Mary Rupp, instructor, Kraemer Family Library at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, and University Archives/Digital Repository Coordinator, recently passed the certified archivist exam and is now a member of the Academy of Certified Archivists. … Tim Byers, associate dean for public health practice at the Colorado School of Public Health, served as chair of [...]
For the first time, a matrix for merit pay that is dependent on employee performance score and salary will be used for classified staff.
Annual All-Staff Council Conference includes salute to Chillemi, Douvres, Medal and Muller.
The meetings are open to all campus community members; faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.
Kee Warner was not thinking about his health when senior instructor K.C. Craig’s email to the faculty list appeared on his computer screen late on a December Friday afternoon. But Craig’s offer of a free personal trainer as part of her spring semester course, Exercise Testing and Prescription HSCI 4950, made Warner pause. “K.C.’s email reminded me of [...]
Chris Wiggins is used to helping faculty, staff and students from behind the University of Colorado Colorado Springs IT Help Desk. But Wiggins, manager of Computing Services, was thrown into the spotlight when he was named Employee of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2013. The four-year UCCS veteran said he was shocked when [...]
Wade Thomas Cathey Jr., professor emeritus at CU-Boulder, received the 2013 Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert M. Burley Prize of the Optical Society (OSA). Cathey is being honored for seminal contributions to the field of computational optical imaging and its commercial application. … Rhonda Truesdale, a human resources and finance manager for the University of Colorado’s Anschutz [...]
For the first time in six years, the cost to park at UCCS will increase. Effective July 1, there will be increases in all permit types used by faculty, staff and students as well as visitors. For a faculty or staff member who buys an annual HUB permit, the cost to park will be $50 [...]
Jimmy Kim, associate professor in civil engineering at the CU Denver, has been invited by the American Composite Manufactures Association (ACMA) to deliver a lecture at the upcoming ACMA specialty conference (Corrosion, Mining, and Infrastructure) May 15-16 at the Denver Tech Center. His presentation will focus on his recent research findings regarding advanced composite materials [...]
Responsibilities of UCCS’ Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance cover a variety of areas, including food services and the Office of Sustainability.
CU president will deliver an update on the state of the university, followed by a question-and-answer session with audience members. All faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.
A leader in the fight to close wage gaps between women and men will be the featured speaker at a Monday event on campus. Lilly Ledbetter of Jacksonville, Ala., will speak about her fight for equal pay and fair treatment by her employer and the efforts that led to the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. [...]
David Hildebrand, associate professor of philosophy at CU Denver, presented a conference paper, “Entertainment is Not Art: A Pragmatist Defense of an Aesthetic Distinction,” at the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy’s 40th annual meeting in Atlantic City, N.J. … Aimee Bernard, senior instructor in integrative biology at CU Denver, [...]
Names of current and former University of Colorado faculty and staff who have died in recent weeks. List compiled by Employee Services. UCCS James G. Tidwell, 64, classified staff retiree. March 25, 2013. CU Anschutz Medical Campus John W. Ladson, 64, classified staff retiree. March 15, 2013.
The master’s degree program in counseling and human services at UCCS recently received a 2012 Professional Identity Award from the National Board for Certified Counselors Inc. NBCC, based in Greensboro, N.C., is the premier counseling certification organization in the United States and certifies more than 52,000 National Certified Counselors. Each year, NBCC presents the Professional [...]
Occasionally forgetting things is a normal part of aging, according to UCCS experts. But what’s normal – and what might be a more serious psychological problem – is often difficult to comprehend without assistance. That’s where the CU Aging Center and its memory clinic can help. On a sliding fee scale that ranges from $5 [...]
Aikta Marcoulier, director, Colorado Springs Small Business Development Center, recently was named a 2013 Rising Star by the Colorado Springs Business Journal. The SBDC operates as a part of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs College of Business and offers business consulting and training that assists small businesses in El Paso and Teller counties. Marcoulier [...]
Research and teaching contributions by the four campuses in health care, engineering, law, education and business are well-represented.
A 16-member steering committee was recently named to begin the task of commemorating the university’s past and helping launch it toward the future. The 50th Anniversary Committee recently met and was charged by Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak to begin thinking now about a celebration that will last throughout the calendar year 2015. “It may seem odd [...]
Dan Wilkerson, former University of Colorado vice president, university counsel and secretary of the CU Board of Regents, will assist the University of Colorado Colorado Springs and the Office of University Counsel by handling campus legal issues on an interim basis. Wilkerson retired from CU in 2012 after a 23-year career with the university. He [...]
Two UCCS faculty members attended the National Geographic Education Foundation’s annual Speak Up For Geography Day Feb. 28 in Washington, D.C. Steve Jennings, associate professor, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, and Rebecca Theobald, assistant professor adjoint, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, are co-coordinators of the Colorado Geographic Alliance. As part of Speak Up [...]
Robert von Dassanowsky, professor, Department of Languages and Cultures and Department of Visual and Performing Arts at UCCS, was a keynote presenter on the reception of the Danube in Austrian and Central European film at “The Black and Blue Danube Symposium” on the campus of Colgate University, Hamilton, N.Y., March 1-2. The interdisciplinary event examined [...]
Twenty years ago, a student at any CU campus paid for roughly one-third the cost of his or her education. The balance came from the state of Colorado. But today, the situation is exactly opposite – the student and supporting families can expect to pay two-thirds with the state only contributing one-third. Todd Saliman, vice [...]
Jim Spice, current executive director of the Department of Public Safety and chief of police at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, will become executive director of the Department of Parking and Transportation Services on April 1. The move is part of plans to create separate leadership positions for Police Operations and the Parking and [...]
Fred Coolidge, professor in the Department of Psychology, and Anthony Shull, executive director, Office of International Affairs, recently participated in an Institute of International Education-led tour of India and its higher education institutions as part of the 2012-2013 International Academic Partnership Program. Coolidge and Shull, representing the UCCS IAPP steering committee, joined representatives from Arizona [...]
Three award-winning UCCS faculty and staff will be recognized Wednesday at a reception. Those being honored are: Robert Camley, professor, Department of Physics. Camley was named a distinguished professor in October; Anatoliy Glushchenko, associate professor, Department of Physics. Glushchenko was named a winner of the Thomas Jefferson Award in January; Drew Martorella, executive [...]
Planning an on-campus event will soon get easier, thanks to the broadening of the mission of the University Center Event Services staff. Effective Friday, University Center Event Services will be responsible for scheduling and supporting all campus events including those in classrooms. In one phone call or email, faculty, staff, and students looking to book [...]
The University of Colorado Staff Council (UCSC) requests nominations of classified staff and professional exempt employees for the annual Service Excellence Award. The award is presented to one qualified person from each campus and system administration, and includes a $1,000 cash award to be presented at the All Staff Council Conference on April 12. Each [...]
The Colorado Learning and Teaching With Technology Conference (COLTT) is requesting proposals for the 2013 event, set for Aug. 7 and 9 at the Wolf Law building on the CU-Boulder campus. Deadline for proposal submissions is April 9. For details, requirements, and more information, please visit the COLTT 2013 wiki: http://coltt2013.pbworks.com/w/page/61544581/FrontPage COLTT engages participants in [...]
This year marks the 5th Anniversary of the PSC Open Houses held on CU campuses during March to celebrate Procurement Month. This is your chance to meet staff, discuss your department-specific procurement needs and learn what’s new at the PSC. Staff from the OUC’s Finance and Procurement Business Services also will join in the fun. [...]