This edition, we spotlight State Representatives Yeulin Willett (R-HD 54 Grand Junction) and Dan Pabon (D-HD 4 Denver).
Updates on State, Federal, and Campus Activities.
May 6, 2015 marked “sine die”, the final day of the 2015 state legislative session.
UCCS Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak gave a presentation to the Senate Education Committee on the impressive collaborative efforts in Southern Colorado in which the campus is engaged.
Dr. Margarita Bianco, Associate Professor at CU Denver’s School of Education and Human Development, and her students testified in support of HB 15-1349, “Grow Your Own Teacher Colorado Initiative."
In April, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper held a signing ceremony for HB-1295, "Plumbing and Electric Inspections at CU."
On April 7, Congresswoman Diana DeGette held an event at CU Denver on the issue of student loan affordability.
On April 29, Kathleen Tierney, Ph.D., Director of the Natural Hazards Center and Professor of Sociology in the CU-Boulder Institute of Behavioral Science, and Nnenia Campbell, Research Assistant at the Natural Hazards Center visited Washington, D.C. to participate in the 21st Annual Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF) Reception and Exhibition.
On April 6, the Charles C. Gates Biomanufacturing Facility held its grand opening celebration.