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USAFA, CC and UCCS tops in the nation

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

The Air Force Academy received top 20 rankings in several categories from the Best 377 Colleges, released this week by the Princeton Review. The academy ranked in the top 20 for most available professors, as well as low drug and alcohol abuse, according to the annual rankings. The student faculty ratio at the Air Force… Continue Reading USAFA earns top 20 rankings from Princeton Review

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UCH earns best hospital in state

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University of Colorado Hospital, the group hoping to lease Colorado Springs’ Memorial Health System, was ranked best hospital in the state by U.S. News and World Report. The report ranks five specialties at UCH as best in the nation, including a No. 1 ranking for the hospital’s respiratory care, the category where it tied for… Continue Reading UCH earns best hospital in state

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Springs earns As on small business survey

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Colorado Springs is among the nation’s best cities for small businesses, according to thumbtack.com. The city earned a No. 1 ranking for the friendliness of its environmental regulations. The thumbtack.com rankings surveyed job creators and entrepreneurs to investigate the best places in the country to do business. The survey took two months and covered more… Continue Reading Springs earns As on small business survey

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AFA ranks in top colleges list – again

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The Air Force Academy is ranked No.1  in the nation by high school guidance counselors and second in the nation by  aeronautical and astronautical engineers. Those were just two among many other top-tier rankings the Academy claimed in  U.S. News & World Report’s Best College Rankings for 2012. The high school counselor rankings category was added… Continue Reading AFA ranks in top colleges list – again

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Colorado slips in entrepreneurship ranking

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Colorado has slipped in state rankings for entrepreneurship. The state slipped to 33 in the most recent state entrepreneurship index developed by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. In 2008, the state ranked 18th in the nation. “The SEI uses a broad group of indicators rather than just raw… Continue Reading Colorado slips in entrepreneurship ranking

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More join millionaire status in 2010

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For those looking for another way to determine the health of the national economy, consider the number of U.S. millionaires per capita in 2010. Overall, after two years of declines, the number of millionaires in the U.S. grew by 8 percent in 2010, to about 5.6 million households or about 4.78 percent of total households.… Continue Reading More join millionaire status in 2010

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Colorado State University has graduated its share of graduates in every area of study, but it recently attracted national recognition by ranking 15th among all universities and colleges for the number of alumni serving as Peace Corps volunteers. The 2009 rankings were released this month by the organization. Since the early 1960s, 59 CSU alumni have… Continue Reading Colorado State gets high ranking from Peace Corps

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Penrose earns top distinction

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A new study ranks Penrose-St. Francis Health Services among the top 5 percent of hospitals in the country for its clinical quality. It is the seventh year that the local hospital system earned high rankings from HealthGrades, a private, nonprofit group that ranks hospitals based on information provided to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid… Continue Reading Penrose earns top distinction

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