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UCCS alumni make big impacts in Colorado Springs, in the southern Colorado region, our nation and beyond. 

We're proud of the tens of thousands of alums changing lives in countless fields. Their efforts are truly changing the world for the better.

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Patrick Hannaway
Patrick Hannaway, '08
"It's shocking to look at where you were and where you are, and realize you made it to your ultimate goal. I owe all of that to UCCS, the CU system, to athletics, to the community and to hard work."
From successful athlete to successful dentist — An Alumni story
One of the most prolific basketball stars to play for the UCCS Mountain Lions, Patrick Hannaway forged a path both as a student and an athlete to earning his degree. Now a successful dentist, Hannaway recalls his time at UCCS with fondness.