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U.S. News ranks UCCS top for veterans

The editors of U.S. News & World Report consider UCCS among the best Western regional universities for veterans. Earlier this month, UCCS was ranked 13 among public and private universities in the Western United States on U.S. News’ inaugural Colleges for Veterans list. Regis University in Denver, a private university, also made the list. UCCS was the only public… Continue Reading U.S. News ranks UCCS top for veterans

UCCS scores top 50 ranking for women in STEM

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The College Database recently ranked UCCS one of the top 50 colleges in the nation for advancing women in science, technology, engineering and math. Among public and private universities, UCCS ranked 50th for the number of women enrolled in STEM programs by the San Francisco-based College Database. UCCS and CU Denver were the only Colorado universities… Continue Reading UCCS scores top 50 ranking for women in STEM

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The University of Colorado Colorado Springs will offer about 30 scholarships annually for past and current military service members interested in pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. Scholarships, up to $10,000 annually with the potential to renew, will be awarded based on financial need and a student’s interest in pursuing an undergraduate STEM… Continue Reading UCCS offers scholarships to military personnel pursuing STEM degrees

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The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs student government will host a debate among at-large candidates for a seat on the University of Colorado Board of Regents. The one-hour debate is at 7 p.m. Oct. 8 in Centennial Hall, Room 108 on the UCCS campus, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway. Parking will be available in lots… Continue Reading UCCS student government hosts regent candidate debate Monday

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UCCS and PPCC named ‘military friendly’ schools

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The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak Community College are among the most military friendly schools in the country, according to G.I. Jobs magazine. G.I. Jobs, and its publisher Victory Media, named UCCS and PPCC to its 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools, a recognition given to the top 15 percent of… Continue Reading UCCS and PPCC named ‘military friendly’ schools

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Student enrollment at UCCS this fall is the largest in campus history. The Office of Institutional Research at the  University of Colorado at Colorado Springs estimates that UCCS enrollment will be 9,850 on-campus students — up 6 percent from a year ago. In fall 2011, 9,321 students enrolled in on-campus courses. An estimated 2,000 additional… Continue Reading UCCS enrollment hits all time high with 9,850 students

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While Mayor Steve Bach won’t talk about his plans for job creation, local economists have ideas of their own. “I’m intrigued by some of the options,” Tom Binnings, partner at Summit Economics, said. “I think the EDC historically has targeted the right industries — the high-tech, high-paying jobs. But maybe there are some ‘sleepers’ we… Continue Reading How to get there: Local economists have ideas for stimulating job growth

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Colorado Springs will host the final round of public input for TBD Colorado, a statewide group gathering information about some of Colorado’s largest issues. The summit is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 23 at Berger Hall at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Summits are also scheduled for the Mt.… Continue Reading TBD Colorado to hold final summit in Springs

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Economists predict zero economic growth in 2012

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Colorado Springs economy is expected to remain flat in 2012, while the U.S. economy could face four to 10 years of economic uncertainty. Economic growth in 2012 in Colorado Springs will remain stagnant, said Tom Zwirlein, a professor of economics at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and one of the directors of the… Continue Reading Economists predict zero economic growth in 2012

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The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and Peak Vista Community Health Centers will build an academic health sciences building on North Nevada Avenue. The two organizations received a $4 million grant from the John E. and Margaret L. Lane Foundation and Margot Lane of Colorado Springs. The building will integrate primary health care services… Continue Reading UCCS, Peak Vista receive grant for health sciences building

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