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UCCS group helps Elliott find business future in innovation

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

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Sam Elliott never imagined being anything other than an athlete. But after breaking his back in two places as a teen and then later leaving the UCCS golf team, he found another passion. Elliott, a 20-year-old junior from rural Iowa, overcame his social anxiety with help from the UCCS Entrepreneurship and Innovation Club, which he […]

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Denman finds lasting passion in communications at UCCS

Friday, August 8, 2014

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As a self-described “military brat,” Philip Denman was given a tour of the country, and though the 26-year-old claims Seattle as his hometown, he hangs his hat at UCCS in Colorado Springs. Denman began his stint in the Springs as a UCCS grad student in 2010 and soon was hired on as a social media […]

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Sutton encourages online, social media disaster messages

Friday, May 31, 2013

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Jeannette Sutton believes people are resilient in the face of disaster, and she’s spent her professional life studying responses to trauma and technology for dealing with natural and manmade disasters. She particularly focuses on social media during disasters and says her work is important to help agencies coordinate responses and save lives. Now a senior […]

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Webb focuses on sustainable energy research at UCCS

Monday, March 18, 2013

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Rebecca Webb loves engineering because it can solve problems in society — and she’s transferring that love of problem-solving to both graduate and undergraduate students at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. The 36-year-old professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering first came to Colorado Springs while working for Agilent Technologies. After earning a Ph.D. in […]

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McNew guiding future young professionals toward jobs

Thursday, December 15, 2011

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Lisanne McNew is director of internships and placements for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. At 30, she is also co-owner of McNew & Associates, a government contract consulting firm she started with her husband. She has become a pillar not only among her young professional peers but in the city’s established business community […]

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