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Entrepreneur of the Year to speak at UCCS

Chris Carmichael, founder, CEO, and president of Carmichael Training Systems and personal coach to cancer survivor and six-time Tour de France Champion Lance Armstrong, will be speaking at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs on March 30 to students, faculty and staff.

The event is open to the public and will take place at 4:30 p.m. in the University Center, room 303. There is no charge for this event but seating is limited and reservations are required.

Those wishing to attend should contact Warren Schubert at: wschuber@uccs.edu or 262-3870. The speaking engagement is sponsored by the Center for Entrepreneurship & College of Business Entrepreneurial Finance class taught by Allan Roth.

In 2004, Colorado’s Celebrate Technology Coalition named Carmichael Entrepreneur of the Year. Soon after, he was honored with the USA Cycling Lifetime Achievement Award. Carmichael was inducted into the U.S Bicycling Hall of Fame in May 2003, and has been honored as the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Coach of the Year. He served as the cycling coach during the 1992 and 1996 Olympics and athletes under his direction have won 33 Olympic, World Championships and Pan American Games medals.

Create an engaging electronic communications plan

The Pikes Peak Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America will challenge communications professionals to evaluate their electronic communications during a lunch meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 23 at the Tesla Educational Opportunity Center, 2560 International Circle, Room 112.

Speakers Any Meng, president of Infront Webworks and Victoria Selfridge, manager of the eCommerce Group of Ent Federal Credit Union, will discuss how often Web site messages should evolve, what is critical when revamping a Web site and pitfalls of communicating through the Internet.

The cost is $15 for PRSA, IABC and COSPRA members and $20 for nonmembers. RSVP to Ken Hunter at 473-0704 or ken@praco.com.

World Trade Center master plan designer to speak at CC

Daniel Libeskind, the architect of the master plan for the World Trade Center site, the Jewish Museum in Berlin and the Denver Art Museum extension, will present “Breaking Ground” at 7:30 p.m. March 28 in Colorado College’s Armstrong Hall.

Libeskind is a leading modern architect known for introducing a new critical discourse into architecture and for his multidisciplinary approach. His practice extends from building museums and concert halls to convention centers, hotels, shopping centers and universities. His work can be seen in the United States, Germany, Denmark, Spain, England, Ireland, Canada, Israel, Austria, Italy and Switzerland.

The lecture is sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities Professorship. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 389-6607