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Ethics Initiative brings top entrepreneur to UCCS

The Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative and the Chancellor's Leadership Class brought Daniel Epstein, named one of Forbes’ most impactful entrepreneurs, to UCCS to speak about entrepreneurship and unreasonable goals.
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UCCS College of Business Ranked "Best for Vets" for the second year in a row!

The editors of Military Times consider the UCCS College of Business a “Best for Vets” business school. This is the second year Military Times has ranked the nation's top public and private business schools. UCCS was recognized both times!
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Al Davis featured in Gazette article about startups and entrepreneurship

The College of Business' own Al Davis, Strategy and Entrepreneurship professor and mentor to many entrepreneurs, is staying in familiar territory with his latest venture - a startup company that targets other fledgling firms as customers.
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Southern Colorado Economic Forum to be led by Health Care and Economics Expert

Tatiana Bailey, a leading expert on health economics, policy and urban economic development, is the new director of the Southern Colorado Economic Forum at the College of Business.
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Metzger cited in Forbes article on Nirvana

Innovation Professor Matt Metzger's study cited in article on the band Nirvana's resurrection
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UCCS online MBA ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News and World Report

Online graduate programs in business, engineering and nursing at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs are among the best in the nation, according to the editors of U.S. News and World Report.
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Sport Management Director, Eric Olson elected to CVB Board

Eric Olson, professor, College of Business, and director, Sport Management Program, was recently elected to the Colorado Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau 2014 Board of Directors and Slate of Officers.
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Sky Sox create scholarship for Sport Management students

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox, the AAA affiliate of Major League Baseball’s Colorado Rockies, announced Jan. 28 the donation of a new scholarship designated for students in the Sport Management Program
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UCCS PGA Management School Salutes 10 Years

Ryan Adams, PGA Golf Management Student, publishes article saluting the 10 year anniversary of his program
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UCCS commencement a milestone for Paralympian and College of Business Student

Bryce Boarman, 23, of Colorado Springs, a prospective graduate of the UCCS College of Business Sports Management Program, will join an estimated 450 other prospective December graduates at the Colorado Springs World Arena
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Business faculty earn research paper award.

Andrew Czaplewski, Jeff Ferguson and John Milliman, professors, College of Business, were recently notified they received the Impact of Research Award in the Literati Network Awards for Excellence from Emerald Publishing
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"Jeffery Ferguson honored for his years of service" published by The Trilakes Tribune

After more than 20 years of service, Jeffery Ferguson was honored by the Lewis-Palmer Borad of Education for his leadership, commitment and integrity. (View the full story on page 5 of the Trilakes Tribune)
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College of Business welcomes new faculty

In the midst of a very busy fall semester, we are welcoming two new tenure-track faculty to the College of Business: Kathleen A. Tomlin and Spencer Harris.
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Reddy Joins Iowa Creative Corridor Tour

Dean Venkat Reddy travels to Iowa to learn more about the region’s effort to create a successful, demand-driven workforce readiness system.
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UCCS Executive Training Program is Ready to Broaden Its Reach

The Office of Professional and Executive Development is ready to market its training and development services to a wider audience.
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ANB Bank Establishes Business Student Scholarship

ANB Bank will honor former president Dennis Nathan with a new scholarship for students in the UCCS College of Business.
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"Don't Forget Crowley's Theme" voiced the Colorado Springs Business Journal

Fred Crowley has spent the past five or so years as Colorado Springs’ No. 1 realist. Never too optimistic, but also never fatalistic.
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Lessons in Leadership from Famed Mountaineer

Mountaineer and author Luis Benitez to speak on “High Stakes Leadership”
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Ferguson serves community through School Board Presidency

Marketing Professor Jeff Ferguson enjoys serving community's kids through 20 years of school board service.
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Gonzalez-Padron promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure

The College of Business' Tracy Gonzalez-Padron, along with 10 other UCCS faculty members, earned promotions, tenure upon approval by the CU Board of Regents.
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College of Business' Tom Zwirlein quoted in Business Journal

El Paso County has added about 4,200 jobs in the past year — that’s pretty good news, says Tom Zwirlein, professor of finance at UCCS and director of the Southern Colorado Economic Forum.
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Campus to assist in response to area wildfires

UCCS will assist students, faculty, staff and community members affected by the Black Forest and Royal Gorge wildfires.
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$25,000 in MBA Scholarships for 2013-14

