Media Advisory: UCCS schedules moment of silence prior to today’s basketball games

November 28, 2015

What: The University of Colorado Colorado Springs will observe a moment of silence in honor of UCCS Police Officer Garrett Swasey at the beginning of scheduled basketball games against Ottawa (Kansas) University (men’s ) and St. Martin’s University (women’s). Swasey was killed in the line of duty in support of Colorado Springs Police responding...
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UCCS to honor Officer Swasey at Saturday games

November 27, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs basketball teams will observe a moment of silence before the start of each game on Saturday in honor of fallen UCCS Police Officer Garrett Swasey. The teams will play games at 3:30 p.m., and 5:30 p.m., at the Gallogly Events Center. Officer Swasey, 44, responded...
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Statement by UCCS Chancellor in re: UCCS officer death

November 27, 2015
Garrett Swasey

Update: UCCS will observe a moment of silence at the November 28 basketball games, more info at http://pressreleases.uccs.edu/?p=2602. Statement by Pam Shockley Zalabak, chancellor University of Colorado Colorado Springs It is with great sadness that I share that the tragic events today at the offices of Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs have touched the campus...
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Chancellor Statement: Shootings in Colorado Springs

November 27, 2015

Nov. 27, 2015 Statement by Pam Shockley-Zalabak Chancellor, University of Colorado Colorado Springs We at UCCS are saddened by the tragic events today at the offices of Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs, about 10 minutes southwest of campus. Our thoughts and support are with those injured. A UCCS police officer responded in support of...
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Four UCCS students named University Innovation Fellows

November 12, 2015

PALO ALTO, California – Four University of Colorado Colorado Springs students were recently named University Innovation Fellows by the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation. The UCCS students, all currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Innovation Program, were among 150 students representing 52 U.S. institutions of higher education selected for the prestigious program...
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UCCS names Hatton as first women’s lacrosse coach

November 10, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS – Christine Hatton, a coach with national tournament experience in the National Women’s Lacrosse League and who helped secure women’s lacrosse as a national championship sport in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, will be the first head women’s lacrosse coach at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. She spent the last...
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UCCS earns honors for military and veteran support

November 10, 2015

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is one of the nation’s best schools for veterans and military students, according to a weekly newspaper devoted to providing news, information and analysis to military members and their families. In its Best for Vets: Colleges 2016 edition, Military Times ranked more than 600 colleges...
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UCCS statement on hit-and-run incident involving student-athletes

November 5, 2015

Statement by: Tom Hutton, University Spokesman The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is concerned about the safety and well-being of its students. Two UCCS women’s  cross-country student-athletes suffered minor injuries this morning during a team-sponsored practice in downtown Colorado Springs. The student athletes suffered cuts, scrapes and bruises following a hit-and-run encounter with a...
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UCCS students, faculty, community leaders to host ethics discussion

October 28, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – Using the largest municipal fraud case in U.S. history as a backdrop, University of Colorado Colorado Springs students, faculty and local business leaders will discuss the ethical implications of corruption during a Nov. 5 town hall meeting. The Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at UCCS, part of the UCCS College of...
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Artist to lecture as part of UCCS series

October 27, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado –Multimedia artist Carla Gannis will present a lecture and be a featured artist in the UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art’s “Beyond the Beyond” at 6 p.m. Nov. 5 at GOCA121, 121 S. Tejon Street. All events are free and open to the public. Gannis is a visual storyteller who narrates with...
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