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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According to a news release sent by Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, an ongoing health and wellness partnership with the health system “resulted in astounding savings of approximately $1.9 million for Colorado Springs School District 11 in 2014.” That data came from the district’s most recent health management overview, the release stated. In 2012, BEST Health Plan […]
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Colorado Technical University has named William Anderson Cain regional vice president and chancellor of its Colorado Springs and Denver campuses, the school announced Thursday. In addition to overseeing the school’s Colorado campuses, Cain will serve on the Executive Leadership Team with other university administrators, reporting to system President Andrew Hurst. Cain is a Vietnam-era veteran […]
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Ent Federal Credit Union will sign a 15-year marketing and operating agreement with the University of Colorado Colorado Springs today that will include naming rights for the school’s soon-to-be constructed visual and performing arts center, according to a UCCS news release. The agreement, which UCCS Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak and Ent CEO Randy Bernstein will sign on campus at […]
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The University of Colorado Boulder’s Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship this fall will pilot a new Entrepreneurs In Residence program to bring mentorship to students and allow entrepreneurs domestically and from around the world to be part of Colorado’s vibrant startup community. The program joins an array of established startup resources at […]
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