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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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UCCS to open We Are You Project as part of National Hispanic Heritage Month

August 20, 2014
UCCS to open We Are You Project as part of National Hispanic Heritage Month

Editor’s Note: High resolution images are available. Please call (719) 255-3504. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The We Are You Project, a new exhibit featuring 30 Latino/a artists, will open Sept. 5 and continue through Oct. 11 at the GOCA1420 campus gallery at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. A series of events are scheduled...
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Media Advisory: UCCS to officially open faculty office building, parking garage/soccer field

August 15, 2014
Media Advisory: UCCS to officially open faculty office building, parking garage/soccer field

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:  Official opening ceremonies for the $14.5 million, 44,000 square foot Academic Office Building and $23 million, 1,234-parking space (and two soccer fields) Alpine Parking Garage and Field....
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Memorial Hospital helicopter to land on campus as part of training

August 12, 2014

Memorial Hospital’s medical transport helicopter will land on campus the morning of Aug. 13 near El Pomar Center in Parking Lot 224. The crew will be on campus for a scheduled training course. Brian McPike, interim police chief, encouraged the campus community to not be alarmed as there is no medical emergency. The helicopter will remain...
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UCCS Psychology Department receives $325,000 federal graduate student training grant

August 11, 2014
UCCS Psychology Department receives $325,000 federal graduate student training grant

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The University of Colorado Colorado Springs Department of Psychology recently received a two-year $325,000 Graduate Psychology Education grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration. The grant will be used to prepare doctoral students in the clinical psychology program to deliver mental health...
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Grants to UCCS Aging Center support elder care and caregivers

July 17, 2014
Grants to UCCS Aging Center support elder care and caregivers

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The University of Colorado Colorado Springs Aging Center recently received three grant awards, totaling more than $500,000, from the Colorado Health Foundation, Caring for Colorado Foundation and the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments’ Area Agency on Aging. A two-year $372,708 Colorado Health Foundation grant and a $75,000 Caring for...
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