UCCS PROFESSOR HONORED FOR MATH CONTRIBUTIONS

January 5, 2006

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO A group of mathematicians and mathematics educators from throughout the world will honor a University of Colorado at Colorado Springs professor for his role in promoting math. Alexander Soifer, a professor in the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, will receive the 2006 Paul Erdös Award from the World Federation of...
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Five-year facilities man turns plywood into beauty

December 16, 2005

Ken Gurrera loves a challenge. But the nearly five-year employee of the campus maintenance staff never thought he would build a 20-foot-tall mock-up of the university’s first obelisk and garner the attention of the local media. “I watched the newscasts and told my family that was me the shot that had the back of...
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UCCS OBELISK MOCK-UP TO BE REVIEWED

December 9, 2005
UCCS OBELISK MOCK-UP TO BE REVIEWED

MEDIA ADVISORY WHO: University of Colorado at Colorado Springs’, Vice Chancellor Brian Burnett and City of Colorado Springs Senior Engineer Robin Kidder will review a mock-up of the university’s first obelisk. An obelisk is a four-sided shaft that tapers to a pyramidal point. WHAT: The 20-foot-tall wooden mock-up will be placed on the Austin...
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STUDENTS TO ENGAGE IN CYBER WARFARE

December 7, 2005

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO Graduate students at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will compete in a virtual cyber war against students from around the globe Friday. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Engineering Room 140, ten students enrolled in Computer Science 591, Fundamentals of Computer and Network Security, will compete in the...
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NATIONAL MAGAZINE CITES UCCS FOR HISPANIC EDUCATION

December 2, 2005

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is one of the nation’s top universities in the education of people of Hispanic descent, according to the editors of Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education magazine. In the Nov. 21 edition, the Paramus, N.J.-based magazine cited UCCS along with 11 other Colorado universities as...
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AUSTRIAN PRESIDENT HONORS PROFESSOR

December 2, 2005

LOS ANGELES The Republic of Austria recently honored an associate professor at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs for his role in promoting the country’s culture and his scholarly works. Martin Weiss, Austrian Consul General for the Western United States, presented Robert von Dassanowsky, associate professor, Languages and Cultures, with the Decoration of...
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NEW PROGRAM AIMS TO IMPROVE BUSINESS SKILLS

November 18, 2005

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. A new program at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will allow individuals easier access to courses designed to improve specific business skills. Offered through the UCCS College of Business and Administration, the campus business certificate program will allow individuals who hold a bachelor’s degree to enroll in master’s-level courses...
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OPEN HOUSE TO FEATURE SCIENCE, ENGINEERING PROGRAMS

November 16, 2005

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. The College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will host a science and engineering open house from 1-6 p.m. Nov. 17 in University Center room 116. The event will give current students, prospective students and local business leaders an opportunity to see ongoing research...
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Statement by Pam Shockley-Zalabak, Chancellor

November 2, 2005

Statement by Pam Shockley-Zalabak, Chancellor University of Colorado at Colorado Springs In re: Passage of Referendum C We appreciate the support of the voters who chose to invest in the future of Colorado. In addition to thanking the voters, I wish to express my specific appreciation to Colorado Springs Mayor Lionel Rivera and the...
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Elliiott Lecture

October 28, 2005

WHO: Richard Elliott, artist and adjunct professor at the California College of the Arts in Oakland, Calif. Elliott is a former resident of Colorado Springs and currently lectures regularly at educational institutions in the San Francisco area. His fiber artwork has been shown in numerous regional and national exhibitions. WHAT: Public lecture and UCCS...
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