October 2010
Ethics Initiative                                                   
 "The purest treasure mortal times afford is spotless reputation; that away, men are but gilded loam or painted clay."

-William Shakespeare

In This Issue
Upcoming Events
Past Events
Quick Links
The Ethics Initiative web site is now up and running! Visit our site today to learn more about our organization and find out about upcoming events.  
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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                 
  10-12: AASHE Conference - Denver, CO
  14: Mary Gentile "Giving Voice to Values" Faculty Workshop
                 -11:30 AM SENG Building Room K12
  14: Mary Gentile - Book Signing
                -5:30 PM Dwire Hall 204
  21-22: Eller Case Competition - University of Arizona
  28-30: Net Impact Conference - University of Michigan
  18-19: PPSBN Conference - Colorado Springs, CO
Please visit the events page on our website to stay abreast of all our upcoming events:
UCCS Ethics Initiative Website: Events
Student Activities Bulletin
The Eighth Annual Eller Case Competition, held at the University of Arizona
          October 21 - October 23
          Two undergraduate students selected to represent UCCS in 
          this national competition are: 
          1. Danielle Norris
          2. Viral Chudasma
The 2010 Net Impact Conference, held at the Ross School of Business, at the University of Michigan
          October 28 - October 30
         The leadership of the UCCS graduate and undergraduate 
          chapter will attend this conference:
          1. Sindhu Bankapur
          2. Michelle Kissler


On Campus
Net Impact
Daniels Scholars
Junior Achievement
Bill Daniels Consortium Partner Universities 


UCCS Ethics Initiative Grant Recipients:
Curriculum Development
1. Prof. Charles Beck
2. Prof. Peggy Knock
3. Prof. Mingming Zhou
4. Prof. Gordon Stringer
5. Prof. Donald Gardner 
6. Lisanne McNew
Professional Development
1.Prof. Mingming Zhou
Student Engagement
1. Lisanne McNew
2. Net Impact
3. Prof. Tracy Gonzalez-Padron
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. Seven members of the UCCS community were in attendence. 
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.
September 9, 2010
The Junior Achievement Teaching Business Ethics Program, hosted by the UCCS Ethics Initiative, was an event in which high school teachers and businesspeople joined forces to train high school students about business ethics in partnership with our regional Junior Achievement. Volunteer positions for similar events in future years, along with the opportunity to earn education credits from UCCS, will be available to those professionals who are interested.
Take a look at the Southern Colorado Junior Achievement website for more information:
The UCCS Ethics Initiative Staff:
Dean Venkat Reddy, Team Lead
 vreddy@uccs.edu , 255-3113
Dr. Tracy Gonzalez-Padron, Director  tgonzale@uccs.edu , 255-3794
 Val Holtz, Instructor
 vholtz@uccs.edu , 255-5215
Carla Jaeger, Coordinator
 cjaeger@uccs.edu , 255-5168
Jeff Hourihan, Student Assistant