If you happen to be on the University of Colorado Colorado Springs campus, Randy Nozawa might come to your rescue when you call IT. His role includes supporting the open labs, where students do homework, and the smart classroom technology.
The editors of U.S. News & World Report consider the University of Colorado Colorado Springs among the best Western regional universities for veterans. In its inaugural rankings of the Best Colleges for Veterans published Nov. 11, U.S. News listed UCCS as the only public university in Colorado on its list of best Western regional universities [...]
Propelling CU campaign to success were more than 158,000 donors who made more than 403,000 gifts to the university CU 2006 to 2013.
Nov. 14 meeting at UCCS also included talk about criteria for the annual Staff Excellence Award.
The program supports early career investigators whose research has a direct impact on human health.
Academic and programs that support the academic mission of UCCS began the first phase of a program prioritization process this week as part of budget reviews. On Nov. 13, vice chancellors, deans and department directors presented details of their budgets, enrollment, sponsored research efforts, number of faculty and staff, as well as program highlights and [...]
Tim Stoecklein, program director, Emergency Management, at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, recenty was notified of his selection to the 2014 Colorado Emergency Management Academy. The program begins in December and will continue through May 2014. The academy includes several courses designed to provide skills and knowledge required for new emergency managers to effectively [...]
The UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art received a nod of approval from the Colorado Springs community by being selected to participate in the 5th Annual Indy Give! campaign. GOCA is one of seven community arts organizations to be selected by steering committee of local experts. “It is an honor to be chosen,” Daisy McConnell, director, [...]
Brenda Bonn, who previously owned a small executive administrative assistant company, became executive assistant to UCCS Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak effective Nov. 1. Since May 2013 and from 2008 to 2011, Bonn owned and operated Your Executive Assistant Inc., which provided virtual administrative assistance to executives. Previously, she worked as a special assistant to the city [...]
Russ Saunkeah, currently the general manager of campus food services for Sodexo Inc., will become executive chef and associate director of culinary services for UCCS. Saunkeah’s appointment became effective Nov. 1. Saunkeah was named catering director at UCCS in 2001 and general manager in 2006. Previously, he served as executive chef for the Briarhurst Manor [...]
Gayanne Scott, executive director of the Division of Resource Management at UCCS, will become senior executive director of human and financial resources in the Division of Resource Management. Scott will supervise Jeanne Durr, executive director, Office of Human Resources, Suzanne Scott, budget director, Julie Brewster, controller, and Steve Medlin, director, Office of Student Financial Services. [...]
Holly Wyatt, associate professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, is one of 10 chosen and distinguished women speakers at TEDxMileHigh, set for Saturday at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts on the University of Denver campus. She will be presenting [...]
There’s one week left for University of Colorado employees who waived university medical plans and do not have health insurance to enroll in university plans. Employees without medical insurance can enroll in CU medical plans during Limited Enrollment until 5 p.m. Nov. 22. Those who waived CU Health Plans, but have health care coverage, do [...]
Starting Friday, Be Colorado and Weight Watchers are teaming up to help CU Health Plan participants achieve their weight-loss goals and improve their overall health. Be Colorado will offer two options for customized weight-loss plans: Weight Watchers meetings with Monthly Pass Guidance from an experienced Leader who has lost weight with Weight Watchers Access [...]
Faculty from all disciplines are invited to become investigators in the President’s Teaching and Learning Collaborative (PTLC), CU’s Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Program, which is beginning its ninth year and establishing its 2014-15 cohort of Faculty Researchers. Faculty Researchers design, carry out, and publish research on a particular aspect of learning in a specific [...]
The CU Foundation will be converting to a new accounting system (Blackbaud’s Financial Edge “FE”) with a planned go-live date of Monday, Nov. 18. This may result in a few days of “down time” around that date. Reporting from IFAS (the old system) will be available for a few weeks but will not be updated [...]
During Limited Enrollment, from 8 a.m. Monday to 5 p.m. Nov. 22, employees without insurance may enroll in CU medical plans.
The Office of Veteran and Military Student Affairs will commemorate Veteran’s Day with a 5K run through campus and by participating in the National Roll Call project. The Veterans Day 5K Run and 3K Walk will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Forster House before looping around campus. “We wanted a fun and athletic [...]
Be Colorado has joined forces with Weight Watchers to bring CU Health Plan participants special savings on valuable and convenient weight-loss solutions. Employees may choose from meetings at work, in their local community or Weight Watchers online. Together, Be Colorado and Weight Watchers will provide ongoing support, motivation and customized solutions to help employees reach [...]
Nominations are requested for the Elizabeth D. Gee Memorial Lectureship Award, which recognizes and honors an outstanding faculty member of the University of Colorado for efforts to advance women in academia, interdisciplinary scholarly contributions and distinguished teaching. Instituted in 1992, the award is named for Elizabeth Gee, a faculty member in the Health Sciences Center [...]
Ask Erik Jensen about the future of Social Security, and he’ll refer you to a powerful group of people, 75 million strong, who are ensuring the program’s viability. The baby boomer generation — born 1946 -1964 — is increasingly moving toward retirement. Its members have the backing of AARP, one of the country’s largest lobbying [...]
UCCS leader’s passion for working with veterans stems from his own — and his family’s — military service.
Employee Services will conduct a limited enrollment from Nov. 11-22 to allow CU employees who have waived university medical plans and do not have health insurance to enroll in university plans.
With gridlock in Washington, D.C., and an economy that’s had more ups and downs than your average roller coaster, investing in the stock market will leave your finances in shambles, right? Think again, says Sam Casad.
By chucking jack-o-lanterns across the West Lawn on Friday, Nov. 1, two UCCS faculty members hope to demonstrate the value of interdisciplinary cooperation and hands-on learning. For the second year, Roger Martinez, assistant professor, Department of History, and Michael Calvisi, assistant professor, College of Engineering, will bring history to life by recreating an medieval weapon. [...]
Venkat Reddy, dean of the College of Business at UCCS, was one of seven community leaders who participated in a three-day, mid-October, fact-finding trip to Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, Iowa. The visit to Iowa’s Creative Corridor was to learn more about the region’s effort to create a successful, demand-driven workforce readiness system. The trip [...]
The Faculty Council Women’s Committee announces a call for proposals for the CU Women Succeeding 12th Annual Professional Development Symposium. The one-day symposium runs 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 28, 2014, on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. The committee welcomes proposals for workshops, roundtables, book discussions, panels, and other interactive and innovative formats focused on the [...]
An administrative policy dealing with University of Colorado retirees who return to work at one of the four campuses continued to be a topic of debate by University of Colorado Staff Council at its Oct. 17 meeting on the Boulder campus.
UCCS hosted participants of the 2013-14 CU system Excellence in Leadership Program Oct. 11. More than 30 UCCS and representatives from CU Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus and CU-Boulder attended a daylong workshop that included a presentation by Corinne Harmon, assistant professor, College of Education, about ethical leadership. Harmon chairs the Leadership, Research and Foundation Department in [...]
Ida Dilwood should wear the title Mrs. UCCS, but since that designation doesn’t exist, she has been honored with the fourth quarter 2013 UCCS Employee of the Quarter award. Dilwood earned two degrees from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, began her career at the university, met her husband at UCCS and had her wedding [...]