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2 months 1 week ago

Culver signs 4 to National Letters of Intent

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - University of Colorado Colorado Springs Head Men's Basketball Coach Jeff Culver announced the signing of four student-athletes to National Letters of Intent. The 2013-14 class, all from the state of Colorado, consists of Injiya (Jay) Crawford, Ian MacDonald, Brandon Malone and Dalton Walker. "We...

2 months 3 weeks ago

Mom pleads for help solving daughter's murder

COLORADO SPRINGS - The mother of a murdered college student hopes someone will come forward with information that could lead to the arrest of her daughter's killer. Police found the body of 20-year-old Angelina Sicola in her Stetson Hills apartment one year ago today. The Palmer Ridge High School graduate...

2 months 4 weeks ago

UCCS leads conference with 3 on All-RMAC 1st Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team led the RMAC with three student-athletes on the 2014 RMAC Softball First Team in the all-conference awards. Jourdan Hitchings, Emily Jennings and Jessica Belsterling were each named to the First Team while Korey Kulpins was named to the...

3 months 3 weeks ago

UCCS food pantry helps struggling students

For students that are struggling financially, a food pantry is now open for all UCCS students that are currently enrolled. Tha pantry, Clyde's Cupboard, is located in the Student Life and Leadership office in University Center on UCCS' main campus. The Cupboard is open Wednesdays and Thursdays from...

4 months 3 weeks ago

UCCS's White named RMAC Athlete of Month

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Salcia Slack of New Mexico Highlands University and Derrick White of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs have been named the 2013-14 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Athletes of the Month for February 2014. The league's 14 sports information directors nominate student-athletes from their institution which are...

8 months 2 weeks ago

Colorado St. crushes UCCS 99-70

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Daniel Bejarano scored 17 points and grabbed 16 rebounds Friday night to lift Colorado State past Division II UC Colorado Springs 99-70. Bejarano finished 7 for 13 and also had five assists for the Rams (1-0). Five other CSU players also scored in double digits....

10 months 4 hours ago

Enrollment passes 10,000 students at UCCS

COLORADO SPRINGS - A record 10,598 students enrolled at the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs for the fall 2013 semester, breaking last year's record by 821 students. This fall's student body also broke records for headcount, credit hours, and size of the freshman class. "We are pleased that...

1 year 3 days ago

Former UCCS golfer qualifies for U.S. Amateur

FORT COLLINS, Colo. - Former University of Colorado Colorado Springs golfer Alex Kephart will take part in the 2013 U.S. Amateur Championship after his qualifying performance Monday at the Fort Collins Country Club. Kephart will compete in the championship Aug. 12-18 at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass. Kephart...

1 year 1 month ago

Schools spent $700K in failed lawsuit

DENVER - A legal battle over education funding that dragged on for nearly a decade is finally over. The Colorado Supreme Court struck down a lawsuit Tuesday designed to force lawmakers into spending more on K-12 education. In the 4-2 ruling on Lobato v Colorado , the justices ruled...

1 year 3 months ago

NRA Day controversy highlights political divide

COLORADO SPRINGS - El Paso County Commissioners will vote this week whether to declare Thursday as Friends of the National Rifle Association Day . The resolution of appreciation is entirely symbolic. "They're fabulous community partners," said commissioner Peggy Littleton, who doesn't mind people knowing that she carries a concealed...

2 years 2 months ago

Congrats, UCCS 2012 grads!

There are lots of high school and college graduations going on right now; today was commencement for students at University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Thousands of undergrads and graduate students gathered at the World Arena this morning. It was an extra special day for one mom and her son,...

2 years 3 months ago

Recycling event planned at UCCS

A community-wide recycling event will happen on April 28 at UCCS. For $5.00 residents of the area will be able to recycle a carload of unwanted materials. Items accepted include tires, mattresses, electronics, latex paint, batteries, bulbs and more. The event is sponsored by Blue Star Recyclers, a...

2 years 3 months ago

Mixed signals for local economy

Tuesday was the kind of morning that can make students think about skipping class; cold, with snow falling. But, for students worried about facing the job market ahead, they're doing what it takes to get hired. "I'm doing everything I can to make myself more noticeable," says Caroline Flores;...

2 years 5 months ago

Cyber mistakes leaving you vulnerable

"Nothing has changed; the vulnerability still exists," says David Stites, a master's computer science student at UCCS. In January, Stites showed News 5 a security lapse he found on the iPhone mobile app for Southwest Airlines. He was able to pull login and password information out of the air...

