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  1. Shaping Lives A Southern Colorado Innovation Strategy Engaging Communities Inventing the Future Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak CU Board of Regents Meeting Aug. 21, 2008

  2. Southern Colorado Regional Needs • 11% fewer adults with degrees • Fewer 18-24 year olds enrolled in college • 24% below average per capita income

  3. A Southern Colorado Innovation Strategy Partnerships People Places

  4. Partnerships: Engaging Communities • Southern Colorado Economic Forum • Pre Collegiate Development Program • Colorado Springs Diversity Forum • Steel and Silver Series • North Nevada Redevelopment

  5. Partnerships: Engaging Communities • UCCS University Connection • Concurrent Engineering • RN to BSN • BSN to MSN • Homeland Security • Sport and Leisure • PBS “Word World” • State Corrections

  6. Partnerships: Engaging Communities • Research and Innovation Planning • Faculty/Technology Transfer • Kraemer Family Professor Sara Qualls • Symetrix Professor Carlos Araujo • El Pomar Professor Michael Larson • El Pomar Professor Terry Boult • Markert Professor Karen Newell

  7. People: Shaping Lives • UCCS Enrollment Growth (1997-2007) • 16% overall increase • 24% undergraduate increase • Low-income, high-ability • 42% first-generation • 30% Pell Grant-eligible

  8. People: Shaping Lives • Shaping Communities • 63% of graduates in region • 68% working within major field • 93% satisfied with education • Personal Success • 90% nursing exam pass rate • 100% education exam pass rate • 80% CPA exam pass rate (35% natl. average)

  9. People: Inventing the Future • National Institute of Science, Space and Security Centers • Executive Director Mike Perini • Center for Homeland Security • Marshall Grant • Bachelor of Innovation

  10. Places: Inventing the Future • Science and Engineering • 50% complete • Largest building on campus • 159,000 square feet • Spring 2009 completion • Science Renovation • Contractor selected • 9 month renovation

  11. Places: Inventing the Future • Event Center • 1:30 p.m. Groundbreaking • Seating for 1,200 • Presidential Initiative Funds

  12. America’s Premier Regional Comprehensive Research University