College of Business


The Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at UCCS is a resource for principle-based ethics education.

In 2015-16 we reached 6,370 Students, 380 Educators and 118 Community Members.

Focus Areas

  • Ethics and Technology imageWhat are the potential risks for ethical misconduct in the future? Explore the ethical risks in communication and technology innovation.
  • June 29, 2016Behavioral Ethics
    Behavioral Ethics imageWhy do good people do bad things? How do people make ethical decisions? Behavioral ethics seeks to understand the rationalizations and biases leading to misconduct.
  • November 30, 2015Ethics and Fraud
    Ethics and Fraud imageExplore the dangers posed by fraud, identify fraudulent scenarios and make principle-based ethical decisions to prevent fraudulent actions.
  • Ethics in the Organization imageOrganizations that exhibit ethical behavior place ethics in high regard in their corporate culture. Learn more about the benefits of strong organizational ethics.
  • November 30, 2015Ethics in Sport
    Ethics in Sport imageA web portal with resources on ethics in sport for academic institutions, students, sports business, youth sport organizations and associations.



Ethics Events


UCCS Ethics Fellows

  • Jill Bradley-Geist, Ph.D. imageAssociate Professor of Management, College of Business
  • Andrea Hutchins, Ph.D. RD imageAssociate Professor of Nutrition, Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing & Health Sciences
  • June 13, 2016Carla Myers, MLIS
    Carla Myers, MLIS imageAssistant Professor Faculty Director of Access Services and Scholarly Communications, The Kraemer Family Library
  • June 13, 2016Regina Winters, MPA
    Regina Winters, MPA imageSenior Instructor, School of Public Affairs
  • Patty Witkowsky, Ph.D. imageInstructor and Coordinator in the Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE), College of Education
  • June 13, 2016Kimbra Smith, Ph.D.
    Kimbra Smith, Ph.D. imageAssistant Professor of Cultural and Applied Anthropologist, Department of Anthropology
  • June 13, 2016Jugal Kalita, Ph.D.
    Jugal Kalita, Ph.D. imageProfessor Department of Computer Science, College of Engineering and Applied Science
  • Julie Albertson, Ph.D. imageSenior Instructor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering
  • Lorraine M. Arangno, Ph.D. imageSenior Instructor of Philosophy, College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences
  • T. Martin Key, Ph.D. imageAssistant Professor of Marketing, College of Business
  • James Van Scotter II, Ph.D. imageAssistant Professor of Strategy, College of Business
  • Scott Van Ness, ABD imageInstructor of Operations Management, College of Business
  • Joseph D. Wehrman, Ph.D. imageDepartment Chair, Associate Professor with Tenure, Counseling and Human Services, College of Education
  • Lauren Brengarth, Ph.D. imageAssistant Professor, Department of Communications, Media Ethics Course/Service Learning, College of Letters Arts Sciences
  • June 1, 2014Katy Cathcart, MCJ
    Katy Cathcart, MCJ imageInstructor, Criminal Justice, School of Public Affairs
  • Mary Ann Cutter, Ph.D. imageProfessor Department of Philosophy, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
  • Andrew Czaplewski, Ph.D. imageChair, Marketing Department, Professor of Marketing and International Business, College of Business
  • Barbara Joyce, Ph.D. imageAssociate Professor - Community Health, Correctional Nursing, Community Collaborative, Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Andrew D. Ketsdever, Ph.D. imageEngineering Chair/Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering and Applied Science
  • Dustin Bluhm, Ph.D. imageAssistant Professor of Management, College of Business
  • Sheri Colcun-Trumpfheller, MBA, CPA imageSenior Instructor of Accounting, College of Business
  • Jeffrey Ferguson, Ph.D. imageProfessor of Service Management and Marketing, College of Business
  • June 1, 2013David Leupp, Ph.D.
    David Leupp, Ph.D. imageSenior Instructor of Business Analysis, College of Business
  • Matt Metzger, Ph.D. imageAssistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Management, College of Business
  • Colleen Stiles, Ph.D. imageCo-Director of Strategic Alliances, Bachelor of Innovation Degree, College of Business
  • Albert Batten, Ph.D. imageAdjunct Instructor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
  • Gordon Stringer, MBA imageSenior Instructor of Finance and Information Systems, College of Business
  • Peggy Beranek, Ph.D. imageAssociate Professor of Information Systems, College of Business
  • Cathy Claiborne, Ph.D. imageAssociate Dean/Associate Professor of Accounting, College of Business
  • Robert Hirschfeld, Ph.D. imageAssociate Professor of Organizational Management, College of Business

Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at UCCS


UCCS Ethics in Action Video Winner


UCCS Ethics in Action Video Winner