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Regent Incumbents Hold Seats, will Welcome Sharkey in January
Voters returned incumbents Steve Bosley and Michael Carrigan to the University of Colorado Board of Regents, which also will welcome one newly elected member, Sue Sharkey, early next year. (More)
Southern Colorado Colleges Cooperate to Improve Regional Education
Fueled by a $750,000 Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education grant from the U.S. Department of Education, a group of southern Colorado colleges and universities will work cooperatively to increase the number of southern Colorado residents who attend college. (More)
Lamar Community College, UCCS Announce "Two plus Two" Program
Lamar Community College and UCCS announced the beginning of a significant partnership between the two colleges during halftime of a scrimmage between the LCC and UCCS men's basketball teams recently. (More)
Beth-El Opens Nutrition Clinic to Aid Campus Health
The 50-year-old man who visited the newest outreach efforts of the Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences had a specific goal in mind when he came to the Peak Nutrition Clinic at University Hall: he wanted to lose weight.
But the plan developed for him by Nanna Meyer, a registered sports dietitian and assistant professor, Health Sciences, and Kelly Ping, registered dietitian and graduate student, was far from an off-the-shelf low-calorie meal plan. Meyer and Ping are also certified as health and fitness specialists by the American College of Sports Medicine. (More)