Hospitals pledge $2.6 million for nurse scholarships, employment

July 26, 2002

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. Faced with a state and nationwide shortage of nurses, two Colorado Springs hospitals announced today (Friday, July 26) plans to create nursing scholarship and guaranteed employment programs worth more than $2.6 million at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Chief executive officers for Colorado Springs-based Penrose-St. Francis Health Services and...
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EX-NYC MAYOR GIULIANI HELPS LAUNCH CU-COLORADO SPRINGS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

July 3, 2002
EX-NYC MAYOR GIULIANI HELPS LAUNCH CU-COLORADO SPRINGS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

July 3, 2002 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Maurin Dajani, CU Foundation, 262-3465 Tom Hutton, 262-3439 Margo Baker, 262-3832 Students only- Giuliani student participation form (Word Doc) EDITOR’S NOTE: A photo of Giuliani is available upon request. EX-NYC MAYOR GIULIANI HELPS LAUNCH CU-COLORADO SPRINGS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO — Former New York City Mayor...
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YOUNG COLORADANS ARE TOBACCO’S GROWTH MARKET

June 27, 2002

DENVER–The largest tobacco surveys ever conducted in Colorado have found alarming smoking rates among young people. The surveys also found that fewer than one in five adults is still smoking. “This is really a good-news, bad-news story,” says Arnold Levinson, who directed the study for the University of Colorado’s Colorado Tobacco Research Program. “Once...
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ECONOMY REBOUNDS, UNIVERSITY ECONOMISTS SAY

June 25, 2002

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO — Southern Colorado’s economy is slowly recovering from a short recession, according to a University of Colorado at Colorado Springs economist. Fred Crowley, senior economist, College of Business and a principal in the annual Southern Colorado Economic Forum, believes the Colorado Springs economy “bottomed” last December and January and that a...
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CU-COLORADO SPRINGS READY TO HELP IF FIRE WORSENS

June 21, 2002
CU-COLORADO SPRINGS READY TO HELP IF FIRE WORSENS

June 21, 2002 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tom Hutton Margo Baker CU-COLORADO SPRINGS READY TO HELP IF FIRE WORSENS COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO — The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is ready to help victims of the Hayman fire if additional evacuations are necessary. University officials today contacted representatives of relief agencies to advise...
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CITTI AWARDS RESEARCH GRANTS TO CAMPUS RESEARCHERS

June 14, 2002

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO — Three groups of researchers were awarded $10,000 grants by the Colorado Institute for Technology Transfer and Implementation (CITTI) at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Funding for the grants begins July 1, according to Daedra Studniarz, associate director, CITTI. Research grants were awarded to Karen Newell, assistant professor, Biology,...
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YOUTH UNIVERSITY OFFERS SUMMER LEARNING OPPORTUNITY

June 14, 2002

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO — Forest fires may have closed many of the state’s camps this year but there’s hope to keep area youngsters occupied this summer. Instead of leather craft or campfire ditties, students can learn everything from poetry to astronomy at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Youth University. In four sessions...
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CU-COLORADO SPRINGS PROFESSOR SEEKS INSIGHT FROM INTERRACIAL COUPLES

May 28, 2002

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO — There are more than 1 million interracial couples in the United States today, according to the U.S. Bureau of the Census, and the number of couples is predicted to increase. How did individuals of differing races meet? What challenges do they face as America enters the first decade of the...
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CU-COLORADO SPRINGS NAMES NEW DEAN OF ENGINEERING

May 22, 2002
CU-COLORADO SPRINGS NAMES NEW DEAN OF ENGINEERING

May. 22, 2002 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tom Hutton 262-3439 Margo Baker 262-3832 CU-COLORADO SPRINGS NAMES NEW DEAN OF ENGINEERING A 13-year veteran of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is the new dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science, university officials announced today, May 22. Jeremy Haefner, a member of...
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CU-COLORADO SPRINGS NAMES NEW DEAN OF LETTERS, ARTS AND SCIENCES

May 22, 2002
CU-COLORADO SPRINGS NAMES NEW DEAN OF LETTERS, ARTS AND SCIENCES

May. 22, 2002 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tom Hutton 262-3439 Margo Baker 262-3832 CU-COLORADO SPRINGS NAMES NEW DEAN OF LETTERS, ARTS AND SCIENCES COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO — Linda L. Nolan, special assistant to the chancellor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, will be the new dean of the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences...
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