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Year in review: Education

Year in review: Education

Colleges and universities in this region have had a productive year: Some have started, continued or planned major construction projects, while reinforcing their reputations as community leaders and forward-thinking institutions. They’re not letting piecemeal state and federal funding stop them from continuing as great regional assets.   December 13 PPCC plans downtown expansion The next… Continue Reading Year in review: Education

Thirion looks at business world from PPCC role

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Thirion looks at business world from PPCC role

After graduating from Doherty High School, Rod Thirion earned three degrees, worked in a variety of industries and owned a restaurant/bar in Denver. But while teaching his first class — the first night — at Pikes Peak Community College, Thirion knew he’d found his niche. Recently, he took time to tell the Business Journal in… Continue Reading Thirion looks at business world from PPCC role

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Budget cuts hit children hardest in city

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We all can agree that we want a ready, capable workforce in Colorado Springs. We want access to a continuous supply of skilled and knowledgeable workers. A skilled workforce creates a strong and expanding business climate, and drives economic growth and fiscal sustainability. But how do we go about achieving such a workforce? As CEO… Continue Reading Budget cuts hit children hardest in city

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Schools face certain cuts from sequestration

While the defense industry seems to be weathering the sequestration storm, for the city’s educators, the cuts are dramatic and serious. Local Head Start programs were cut by $550,000, which means 142 preschool children won’t have seats next fall. There’s no summer program this year, and low-income parents counting on Head Start will have to… Continue Reading Schools face certain cuts from sequestration

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UCCS to honor Murphy with lifetime entrepreneur award

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is honoring Chuck Murphy, a longtime business leader and community volunteer, with its Business Lifetime Entrepreneurship award. Murphy, founder of Murphy Constructors, will receive the award April 19 at a luncheon on campus. He’ll be recognized for his local successes and his community volunteer contributions. Murphy started Murphy Constructors… Continue Reading UCCS to honor Murphy with lifetime entrepreneur award

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Leaders must remember education works

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As our nation’s leaders in Washington, Denver and Colorado Springs deal with various versions of the fiscal challenges that grip our country as it emerges from recession, it’s important to remember what works. And in the United States, in Colorado and in Colorado Springs, public post-secondary education works. Education works to provide individual benefits I… Continue Reading Leaders must remember education works

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Colorado’s future starts with educated minorities

Look around at America’s leadership — CEOs, public officials, nonprofit leaders, surgeons and military leaders. They mostly have one thing in common: They are Baby Boomers, and they are preparing to retire in the next decade. Where will we find leaders, skilled professionals and entrepreneurs to continue growing our economy and prosperity? Answering this question… Continue Reading Colorado’s future starts with educated minorities

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In the quest to put more science and engineering professionals into the future workforce, a middle school physics program just might be the solution. But that’s the message describing a local concept developed by a University of Colorado Colorado Springs physics professor. The physics program is believed to be so promising that Jim Johnson, president… Continue Reading Physics could bring sea change to area’s workforce

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Denver Public Schools is reaching out to Colorado Springs professionals with an offer to employ them as math, science and special education teachers. DPS is touting its  Teacher Residency Program as an opportunity for professionals who have a bachelor’s degree to jump into teaching with “clinical training.” The  program is 15 months with a one-year residency, working… Continue Reading Denver Public Schools recruiting Springs professionals for teaching jobs

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The Space Foundation’s education and tourism missions are about to take flight. Continue Reading Space Foundation combines its education, tourism missions

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