiliated with the UCCS HealthCircle, the Aging...
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UCCS to host 31st Colorado Mathematical Olympiad

April 7, 2014
UCCS to host 31st Colorado Mathematical Olympiad

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Colorado Mathematical Olympiad will return to the University of Colorado Colorado Springs for its 31st year on April 25. An estimated 400 middle and high school students from around the state will meet in Berger Hall at 8 a.m. and then on to the Gallogly Events Center at 9...
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Strong Communities for Children program launched in Colorado Springs

April 4, 2014

AURORA, Colo.– The University of Colorado School of Medicine and the University of Colorado Colorado Springs announced April 4 that they will launch a Strong Communities for Children program in Colorado Springs. The Strong Communities for Children approach is a neighborhood-based strategy proposed by the U.S. Advisory Board on Child Abuse and Neglect when...
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UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art to open Destiny Manifest

April 1, 2014
UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art to open Destiny Manifest

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The University of Colorado Colorado Springs Galleries of Contemporary Art will open Destiny Manifest, a multi-media visual art exhibit, April 4 at GOCA121, 121 S. Tejon Street in downtown Colorado Springs. Destiny Manifest features Montreal-based Isabelle Hayeur and Colorado-based Holly Parker Dearborn. A public talk with both artists, as well...
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CU Regents approve smallest UCCS tuition increase in eight years

March 21, 2014
CU Regents approve smallest UCCS tuition increase in eight years

DENVER – Undergraduate, lower division students at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs will pay an extra $240 annually beginning next fall, a 3.2 percent increase from current rates, according to plans approved Friday March 21 by the CU Board of Regents. Meeting in downtown Denver at a special meeting, the Regents approved tuition increases...
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Social media guru, author to headline UCCS speaker series

March 13, 2014
Social media guru, author to headline UCCS speaker series

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Former Facebook executive, author and now Broadway singer Randi Zuckerberg, will speak at 7 p.m. April 15 in the Gallogly Events Center on the campus of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Zuckerberg, sister of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and the social media company’s former director of market development, will...
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Groundbreaking report details economic consequence of shifting public services to private providers

March 11, 2014
Groundbreaking report details economic consequence of shifting public services to private providers

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – State and local governments, the traditional providers of public services, are sometimes now mere funders as they increasingly choose to contract with private corporations.  Attempting to get costs down is the most common reason, although that often doesn’t happen. But the focus on fiscal impact has hidden the full consequences...
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