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UCCS ranks high nationally in engineering, nursing

Online graduate programs in business, engineering and nursing at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs are among the best in the nation, according to the editors of U.S. News and World Report. “Online education provides a valuable alternative to individuals seeking career advancement while often balancing work and family responsibilities,” Venkat Reddy, assistant vice chancellor,… Continue Reading UCCS ranks high nationally in engineering, nursing

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Greccio, Family Life Services reach partnership

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Greccio, Family Life Services reach partnership

Greccio Housing and Family Life Services announced their partnership this week to bring additional housing to Colorado Springs. Family Life Services and its outreach ministry, Women of Courage, work to teach single mothers and their children life skills. Since 1990, Greccio Housing has specialized in developing and managing affordable multi-family apartments in Colorado Springs. Together,… Continue Reading Greccio, Family Life Services reach partnership

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Kudos! – January 10, 2014

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Insurance anniversary California Casualty celebrated 100 years in business this month. The firm opened a service center in Colorado Springs in 1996, and now employs more than 250 in the region. It has its headquarters in San Mateo, Calif. Josh & John’s expands Some 27 years after opening Josh & John’s Ice Cream at 111… Continue Reading Kudos! – January 10, 2014

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People on the Move – January 10, 2014

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Liz Deppe has been hired at Orangetheory Fitness Club. She had served as membership director for more than four years at VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa.   George Hess III was named a member of the budget and finance committee of the National Association of Home Builders, according to an announcement by the Housing and… Continue Reading People on the Move – January 10, 2014

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SBA offers webinars to help with 8(a) program

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SBA offers webinars to help with 8(a) program

The U.S. Small Business Administration will present a free two-part webinar covering the SBA’s 8(a) business development program. The SBA’s 8(a) program was created to help small businesses considered to be socially and economically disadvantaged grow their business through counseling, training, workshops, management advice and technical guidance. The nine-year-old program also provides these businesses with… Continue Reading SBA offers webinars to help with 8(a) program

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CDOT seeks interested parties for interchange project

The Colorado Department of Transportation is seeking letters of interest from companies or teams interested in helping reconstruct the interchange at Interstate 25 and Cimarron Street. The state has decided to use a design-build approach. The project cost is $95 million with construction estimated between $65 million and $85 million. The City of Colorado Springs… Continue Reading CDOT seeks interested parties for interchange project

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New business model for real estate arrives in Springs

Grant Wise and his partners are bringing a different way of selling real estate to Colorado Springs. Wise Custom Realty is actively seeking Realtors in this area by offering a new business model that, Wise said, will result in more money in Realtors’ pockets. The end result for the consumer is no different than from… Continue Reading New business model for real estate arrives in Springs

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Citizen art gallery opens at City Hall

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Citizen art gallery opens at City Hall

Colorado Springs City Council dedicated two areas in City Hall this month to exhibit and celebrate citizen artwork. The first, located on the second floor, is a new gallery. The second, located on the third floor in Council Chambers, is a gallery dedicated for K-12 artwork. The first shows in City Hall through the month… Continue Reading Citizen art gallery opens at City Hall

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Hardin leads Arts Council in ‘serious business’

Nora Hardin, the new executive director of the Pikes Peak Arts Council, moved last month into the top spot of the organization that’s been supporting the local arts since 1968. Prior to becoming executive director, Hardin served as board vice president. She also held a number of diverse positions in manufacturing, publishing, film and video… Continue Reading Hardin leads Arts Council in ‘serious business’

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Colorado receives $58.5 million bonus

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Colorado receives $58.5 million bonus

The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing announced the state received a $58.5 million Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act performance bonus from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. This marks the fourth consecutive year Colorado has earned CMS recognition for ongoing efforts to identify and enroll eligible children in Medicaid and… Continue Reading Colorado receives $58.5 million bonus

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