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Community Connections:
March 2010
$1 Million Kaiser Permanente Grant to Stimulate Health Care Jobs, Education
 
Kaiser LogoAs Colorado faces historic unemployment rates, a new partnership between Kaiser Permanente and four state colleges and universities will bring hundreds of new health care jobs to southern Colorado.

The $1 million program is unique because it supports careers in nursing and front line health care professionals such as lab/radiology technicians and medical assistants.
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Green May be the New Gold
 
metersTwo University of Colorado at Colorado Springs students have found their calling thanks to federal stimulus funds and a professor's resolve to offer courses in the increasingly lucrative field of energy engineering. (More)
Senior Named Student Leader of the Year
 
BellThe Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation in partnership with the Boettcher Foundation named UCCS senior Jacqueline Bell as the Colorado Leadership Alliance Student Leader of the Year. (More)
Wells Fargo Donation to Aid Students
 
Students in DwireFive University of Colorado at Colorado Springs students will receive a scholarship as the result of a grant made by Wells Fargo to the CU Foundation.

The $5,000 grant was made based on voting by former Wachovia customers and team members as a show of support and commitment to the communities Wells Fargo serves. (More)
School of Public Affairs to Provide Law Enforcement Education
 
Clock TowerColorado peace officers will be able to build on supervisor training courses through UCCS, according to an agreement signed recently between the university and representatives of Colorado police and sheriff's associations. (More)
In This Issue
$1 Million Kaiser Permanente Grant to Stimulate Health Care Jobs, Education
Green May be the New Gold
Senior Named Student Leader of the Year
Wells Fargo Donation to Aid Students
School of Public Affairs to Provide Law Enforcement Education
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