The Colorado Department of Higher Education recently awarded $290,000 in federal funding to UCCS to support work with Harrison School District 2 and Colorado Springs School District 11 in training educators of young English language learners. The Improving Teacher Quality grants are designed to support partnerships between institutions of higher education and school districts. The [...]
Al Ramirez, a professor in the College of Education at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, recently completed “Financing Schools and Educational Programs: Policy, Practice, and Politics,” a 256-page book outlining how U.S. public schools are financed and how other funds are raised for educational programs in elementary and secondary schools. The book is considered [...]
Along with research on bullying and adolescent girls, the UCCS associate professor is heavily involved in the Smart Girl program, which teaches young girls how to deal with bullying and sexual harassment.
Anthony Shull, director of the Office of Global Programs, College of Education at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, recently was named executive director of the Office of International Affairs, which will coordinate UCCS efforts to make the campus more international in its outlook as well as to recruit more international students and provide study [...]
As a young person who loved to read, Margaret “Peg” Bacon thought being an English teacher would lead to great discussions about great books. But as an educator in inner city schools in Michigan, she discovered that the children in her classrooms could barely read.
A National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Fellowship grant for $1.2 million has been awarded to University of Colorado Denver Associate Professor Doris Kimbrough (chemistry), Associate Professor Leo Bruederle (integrative biology), Assistant Professor Laurel Hartley (integrative biology), Assistant Professor Bryan Wee (environmental science), and Assistant Professor Robert Talbot (School of Education and Human Development). The grant [...]
A new book from Janice Peck, associate professor of media studies at the University of Colorado Boulder, has been published by Marquette University Press. Peck edited “Moment of Danger: Critical Studies in the History of U.S. Communication Since World War II” with Inger L. Stole, an associate professor in the communication department at the University [...]
A welcome reception for four leaders new to the University of Colorado Colorado Springs campus or in new positions is scheduled for 4 p.m. Sept. 21 in Dwire Hall 204, the Haehn Community Room. Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak invited the campus community to a reception to welcome Greg Augspurger, director, Student Success Center; Robb Pike, vice [...]