Community Conversations Series

Community Conversations Series

About: Community Conversation Series is a program of events, organized and hosted by UCCS School of Public Affairs (SPA), highlighting the ways in which members of our community play an integral role in transforming lives. These events are free and open to the public.

Social Impact Businesses

The Colorado Coalition for Social Impact and Better Business Bureau presented on Social Enterprise, Social Business, Conscious Capitalism, and Benefit Corporations to our students.

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Housing Solutions Summit

SPA’s Community Conversation event on the Housing Solutions Summit will focus is on finding solutions for the lack of affordable and accessible housing in the Pikes Peak region. There will be a keynote speaker and four panels comprised of area experts to talk about relevant issues on Monday, September 12, 2016.

Video of Housing Solutions

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Advocacy and Policy Change for People with Disabilities

Panelists: The Independence Center's Carrie Baatz, Billy Allen & Michael Hazard, the Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation's Andrew Winders, Amblicab's Gail Nehls, The Rocky Mountain ADA Center's Maggie Simms.
About: The topic of focus for this event is Advocacy and Policy Development Supporting Independent Living for People with Disabilities.
Date: Thursday, October 29, 2015

Video of Policy and Advocacy Panel for People with Disabilities:

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Social Media for Academic Purposes and CSRP Info Session

Presenter: Matt Getze, Educational Technologist for School of Public Affairs
About: Matt Getze will present on using social media in the academic setting, with special emphasis on selecting and integrating tools that foster student engagement and data analysis.
Time: 5:00 - 6:00pm

Presenter: Jeremy Wimer, Colorado Springs Rising Professionals
About: Jeremy Wimer will provide an information session and the benefits of joining the popular Colorado Springs Rising Professionals organization.
Date: Monday, October 19, 2015


Agnes Igoye: Fighting Human Trafficking

Date: October 2, 2015
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UCCS and the Pikes Peak Community: 50 Years of Partnership

Presenter: Dean Terry Schwartz, Dr. Katie Kaukinen, Dr. Don Klingner, Dr. Barbara Joyce, Brian Kates, and Dr. Anna Kosloski
Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2015

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The Myth of Work/Life Balance

Presenter: Provost Mary Coussons-Read
Date: Monday, April 6, 2015

Video of Provost Mary Coussons-Read:

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Nonprofits at Home and Abroad: Building Communities and Understanding Cultures

Date: February 10, 2015

Video of Janet Foerster and Dr. Schuyler Foerster on Nonprofits:

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