FORMER TEACHER’S DONATION TO BENEFIT ARTS AT UCCS

April 14, 2005

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO A retired elementary school teacher with a love for open spaces has donated the family’s 1,500 acre Montana ranch to benefit the Heller Ranch Center for Arts and Humanities at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Elizabeth O. “Betty” Taylor died March 6, a few days before her 86th birthday....
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UCCS OFFERS COURSE TO BENEFIT LOCAL NON-PROFITS

April 4, 2005

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO- Students enrolled in the Promotions, Event Planning and Fundraising course at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs are getting a taste of “The Apprentice” this semester. While they gain real-world experience by planning and promoting fundraising events that will benefit the university’s communication department and four local non-profit organizations, they...
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MEDIA ADVISORY

April 4, 2005

MEDIA ADVISORY WHO: Bobby Seale, co-founder of one of the leading 1960s civil rights groups, the Black Panther Party. Seale was one of the original defendants in the famous “Chicago 8″ trial of 1969. WHAT: Campus lecture as part of a UCCS course “1968” that is free and open to the public. WHEN: 7...
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ANNUAL UCCS MATH OLYMPIAD DRAWS NEAR

March 29, 2005

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. The Colorado Mathematical Olympiad, the largest essay-type mathematical competition in the United States, is set for April 22 at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Founded 22 years ago and chaired since 1984 by Alex Soifer, professor, Interdepartmental Studies, the Math Olympiad offers middle and high school students a chance...
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UCCS TO OFFER ON-LINE GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN HOMELAND DEFENSE

March 29, 2005

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO . Students interested in earning a graduate certificate in homeland defense from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will soon be able to learn without leaving home or office. Beginning April 24, the Network Information and Space Security Center at UCCS will offer an on-line version of a graduate certificate...
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UCCS TO HOST SPRING CAREER FAIR 2005

March 18, 2005

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. — A semi-annual career fair that brings a wide variety of corporate and public sector organizations to the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 1, 2005 in the University Center Gymnasium. Spring Career Fair 2005, “Aim High”, is open to the...
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MEDIA ADVISORY

March 18, 2005

WHO: CU Trauma and Resource Center and Old Chicago Restaurant WHAT: Fundraiser for the center that will feature live music, massage, face painting, balloons, pizza buffet and special menu item pricing WHEN: All day, Saturday March. 12. The Physics Rock and Roll Band, whose members are UCCS faculty, will play from 8 to 10...
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UCCS CHANCELLOR’S LEADERSHIP CLASS BRINGS HOME AWARD

March 8, 2005

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. The members of the Chancellor’s Leadership Class at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs recently earned top honors in a statewide competition. The 42 members of the Chancellor’s Leadership Class were presented with the Summit Cup Feb. 26 during El Pomar Foundation’s fifth annual Colorado Leadership Alliance Summit at the...
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University of Colorado Announces 2004 Thomas Jefferson Award Winners

February 24, 2005

BOULDER The University of Colorado has announced that CU-Colorado Springs Professor John Miller and CU-Denver and Health Sciences Center’s Dr. Estevan Flores are recipients of the 2004 Thomas Jefferson Awards. This special award recognizes CU faculty, students and staff members who exemplify the Jeffersonian ideals of a commitment to democratic principles, intellectual pursuits, civic...
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ALUMNA GIVES $1 MILLION TO BENEFIT THEATREWORKS, POLICY RESEARCH

February 23, 2005

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. — A University of Colorado at Colorado Springs alumna has donated $1 million to benefit its theater and public policy research program. Elizabeth Cushman, a 1983 graduate, donated the funds to the CU Foundation as part of her estate. She died Aug. 14, 2003 at age 85. “The generosity shown by...
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