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Alumnus, technology executive to lead Dec. 19 UCCS commencement ceremony

December 15, 2014
Alumnus, technology executive to lead Dec. 19 UCCS commencement ceremony

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A 1974 University of Colorado Colorado Springs graduate who became one of the early builders of Microsoft Corporation will deliver the fall UCCS commencement address during Dec. 19 ceremonies at the Broadmoor World Arena. Scott Oki, 66, of Seattle, will share his personal story as well as thoughts about entrepreneurship...
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Daniels Fund approves $1.25 million UCCS ethics grant

December 9, 2014
Daniels Fund approves $1.25 million UCCS ethics grant

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The board of directors for Denver-based Daniels Fund recently approved $11 million to continue the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative including a program at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. In announcing its decision Dec. 8, the Daniels Fund said its board evaluated the success of the five-year pilot program at...
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UCCS earns honors for military and veteran support

November 13, 2014
UCCS earns honors for military and veteran support

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs recently earned praise for its support of veterans and active-duty service members by the Military Times, U.S. News and World Report, and other agencies advocating for military and veteran students. In it’s second annual rankings of Best Colleges for Veterans, the editors of U.S. News & World...
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UCCS to give middle school girls STEM roots

November 12, 2014
UCCS to give middle school girls STEM roots

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – About 360 middle school girls from throughout southern Colorado will visit the University of Colorado Colorado Springs Nov. 14 to learn about college and career options in high-demand science, technology, engineering and math fields. From 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m at Berger Hall and the Gallogly Events Center on the...
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UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art to open “A Body in Fukushima” Dec. 5

November 12, 2014
UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art to open “A Body in Fukushima” Dec. 5

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The University of Colorado Colorado Springs Galleries of Contemporary Art will open “A Body in Fukushima,” featuring Eiko Otake and William Johnston Dec. 5 at the downtown GOCA121 gallery.Opening events include a 6 p.m. dance performance with UCCS and Colorado College students and a 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. public...
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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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