2003 COMMENCEMENT FACT SHEET

May 21, 2003

Who: University of Colorado at Colorado Springs · What: Commencement 2003, the university’s 29th commencement exercises · When: 10 a.m., Friday, May 23, 2003 · Where: Colorado Springs World Arena, I-25 and Lake Avenue · Speakers: Pam Shockley-Zalabak, chancellor, CU-Colorado Springs, and Jerry Rutledge, regent, University of Colorado Editor’s note: Reporters and photographers are...
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STUDENTS FEATURED AS PART OF 29TH COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY

May 21, 2003

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO More than 840 students will participate in CU-Colorado Springs 29th Commencement ceremonies at 10 a.m. Friday, May 23 at the World Arena. The class of 2003 is the largest single class in university history with 1,435 total candidates for degree. Selected features about the members of the class of 2003 follow....
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UCCS PROFESSOR SEEKS ANSWERS TO RELATIONSHIP QUESTIONS

May 15, 2003

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO — What are the keys of a successful relationship among African-American men and women who live in the Pikes Peak region? What is and isn’t — working for them? A University of Colorado at Colorado Springs professor of sociology is asking the questions. But more importantly, she seeks answers from those...
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Daniels Fund announces $2 million initiative to assist some of state’s poorest students attend college.

May 8, 2003

The late Bill Daniels grew up poor and never went to college. He became a wealthy businessman despite enormous odds and, in his words, due to “a great deal of luck.” Just prior to his death a few years ago, he expressed his desire to help other individuals who had faced similar financial and...
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CU-COLORADO SPRINGS TAPS VICE CHANCELLOR

May 8, 2003

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO — A physicist with more than thirty years experience as a leader in higher education is the new vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Rogers W. Redding, 60, currently vice president for academic affairs and provost at Northern Kentucky University, was named to the...
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OUTSTANDING UCCS TEACHER HELPS STUDENTS, ATHLETES

May 8, 2003

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO — Jackie Berning, nutrition consultant to the Denver Broncos and Cleveland Indians was named Outstanding Teacher of the Year at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Berning, assistant professor, Biology Department, is passionate about educating people about the importance of exercise and diet in creating lifestyle patterns that support not...
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CU LEADERS TO ANSWER QUESTIONS/DINE WITH COLORADO SPRINGS STUDENTS

May 1, 2003

MEDIA ADVISORY CU LEADERS TO ANSWER QUESTIONS/DINE WITH COLORADO SPRINGS STUDENTS Who: University of Colorado President Betsy Hoffman, University of Colorado Regent Jerry Rutledge and University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak. What: The university president, regent from Colorado Springs and chancellor will dine with CU-Colorado Springs’ students, offer remarks and answer...
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MEDIA ADVISORY-WALL OF HEROES TO BE UNVEILED AT CU-COLORADO SPRINGS

April 30, 2003

Who: The student-initiated Yellow Ribbon Support Group will be presenting the Wall of Heroes at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. What: Yellow ribbons and pictures of CU-Colorado Springs’ students, faculty, staff, friends and family members serving in the U.S. armed forces. Each picture has been provided by members of the UCCS community...
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UCCS ENGINEERING STUDENTS PREDICT TOP FINISH FOR MINI-BAJA CAR

April 25, 2003

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO Students at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will race May 8-10 in the Society of Automotive Engineer’s Mini-Baja West competition. More than 100 colleges and universities will compete with student-designed and manufactured off-road vehicles at the event, held in Provo, Utah. The vehicles participate in design, safety and cost...
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ART AUCTION TO BENEFIT HELLER CENTER RESTORATION

April 23, 2003
ART AUCTION TO BENEFIT HELLER CENTER RESTORATION

April 23, 2003 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tom Hutton, University Relations, 262-3439 Perrin Cunningham, coordinator, Heller Center, 330-3463 ART AUCTION TO BENEFIT HELLER CENTER RESTORATION COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO — Original and donated works of art will be auctioned May 15 to benefit efforts to create the Heller Center for the Arts and Humanities. Beginning...
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