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Volume 74, Issue 1

November 5, 2010

Nov. 1-5, 2010

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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)

New ventures highlight forum. UCCS will collaborate with CU Boulder in a molecular biotechnology initiative, campus leaders announced during a Friday forum highlighting strategic initiatives. (More)

Veterans Day to feature open house. UCCS will celebrate Veterans Day with a series of events Nov. 11. (More)

Fanfare to surround WTC beam transport. A procession of fire, police and military vehicles will carry a piece of one of the most tragic events in U.S. history from UCCS to the Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station Nov. 19. (More)

Leaders share peek into college, university workings. Pikes Peak Community College and UCCS share many issues including increasing enrollment and declining funding levels, CEO's of El Paso County's public higher education institutions told a group of business and community leaders this week. (More)

VAPA students, faculty explore El Pomar acoustics. As passersby made their way to the Kraemer Family Library, the UCCS Music Ensemble explored the rotunda of El Pomar Center with sound this week. See and hear this slice of campus life compiled by University Advancement's Jeff Foster. (More)

PESA offers stress coping tips. The members of the UCCS Professional Exempt Staff Association believe it possible to manage stress in the workplace. (More)

Who's New/Changes

October brings five new staff. Five staff members joined UCCS in October. (More)

Reddy to lead online course initiative. Venkat Reddy, dean, College of Business, will now also serve as executive director of online program development. (More)

In the News

The Denver Post wrote about college and university finances in Higher education committee recommends tax increases to fund Colorado colleges, universities

In Denver Times wrote about plans for state colleges and universities in Ritter gets his higher ed plan

The Denver Post wrote about tax measures in 3 tax-slashing measures headed for crushing defeat

KKTV interviewed a UCCS faculty member in Post-Election Political Fallout (video)

The Boulder Daily Camera wrote about CU Regent elections in CU regents retain GOP majority

KDVR aired a story about the Southern Colorado Education Consortium in Southern Colorado colleges, universities share grant to increase attendance

KRDO aired a story about wildlife near campus in  Mountain Lion Sighting Near UCCS

The Colorado Springs Gazette wrote about a UCCS student in Crash victim remembered as outgoing, kind

KRDO interviewed a UCCS faculty member in Holiday sales expect to rise

The Colorado Springs Business Journal published a column written by a UCCS faculty member in Leveraging the Springs' industrial identity

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