Pikes Peak Community College received $1 million from the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation June 29, its largest single gift in 48 years of operation. The grant will be used to renovate PPCC’s Downtown Studio Campus and to create a portal into downtown Colorado Springs at 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave. Construction will begin this […]
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This week the National Cyber Intelligence Center’s board of directors changed the center’s name and announced its nationally searching for the center’s CEO to reveal by the fall, according to city officials. The board voted July 5 to change the name from the National Cyber Intelligence Center to the National Cybersecurity Center (NCC) because of “competing […]
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When Glenn Gustafson visits his sister in Falcon, the rows of toy-cluttered lawns remind him of the steady stream of children who enroll in District 49 schools every year. As chief financial officer for neighboring School District 11, Gustafson says the growth in student numbers requires more per-pupil funding from the state — but the […]
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Local nonprofit Peak Startup will be offering two new mentorships programs this month­­ to help Colorado Springs entrepreneurs advance their careers, companies. Beginning the week of May 22, free Open Office Hour and Lunch and Learn sessions will be open to the business community to learn from experienced industry professionals. Open Office Hours will occur at […]
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Over the years, people have called School District 49 a lot of things. Traditional is not one of them. The district has raced to combat negative news multiple times during the past decade — dealing with contentious boards, removal of a superintendent, falling educational scores, racial harassment complaints and even charging students to ride the […]
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Atlas Preparatory School began developing Colorado Springs’ workforce years ago. The nonprofit public charter school launched to help grow the community from the ground up, student by student. Efforts target children from low-income families, and the teachers work individually with each student, instructing them in both academic and life lessons to prepare them for adulthood. […]
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Gov. John Hickenlooper, Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers and Neal Lane, a former chancellor who advised President Bill Clinton will be honored guests at a Dec. 3 celebration of UCCS’s 50th anniversary celebration. Beginning at 5:30 p.m. today in Berger Hall, UCCS faculty, staff and community leaders including Hickenlooper, Suthers and members of the Colorado legislative delegation, will gather […]
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The Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation will temporarily house the Pikes Peak Children’s Museum within its Discovery Center. The space at the Discovery Center will allow the Children’s Museum to host traveling exhibits and bring “world class children’s museum experiences to Pikes Peak region families and visitors,” according to a news release issued Tuesday by both organizations. […]
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Colorado College alumnus William “Bro” Adams, chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities and former president of Bucknell University and Colby College, will deliver CC’s commencement address, Monday, May 18. The college’s 133rd commencement ceremony is slated to begin at 8:30 a.m., at Armstrong Quad, 14 E. Cache La Poudre St. In the event of inclement […]
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A $400,000 grant from Lockheed Martin Corp. has established the Lockheed Martin Space Education Center at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs. Dedicated in a ceremony at the Space Foundation Discovery Center Tuesday, the LMSEC will benefit school children and educators, including schools serving large concentrations of low-income and at-risk children, according to a news release […]
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Parents of military-connected children in the Colorado Springs area can join other concerned parents to learn more about whether their students are on track to be successful in college and their careers, according to a news release issued by the Military Child Education Coalition, which added the conversation will also focus on issues facing military-connected and highly […]
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Students with a goal of becoming a certified public accountant, certified management accountant or tax professional will be able to pursue a master’s degree in accounting at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs College of Business beginning this fall, according to a UCCS news release. By a unanimous vote April 17, the CU Board of […]
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