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William J. Hybl Sports Medicine and Performance Center
2.13.21
The strong mayor system got off to a strong start. Steve Bach, the first strong mayor, had some tensions with his council yet earned credit for initiating the City of Champions program that is just now bringing the nationally recognized Colorado Springs Olympic Museum, a William J. Hybl Center for sports medicine at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, the new Ed Robson Center at Colorado College and the much awaited downtown stadium for the Switchbacks soccer team.
Communique: Porter named dean of the Kraemer Family Library
2.3.21
Christensen expressed gratitude to the interim deans, Tabby Farney and Rhonda Glazier for their leadership in the last year. He also thanked Kevin Laudner, dean of the Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences, who chaired the search committee.
Four join UCCS in December

1.14.21

Four people started positions at UCCS in December 2020, according to the Office of Human Resources:

  • Diana Albor, instructor of nursing, Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Dr. Kevin Laudner
12.7.20
11 News spoke with University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, who had a roughly 10% increase in enrollment of their Bachelor of Science in Nursing program this fall compared to last fall. Kevin Laudner, the dean of the Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences, said the increased interest will hopefully result in more nurses to help out the nursing shortage in Colorado Springs, and throughout the country.
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Blog & In the News Archive

2020 Archive

GrainSchool_NannaMeyer
11.30.20
The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) was awarded $462,991.00 to support continued efforts on the project, The Colorado Grain Chain (CGC): Expanding Markets for Heritage and Whole Grain Growers and Makers of Value-Added Products. The goal of this project is to expand direct-to-consumer markets for farmers and makers of value-added heritage grain products throughout Colorado and in southern Colorado.
William J. Hybl Sports Medicine and Performance Center
10.2.20
The William J. Hybl Sports Medicine and Performance Center at UCCS continues to make news! Check out the article in Building Design and Construction Magazine which highlights some of the features of this unique, multi-disciplinary facility.
Megan Vanderveen
9.23.20
Megan Vanderveen NP-C, received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from New Mexico State University and her Master of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Colorado Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Nurse Vanderveen is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
William J. Hybl Sports Medicine and Performance Center
9.4.20
A second C4C project, the $61 million William J. Hybl Sports Medicine and Performance Center, hosted a virtual grand opening Aug. 21-24, but under a partnership between UCCS and Centura Health, the facility has been operating since June.
William J. Hybl Sports Medicine and Performance Center
8.21.20
Back in December 2013, the city of Colorado Springs got word the state was willing to pump $120.5 million of state sales tax into four tourist attractions, collectively dubbed City for Champions. The plan was to have all four open within five years.
Students benefit from small class and lab sizes.
5.8.20
The Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences Launches President’s and Dean’s List Honors for Students.