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UCCS instructor named Professor of the Year

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Creativity and education have always been a part of Robert von Dassanowsky’s life. Growing up in Austria and Los Angeles and living with his mother, a film producer, helped shape his life and career path. On Nov. 18 von Dassanowsky, associate professor in the departments of Languages and Cultures and Visual and Performing Arts at… Continue Reading UCCS instructor named Professor of the Year

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People on the Move

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Mike Dyer has been named president and CEO of Best Copy Digital Document Solutions. He has been a consultant in the office automation and document imaging industry in Colorado Springs and Pueblo for 28 years. Katharine French has joined Stockman Kast Ryan and Co. as a senior audit consultant. She is a certified public accountant… Continue Reading People on the Move

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Contractor digging deep financial hole (7779)

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In a third quarter report to the city of Colorado Springs, Colorado Humane Society said that it was $280,453 in the hole entering the final three months of 2004. Payroll alone in the third quarter was $239,060 and income was $267, 142, which included the city’s contract payment of $173,750. Another $42,893 was spent on… Continue Reading Contractor digging deep financial hole (7779)

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Springs welcomes consul general from India

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Colorado Springs leaders are making sure that the second largest city in Colorado – the city just south of the capitol – is getting its fair share of attention when worldwide leaders are scheduled to visit the mile-high city. Although gray clouds engulfed Pikes Peak and area temperatures were more typical of a winter day… Continue Reading Springs welcomes consul general from India

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Consumer Report: All that glitters isn't gold

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They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but a recent scam leaves consumers holding a “diamond” that’s worth about as much as a lump of coal. The scam involves a traveling auction that made its way through Colorado Springs in July. The auction was advertised in a local paper and took place at the… Continue Reading Consumer Report: All that glitters isn't gold

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This is a scam that may make you think twice about the legitimacy of an employment offer before you accept it. Recently a number of people in southern Colorado responded to an ad in a local paper advertising for an office manager. Upon responding to the ad they were quickly hired, but just as quickly… Continue Reading Consumer Alert: Job Posting for office manager bilks thousands from respondents

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Foreign competition big on Boutin's list

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* Name: George T. Boutin * Organization: Colorado Springs Office of International Affairs * Position: Executive director * Hometown: Monument * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: Since 1998 * Education: MBA in finance from George Washington University, Washington, D.C.; master’s degree in economics from the University of California – Riverside * A… Continue Reading Foreign competition big on Boutin's list

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The challenges faced from globalization

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Dave Anderson from the Colorado Springs Manufacturing Task Force opened the Mayor’s International Forum on Nov. 16 with a presentation about globalization and its affects on the local economy. Anderson reiterated the Catch 22 syndrome associated with globalization. While the low cost of offshore production rewards the consumer with lower prices, outsourcing production overseas compromises… Continue Reading The challenges faced from globalization

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Space Rendezvous bringing leaders to Colorado

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More than 200 space business professionals are expected attend the first Colorado Space Rendezvous on Dec. 8 at the Colorado History Museum in Denver. Lt. Gov. Jane Norton will open the event, which is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. “As Colorado’s delegate to the Aerospace States Association and chair of the Colorado Space… Continue Reading Space Rendezvous bringing leaders to Colorado

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People on the Move

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Donald R. Logan has received the The Titan Award from the Precast, Prestressed Concrete Institute. He is president of Stresscon Corp. Jerry Cobb has joined Re/Max Properties Inc. He previously worked for 21 years in sales and sales management in the print, broadcast and beverage industries. Timothy Hoganson has joined BiggsKofford & Co. P.C.’s certified… Continue Reading People on the Move

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