• 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...

  • Book drive to benefit needy children

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

    Along with feeding the tummies of hungry kids this summer, Colorado Springs School District 11 also wants to provide nourishment for their minds. The district is holding a community book drive and will distribute books collected to children who eat at free summer lunch sites D-11...

  • 1st limit to Colorado student tests clears Senate

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Apr 7, 2015

    DENVER — The Colorado Senate has voted to remove teacher penalties when students skip statewide standardized tests. The Senate voted 28-7 for a bill to stating that teachers and school districts shouldn't be penalized when students opt out of statewide assessment tests. The bill...

  • Colorado Springs student uses 3-D printer to improve tortoise's life

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

    Cleopatra the tortoise soon will be all the rage at Canyon Critters, a reptile and wolf rescue in unincorporated Boulder County. A prosthetic shell is on its way. Roger Henry, a student at Colorado Technical University in Colorado Springs, created the device using cutting-edge...

  • Air Force Academy, social media rallies around cadet after heart attack

    AirForceTimes
    Updated: Mon, Apr 6, 2015

    On March 23, Hailey Lane — a sophomore cadet home from the Air Force Academy for spring break — entered her parents' gym in Midlothian, Virginia, to train for an upcoming physical fitness test. The energetic, enthusiastic 19-year-old — a nationally ranked swimmer — knocked out a...

  • Friday Military Salute: Air Force Academy cadets and tornado aftermath help

    BY Eric Singer eric.singer@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Apr 5, 2015

    Spring break took on a whole new meaning for 65 Air Force Academy cadets who were spread across five states to do home rebuild work for Habitat for Humanity. Some cadets were caught in a tornado and its aftermath in Moore, Okla. "It was a lot of deja vu for me," said academy senior...

  • Principal says gay student can't wear tuxedo to prom

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Apr 4, 2015

    MONROE, La. — A gay student in Louisiana says she is going to skip her prom because the school principal won't let her wear a tuxedo. Claudettia Love, a senior and one of the top students at Carroll High in Monroe, said she was planning on going to the prom with a group of friends,...

  • CU-Boulder will keep campus open on pot day

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Apr 4, 2015

    BOULDER — The University of Colorado will keep the Boulder campus open to the public on pot day this year. It will be the first time in three years since university officials tried to snuff out the once-massive marijuana smokeout. Chancellor Phil DiStefano says he felt that a lack...

  • Air Force Academy superintendent wants to have conversations about 'uncomfortable' topic

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Apr 4, 2015

    Sexual assault is tough to talk about, says Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson, superintendent of the Air Force Academy. But that's what she's doing. She's talking to cadets, and she's talking in public. Her goal is to erase rape and other nonconsensual sexual behavior from the slate of...

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