New UCCS bachelor’s degree approved; more science and math teachers is goal

April 20, 2015
New UCCS bachelor’s degree approved; more science and math teachers is goal

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — In an effort to boost the pipeline of workers in science, technology, engineering and math fields, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs will launch a new bachelor’s degree in engineering education beginning next fall. The CU Board of Regents Friday approved a new UCCS degree, a Bachelor of Science in...
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UCCS Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences to be renamed following $8 million grant

April 20, 2015
UCCS Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences to be renamed following $8 million grant

DENVER – Nursing education and practice in Colorado and beyond will take a significant step forward following an $8 million grant to the Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. The CU Board of Regents, meeting on the campus of CU Denver April 17, voted unanimously to...
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Colorado Math Olympiad ready for 32nd year at UCCS

April 9, 2015
Colorado Math Olympiad ready for 32nd year at UCCS

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Colorado Mathematical Olympiad will return for its 32nd year at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs April 24. An estimated 400 middle and high school students from around the state will meet in Berger Hall beginning at 8 a.m. and move to Gallogly Events Center at 9 a.m. to...
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UCCS musical arts group to perform throughout April

April 9, 2015
UCCS musical arts group to perform throughout April

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Peak FreQuency Creative Arts Collective at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs will sponsor seven April concerts and unveil a new work written in honor of the university’s 50th anniversary. Glen Whitehead, associate professor, Department of Visual and Performing Arts and Peak FreQuency artistic director, announced concert dates that...
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UCCS College of Business maintains prestigious AACSB business accreditation

April 7, 2015
UCCS College of Business maintains prestigious AACSB business accreditation

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs College of Business maintained its business accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, AACSB officials recently announced. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees in business...
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Anonymous donor initiates $50,000 Challenge for UCCS Basketball

April 6, 2015
Anonymous donor initiates $50,000 Challenge for UCCS Basketball

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Fans and supporters of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams have the opportunity to help boost Mountain Lion scholarship funds thanks to a generous challenge by an anonymous donor. The donor will contribute $50,000 to support basketball scholarships if 500 people make a gift of...
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UCCS launches HealthCircle Community Health Education Series

April 1, 2015
UCCS launches HealthCircle Community Health Education Series

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs HealthCircle clinics will begin a free, monthly Community Health Education Series targeted to adults. The first seminar, “A Balancing Act: Strategies to Enhance Balance and Prevent Falls for All Ages,” will be presented by Mary Ann Kluge, director, Center for Active Living, from 5:30...
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LeVar Burton speech at UCCS moved to April 27

April 1, 2015
LeVar Burton speech at UCCS moved to April 27

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Former Star Trek actor and Emmy Award winning host of “Reading Rainbow,” LeVar Burton, will speak at 7 p.m. April 27 at the Gallogly Events Center on the campus of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Burton’s appearance was rescheduled from April 14 at his request, according to Stephen Cucchiara,...
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UCCS, Ent Federal Credit Union extend agreement; new arts venue named

March 31, 2015
UCCS, Ent Federal Credit Union extend agreement; new arts venue named

Editor’s note: UCCS Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak, Vice Chancellor Susan Szpyrka, and Ent Federal Credit Union CEO Randy Bernstein will be available for comment at a 3 p.m. March 31 signing ceremony. Reporters and photographers are welcome to attend. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs and Ent Federal Credit Union will...
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UCCS, other CU campus graduate programs earn high marks

March 10, 2015
UCCS, other CU campus graduate programs earn high marks

DENVER – University of Colorado graduate programs hold dozens of spots in the latest annual rankings from U.S. News & World Report, whose survey spotlights excellence in higher education across the country. All four CU campuses are recognized for research and teaching achievement in the fields of health care, engineering, law, education and business....
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