MBA students with strong academic performance will be eligible to receive one of five $5000 scholarship awards in the 2013-14 academic year, the Graduate School of Business Administration announced today.
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UCCS Business Students Vie for Top Honors in Ethics Competition

UCCS students and those from the region’s other major colleges and schools of business — four of them from Colorado — will take part in The Daniels Fund’s second annual ethics competition.
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2013 Lifetime Entrepreneurship Award

Construction company owner to receive lifetime entrepreneurship award. Chuck Murphy, founder of Murphy Constructors, will receive the 2013 UCCS College of Business Lifetime Entrepreneurship Award at an April 19 campus luncheon
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UCCS On-line MBA again a top-ranked program by U.S. News

The UCCS program was ranked 36 among public and private universities across the nation in the 2013 edition of Best Graduate Schools.
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SBDC Director named "Rising Star"

Aikta Marcoulier, director, Colorado Springs Small Business Development Center, was recently named a 2013 Rising Star by the Colorado Springs Business Journal.
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Air Force general to headline UCCS ethics discussion

A decorated U.S. Air Force general and former commander of the North American Aerospace Defense command will share lessons in leadership
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New Provost Mary Coussons-Read

Provost selected to lead campus research and teaching missions
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Dean Reddy introduces 6 new faculty members

The College of Business is celebrating the holidays with 6 new faculty members. Meet them in this month's Dean's eNews.
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Matt Metzger: Bringing real-world insights to the classroom

New faculty member Matt Metzger wants students to go beyond the textbook in his classes.
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UCCS Working to Build International Partnerships

UCCS is extending its efforts to make sure students are prepared to compete in the global job market.
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Dean's November eNews highlights the value of partnerships

The dean's visit to Washington, D.C. with the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance strengthened partnerships and helped forge new ones.
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Developer of sports smart phone app wins business competition

The winners of the 2nd UCCS College of Business Sports/Outdoor Business Plan Competition will keep you in your seats at a sporting event.
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Dean Reddy participates in fruitful visit with delegation in Washington, DC

The dean was among 38 on the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance trip supporting the region's business community.
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Business student wins 2 wrestling world titles in one week

Business student, wrestler Adeline Gray, won two world titles in one week.
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Professors recognized as most cited by Journal of Organizational Change Management

Dr. John Milliman, Dr. Andrew Czaplewski, and Dr. Jeffrey Ferguson were recognized by the Journal of Organizational Change Management for having one of the 10 most cited articles in the journal's history. Read more, and read the article on the link.
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Economic experts see light at the end of the tunnel

Slow growth is predicted at annual Southern Colorado Economic Forum
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UCCS again named a Military Friendly School

UCCS is among the most military friendly schools in the country.
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Colorado Ethics in Business Alliance

Build your resume and network by serving on a team to evaluate nominees for the pretigious Bill Daniels Business Ethics Award and the Daniel L. Ritchie award.
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Local economy divided among good and bad indicators

Get a sneak preview of next Friday's Southern Colorado Economic Forum. Register at www.southerncoloradoeconomicforum.com.
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Investment advisor Sizemore to speak at EPIIC Nights

Learn about macro trends from Charles Sizemore, editor of “The Sizemore Investment Letter,” who will speak at a free event on October 9.
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Dean's eNews: Prepare yourself and your organization for success at the Southern Colorado Economic Forum

I believe we are about to experience a significant change in the economic structure of our region. When the citizens of Colorado Springs voted to lease Memorial Hospital to University of Colorado Health, they voted to open doors to success for the entire region.
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2012 Southern Colorado Economic Forum to focus on regional health care changes

The 16th annual Southern Colorado Economic Forum will focus on the changes that will occur as a result of the vote by citizens of Colorado Springs voted to lease Memorial Health System to University of Colorado Health.
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College of Business Ranked by US News and World Report

US News and World Report included the College of Business among the best business programs in the nation in its 2013 list of best schools. Read the report here.
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UCCS, El Pomar set out on epic business adventures

UCCS and El Pomar Foundation's connection goes back a long way, but it's getting really exciting now. Read more to learn what UCCS is up to with El Pomar's help.
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Penn State's hard lessons become a teaching tool

How do we use the troubles at Penn State to teach ethical decision making skills? Dean Reddy addresses this question in his August eNewsletter.
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UCCS: Driving the Region's Economic Growth

