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Crouch earns Employee of the Quarter award

Crouch earns Employee of the Quarter award

Jackie Crouch, instructional technologist in the Faculty Resource Center, is widely known for her work ethic – from handling support tickets before 4:00 a.m. to fielding phone calls from faculty...
Theobald

Theobald receives National Geographic Society award for giant map project

Rebecca Theobald, assistant research professor of geography and environmental studies and developer of the GeoCivics project, received a $9,999 grant award for “Exploring Ohio with a National...
Cutter

Cutter receives CU Gee Memorial Lectureship Award

Mary Ann Cutter, professor of philosophy, earned recognition of her efforts to advance women in academia, interdisciplinary scholarly contributions and distinguished teaching as the 2019-20 Elizabeth...
Martinez

Martinez reflects on 43 years at the Kraemer Family Library

After a career at UCCS that spanned 43 years, Christina Martinez is retiring from the Kraemer Family Library.
Gibbes

Gibbes earns Fulbright award to study innovation, sustainability in Taiwan

Cerian Gibbes, associate professor of geography and environmental studies, has been awarded a second prestigious Fulbright award. This April, Gibbes received a Fulbright-Hays Seminar Abroad Program...
Bliss

Bliss to lead UCCS cybersecurity programs

Gretchen Bliss, a cybersecurity leader with more than 25 years of experience with defense agencies, contractors and educational institutions, will lead UCCS academic and research efforts as the...
Bodine, Kwan take on new leadership roles at CCTSI

Bodine, Kwan take on new leadership roles at CCTSI

The CCTSI is pleased to announce a change in two key leadership roles: Bethany Kwan, PhD, MSPH will assume the role of Director of Dissemination & Implementation Research. Cathy Bodine, PhD will...
Johnson

Johnson begins three-year appointment as CU associate vice president

Harper Johnson, assistant vice chancellor of information technology and chief information officer at UCCS, will begin a three-year term as associate vice president for CU’s Transformation and...
King

King is a chef on a mission

As soon as he was named Chef of the Year by the American Culinary Federation’s Pikes Peak chapter, Corey King was already gearing up for the next challenge.
Al-Shawaf named Rising Star by Association for Psychological Science

Al-Shawaf named Rising Star by Association for Psychological Science

Laith Al-Shawaf, Ph.D. and assistant professor of psychology, was named a Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science for his “innovative work that has already advanced the field and...
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Wilkerson named interim general counsel, secretary to Board of Regents

Dan Wilkerson has been named interim general counsel and secretary to the Board of Regents. He replaces Patrick O’Rourke, who this week became the chief operating officer at CU Boulder. Wilkerson...
‘Power of One’ strikes gold in CASE District VI

‘Power of One’ strikes gold in CASE District VI

The “Power of One” video developed to expand student access, scholarships and learning opportunities for students who live and work in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region was recognized for...
Winslows to receive College of Business Lifetime Entrepreneurship Award

Winslows to receive College of Business Lifetime Entrepreneurship Award

Business leaders and community philanthropists Phil and Ann Winslow will receive the 2020 UCCS College of Business Lifetime Entrepreneurship Award at the annual luncheon May 21, 2020.
Pape joins UCCS as director of Career Services and Student Futures

Pape joins UCCS as director of Career Services and Student Futures

In early February, Danny Pape will join the UCCS community as the new director of Career Services and Student Futures.
Guinness

Guinness publishes first book on the art of Rosemarie Trockel

Katherine Guinness, assistant professor and director of art history, published a new book, “Schizogenesis: The Art of Rosemarie Trockel” – a deep dive into the art, feminist principles and body...
Markel named dean of College of Business

Markel named dean of College of Business

The dean of the largest college of business in Alaska will be the next dean of the UCCS College of Business. Karen Markel, currently dean of the College of Business and Public Policy at the...
Boult wins first-ever Outstanding Research Mentorship Award

Boult wins first-ever Outstanding Research Mentorship Award

Terry Boult, El Pomar Endowed Professor of Innovation and Security, has been named the winner of the first-ever UCCS Outstanding Research Mentorship Award.
Christina Jiménez

Jiménez’s “Making an Urban Public” selected as Outstanding Academic Title by ALA

Christina Jiménez, chair and professor of history, and author of “Making an Urban Public: Popular Claims to Citizenship in Mexico, 1879-1932,” had her book selected as an Outstanding Academic Title...
Bell

Bell to receive CU Distinguished Service Award at commencement

One of the most respected leaders in golf worldwide will be recognized for her service during the UCCS winter commencement ceremony Dec. 20.
Alexander named assistant vice chancellor and chief human resources officer

Alexander named assistant vice chancellor and chief human resources officer

A human resources professional with 30 years of experience in the higher education environment will be the assistant vice chancellor and chief human resources officer at UCCS. Laura Alexander, the...
García named interim vice chancellor for student success

García named interim vice chancellor for student success

Beginning Nov. 1, Carlos García, associate vice chancellor for student success and auxiliary services, will serve as interim vice chancellor for student success.

UCCS recognizes five researchers for hitting career milestones

In a year that experienced a 16 percent increase in sponsored research funding, five faculty members were recognized for surpassing personal marks in career funding during the 2019 Celebration of...
Bakari

Bakari accepts vice president position at Adelphi University

Sentwali Bakari, vice chancellor for student success, will be the next vice president for student affairs and dean of students at Adelphi University in Garden City, New York.
Van Kampen

Van Kampen celebrated for spearheading funding for local cybercrime investigators

Janet Van Kampen, program director for the School of Public Affairs’ Public Safety Initiative, was recognized for her work to direct over $148,000 in state funding to bring cybercrime resources and...

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