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UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art to open ‘disappear here’

January 22, 2016
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COLORADO SPRINGS — “Disappear here,” an exhibit by Los Angeles-based artist Jenene Nagy, will open Jan. 29 at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs’ Gallery of Contemporary Art’s campus location, GOCA 1420, in Centennial Hall. Nagy will speak at 5 p.m. A reception will follow. All events are free and open to the public....
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U.S. News: UCCS online graduate business, education, engineering, nursing programs among nation’s best

January 11, 2016
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COLORADO SPRINGS – Four online graduate programs at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs are the best in Colorado and among the best in the nation, according to the editors of U.S. News and World Report magazine. In the magazine’s 2016 Best Online Graduate Education Rankings to be released Jan. 12, UCCS programs in...
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UCCS student-athletes end year strong in classroom and competition

January 7, 2016

University of Colorado Colorado Springs student-athletes maintained a fall 2015 term grade point average of 3.12, extending the streak of semesters with a 3.0 or better grade point average to 23, according to the Office of Admissions and Records. A total of 40 Mountain Lion student-athletes earned grade point averages in excess of 3.75 and places on either the...
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Alumnus, noted author to lead UCCS Dec. 18 UCCS commencement

December 15, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS — A University of Colorado Colorado Springs alumnus recognized as one of the nation’s great poets will deliver the fall UCCS commencement address during Dec. 18 ceremonies at the Broadmoor World Arena. Yusef Komunyakaa, 68, of New York City, will share his personal story as well as thoughts about discovering one’s creative...
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Media Update: Garrett Swasey funeral and procession coverage

December 2, 2015

Editor’s Note: The following information is provided jointly by the City of Colorado Springs Police Department, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office and the University of Colorado Colorado Springs to media outlets covering the Garrett Swasey funeral and processional. Out of respect for the grieving family, friends and fellow law enforcement officers we are unable...
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UCCS to commemorate 50th anniversary with state, local dignitaries

December 2, 2015
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COLORADO SPRINGS  – Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers and a former chancellor who advised U.S. President Bill Clinton will be honored guests at a Dec. 3 celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of UCCS. Beginning at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 3 in Berger Hall, UCCS faculty, staff and community leaders including...
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Chancellor statement: Condolences to Colorado Springs shooting victims

November 30, 2015

Statement by Pam Shockley-Zalabak, Chancellor, University of Colorado Colorado Springs I am saddened to learn the identities of additional victims of Friday’s shootings at Planned Parenthood. As the campus of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs grieves for the loss of one of its own, Officer Garrett Swasey, we appreciate the pain that the...
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Funeral services scheduled for UCCS Officer Swasey

November 30, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS — Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4 at New Life Church, 11025 Voyager Parkway, Colorado Springs, for Officer Garrett Swasey of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs Police Department. Confirmed speakers include Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers, UCCS Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak, UCCS Police Chief...
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Family of Officer Swasey issues statement, asks for privacy

November 29, 2015

Statement by Rachel Swasey, wife, UCCS Police Officer Garrett Swasey The family of Officer Garrett Swasey sincerely thanks everyone for their support during this very difficult time.  Our loss cannot be expressed in words.  While the nation now knows Garrett as a hero who gave his life for others, he was also a devoted...
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UCCS Media Advisory: Candlelight vigil for Officer Swasey

November 28, 2015

What: The University of Colorado Colorado Springs will conduct a candlelight vigil for Police Officer Garrett Swasey Who: The Delta Sigma Pi fraternity and Pikes Peak Diesel, in coordination with UCCS When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28. Where: Gallogly Events Center, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Parking will...
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