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Pima Medical Institute holds open house this week

School district asks for community input to develop new strategic plan
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Jan 3, 2017

With an expected additional $1.8 million to $2.1 million in revenue each year from a...

Registration deadline nearing for Educating Children of Color Summit
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Dec 19, 2016

The deadline for students to sign up for scholarships and for students, parents and educators to attend the Educating Children of Color Summit is...

Colorado Springs school librarian wins a top national award
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Dec 5, 2016

A local librarian has been named a winner of the 2016 I Love My Librarian Award.

Tabatha “Tabby” Farney, director of web services and emerging...

CC alumni issue another fundraising challenge
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Dec 5, 2016

Two anonymous Colorado College alumni will match donations from other alumni, up to $75,000, if at least 750 alumni give money during...

PPCC receives grant for student scholarships
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Nov 28, 2016

Pikes Peak Community College will receive $136,369 from the Colorado Scholarship Initiative, and the school will match the funding to provide...

First UCCS home basketball game to honor fallen campus officer
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Nov 25, 2016

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will recognize first responders from six agencies during the opening home men’s basketball game on...

Local high schools fare well in regional math competitions
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Nov 22, 2016

Results from the 39th annual Math Day Swanson and Math Bowl competitions, held Nov.  17 at Colorado State University-Pueblo, were announced...

Wounded Warrior Scholarship recipients to be honored
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Nov 16, 2016

Colorado Technical College will recognize Colorado's 2017 Wounded Warrior Scholarship recipients during a ceremony Thursday at Garden of the Gods...

New trades schools underway; open house tonight
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Nov 2, 2016

Vocational-technical education has resurged in popularity in a big way.

Widefield School District 3 and Peyton School District 23-JT will host...

Big Brothers Big Sisters needs online votes to win a grant
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Oct 28, 2016

A college preparatory mentoring program for low-income students in Colorado Springs is competing for a grant and needs online votes to help obtain...

39 to graduate from medical training programs
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Oct 28, 2016

IBMC College will host its 90th graduation ceremony Friday at 6:30 p.m. at Red Rock Church, 6805 Corporate Drive, Suite 140.

A total of 39...

El Paso County suicide rate to be focus of Newsweek article
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Oct 20, 2016

El Paso County’s suicide rate, reportedly the highest in the nation at this time, will be examined in a Newsweek article in Friday’s edition of the...

Homecoming Weekend starts for UCCS, CC
By: - 0 Thu, Oct 13, 2016

The hometown college and university kicked off Homecoming Weekend on Thursday.

At the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, clubs...

Middle school teachers sought for life science field test
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Oct 12, 2016

Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, a Colorado Springs-based center for science education research and development, is seeking 45 middle school...

Vote online to help local teacher win an aquaponics greenhouse
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Oct 6, 2016

Christopher Marro, a teacher at Sierra High School in Colorado Springs, is a finalist in the running to win a $100,000 grant that would go towards...

High school students to get free Internet access off campus
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Oct 6, 2016

Nearly 1,100 Harrison and Sierra High School students will get free off-campus Internet access from a Sprint grant Harrison School District 2 has...

Comments about UCCS sought for accreditation renewal
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Sep 29, 2016

In preparation for a November visit from the Higher Learning Commission, a regional higher education accrediting agency, the University of Colorado...

Mitchell High football game to honor military
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Sep 28, 2016

It’s Military Appreciation Night Thursday at Mitchell High School’s home football game against Cheyenne Mountain High at Garry Berry Stadium, 2115...

Two Colorado Springs schools receive grants to boost healthy programs
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Sep 26, 2016

Two Harrison School District 2 elementary schools, Turman and Centennial, have received an Action for Healthy Kids Game On grant for this school...

Air Force Academy a popular choice for students
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Sep 26, 2016

The United States Air Force Academy vaulted from 33nd place to second on an annual ranking using data students submitted on their top choices of...

Debbie Kelley has covered nearly every subject at The Gazette, including news, religion, business, real estate, the energy industry, health care, nonprofits, fashion, home and garden and county government. Her career also has encompassed writing greeting cards, speeches, annual reports, and technical trade and magazine articles. Her two kids have taught her a lot about education and life in general, including this kernel of wisdom, “Mom, not everything is a lesson.”