UCCS Mountain Lion Volleyball to sign seventh-grader in special ceremony

August 26, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team will hold a signing ceremony for seventh grader Hannah Skrastins of Colorado Springs Christian School. The ceremony will take place at 10:15 a.m. Aug. 27 in the Gallogly Events Center skybox. Skrastins was an active volleyball player before she was diagnosed with...
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UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art to highlight Jane Lackey works

August 24, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs Galleries of Contemporary Art will feature New-Mexico based artist Jane Lackey in a new exhibit that opens Sept. 11 at GOCA 121, 121 S. Tejon in downtown Colorado Springs. “Points of Contact” will open at 5 p.m. Sept. 11 with an artist’s talk. A...
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UCCS ready to begin $60 million community arts center

August 10, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS – Leaders of the University of Colorado will be joined by state and local elected officials and community visionaries for a 4:30 p.m. Aug. 13 groundbreaking ceremony for the $60 million University of Colorado Colorado Springs Ent Center for the Arts. CU Board of Regents Chair Kyle Hybl, community fundraising chair Sally...
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UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art to open Senga Nengudi exhibit

August 6, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs Galleries of Contemporary Art will open “Senga Nengudi: Improvisational Gestures” Aug. 28 in Centennial Hall. The exhibit will be in place until Dec. 5 and is part of the university’s 50th anniversary celebration. Nengudi is a longtime former Department of Visual and Performing Arts faculty...
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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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