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Community Connections:
September 2009
Record Enrollment Draws Smiles, Praise
 
Students in LodgeEach UCCS college posted generous enrollment increases this fall with Letters, Arts and Sciences leading in credit hours generated and the School of Public Affairs with the largest percentage gain. (More, including coverage on KOAA.) 
UCCS-Based CU Foundation Fundraisers Celebrate Record Year
 
Science and Engineering BuildingLed by a $5.5 million anonymous gift to support student scholarships, CU Foundation fundraisers based at UCCS celebrated a record fund raising year in July.
 
"This is a true testament to the faculty and staff at UCCS for being aware of fund raising opportunities and for conducting the kind of important programming that people want to support."
(More, including coverage from the Today Show.)
UCCS Named a Military Friendly School
 
MFS LogoG.I. Jobs magazine named UCCS to its 2010 list of Military Friendly Schools, an honor given to the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools for their work with veterans. (More)
Swaby Captivates at Convocation
 
Barbara SwabyMixing personal anecdotes with references to freshman common reading "The Last Lecture," Barbara Swaby, professor, Education, garnered the attention of the newest members of the campus community Aug. 19 during convocation ceremonies. Media Services captured the event, Web Services made the video available online
UCCS Accepts Steel & Silver Series Trophy
 
Trophy ExchangeA trophy to the winner of an athletic and academic competition between the UCCS and Colorado State University-Pueblo was recently awarded to UCCS at a busy downtown street corner. (More)
Your Career: Creative Strategies to Get Ahead
 
Michael LarsonLooking to get ahead or move to a new career? Join the UCCS Alumni and Friends Association and Dr. Michael Larson to learn a proven framework to formulate creative and imaginative solutions, spot opportunities, stimulate creativity and recognize connections others miss.
  • Date: October 10, 9:30 a.m.
  • Cost: Free to UCCS alumni, $20 per person for all others
  • Location: The Upper Lodge, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
  • Parking: Free in all lots; the closest lots to the Lodge are Lot 7 and the Parking Garage. You can also access driving directions and parking instructions online.
  • Sign Up: RSVP by calling (719) 255-3637 by October 6
A Special Note for Outlook 2007 Users
 
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In This Issue
Record Enrollment Draws Smiles, Praise
UCCS-Based CU Foundation Fundraisers Celebrate Record Year
UCCS Named a Military Friendly School
Swaby Captivates at Convocation
UCCS Accepts Steel & Silver Series Trophy
Your Career: Creative Strategies to Get Ahead
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