UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art to dazzle with Fourth Annual Brilliant fundraiser

June 1, 2015

Editor’s Note: Images available upon request COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. –  The University of Colorado Colorado Springs Galleries of Contemporary Art will present its fourth annual art party extravaganza BRILLIANT June 13 at 121 S. Tejon Street in downtown Colorado Springs. BRILLIANT combines art, technology, mixology, performance, and music to completely transform GOCA 121 and...
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UCCS selects dean for School of Public Affairs

May 26, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. –An associate dean of the School of Leadership and Education at the University of San Diego and former faculty member at the U.S. Army War College will be dean of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs School of Public Affairs. George E. Reed, currently associate dean of the School of Leadership...
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17-year-old to graduate from UCCS before earning driver’s license, high school diploma

May 14, 2015

Editor’s note: Reporters and photographers may attend UCCS Commencement Ceremonies. Please call for assistance with parking or background information. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – With what he calls “faith, trust and pixie dust,” a Colorado Springs youth will earn a bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs two weeks before he graduates from...
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Developer, community leader to receive CU Distinguished Service Award at UCCS commencement

May 13, 2015

Editor’s note: Reporters and photographers are welcome to attend UCCS Commencement Ceremonies. Please call for assistance with parking or background information. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A local developer will be recognized for his service to the university and the greater Colorado Springs community during the 41st University of Colorado Colorado Springs Commencement Ceremony May...
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Results announced for 32nd Colorado Mathematical Olympiad at UCCS

May 6, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – For the first time in the thirty-two year history of the Colorado Mathematical Olympiad at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, a middle school girl earned first prize in the competition. Sara Gao, grade 8, from Campus Middle School in Englewood was one of four first prize winners of the...
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Boettcher Foundation grants $175,000 to UCCS arts complex construction

May 6, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -The Boettcher Foundation has awarded a $175,000 grant to support the construction of a new arts complex at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. The Ent Center for the Arts will be a transformational, five-venue arts complex representing a partnership among the university, six community arts partners and three local school...
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UCCS organizes international symposium to explore Mexico, U.S. relations

May 4, 2015
Don Klingner

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – If the United States and Mexico are to move beyond topics that garner headlines and stir emotions, academic, military and government leaders must explore root causes and common solutions, according to organizers of an international symposium at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. As part of the university’s 50th Anniversary...
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UCCS professor’s inspired creativity volunteerism garner Chase Faculty Community Service Award

April 29, 2015
Andrea O'Reilly Herrera

DENVER – Andrea Herrera, professor and director of the Women’s and Ethnic Studies Program at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, is the 2014-15 recipient of the Chase Faculty Community Service Award. Each year, a full-time CU faculty member who provides exceptional service to the community receives a $10,000 endowment, funded by a grant...
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Nutrition is topic for UCCS HealthCircle Community Health Education event

April 27, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Nutrition and its role in both disease prevention and overall health will be the focus of a free University of Colorado Colorado Springs HealthCircle presentation. Julie Anderson, director, Peak Nutrition Clinic, will present “Nutrition for You: Strategies to Individualize Your Nutrition Plan for Optimal Health,” from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m....
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Medveds to receive UCCS College of Business Lifetime Entrepreneurship Award

April 22, 2015
Medveds to receive UCCS College of Business Lifetime Entrepreneurship Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Jon and Becky Medved, local business pioneers and philanthropists, will receive the 2015 University of Colorado Colorado Springs College of Business Lifetime Entrepreneurship Award at a May 8 campus luncheon. Community and campus leaders will fill Gallogly Events Center in celebration of the Medved’s excellence in business and advocacy of...
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