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January 2010
UCCS Chancellor Joins President Obama in Math, Science Teaching Initiative
 
ObamaUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak joined with President Barack Obama and other national education leaders in a celebration of the President's "Education to Innovate" campaign recently at the White House. (More)
UCCS Awarded $1.25 Million Business Ethics Grant
 
Daniels FundThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs College of Business was recently awarded a $1.25 million grant to help further instill a high standard of ethics in students attending the university.

Venkat Reddy, dean, College of Business announced the grant from Denver-based Daniels Fund. (More
UCCS Alum Donates $1 Million to Name New Event Center
 
Event Center SmallA new, 1,250-seat event center at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will bear the name of a family of eight UCCS alums.

James L. "Jim" Gallogly, a 1974 graduate, and his wife, Janet, on behalf of the Gallogly family, have pledged to donate $1 million to the CU Foundation. The donation will be used to help fund the $9 million campus event center that opended Jan. 22 and for other campus needs. It is the first full UCCS building named in honor of a campus alum. (More)
State Attorney General to Teach UCCS Course
 
John SuthersColorado's top law enforcement officer, Attorney General John Suthers, will teach a joint undergraduate and graduate course in criminal justice at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs for the spring semester. Suthers will be a scholar in residence for the UCCS School of Public Affairs. He is the first person to hold the position. (More)
UCCS Brings Disney Institute to Colorado Springs
 
LandscapeThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will bring Disney Institute's traveling professional development program, Disney's Approach to Business Excellence, to Colorado Springs on March 23. The day-long event will be on the UCCS campus in the newly-constructed UCCS Event Center.

"This is a rare and affordable opportunity to learn best business practices from Disney insiders, and discover ways to adapt and apply those best practices to pick up the pace in these slow economic times," said Susan Szpyrka, associate vice chancellor, Administration and Finance. (More)
Homeland Security Certificates at UCCS
 
LandscapeThe Center for Homeland Security, part of the National Institute of Science, Space and Security Centers at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, will offer two new certificates in security intelligence and disaster public health beginning Jan.19. (More)
In This Issue
UCCS Chancellor Joins President Obama in Math, Science Teaching Initiative
UCCS Awarded $1.25 Million Business Ethics Grant
UCCS Alum Donates $1 Million to Name New Event Center
State Attorney General to Teach UCCS Course
UCCS Brings Disney Institute to Colorado Springs
Homeland Security Certificates at UCCS
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