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Community Connections:
April 2009
Guide Cites Two Graduate Programs as National Leaders
 
US News LogoTwo graduate-level programs at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs are among the nation's best, according to the editors of U.S. News and World Report. In the 2010 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools, scheduled for publication in the May 2009 issue of U.S. News and World Report, the graduate-level nursing program offered by the Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences and a graduate-level public affairs program offered at the university were recognized based on the magazine's analysis of programs at colleges from across the nation. (More)
Dandapani Tapped as Engineering Dean

DandapaniA 23-year veteran of the faculty at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is the new dean of the UCCS College of Engineering and Applied Science. Peg Bacon, provost, announced the selection of R. "Dan" Dandapani as dean of engineering Tuesday following a national search. His appointment is effective July 1. (More)
College of Business Honors Local Entrepreneur
 
Gary LooAn entrepreneur who studied at UCCS when the campus was located in a fraternity house on the Colorado College campus was honored on April 21 for his lifetime contributions to business in the community. Gary Loo, president and CEO, High Valley Land Company, and chairman of the High Valley Group, received the first Lifetime Entrepreneurship Award from the College of Business. Loo previously served as president of Current, Inc., a business started in his parents' home in the 1950s. (More)
One Piece at a Time
 
Event Center ConstructionAfter a short delay to ensure stability in the notorious soils of UCCS, pre-cast concrete walls for a new UCCS Event Center were recently lifted into place. See the first Lego-like piece of the building's exterior move into place. (More)
The Lights are On: Artgasm
 
artgasmAn opening reception is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. May 1 at the Gallery of Contemporary Art for 19 UCCS senior visual arts students. The student works in sculpture, drawing, painting, digital media, video and photography will be displayed through June 12.
Extraordinary Nose
 
CyranoThe most famous nose in dramatic history will be revealed in all its prodigious glory when Theaterworks presents Cyrano de Bergerac, April 23 - May 17 in the Dusty Loo Bon Vivant Theater at UCCS. (More
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In This Issue
Guide Cites Two UCCS Graduate Programs as National Leaders
Dandapani Tapped as Engineering Dean
College of Business Honors Local Entrepreneur
One Piece at a Time
The Lights are On: Artgasm
Extraordinary Nose
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