Grants to UCCS Aging Center support elder care and caregivers

July 17, 2014
Grants to UCCS Aging Center support elder care and caregivers

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The University of Colorado Colorado Springs Aging Center recently received three grant awards, totaling more than $500,000, from the Colorado Health Foundation, Caring for Colorado Foundation and the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments’ Area Agency on Aging. A two-year $372,708 Colorado Health Foundation grant and a $75,000 Caring for...
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UCCS master’s program earns accreditation

July 16, 2014
UCCS master’s program earns accreditation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs Master of Public Administration program is now independently accredited by the Network of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration, NASPAA. The program was notified July 11 that NASPAA’s accrediting Commission, the Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation, found the program to be in substantial conformance with...
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UCCS vice chancellor selected for Missouri position

June 20, 2014
UCCS vice chancellor selected for Missouri position

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Brian Burnett, senior executive vice chancellor, Administration and Finance, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, was named vice president for finance and chief financial officer for the University of Missouri System June 20. MU President Timothy M. Wolfe announced Burnett’s appointment following a meeting of the University of Missouri Board of Curators....
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UCCS gallery GOCA121 to collaborate on “36 Views of Pikes Peak”

June 20, 2014
UCCS gallery GOCA121 to collaborate on “36 Views of Pikes Peak”

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs Galleries of Contemporary Art will open an exhibit “36 Views of Pikes Peak” on July 11 in the downtown gallery at 121 S. Tejon Street. The exhibit opens July 11 with a 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. reception that will feature refreshments and live...
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Students prepare for Mars landing at ExxonMobil Bernard Harris summer science camp at UCCS

June 17, 2014
Students prepare for Mars landing at ExxonMobil Bernard Harris summer science camp at UCCS

Editor’s note: Reporters and photographers are invited to visit the camp from 8 a.m. -10 a.m. June 20. Please call Kathleen Fitzpatrick or Tom Hutton to attend. A video interview with Bernard Harris is available at https://www.dropbox.com/s/i5ebzum7w5jpxoh/720p%20Bernard%20Harris%20sound%20bytes.mov COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Forty-eight middle school students from throughout Colorado will have an out-of-this-world experience during...
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Middle and high school science and math teachers go back to school at UCCS

June 10, 2014
Middle and high school science and math teachers go back to school at UCCS

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – More than 100 middle and high school teachers from across the country are at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs June 1-13 to learn new ways to teach science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) classes in the form of biomedical engineering. The teachers will dissect sheep brains, mold clay into...
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UCCS Mountain Lion teams finish strong

June 3, 2014
UCCS Mountain Lion teams finish strong

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs matched its best finish in school history with a sixth-place finish in the 2013-14 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference All-Sport Competition Cup. The Mountain Lions accumulated 600.5 points and matched the finishes from the 2012-13 and 1998-99 seasons. UCCS finished seventh among the core sports...
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Media Advisory: Army ROTC Spring 2014 Commissioning Ceremony

May 23, 2014

Who:     Lt. Col. Mark Thompson, professor of military science, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, will preside over a ceremony for 20 recent graduates of local colleges as they are commissioned as U.S. Army second lieutenants. The students will be joined by family members and other supporters at the ceremony. What:   Family members will pin...
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UCCS students to deliver 2014 commencement addresses

May 21, 2014
UCCS students to deliver 2014 commencement addresses

Editor’s Note:   Photographers and reporters are welcome to attend UCCS Commencement Ceremonies. Please call Phil Denman for parking instructions or other details. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Delivering the commencement address will be the final exam for two University of Colorado Colorado Springs students May 23. Paige Wilson, Denver, and Chris Richey, Colorado Springs, will...
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UCCS graduate focused on gold

May 21, 2014
UCCS graduate focused on gold

Editor’s Note:   Photographers and reporters are welcome to attend UCCS Commencement Ceremonies. Please call Phil Denman for parking instructions or other details. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Austin Cook spent his first year out of high school in a strange city where he worked at a fast food restaurant by day and was pummeled every...
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