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October 2009
UCCS Professor Nominated as Distinguished
 
Don KlingnerA University of Colorado at Colorado Springs faculty member was recently nominated as a distinguished professor, the highest honor the university bestows on its faculty.

Donald Klingner, professor, School of Public Affairs, was one of three University of Colorado professors nominated for demonstrating outstanding performance in classroom teaching, research and service to the university and its affiliate institutions. (More
Center Shares in $1 Million Math Improvement Grant
 
MathThe Center for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education based at UCCS will share in a $1 million grant to provide professional development for secondary school math teachers in the Eagle County School District. (More)
UCCS Professor Earns $400,000 Junior Faculty Grant
 
ZhouXiaobo (Joe) Zhou, associate professor, Department of Computer Science, College of Engineering and Applied Science, at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was recently awarded a five-year, $400,000 grant from The National Science Foundation's Early CAREER Development Program. (More)
UCCS College of Education Faculty and Staff Selected for Research Grants
 
ToysFaculty and staff members in the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs College of Education were recently awarded more than $500,000 in sponsored research grants to improve the recruitment and training of southern Colorado K-12 teachers. (More)
UCCS Earns High Marks in College Sustainability Report
 
arcticUCCS received the highest marks for sustainability of any southern Colorado public college or university, according to a report issued recently. (More)
Dean to Keynote Multicultural Education Conference
 
LaVonne NealLa Vonne Neal, dean, College of Education, at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will be a keynote speaker at the 19th Annual National Association for Multicultural Education Conference Oct. 28-Nov. 1 in Denver. (More)
"Reach Higher" Captures UCCS Student Goals
 
Students in DwireA new UCCS promotional campaign is hitting the airwaves, local newspapers and the hands of prospective students.The "Reach Higher" campaign is being used as part of a coordinated effort with the Office of Admissions and Records. (More)
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In This Issue
UCCS Professor Nominated as Distinguished
Center Shares in $1 Million Math Improvement Grant
UCCS Professor Earns $400,000 Junior Faculty Grant
UCCS College of Education Faculty and Staff Selected for Research Grants
UCCS Earns High Marks in College Sustainability Report
Dean to Keynote Multicultural Education Conference
"Reach Higher" Captures UCCS Student Goals
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