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Volume 61, Issue 2

October 9, 2009

Business faculty, alums lead discussion of city finances

The dean of the College of Business and college alumni will host the Colorado Springs city manager and a business faculty member in an Oct. 16 discussion of City of Colorado Springs finances.

Penny Culbreth-Graft, city manager and lecturer in the School of Public Affairs, will join Tom Zwirlein, professor, Business, in a 7:30 a.m. discussion in Dwire Hall 121.

Billed as a “Crash Course in City Budget 101,” the session promises an objective look at the fiscal realities facing the City of Colorado Springs and various financial strategies under review, according to Jana Hyde, alumni coordinator, College of Business. The event is free and open to faculty and staff but seating will be limited. To reserve a space, call 255-3777 or

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