Schedule of Events

Semi-Annual On-Campus Lunches | Monthly Networking Lunches | Curiosity Unlimited

Upcoming events for the Retired Faculty and Staff Association consist of semi-annual on-campus lunches at UCCS and monthly, informal networking lunches.

Semi-Annual On-Campus Lunches

The semi-annual on-campus lunches include a full meal, a presentation by a representative from UCCS and a brief membership meeting. The luncheon schedule for the 2012-13 Academic Year is as follows:

October 21, 2014, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., UCCS Upper Lodge
April 8, 2015, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., UCCS Upper Lodge

Should you have any questions in the meantime, please contact Megan Gallegos at (719) 255-3183.

Monthly Networking Lunches

The Retired Faculty and Staff Association also meets on a monthly basis throughout the Academic Year for networking purposes. All lunches are scheduled for 11:30 a.m. RSVP to Diane Alberico at (719) 598-6132. Lunches currently scheduled for the 2014-15 Academic Year is as follows:


2014-15 RETIREE LUNCHEON SCHEDULE
DATE LOCATION ADDRESS RESTAURANT PHONE
TIME
September 8, 2014 Lemongrass Vietnamese 6840 N. Academy Blvd 719 592 1391 11:30 a.m.
October 21, 2014 UCCS Upper Lodge 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
November 3, 2014
BJ's Restaurant  5150 N. Nevada Ave. 11:30 a.m
December 1, 2014
Adams Mountain Cafe 26 Manitou Ave. 719 685-1430 11:30 a.m
January 5, 2015
Lanna Thai 8010 N. Union Blvd.  719 282 0474 11:30 a.m
February 2, 2015
Paravicini's 2802 W. Colorado Ave. 719 471 8200 11:30 a.m
March 2, 2015
Macaroni Grill 2510 Tenderfoot Hill St 719 540-9833 11:30 a.m
February 3, 2014 Red Robin 3770 Bloomington St. 719 622-8157 11:30 a.m
April 8, 2015
UCCS Upper Lodge
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway 11:30 a.m
May 4, 2015 Hacienda Colorado
 5246 N. Nevada Ave.

 719 418 7999 11:30 a.m.
June 1, 2015 Jose Muldoon's 5710 S. Carefree Circle 719 574 5673 11:30 a.m
July 6, 2015
Black Bear Diner 975 N. Academy Blvd 719 227 3663

11:30 a.m

August 3, 2015 Zios 6650 Corporate Dr. 719 593 9999

11:30 a.m.

 

Curiosity Unlimited

RFSA members are also encouraged to participate in Curiosity Unlimited lectures. Curiosity Unlimited, a nonprofit organization, was founded in 1977 by a group of Pikes Peak area alumni and citizens to provide a forum for stimulating community interest in the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS), creating opportunities to become acquainted with UCCS faculty members, study relevant issues through free on-campus lectures, and engage in leisure time learning.

Providing scholarships to UCCS students is an important goal of Curiosity Unlimited, which is made possible by membership dues. In fall 2010, scholarships of $1,000 each will be given to four deserving seniors at UCCS. Curiosity Unlimited has awarded more than $40,000 in scholarships throughout its existence.

More than 200 UCCS professors have lectured on their areas of expertise (the faculty advisor for Curiosity Unlimited is Tom Napierkowski). The University provides a program called "Listening In," which offers free class enrollment to residents over 55 years of age. As a result of enjoyable encounters with the lecturers, many of our members have participated in this program.

Some Curiosity Unlimited participants have also become major UCCS donors/supporters after attending the lectures.

To learn more about the program, use the links to the left and access the schedule of events for the upcoming Academic Year, as well as membership opportunities.