Alumni Connections: College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, August 2011
As the fall semester gets underway at your alma mater, campus activity is at an all-time high. Students moved into housing last week, we welcomed over 1,200 students and faculty back to campus at our annual Convocation Ceremony in the Gallogly Events Center, and classes began on August 22.
We're also excited about a diverse schedule of alumni programming slated for the fall semester, including the following:
You can view a full list of activities mentioned above on our website.
We look forward to seeing you at an event in the near future. As always, if you have comments or suggestions on our programming, please let us know.
Go Mountain Lions!
In the past year, the University of Colorado received more than $213.2 million in private support -- the highest total in CU history, according to preliminary figures announced July 20. (More)
Two University of Colorado Colorado Springs representatives traveled to the White House recently to meet with officials in the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships. (More)
UCCS retains Steel & Silver Series trophy
With five points awarded for the highest grade point average, UCCS won this season’s rivalry series against Colorado State University-Pueblo 29-16 and retained possession of the Ent Federal Credit Union Trophy. (More)
Brian Duvick, Department of History, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, was recommended for promotion to associate professor and the granting of tenure.
Newsweek quoted UCCS faculty member Daphne Greenwood in Will We Double-Dip?
Nelson honored for UCCS commercial. David Nelson, associate professor, Communication Department, recently received a bronze award in the commercial category of the 32nd Annual Telly Awards Competition. Nelson received the award for “Jigsaw Puzzle,” a 30 second commercial about UCCS.(More)
Theatreworks makes move to professional actors. Theatreworks recently completed a seasonal agreement with the Actors’ Equity Association, the union of professional stage actors and managers. (More)
KRDO highlighted an upcoming campus theater production in Theater d'Art (video)
The Colorado Springs Independent reviewed a Theaterworks performance in Theater Shylock steals the show, show blows the mood
Andrew Subudhi, Department of Biology, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, was recommended for promotion to associate professor and the granting of tenure.
Southern Colorado STEM camp enlightens young scientists. With the assistance of UCCS staff members, Otero Junior College recently hosted more than 60 middle school students for a STEM in Real Life Camp, a summer youth program focused on science, technology, engineering and math. (More)
Heather Albanesi, Department of Sociology, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, was recommended for promotion to associate professor and the granting of tenure.
The Pueblo Chieftain wrote about an exhibit led by UCCS faculty member Andrea Herrera in Away from home.
The Colorado Springs Gazette quoted UCCS faculty member Jeffrey Montez de Oca in All things zombie goes mainstream.
Qualls presents at APA conference. Sara Qualls, Kraemer Family Professor of Aging, presented “What Gets Aging Families in Trouble? Structures and Processes” as a plenary address at the American Psychological Association’s 119th annual convention Aug. 5 in Washington, D.C.
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