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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...
Berning one of 31 national awardees for leadership in wellness promotion

Berning one of 31 national awardees for leadership in wellness promotion

Jackie Berning has worked with thousands of athletes in the last 30 years to help them determine the best diet for training, competition and performance. Her work as a Sports Dietitian for college...
Finalists announced for assistant vice chancellor and chief human resources officer

Finalists announced for assistant vice chancellor and chief human resources officer

Three candidates for the position of assistant vice chancellor and chief human resources officer at UCCS will hold open forums on campus during their visits.
Durham volunteers at fall move-in for 22nd year in a row

Durham volunteers at fall move-in for 22nd year in a row

For the 22nd year in a row, Bob Durham, associate professor of psychology, helped first-year students to move into their dorm rooms during UCCS’ fall 2019 move-in. And he won’t be stopping anytime...
New UCCS chef committed to fresh, local food

New UCCS chef committed to fresh, local food

“Food doesn’t have to be complex,” says Chef Mark Painter, the new residential chef at Roaring Fork Dining Hall. “It can be, but it doesn’t have to be. That’s the Italian mentality, to me – just keep...
Gonzales named new program director of Chancellor’s Leadership Class and UCCSlead

Gonzales named new program director of Chancellor’s Leadership Class and UCCSlead

A leadership trainer and developer with more than a decade of experience will be the new program director for the Chancellor’s Leadership Class and UCCSlead. Sloan Gonzales, who most recently worked...
Eight UCCS faculty selected as Ethics Fellows

Eight UCCS faculty selected as Ethics Fellows

Eight faculty members will serve as Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at UCCS Fellows during the 2019-20 academic year. The prestigious Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative faculty fellowships are awarded to...
Six UCCS faculty, staff selected for 2019-20 cohort of CU’s Excellence in Leadership Program

Six UCCS faculty, staff selected for 2019-20 cohort of CU’s Excellence in Leadership Program

Six UCCS employees, split evenly between faculty and staff, will spend the academic year learning how to become more effective leaders who can successfully address the key challenges of a dynamic...
Community welcomes new deans of Engineering and Applied Science and Nursing and Health Sciences

Community welcomes new deans of Engineering and Applied Science and Nursing and Health Sciences

Faculty, staff and community members welcomed not one, but two new deans to UCCS during a reception at UCCS Downtown on August 8.
Mikayla Greenfield

Operational excellence earns Greenfield Employee of the Quarter

Mikayla Greenfield is all about efficiency. But it isn’t just her commitment to streamlining operations in Facilities Services that earned her Employee of the Quarter for April to June of 2019: it’s...
Steffes

Steffes earns Employee of the Quarter nod

When Jesie Steffes’ clients fill out a satisfaction survey after meeting with her for counseling appointments, they’re often writing the same thing: “I wouldn’t be in school today without Jesie’s...
Valentine

Valentine named assistant vice chancellor for marketing and communications

Chris Valentine, the director of marketing and communications for one of the region’s largest health care providers, will be the assistant vice chancellor for marketing and communications at UCCS. He...
Bishop

In memoriam: Regent Emeritus Tillie Bishop

University of Colorado Regent Emeritus Tilman “Tillie” Bishop, died Sunday, June 16, 2019, in Grand Junction. He was 86.
84 staff members recognized with service awards in annual luncheon

84 staff members recognized with service awards in annual luncheon

The Staff Association went into the jungle in its annual spring luncheon May 23 in the Gallogly Events Center.
Dassonowsky

Dassanowsky opens Austrian Film Festival Moscow

Robert von Dassanowsky, professor of film and German, and director of film studies, attended the 8th Austrian Cinema Festival April 10-15 as a special guest of the organizers Russian Art Group...
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President Benson announced as official starter of 2019 BOLDERBoulder

BOLDERBoulder, America’s All-Time Best 10K, this week named CU President Bruce D. Benson the official starter for the 2019 race. “We are honored to have one of the University of Colorado’s most...
Caudill

Guiding juvenile offenders sparked Caudill’s interest in teaching and researching criminal justice

Jonathan Caudill’s natural path seemed to be in criminal justice, having grown up in a law enforcement family. Although as a boy, he tossed around possibilities like astronaut or physician.
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Cassidy named assistant dean for community-based medical education

Cassidy Heather Cassidy, assistant professor of medicine, has been named the new assistant dean for community-based medical education. Cassidy is a primary care internist in Colorado Springs. She...
Faculty at Work: Guy Hagen

Faculty at Work: Guy Hagen

Guy Hagen is a senior research associate with BioFrontiers at UCCS and joined the faculty in 2015. He focuses on developing new methods in optical microscopy, and on applying these methods to...
Rose receives Southern Colorado Ally Award

Rose receives Southern Colorado Ally Award

Stephany Rose, associate professor and director of Women’s and Ethnic Studies, earned recognition for her work with the LGBTQ community as one of the recipients of the Southern Colorado Ally Award...

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