2 years 5 months ago

Cyber mistakes leaving you vulnerable

In January, a U.C.C.S. computer science student showed News 5 viewers how you could get hacked while buying plane tickets through Southwest Airlines on your iPhone. To read the story on that find, click here. Now, David Stites is showing us how the things we "like" on Facebook...

2 years 5 months ago

Cyber mistakes leaving you vulnerable

In January, a U.C.C.S. computer science student showed News 5 viewers how you could get hacked while buying plane tickets through Southwest Airlines on your iPhone. To read the story on that find, click here. Now, David Stites is showing us how the things we "like" on Facebook...

2 years 9 months ago

Get cool with science

Come out and celebrate science and technology all week long starting Saturday, October 15. It's the 2nd Annual "Colorado Springs Cool Science Festival," which kicks on October 15. The events run through Saturday, October 22. There's going to be everything from the science of beer brewing to star...

2 years 9 months ago

Health of economy in Southern Colorado

Friday marked the 15th Annual Southern Colorado Economic Forum. It was held at the Antlers Hotel in downtown Colorado Springs. The forum brings together economists, business owners, and experts from public, private and academic sectors. Experts and business owners talk about the overall health of the local economy....

2 years 10 months ago

UCCS enrollment tops 9,300

A record setting 9,321 students have enrolled at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs this fall, the most in the school's 46 year history. A September 9 campus census showed 429 more students enrolled this year compared to last. Nearly half of that increase (196 students) comes from...

2 years 10 months ago

9-11 memorials join Air Force and UCCS

A piece of steel, once surrounded by concrete and glass high above the New York skyline now stands watch over Colorado Springs. The artifact is part of a permanent memorial dedicated Monday morning at the Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station. Our community remains closely tied to the events September...

2 years 11 months ago

UCCS goes global

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is taking big steps in getting students ready to work in a global market place. The school was recently awarded the At Home in the World Initiative from American Council on Education. The program was created to promote diversity in education and...

3 years 2 months ago

UCCS imposes fire restrictions

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs has imposed fire restrictions on campus after a fire yesterday afternoon. A grass fire was reported at about 3:48 p.m. near the campus recreation center. The fire was in heavy mulch in the median. It then spread to a power pole. ...

3 years 5 months ago

Man charged with reckless driving at UCCS

Colorado Springs Police charged a man today with driving erratically at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Witnesses said the man was weaving in a car on campus near the engineering building. Students were notified to stay away from the area until the the man was detained....

3 years 5 months ago

UCCS shares $750K federal grant

Faculty researchers at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs will study the role of online informal communication in disasters as part of a $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant is shared with the University of California Irvine. Among the topics to be studied is the...

3 years 6 months ago

UCCS closed due to weather

Due to the worsening weather conditions and forecast for this evening, UCCS will be closing campus at 3pm to give everyone the opportunity to make it home safely. Evening classes and activities beginning after 3:00 p.m. have been cancelled. All non-essential services offices are to close at 3:00 p.m....

3 years 8 months ago

Air Force wins season opener, 66-53

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Michael Lyons scored 17 points and Tom Fow added 14 to lead Air Force to a 66-53 win over the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Sunday. The Falcons, playing their season opener, ran their series record against UCCS to 7-0 in a game...

3 years 10 months ago

Cool Science Festival this Saturday

"Exploding Soda and Flying Potatoes"--sound fun? If so, the Colorado Springs Cool Science Festival is for you! Free activities meant to engage your mind, regardless of your age, are on tap.Nationally-known science expert Steve Spangler will do his entertaining experiments at 10 am at University of Colorado at Colorado...

3 years 10 months ago

UCCS names Laster women's basketball coach

COLORADO SPRINGS - Corey Laster, most recently an assistant at NCAA Division I Bucknell, was named the new women's basketball coach at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs on Tuesday. Laster was an assistant for three seasons with the Bison. Prior to that, he orchestrated an eight-win turnaround...

3 years 11 months ago

Renovated UCCS Science Building Ready for Use

A $17.1 million renovation to the science building at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is complete and ready for use when students begin the Fall 2010 Semester on Monday. The renovated building has been renamed Centennial Hall to avoid confusion with the Science and Engineering Building, which...

4 years 2 months ago

UCCS graduation today - traffic impacts

More than 1,100 students will receive degrees today from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. The graduation ceremony will be held at the Colorado Springs World Arena at 11 am. Traffic will be impacted in the area from around 10 am. UCCS will award 18 doctoral degrees,...

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