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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UCCS master’s program earns accreditation

July 16, 2014
UCCS master’s program earns accreditation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs Master of Public Administration program is now independently accredited by the Network of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration, NASPAA. The program was notified July 11 that NASPAA’s accrediting Commission, the Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation, found the program to be in substantial conformance with...
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UCCS vice chancellor selected for Missouri position

June 20, 2014
UCCS vice chancellor selected for Missouri position

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Brian Burnett, senior executive vice chancellor, Administration and Finance, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, was named vice president for finance and chief financial officer for the University of Missouri System June 20. MU President Timothy M. Wolfe announced Burnett’s appointment following a meeting of the University of Missouri Board of Curators....
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UCCS gallery GOCA121 to collaborate on “36 Views of Pikes Peak”

June 20, 2014
UCCS gallery GOCA121 to collaborate on “36 Views of Pikes Peak”

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs Galleries of Contemporary Art will open an exhibit “36 Views of Pikes Peak” on July 11 in the downtown gallery at 121 S. Tejon Street. The exhibit opens July 11 with a 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. reception that will feature refreshments and live...
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Students prepare for Mars landing at ExxonMobil Bernard Harris summer science camp at UCCS

June 17, 2014
Students prepare for Mars landing at ExxonMobil Bernard Harris summer science camp at UCCS

Editor’s note: Reporters and photographers are invited to visit the camp from 8 a.m. -10 a.m. June 20. Please call Kathleen Fitzpatrick or Tom Hutton to attend. A video interview with Bernard Harris is available at https://www.dropbox.com/s/i5ebzum7w5jpxoh/720p%20Bernard%20Harris%20sound%20bytes.mov COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Forty-eight middle school students from throughout Colorado will have an out-of-this-world experience during...
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Middle and high school science and math teachers go back to school at UCCS

June 10, 2014
Middle and high school science and math teachers go back to school at UCCS

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – More than 100 middle and high school teachers from across the country are at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs June 1-13 to learn new ways to teach science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) classes in the form of biomedical engineering. The teachers will dissect sheep brains, mold clay into...
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