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New Accelerated Master’s Program develops public service leadership

New Accelerated Master’s Program develops public service leadership

UCCS political science majors will have a new opportunity to earn an accelerated master’s degree in public administration in a new program between the School...
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Chamber & EDC recognize School of Public Affairs for 25 years of partnership

Chamber & EDC recognize School of Public Affairs for 25 years of partnership

The School of Public Affairs and the Colorado Springs Chamber & Economic Development Corporation marked 25 years of partnership during the chamber and EDC’...
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UCCS creates new dual graduate program in public administration, sociology

UCCS creates new dual graduate program in public administration, sociology

A new innovative dual graduate degree program between the School of Public Affairs and the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, will prepare students for a...
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CU Denver hosts forum on the future of elections and democracy

The University of Colorado Denver will host a public forum Oct. 9 with Federal Election Commission (FEC) Vice Chair Ann Ravel (event details below). The forum...
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Success stories abound at Boots to Suits event

Izzy Abbass, program coordinator for Boots to Suits, addresses the gathering at the Boots to Suits Salute on April 9 at Sullivan's Steak House in downtown...
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Strong Communities for Children program launched

Mary Coussons-Read The CU School of Medicine and UCCS announced April 4 the launch of a Strong Communities for Children program in Colorado Springs. Meeting at...
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CU Denver’s largest-ever scholarship initiative fosters student success regardless of background

Raul Cardenas, associate vice chancellor for Student Affairs, announces the 1,000 More scholarship initiative at CU Denver. One thousand more. CU Denver's goal...
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Panel examines lessons learned in November election

Three things are clear in the wake of last week’s election: Tax increases for education remain unpopular. Sin taxes are palatable. Recall efforts are gun...
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School of Public Affairs co-hosts national public-private partnership workshop

Phil Washington, RTD general manager, delivers the keynote address at the Implementing PPPs for Colorado workshop on May 22. Already a leader in public-private...
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Sneak a peek: Academic office building design shared

A new, five-story building with 100 faculty and staff offices is quickly taking shape. Gary Reynolds, executive director, Facilities Services, recently shared...
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Study: ‘Tough love’ needed to turn around low-performing schools

Few positive results have been documented from school turnaround models that rely on coaching, increased educator training or focusing on new programs, a...
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Five questions for Mary Guy

What makes a fireman or policeman rush to help others each and every day? How do they – and others in high-stress jobs – continue to enjoy their work?
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Grassroots findings: State’s fiscal course unsustainable

About 150 people attended the panel discussion on TBD Colorado, making it the best-attended event in the two-year history of the Buechner Breakfast First...
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Public sector careers, advising are focus of national conference

School of Public Affairs Dean Paul Teske addresses the NASPAA Career Professionals Conference Dec. 6 in the Terrace Room. Seated at right in the photo is...
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Students speak minds at energy policy debate

Panelists in the Energy Policy discussion are, from left, Alice Madden, Ashley Palomaki, Tim Kirby, Greg Dobbs (moderator), Michael Kosdrosky, Josh Penry and...
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Domestic violence prevention in the spotlight at October events

Kaukinen Katie Kaukinen, associate professor, School of Public Affairs, will share the results of her research into domestic violence at a noon Monday...
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Symposium focuses on undergraduate learning

Panelists speak during the University of Colorado Denver Undergraduate Experiences Symposium. From left, Mark Gelernter, Laura Goodwin,Rebecca Kantor, Raul...
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Students briefed on how to find jobs in federal government

Getting a job can be difficult. Getting a federal government job can be twice as difficult, but members of the United States Office of Personnel Management (...
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CU Foundation names new UCCS development leader

Megan Fisher The University of Colorado Foundation has named Megan Fisher to be assistant vice president for development, effective July 1. Fisher will lead...
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‘Power of Partnership’ ad campaign promotes connections to community

The University of Colorado Denver is moving forward with phase two of an advertising campaign featuring university "partnerships." It's called " The Power of...
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Five questions for Peter deLeon

Peter deLeon is a soft-spoken man who is passionate about public policy analytics but whose political activism ended with the Vietnam War protests. A national...
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Panelists: Colorado will feel more pain from federal debt

At the “First Friday” in this year’s Buechner Breakfast series, School of Public Affairs Dean Paul Teske moderated the Sept. 2 discussion, "“Federal Debt in...
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New partnership of leaders in education, business launched

With the Auraria Campus as a backdrop, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock recently announced the Denver Education Compact, aimed at enhancing and improving education...