Faces of UCCS

April 7, 2021

FACES OF UCCS: Sandra Curry, Never Losing Sight of her Dreams

Written by Tiyana Hardney Vela as part of our Impact Stories series, highlighting students impacted by philanthropy through scholarships at UCCS. Many high school seniors eagerly […]
March 30, 2020

FACES OF UCCS: Carrena Boone, First-Generation

Health science senior Carrena Boone has been working at the Family Development Center since she was a freshman at UCCS in the spring of 2016. When […]
March 6, 2020

FACES OF UCCS: Morgan Lavender, Teaching Resiliency

In 2018, local leader and healthcare CEO Margaret Sabin (who also just so happens to be the recently-announced Karen Possehl Women’s Endowment’s 2020 Unstoppable Woman) approached […]
February 17, 2020

FACES OF UCCS: Katie Schumacher, Juggling Commitments

Behind the UCCS Campus Recreation’s carefully curated Instagram account is one Katie Schumacher, resident social media assistant for all things going on at the Gallogly Recreation […]
January 24, 2020

FACES OF UCCS: Ryan Maikell, Positive Change through Sustainability

At the start of this spring semester we’re halfway through another schoolyear at UCCS, barely dipping our toes into a new decade, and six months from […]
November 14, 2019

FACES OF UCCS: Vanessa Obetz, Balancing Act

“It’s like the job was written for someone that wants to do exactly what I had planned“ Being a mom isn’t easy. Being a single mom […]
October 9, 2019

FACES OF UCCS: Will Riden, Growth through Leadership

This month we’re highlighting a 2019 UCCS graduate reflecting on his time with Dining and Hospitality Services (DHS) and at UCCS in general. When we sent […]
September 6, 2019

FACES OF UCCS: Gwendolynn de Graaf, Dancing on Ice

With the tools UCCS helps to provide her academically, professionally, and recreationally, an Olympic dream is within reach. Two years ago, at 19 years old, Gwendolynn […]
April 8, 2019

FACES OF UCCS: Gwendolyn Swift, Behind the Scenes

  “I’ve always wanted to work in a museum, but this job has helped me discover where I’d best fit in in that environment.” Commuting 45 […]
March 6, 2019

FACES OF UCCS: Soledad Anglada, Giving Back

  “I just want to make sure that you have an opportunity to live a life. Being able to experience life in itself is such a […]
January 30, 2019

FACES OF UCCS: Josh Fagerburg, Having a Purpose

  “… Many vets believe their previous jobs and skills don’t translate well to civilian life.” When asked what drives him to succeed, student and Event […]