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August 2010
U.S. News 2011 Best Colleges Guide: UCCS seventh in the West
 
Clock Tower CloseWASHINGTON, D.C. - Undergraduate engineering at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is among the best in the nation and the high-quality of all programs make UCCS among the best public universities in the Western United States, according to the editors of U.S. News and World Report.
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Centennial Hall Opens with Fanfare
 
Centennial HallAt an Aug. 19 dedication ceremony, Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak officially re-named the Science Building Centennial Hall and concluded a year-long, $17 million renovation project.

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Biochemistry Degrees Now Offered
 
Test TubesThe Colorado Department of Higher Education approved UCCS to offer Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in Biochemistry. (More)
UCCS a 2011 Military Friendly School
 
Students in DwireG.I. Jobs magazine named UCCS to its 2011 list of Military Friendly Schools, an honor given to the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools working to embrace America's veterans as students. (More)
UCCS Welcomes 13 New Faculty Members
 
Campus PanoramicMeet 13 new tenured and tenure track faculty members who recently joined UCCS. Their names, titles, department and college, and brief information about them follows. (More)
Students Get High-Level Help
 
Students in LodgeMore than half of an anticipated 1,200-student UCCS freshman class had some high-level help when they moved to campus Aug. 17. (More) 
In This Issue
US News 2011 Best Colleges Guide: UCCS Seventh in the West
Centennial Hall Opens with Fanfare
Biochemistry Degrees Now Offered
UCCS a 2011 Military Friendly School
UCCS Welcomes 13 New Faculty Members
Students Get High-Level Help
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