Press Releases

Indie Spirit Film Festival comes to UCCS Oct. 19

October 16, 2014
Indie Spirit Film Festival comes to UCCS Oct. 19

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Indie Spirit, Colorado Spring’s annual international film festival, will present its finale and awards ceremony Oct. 19 on the campus of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. The awards ceremony begins at 7:45 p.m. Oct. 19 in Centennial Hall on the UCCS campus and culminates three days of workshops,...
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UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art to host “PLAY” exhibit

October 14, 2014
UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art to host “PLAY” exhibit

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. —The University of Colorado Colorado Springs Galleries of Contemporary Art will open “PLAY” featuring the work of Jason Chase and Sean O’Meallie with a public reception and artist lectures beginning at 5 p.m. Oct. 24 at the campus gallery, GOCA1420. The exhibit will continue through Dec. 13. The public reception and...
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UCCS forum to focus on entrepreneurship and regional economic forecast

October 7, 2014
UCCS forum to focus on entrepreneurship and regional economic forecast

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The relatively robust Colorado economy is attributed to innovation and entrepreneurship, activities that both create jobs and lessen dependence on a few large employers. But what must southern Colorado do to be part of this statewide trend? National and local experts from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Wells Fargo...
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UCCS, three local newspapers, to host Oct. 15 gubernatorial debate

October 2, 2014

Editor’s note: Only credentialed reporters and photographers will be allowed to enter this event. Requests for credentials must be made by 5 p.m. Oct. 13. For more information, contact Tom Hutton, (719) 255-3439. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Three Colorado Springs newspapers will join with the University of Colorado Colorado Springs to host an Oct....
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UCCS joins with Fort Carson to highlight domestic violence

October 1, 2014
UCCS joins with Fort Carson to highlight domestic violence

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – University of Colorado Colorado Springs Provost Mary Coussons-Read will kick off Domestic Violence Awareness month during an Oct. 4 event at Iron Horse Park at Fort Carson. Coussons-Read will join with Maj. Gen. Paul LaCamera, 4th Infantry Division and Joint Task Force-Carson commander, in condemning domestic violence and pledging to...
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UCCS professor to kick off new lecture series in Pueblo

September 16, 2014
UCCS professor to kick off new lecture series in Pueblo

PUEBLO – A University of Colorado Colorado Springs professor of geography will join with a National Weather Service meteorologist to deliver the inaugural “Night with a Geographer” lecture at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Steelworks Center of the West, 215 Canal Street, Pueblo. Brandon Vogt, assistant professor, UCCS Department of Geography and Environmental...
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UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art to unite poetry and art in Sept. 27 event

September 15, 2014
UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art to unite poetry and art in Sept. 27 event

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The University of Colorado Colorado Springs Galleries of Contemporary Art will host SAY WHAT: Poetry + Art from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 27 at the UCCS campus gallery, GOCA1420. The event will feature award-winning Colorado Latino/a poets Carolina Ebeid, Eduardo Gabrieloff and Juan Morales sharing their works with...
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U.S. News: UCCS is a best in the West

September 9, 2014
U.S. News: UCCS is a best in the West

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.  – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is a top Western regional public university and its College of Engineering and Applied Science is a national leader, according to the editors of U.S. News and World Report. In the 2015 college rankings edition, “America’s Best Colleges,” released Sept. 9, the magazine’s editors...
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Media advisory: UCCS to begin $16.3 million campus Recreation and Wellness Center expansion

September 4, 2014
Media advisory: UCCS to begin $16.3 million campus Recreation and Wellness Center expansion

Who: Members of the University of Colorado Board of Regents, leaders of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, and representatives of local construction and architectural firms. What: UCCS will begin construction on the UCCS Recreation and Wellness Center. The $16.3 million project will add 47,605 square feet to the existing Recreation Center, which will...
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UCCS student enrollment surpasses 11,000, a new record

August 28, 2014
UCCS student enrollment surpasses 11,000, a new record

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — More than 11,100 students enrolled at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs for the fall 2014 semester, a new record, and more than 5 percent larger than last year’s record student enrollment. Classes officially began Aug. 25 and official, detailed enrollment reports are expected in mid-September. Preliminary reports prepared by...
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