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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...
Rabern

Rabern named new dean of College of Engineering and Applied Science

An accomplished research engineer with more than a decade of academic leadership experience will be the new dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science. Don Rabern will begin July 22, 2019.
UCCS marketing office wins two awards at CASE conference

UCCS marketing office wins two awards at CASE conference

The University Marketing department earned two awards for its work on the UCCS Fuels SUCCESS campaign during the 2019 District VI Conference of the Council for the Advancement and Support in...
Harder

Harder named Employee of the Quarter

Shad Harder always keeps an open eye for ways to improve library technology. In the last 15 years working for the Kraemer Family Library and the Office of Information Technology, he’s been behind a...
Kelly

Kelly receives CU Advancement’s McCord Award

Beau Kelly, associate director of development, was recognized as the UCCS recipient for the CU Foundation’s McCord Excellence in Fundraising Award. He received the honor during the foundation’s...
Two UCCS productions earn Telly Awards

Two UCCS productions earn Telly Awards

The Communication Department’s “The Bluffs” won its first silver honor and “The Investment,” a production between faculty and alumni, won the people’s award in the 39th Annual Telly Awards.
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...

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