The Colorado Springs Business Journal credits UCCS with a major role in the region's economy. Chancellor Shockley-Zalabak, Dean Reddy, and other campus leaders talk about it in this article.
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PGA Golf Managment Students give lessons to fire victims, responders

PGA Golf Managment Students will give free lessons to first responders and those affected by the Waldo Canyon Fire on Saturday, Sept. 1 from 9-12 at Pine Creek Golf Club.
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UCCS Professor and MBA student part of the new Startup Factory

The Colorado Springs Business Journal profiled The Startup Factory, a new co-working space at the Colorado Springs Technology Incubator. It's the place to be for up-and-coming entrepreneurs. Dr. Alan Davis, professor of strategy and entrepreneurship is a mentor, and MBA student Daniel Ricci is taking advantage of the resources there.
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2012 First Tee Scholarship Recipient David Jones

Congratulations to David Jones, recipient of the First Tee Scholarship from the PGA Foundation.
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2012 Small Business Awards

Colorado Springs Small Business Development Center announces 2012 award winners
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New UCCS sport business certification to feature Olympic executives and Super Bowl champ

The UCCS College of Business will offer a Certification in Business Education & Leadership for Sport (CBELS) course July 9-13 as an intensive five-day executive-style seminar for professionals currently working or pursuing work in the sport industry. The program is designed to help participants gain skills and perspectives in management, strategy, customer service and operations.
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2012 Sport/Outdoor Business Plan Competition Launched

UCCS El Pomar Institute for Innovationa and Commercialization and the Center for Entrepreneurship in the College of Business launched the 2nd annual sports/outdoor business plan competition.
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Sutherland named director of PGA Golf Management program

Mollie Sutherland, who was previsouly acting director and internship coordinator for the UCCS PGA Golf Management Program, has been named the director.
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Marcoulier named director of SBDC

Aikta Marcoulier, formerly of the Professional Bull Riders Association, was named the new director of the Colorado Springs Small Business Development Center.
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Presentation: the Impacts of Oil Drilling in El Paso County

This presentation from Dr. Fred Crowley's masters-level policy course covers the comprehensive research on oil exploration in El Paso County.
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Boon or burden? the Impact of oil and gas exploration in El Paso County

Dr. Fred Crowley's MBA students undertook a comprehensive study of oil and gas exploration in El Paso county. They will present their findings on Friday, May 11 at a public presentation.
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College of Business

Edward P. Kelbel Memorial Fund

Per the family's directions, gifts can be made in memory of Ed Kelbel to the University of Colorado Foundation on behalf of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.
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College of Business

An Announcement

We are greatly saddened by the loss of our PGA Golf Management Director Ed Kelbel on Wednesday March 28th. Our thoughts and prayers are with Ed's wife Rosemary and the Kelbel family and friends.
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Cari Shaffer, founder of ADD STAFF, to receive 2012 Lifetime Entrepreneurship Award

This year's award luncheon is set for May 11.
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Dr. Don Gardner on credit checks during the job application process

Dr. Don Gardner was asked for his impression of a proposed bill that would ban credit checks during the job application process. See what he said during this news clip.
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Dean Reddy on Comcast Newsmakers program

Dean Venkat Reddy provides updates on the College of Business for the Comcast Newsmakers program with Beverly Weaver. Hear about online undergraduate degree completion, sport management, and the Bachelor of Innovation (TM).
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New Sport Management Faculty

Sport Management continues to grow with new associate director and two new faculty members.
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The Changing American Dream

KOAA interviews Dr. Fred Crowley about the difficulties of home ownership for younger adults.
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Dr. Fred Crowley: effects of potential cuts at Ft. Carson

KOAA interviews UCCS business faculty member Dr. Fred Crowley about possible affects of military budget cuts on the Colorado Springs economy.
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Speaker: Stocks headed lower as nation's population ages

A Houston-based investment manager warned Tuesday in Colorado Springs that U.S. stocks likely will suffer through several difficult years starting later this year as an aging population reduces the consumer spending that accounts for about 70 percent of all economic activity.
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UCCS Communique

Dean to serve on Chamber and EDC board

Dean Venkat Reddy has been invited to serve on the governing board of the Greater Colorado Springs Chamber and EDC.
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College of Business collaborates to prepare healthcare managers for future

Collaboration between the College of Business and healthcare organizations results in new skills for new managers.
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