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Colorado Springs businesses are collaborating with the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and K-12 educators to provide educators with examples of how technology can assist blind and visually impaired students. Funded by DSoft Technology, the first crossover applications symposium held demonstrations of screen readers, games for the visually impaired and learning environments for the… Continue Reading UCCS, businesses collaborate on technology to aid disabled

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An atrium in the Science & Engineering Building on the UCCS campus was named in recognition of the El Pomar Foundation, which donated $1 million to its construction. CU President Bruce Benson and UCCS Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak were both on hand to unveil the plaque noting El Pomar’s gift, created by Carolyn Fox, architect, Facilities… Continue Reading UCCS building atrium adorned with El Pomar name

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Graduating golf majors face rough job market

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Whittney Coon first ventured onto the Lusk, Wyo., Niobrara Country Club golf course at the age of 2. It was where locals like her parents and oil-and-gas industry executives met and played. Coon was soon hooked and began playing alongside other members. By her sophomore year in high school, she had landed a summer job… Continue Reading Graduating golf majors face rough job market

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The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will honor Bruce Shepard with the 2010 UCCS College of Business Lifetime Entrepreneurship Award A luncheon ceremony is scheduled for noon, April 30, at the University Center ballroom at UCCS. Shepard is co-founder of Village Seven neighborhood and the Colorado Springs Economic Development Corp. and also served on the Colorado Springs City Council, the Greater… Continue Reading Shepard to receive lifetime entrepreneurship award

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University of Colorado at Colorado Springs economist and instructor Fred Crowley is looking for small businesses that want some free advice. Senior finance students, taking the Case Study Class, Finance 410, are ready this semester to analyze a small business’ operations and help take it to the next level. “It’s a capstone course for finance… Continue Reading Students offer analysis for local businesses

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UCCS wins grant

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Today, the Daniels Fund awarded a $1.25 million grant to the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs College of Business to help further instill a high standard of ethics in students. The grant is part of an initiative of eight universities in four states that will collaborate on developing ethics programs. UCCS College of Business… Continue Reading UCCS wins grant

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New certificates are available for first responders, military personnel and volunteers or workers in the public health sector. The Center for Homeland Security – part of the National Institute of Science, Space and Security Centers – at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is offering two new certificates in disaster public health and security… Continue Reading UCCS offers new security, disaster certificates

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UCCS team polishes up transmission shop Marketing principles taught at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs have increased traffic and revenue for a local business. One-Way Transmission, at 3470 Chelton Loop, N. Unit E, was a typical automotive shop — cluttered and devoid of visual appeal — before several students at UCCS descended upon… Continue Reading Students give transmission repair shop a marketing tune up

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Duening all about creating value for community

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After growing up playing streetball and fighting neighborhood grass fires with brooms, being accepted to graduate school changed Thomas Duening’s life. Although he could out-jump his college teammates and dunk two-handed, these days he uses his highly analytical mind to study the theories of economics. Duening is fascinated by economic conditions and how wealth is… Continue Reading Duening all about creating value for community

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DoD to hold public health symposium

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U.S. Northern Command is looking for a few good policy makers, health care providers and academics. The Department of Defense is seeking white papers to assist the military in creating a response to a national public health emergency. The military wants to know how to best use the broad capabilities of the combined services –… Continue Reading DoD to hold public health symposium

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