August 2010
Ethics Initiative                                                   
                                                                                                       ~ Alexander Solzhenitsyn
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The UCCS Ethics Initiative Staff is busy coordinating some great events and opportunities for you to attend and get involved in.  We anticipate a busy year and hope you will join us as your schedule allows.
Success of this program will depend on participation from the College of Business faculty and staff.  We invite you to share your suggestions, ask any questions and get involved.
Upcoming Events                 
  9: Junior Achievement Partnership
  17: BBB GE Johnson Marketplace Ethics Awards Banquet
   10-12 AASHE Conference - Denver, CO
  14-15: Mary Gentile "Giving Voice to Values" (Speaker/Workshops)
  21-22:  Eller Case Competition - University of Arizona
  28-30:  Net Impact Conference - University of Michigan
Advisory Committee
   - Jeff Ferguson
   - Windy Haddad
   - Paul Miller
   - Eric Olson
   - Gordon Stringer
The role of the advisory committee members will be to act as a liaison for their department/discipline, to identify and seek assistance in developing course material, promote activities and events among COB community, and lead special projects.
If you are interested in being on the Taskforce or helping with any of these items, please contact Tracy Gonzalez-Padron or Carla Jaeger or 255-5168.


On Campus
Net Impact
Daniels Scholars
Junior Achievement
Bill Daniels Consortium   
4. Colorado State University (Fort Collins)


  Curriculum Development Grants:
Faculty are invited to submit online applications for grants to strengthen the ethical dimensions in business education and thereby contribute to the preparation of responsible business leaders. 
For details and types of projects, please access this web site:
   New Books:  
1. The MBA Oath: Setting a Higher Standard for Business Leaders, Max Anderson, Peter Escher
2. The Soul of the Corporation: How to manage the identity of your company, Hamid Bouchikhi, John R. Kimberly
3. The Necessary Revolution: How individuals and organizations are working together to create a sustainable world., Peter M. Senge, et al
4. Rethinking the MBA: Business Education at a Crossroads, Srikant Datar, et al
5. The Responsibility Revolution: How the Next Generation of Businesses Will Win, Jeffrey Hollender, et al
COB faculty and staff may borrow these or any other books and materials we have in the Ethics Department, Suite 355. Contact Carla (x5268) or Jeff (x5215). 
Articles Worth Reading: 
Just For Fun:
Past Events: 
May 16-17, 2010
The Bill Daniels Fund Consortium convened in Santa Fe, NM for a Business Ethics Workshop presented by the University of New Mexico. 
Those who attended from UCCS:
Dean Venkat Reddy
Dr. Tracy Gonzalez-Padron, Program Director
Carla Jaeger, Program Coordinator
Dr. Peggy Beranek
Dr. Cathy Claiborne
Dr. Jeff Ferguson
Dr. Sally Von Breton
June 14-16, 2010
The AACSB Sustainability Conference in Denver
was attended by Dr. Tracy Gonzalez-Padron.
June 17, 2010 
"Celebrating a Decade of Making Life Better. . . one individual at a time" Celebration in the UCCS Ball Room and was attended by many faculty, staff and community members.
The UCCS Ethics Initiative Staff:
Dean Venkat Reddy, Team Lead , 255-3113
Dr. Tracy Gonzalez-Padron, Director , 255-3794
Carla Jaeger, Coordinator , 255-5168
Jeffry Hourihan, Student Assistant