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CC’s annual local economic impact totals $168 million

Each Colorado College student spends on average just shy of $9,024 a year off-campus, creating an economic impact of $35.6 million to the Colorado Springs economy, according to a report planned for release Friday morning. Including other factors, the college sent an average of nearly $168 million into the local economy each year from 2006… Continue Reading CC’s annual local economic impact totals $168 million

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UCCS arts center plans emerging

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UCCS arts center plans emerging

Plans are taking shape for the $58 million UCCS Visual and Performing Arts Center, with roughly a quarter of the funding already raised, design scheduled to be done in early 2014 and the project on track to begin construction in 2015, according to university officials. UCCS Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak said that nearly $15 million —… Continue Reading UCCS arts center plans emerging

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CC finishes $14 million residence hall renovation

Colorado College has completed a $14 million renovation of Slocum Hall, one of its largest residence halls. Built in the 1950s, the makeover was designed to create new study spaces in the building, enhancing the sense of community and collaboration. The residence hall now has an open lounge on the first floor, as well as… Continue Reading CC finishes $14 million residence hall renovation

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When you visit vibrant, forward thinking, growing communities, you will always find they are the home to great universities. These are universities that are significant economic drivers for their regions. UCCS has always aspired to be that university for the Pikes Peak region and Southern Colorado. Our long history of serving the community is alive… Continue Reading UCCS’ Regional Connect works on new partnerships

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UCCS to offer new bachelor’s degree

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UCCS to offer new bachelor’s degree

UCCS is offering a different kind of bachelor’s degree to students interested in working with young children. The Bachelor of Innovation in Inclusive Early Childhood Education is a multi-disciplinary program that will provide students with skills to teach all young children – and includes courses in written and oral communication, problem solving, business, entrepreneurship and… Continue Reading UCCS to offer new bachelor’s degree

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Forbes ranks AFA as one of nation’s top schools

The United States Air Force Academy was named one of the top U.S. universities in a list compiled by Forbes magazine. The academy ranked 31st, with the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., coming in seventh and the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md, coming in 28th in the nation. “The U.S.… Continue Reading Forbes ranks AFA as one of nation’s top schools

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UCCS celebrates progress on Lane Center project

UCCS officials say that construction of the institution’s new health sciences facility is on schedule and on budget as they prepare to install the last piece of the building’s superstructure. The Lane Center for Academic Health Sciences, which is the university’s first structure in the North Nevada Avenue urban renewal zone, is on budget at… Continue Reading UCCS celebrates progress on Lane Center project

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Philanthropist Lyda Hill has given a $2 million grant to UCCS to help the university study and treat mental health issues in returning war veterans. Hill’s grant will be used to create a Veteran Health and Trauma Clinic inside the university’s Trauma, Health and Hazards Center. “The remarkable vision of Lyda Hill gives us new… Continue Reading Hill grant will create UCCS mental health services for soldiers

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SBDC moving to Citizens Service Center

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The Small Business Development Center, which is housed at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, will relocate to the El Paso County Citizens Service Center, alongside the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. The SBDC plans to be in its new office by April26. It will be on the first floor of the center, 1675 Garden of… Continue Reading SBDC moving to Citizens Service Center

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UCCS increases tuition rates by 6 percent

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UCCS increases tuition rates by 6 percent

Undergraduate students at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs will pay an extra $14 per credit hour next fall – a 6 percent increase that was approved this week by the Board of Regents which governs the school. Regents approved tuition increases at all four CU campuses. However, the 6 percent increase for Colorado resident… Continue Reading UCCS increases tuition rates by 6 percent

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