UCCS nurse: Patients can improve quality of primary care visits

July 30, 2015
Deborah Tuffield

COLORADO SPRINGS – The quality and efficiency of patient visits with a primary care provider can be improved by understanding the way the health care system works and preparing for it, according to a UCCS nursing faculty member. Deborah Tuffield, instructor, Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences, and...
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Gala to celebrate former UCCS dean, endowed chair effort

July 29, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS — An event to celebrate the legacy of a Colorado Springs health care visionary is scheduled for 3 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Lane Center for Academic Health Sciences on the campus of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Friends, family and colleagues of Carole Schoffstall, dean emerita of nursing and health sciences...
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UCCS selects dean for Kraemer Family Library

July 28, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS — A reference services librarian and professor of library science at Dayton Memorial Library at Regis University in Denver will be dean of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs Kraemer Family Library. Martin Garnar was selected following a national search. His appointment was announced by Mary Coussons-Read, executive vice chancellor, Academic Affairs....
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UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art, Nosh, and Colorado Springs Philharmonic to offer free concerts

July 1, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art, Nosh, and the Colorado Springs Philharmonic will offer four free concerts in downtown Colorado Springs this summer. Called the Triple Threat Concert Series, the Thursday night events are scheduled for July 16, July 30, Aug. 13 and Aug. 20 at the Nosh Restaurant patio,...
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UCCS professor’s play about Cuban women to be performed

June 30, 2015

DENVER — A staged reading of “Tres Flores,” a play written by Andrea O’Reilly Herrera, professor, Women’s and Ethnic Studies Program, is scheduled for 4 p.m. July 11 at Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Drive, Denver. Chronicling the lives of several generations of Cuban women, “Tres Flores” portrays the...
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UCCS HealthCircle speaker urges caution when choosing ultrasound testing

June 26, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Consumers should be cautious of disease prevention claims made by some ultrasound screening companies, according to an associate dean at the CU School of Medicine. Dr. Erik Wallace, associate dean, CU School of Medicine Colorado Springs Branch, will deliver “Ultrasound Screening Tests: Buyer Beware” at a UCCS HealthCircle Community Lecture...
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10th graders to close out month of academic and career studies at UCCS

June 25, 2015

Media Advisory What:  More than 55 local high school students who completed a month-long SoColo REACH summer learning institute at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs will participate in a closing ceremonies featuring UCCS Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak, Pikes Peak Community College’s Regina Lewis and the U.S. Air Force Academy Band. About 230 people are...
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UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art to open new exhibit ‘BRIGHT YOUNG THINGS 2015’ July 10

June 22, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs Galleries of Contemporary Art will open “BRIGHT YOUNG THINGS 2015″ on July 10 at the downtown GOCA121 gallery, 121 S. Tejon. A free public reception will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., with original performances by artists Tobias Fike and Matthew Harris taking place...
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Aspiring scientists prepare for Mars landing at UCCS ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp

June 17, 2015

Editor’s Note: An open house/media day is scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon Friday, June 19 in Osborne Science and Engineering Room A327 Students will demonstrate handmade Mars landing crafts. Reporters and photographers are welcome to attend. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – More than 40 middle school students will strengthen their science, technology, engineering and math...
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UCCS HealthCircle lecture: Managing stress one breath at a time

June 2, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A clinical therapist with 14 years experience helping veterans, families and civilians deal with mood disorders or psychological trauma is the June UCCS HealthCircle Community Education Series speaker. Charles Knoeckel, clinical therapist, UCCS Veterans Health and Trauma Clinic, will deliver “Managing Stress, One Breath at a Time” at 5:30 p.m....
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