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Dietze

In memoriam: Peter Dietze

Peter Dietze, formerly of Boulder, Colorado, died on January 4, 2019, in Eugene, Oregon. He was 84. He was husband of the late Betty Nan (Burdick) Dietze. He was the son of the late Annemarie Muenzel...
Arnold

In memoriam: Kathy Arnold

After the legislature, Kathy turned her attention to her alma mater and was elected to an At-Large position in the University of Colorado Board of Regents. She served for six years, including serving...
Lowans makes Theatreworks directing debut with ‘A Christmas Carol’

Lowans makes Theatreworks directing debut with ‘A Christmas Carol’

New artistic director Caitlin Lowans makes her Theatreworks directing debut with founder Murray Ross’ 2016 adaptation of “A Christmas Carol.” The play runs through Christmas Eve at the Dusty Loo Bon...
Lybecker

Lybecker to investigate tick-borne Lyme disease

Meghan Lybecker, assistant professor in the Biology Department, will work with two University of Montana researchers to study the bacterium that causes Lyme disease.
Braza

Braza to return to faculty

Dr. Peter Braza, dean of the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, will return to the faculty at the end of 2018 after more than six years leading the largest college at UCCS. Provost Tom...
Verner

Verner promoted to director of communications

Jared Verner will lead the efforts to share the success of the faculty, staff and students at UCCS as the new director of communications. Martin Wood, senior vice chancellor of University Advancement...
Four employees, alumni and partners receive Mayor’s Young Leader Award

Four employees, alumni and partners receive Mayor’s Young Leader Award

Four of the five recipients of the Mayor’s Young Leaders Award share UCCS connections as Mayor John Suthers recognized outstanding achievement for young professionals age 40 and younger. The Oct. 30...
Garcia

García begins term as NACAS president

Carlos García, associate vice chancellor, Student Success and Auxiliaries Services, will serve as president of the board of directors for the National Association of College Auxiliary Services for...
Four earn Quality Matters certifications for online courses

Four earn Quality Matters certifications for online courses

Four faculty members completed the Quality Matters certification for five online courses in the third quarter of 2018.
Wood honored as 2018 Outstanding Fundraising Executive

Wood honored as 2018 Outstanding Fundraising Executive

Martin Wood, senior vice chancellor, University Advancement, was named the 2018 Outstanding Fundraising Executive by the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Southern Colorado.
Pino

Pino selected for prestigious FBI National Academy

UCCS Police Chief Marc Pino will be one of 16 law enforcement personnel from Colorado and Wyoming to participant in an advanced professional course to improve the administration of justice in police...
Nine faculty selected as ethics fellows

Nine faculty selected as ethics fellows

Nine new faculty members will serve as Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at UCCS Fellows during the 2018-19 academic year. The prestigious Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Faculty fellowships are awarded...
Bailey named SCWCC Business Leader of the Year

Bailey named SCWCC Business Leader of the Year

Tatiana Bailey, director, UCCS Economic Forum, was recognized as the 2018 Business Leader of the Year during the Southern Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce Accolades Awards Luncheon Aug. 21 at the...
Fritz named Employee of the Quarter for dedication to veteran clients

Fritz named Employee of the Quarter for dedication to veteran clients

Janet Fritz, business services program manager, Veterans Health and Trauma Clinic, is known as a miracle worker by her co-workers.
Smith

Smith returns to alma mater as associate vice chancellor of research

Jessi L. Smith, current psychology professor at Montana State University, will join UCCS as the Associate Vice Chancellor of Research Aug. 15. She will be the first full-time person to serve in this...
Wienholtz

Wienholtz joins regional board of NASPA

Sabrina Wienholtz, director of student clubs, organization and leadership, Student Life, will serve a two-year term on the regional board for NASPA – National Association of Student Personnel...
Smith to retire after nearly 50 years of nursing education

Smith to retire after nearly 50 years of nursing education

After nearly 50 years of practice, academia, and teaching nursing and other health care professionals, Nancy Smith, dean, Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences,...
Hanenberg begins term as president of American College Health Association

Hanenberg begins term as president of American College Health Association

Stephanie Hanenberg, executive director, Health and Wellness, will serve as president for the American College Health Association for the 2018-19 year. She began her term June 1 during the 2018...
Mark McConkie

In memoriam: Mark McConkie

Memorial services for Mark McConkie, 69, professor emeritus in the School of Public Affairs, will be at 11 a.m., June 25, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 150 Pine Ave. Colorado...
In memoriam: Ronald M. Fitz

In memoriam: Ronald M. Fitz

Ronald M. Fitz of Colorado Springs died suddenly at his Colorado Springs home on May 6 at the age of 64.
Lowans

Lowans named Theatreworks artistic director

An accomplished director with more than 50 directing credits in Boston and Chicago will be the next artistic director for Theatreworks. Caitlin Lowans will begin as the new director August 1.
Hignite

Hignite honored as UCCS Employee of the Quarter

Fostering a positive work environment is a core value for Kristy Hignite, human resources and business senior professional, Facilities Services. This positivity sparked her nomination as the Employee...
UCCS student Marcus Pumphrey, left, with Mark Buchanan, UCCS lecturer.
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CU faculty, staff help honor students at Capitol

UCCS student Marcus Pumphrey, left, with Mark Buchanan, UCCS lecturer. Four University of Colorado faculty members, staff and partners last week took part in the honoring of eight students who are...

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