The College of LAS thanks Rex Welshon for his service as Interim Dean, January 2019 through June 2020. To express your appreciation to Rex for his service, please post a Comment below.
“Lynn Vidler, an associate dean for the largest college at South Dakota’s flagship university, will be the next dean of the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at UCCS. They will begin July 1, 2020.” Click here to read the story.
A sense of humor and furry or feathered friends can help move one tackle the challenge of moving to remote working conditions. Continue reading to learn more…Continue reading “Remote Working: Making It Work”
In a continuing effort to build community during tough times, LAS community members share their love of favorite places with us. Read more below.Continue reading “LAS Community: My Favorite Place in the World”
Three LAS staff members were recently recognized for serving our College for more than 20 years. Each of their chairpersons were asked to say something about their contributions.Continue reading “LAS Staff: Long-Standing Contributors Recognized”
Deann Barrett joins the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences as our new Human Resource Program Manager. Deann brings a wealth of knowledge and skills from her previous work experience including, most recently, serving as the Human Resource/Business Manager for Banning Lewis Ranch Academy, a K-12 charter school with more than 120 employees. She’s excited to join our team, and looks forward to making sure that the faculty and staff of our college are taken care. Originally from Council Bluffs, Iowa, Deann lives in Colorado Springs with her husband, 2 boys, and 2 dogs. Both of her boys are graduating this spring, one from high school and one from college. Deann loves travel, movies, reading, and hiking.
The function of our college depends on hundreds of employees including faculty, staff, and administrators. In this installment of “Who Does What?” we feature Program Assistants (PAs). Program assistants provide vital administrative support to programs and departments. Just as every department and program in LAS is unique, so too are our PAs. We’d like to introduce you to a couple of them here…
Kristina Woods is a program assistant for the department of Physics and Energy Sciences (PES). A military brat, Kristina originally moved to Colorado Springs when she was in 4th grade. After stints in Georgia and Germany Kristina returned to Colorado Springs for the quality of life and to be near family. She has worked at UCCS since 2007. Outside of work Kristina is a sky diving enthusiast. She is also a “dog mom” to Skylar, whose name reflects her interest in sky diving. Asked about travel, Kristina told me she enjoyed seeing the Grand Canyon for the first time recently, as well as Sedona, Arizona. She is especially looking forward to exploring Austin, Texas someday as well. Kristina is also a huge fan of the CSU Rams and the Denver Broncos.Continue reading “Who Does What? Program Assistants”
Dear LAS Community,
Welcome to the LAS news feed, a source for news and information about our College of Letters, Arts & Sciences community. The goals of this feed are to inform us, connect us, and help build our community. Here you’ll find news and information from all corners of the college including but not limited to Departments, Programs, Centers, and the Dean’s office. We’ll also feature faculty, staff, students, and members of the local community with whom we work.Continue reading “Welcome to the LAS News Feed”