• PPCC to move Falcon campus closer to D-49 high schools in effort to increase enrollment

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Apr 12, 2015

    Pikes Peak Community College is relocating its Falcon campus east of Colorado Springs and will add courses in the fall geared toward high school students in Falcon School District 49. "It's a win-win for us and the school district. The location is a great fit," said Allison Cortez,...

  • Professionals share their enthusiasm with kids at Colorado Springs engineering fest

    By STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Apr 12, 2015

    Liz Staten was "amazed" when, as a child, she first saw the freeway interchange for interstates 25 and 40 in Albuquerque. While Staten did not know it at the time, seeing that structure would turn out to be the seminal moment that led her to what would became her chosen career. "I...

  • AFA Superintendent: Cadets must learn to lead with - and without - directions

    By Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson U.S. Air Force Academy -
    Published: Sun, Apr 12, 2015

    My husband and I have twin 12-year-old boys, perhaps a rarity for a woman in my position - three-star Air Force general and superintendent of the United States Air Force Academy. However, one recent weekend my boys helped crystalize for me some of the work we're doing to modernize the...

  • Boys in custody after guns, device found at Denver school

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Apr 10, 2015

    DENVER — Three students — two found with guns, the other with some kind of device — are in custody after causing a one-hour lockdown at a Denver middle school. No one was injured. Police say students reported the boys Friday to officials at Skinner Middle School, but officers didn't...

  • Colorado College student awarded Fulbright scholarship

    Debbie Kelley
    Published: Fri, Apr 10, 2015

    Annaliese Schroeder, a senior at Colorado College and the daughter of Neil and Sandy Schroeder of Colorado Springs, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. Schroeder, a 2011 graduate of the Cate School in Carpinteria, Calif., and an economics major at CC, will spend the next academic...

  • Colorado Springs mom advocates for end to PARCC testing in Denver rally

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 10, 2015

    DENVER - One of the more drastic anti-testing bills proposed this legislative session drew parents from one Colorado Springs charter school to speak in support of an overhaul to the state's testing system. "As a business person if you start investing into a process and you find that...

  • So what's the 'Big Idea?' That would be CC student's charging-station company

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Apr 9, 2015

    Kadi Energy has been generating more than just electricity in the past 10 days. Started in 2013 by Colorado College junior Paul Miki Akpablie, the company is generating buzz after winning two major local business plan competitions in less than two weeks. Kadi Energy has developed and...

  • School district to host teacher job fair

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Apr 7, 2015

    Harrison School District 2 is hosting a teacher job fair April 18 at The Zalman Center, which is adjacent to Harrison High School at 2755 Janitell Road. The event will run 8-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-3 p.m. Openings are available in elementary, middle and high schools, and various levels...

  • UCCS business school retains accreditation

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Tue, Apr 7, 2015

    The University of Colorado Colorado Springs College of Business has maintained its business accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, UCCS officials said Tuesday. The AACSB accreditation has been earned by less than 5 percent of the world's business...

  • College honor students tackle privacy, security in digital age during competition

    Debbie Kelley
    Updated: Tue, Apr 7, 2015

    The Honors Program at Colorado State University-Pueblo will host more than 200 college honor students and faculty advisors at the Third Annual Rocky Mountain Honors Council Honors Student Symposium, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. April 18 in the Occhiato University Center. It is the first time...

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