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College of Education Alumni Connections: July 2010
Dear ,
 
Melissa SchecterThe College of Education (COE) would like to keep you informed on the new developments and changes that are occurring in the COE. 
 
Please help us welcome Dr. David Fenell, Interim Dean for the College of Education. He will be working on guiding the COE into the next year. Karen Brown, the new Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration, will also be working with COE leadership to make the upcoming year a success.
 
The College of Education strives for excellence in providing ongoing educational opportunities for growth and personal development. Please do not hesitate to contact us, we are here for you. 

Thank you,

Melissa Schecter
UCCS, College of Education
Enrollment and Student Services Manager
mschecte@uccs.edu
719-255-4526 
Veteran - in More ways than One - Faculty Chosen as Interim Dean
 
David FenellThe chair of the Department of Counseling and Human Services and a retired U.S. Army colonel will be the interim dean of the College of Education.
 
David Fenell, chair, Department of Counseling and Human Services, and a member of the faculty since 1984, will serve as dean beginning July 1 and continuing until June 30, 2011. His appointment was announced recently by Peg Bacon, provost. A national search for the permanent dean will be conducted in 2010-11.
(More) 
Middle Schoolers put Science into Action
 
LabMiddle school students did everything from decoding their DNA to designing robots as part of a series of "real life" science workshops June 8 and 9. More than 300 students from the Pikes Peak region, southwestern Colorado and Eagle County visited UCCS to participate in hands-on experiences designed to stimulate interest in science, technology, engineering and math. (More) 
 

The Colorado Springs Gazette also wrote about this program in UCCS programs aims to reignite interest in science, technology.

Crossover Applications Symposium Demonstrates Education Technology
 
Book - BrailleSupporters of improving education for the blind took part in demonstrations of new technology May 15 at UCCS as part of the first-ever Crossover Applications Symposium. The symposium provided examples of state-of-the-art technology to assist blind and visually impaired persons, according to S.K. Semwal, professor, Computer Science. (More)
Other News from the College of Education
 
Columbine HallThe Colorado Springs Gazette wrote about summer youth programs in UCCS programs aims to reignite interest in science, technology.
 
KXRM aired a story about summer programs in UCCS Summer Programs (video).
 
The Colorado Springs Gazette published a story about a new administrator in UCCS names interim dean for College of Education.
 
Christi Kasa-Hendrickson and Rhonda Williams were promoted to associate professor and recommended for tenure.
Summer Enrollment Strong
 
Students in LodgeMore UCCS students enrolled for the summer semester and in more classes, according to reports released recently by the Office of Admissions and Records. (More)
Science Gets New Look and Name
 
Science HallwayTo accompany a $17 million top-to-bottom renovation, the old Science Building will soon have a new name.
 
Pending formal approval by the CU Board of Regents at its June 24 meeting, the renovated Science Building will be called Centennial Hall, according to Brian Burnett, vice chancellor, Administration and Finance. (More)
Special Thanks to Our Sponsor 
 
Ent LogoThe Office of Alumni Relations would like to extend a special thank you to Ent Federal Credit Union, exclusive sponsor of our printed alumni publication, The Roar.
 
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In This Issue
Veteran - in More Ways than One - Faculty Chosen as Interim Dean
Middle Schoolers put Science into Action
Crossover Applications Symposium Demonstrates Education Technology
Other News from the College of Education
Summer Enrollment Strong
Science Gets New Look and Name
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