CU-COLORADO SPRINGS A TOP WESTERN UNIVERSITY

August 26, 2004

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO — The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is one of the top public universities in the Western United States, according to the editors of U.S. News and World Report. In its 2005 college rankings edition, “America’s Best Colleges,” released Aug. 23, the magazine’s editors ranked CU-Colorado Springs tied for sixth...
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FRESHMEN TO LEAD CU-COLORADO SPRINGS TO LARGEST ENROLLMENT

August 26, 2004

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. — A record number of first-time freshmen students will lead CU-Colorado Springs to its highest-ever enrollment, university officials predicted as classes began. A total of 954 first-time freshmen enrolled for the fall semester, a 4.5 percent increase from the 911 freshmen who enrolled last fall and a 55 percent increase from...
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CU-COLORADO SPRINGS SELECTS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS INTERIM DEAN

August 26, 2004

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO Venkateshwar “Venkat” K. Reddy, associate dean, College of Business and Administration at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will serve as interim dean for the 2004-2005 academic year, university officials recently announced. Rogers Redding, vice chancellor, Academic Affairs, selected Reddy to replace Gary Klein, Couger professor of information systems. Klein...
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BETH-EL COLLEGE OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES CELEBRATES 100TH BIRTHDAY

August 4, 2004

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. — A juried exhibit featuring local and regional artists will open a two-week series of centennial celebrations for the Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. The “Art and Healing” exhibit opens Aug. 13 and will continue from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m....
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CU-COLORADO SPRINGS EVENT TO FEATURE MATALIN AND CARVILLE

July 14, 2004

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO Mary Matalin, former assistant to President George W. Bush, and political consultant turned television pundit James Carville will headline an Aug. 22 fundraising event for student scholarships at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Together, Matalin and Carville will deliver the keynote address at the third annual community lecture series...
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CU-COLORADO SPRINGS PROFESSOR EARNS FULBRIGHT AWARD

July 13, 2004

Washington, D.C. A professor of Spanish at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs recently received a Fulbright Senior Specialists grant in Education to teach at the University of Antioquia. John Miller, professor, Languages and Cultures, will teach translation studies at the Universidad de Antioquia in Medllin, Columbia, this fall. Additionally, Miller will spend...
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CU-COLORADO SPRINGS FACULTY MEMBER EARNS SPORTS HONOR

June 30, 2004

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. A lifelong advocate of creating healthy sports environments for young people was recently honored by the Kansas City, Mo.-based Citizenship Through Sports Alliance. Jay Coakley, professor, Sociology, was honored as part of a tribute to those sports figures whose lives and careers reflect commitment to citizenship, sportsmanship and community service. The...
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CU-COLORADO SPRINGS STUDENTS DELVE INTO PAST TO LEARN ABOUT FUTURE

June 29, 2004

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. Anthropology is more than an academic subject for a dozen University of Colorado at Colorado Springs students this summer. The students are enrolled in field school and will spend a month (June 14-July 16) carefully excavating a prehistoric American Indian community at Jimmy’s Camp Park near Peterson Air Force Base. The...
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CU-COLORADO SPRINGS FACULTY MEMBER EARNS BANK ONE AWARD

June 4, 2004

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. — A more than 25-year veteran of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is the 2003-2004 recipient of the Bank One Faculty Community Service Award. Jeffrey Ferguson, professor, Business, recently received the award given annually to an outstanding faculty member in the four-campus University of Colorado System. The award provides...
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CU-COLORADO SPRINGS STUDENTS TO BENEFIT FROM DANIELS FUND

May 25, 2004

Colorado Springs, COLO. — The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will receive $150,000 from the Denver-based Daniels Fund to assist non-traditional students unable to afford a college education. CU-Colorado Springs received the maximum allocation from a total of $2.16 million awarded Monday to public and private universities in a four-state region. Award sizes...
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