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When more than 5,000 people showed up last year to the Cool Science Carnival Day, organizers knew they had tapped a desire that eventually could translate into a permanent science center. They had believed for some time that Colorado Springs children and adults wanted science and could not get enough science, and they were right,… Continue Reading Cool Science Festival lays groundwork for future center

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The University of Colorado Colorado Springs will offer about 30 scholarships annually for past and current military service members interested in pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. Scholarships, up to $10,000 annually with the potential to renew, will be awarded based on financial need and a student’s interest in pursuing an undergraduate STEM… Continue Reading UCCS offers scholarships to military personnel pursuing STEM degrees

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The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs student government will host a debate among at-large candidates for a seat on the University of Colorado Board of Regents. The one-hour debate is at 7 p.m. Oct. 8 in Centennial Hall, Room 108 on the UCCS campus, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway. Parking will be available in lots… Continue Reading UCCS student government hosts regent candidate debate Monday

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UCCS and PPCC named ‘military friendly’ schools

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The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak Community College are among the most military friendly schools in the country, according to G.I. Jobs magazine. G.I. Jobs, and its publisher Victory Media, named UCCS and PPCC to its 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools, a recognition given to the top 15 percent of… Continue Reading UCCS and PPCC named ‘military friendly’ schools

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Pikes Peak Community College has created a new position to oversee its manufacturing and technical programs. The position aims to connect local manufacturing workforce needs with the college’s growing manufacturing programs. The associate dean for manufacturing, industry and technical studies is a position that has been tops on PPCC President Lance Bolton’s list since he… Continue Reading PPCC creates dean of manufacturing position

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USAFA, CC and UCCS tops in the nation

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Colorado Springs is home to three top colleges, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 Best Colleges rankings. The U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado College and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs all made the list of the best in the country. The U.S. Air Force Academy tied the U.S. Naval Academy as… Continue Reading USAFA, CC and UCCS tops in the nation

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Student enrollment at UCCS this fall is the largest in campus history. The Office of Institutional Research at the  University of Colorado at Colorado Springs estimates that UCCS enrollment will be 9,850 on-campus students — up 6 percent from a year ago. In fall 2011, 9,321 students enrolled in on-campus courses. An estimated 2,000 additional… Continue Reading UCCS enrollment hits all time high with 9,850 students

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The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is all grown up and headed into a new school year as one of the region’s emerging economic drivers. The university, once a small commuter college, now packs a $310 million economic punch to the local economy and is growing. This year, the university is building a $17.5… Continue Reading UCCS: Driving the region’s economic growth

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Shockley-Zalabak the UCCS change agent

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Pam Shockley-Zalabak wrote the book on strategic communication. In fact, she wrote eight books. Shockley-Zalabak is a small-town Oklahoma girl who studied organizational communication and then put her research into practice at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, where she has been chancellor for 10 years. In that time, UCCS has transformed from a… Continue Reading Shockley-Zalabak the UCCS change agent

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It’s tee time for firefighters, first responders and families affected by the Waldo Canyon fire. Students in the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs PGA Golf Management program will provide free lessons to firefighters and people affected by the Waldo Canyon fire during Labor Day weekend. The event is from 9 a.m. to noon Sept.… Continue Reading UCCS golf students giving free lessons for Waldo Canyon families, first responders

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