Lane Center Ribbon Cutting April 01

Video Feature: The Lane Center

  Learn about how the Lane Center for Academic Health Sciences will transform health care in the Pikes Peak Region.

Carissa Gump_Photo February 21

UCCS Olympian Reflects on the Games

It’s been five years, and I am still in disbelief that I am a United States Olympian. As a 12-year-old who started lifting weights in a grass-roots program at the only Olympic-Style Weightlifting club in the state of Vermont, never was it imaginable the skinny non-athletic little girl would become an Olympian. Two years after […]

Kelly Ping February 19

Performance Nutrition for WCAP

The World Class Athlete Program host to the best athlete/Soldiers in the country, pursing their dreams of Olympic glory, calls Fort Carson home.¬† Every morning these athletes report to formation, ¬†before trading in their ACUs for singlets, boxing gloves, sabers, pistols, and running shoes to begin their work day- which often consists of 5-8 hours […]

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USA Bobsled and Skeleton

Darrin Steele, instructor, College of Business joins the Olympics in Sochi as the chief executive officer of USA Bobsled and Skeleton. He teaches part-time in the UCCS Sport Management Program. Since 2010, Steele has taught part-time in the Sports Management Program, teaching Introduction to Sport Management. He is also a doctoral student in the College […]

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Consulting for US Speed Skating Teams

For months, Nanna Meyer, associate professor, Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences, has been working with Olympic athletes and specifically, the members of the speed skating teams as a nutritional consultant. For Meyer, Sochi is the culmination of months of preparation. As a nutritional consultant, Meyer is an integral part of the strategy to […]

Team figure skating bronze medalists from the United States pose with their medals during the medals ceremony at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) February 12

UCCS Freshman Takes the Ice

Many figure skating cameras in Sochi will be focused on Jason Brown, a Monument-based UCCS freshman who burst onto the scene with a second place finish at the figure skating nationals and earned a place on the Olympic team. Barely 19, Brown surprised many with his performance and placement ahead of many better known skaters. […]

Jennifer Hane February 10

UCCS at the 2014 Winter Olympics

This month’s edition of The Roar Online will feature the 2014 Winter Olympics. You might not know all of the ways that UCCS is connected to the Olympics, but a few highlights are: UCCS faculty member Nanna Meyer, Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences, is working as a nutritional consultant in Sochi, specifically for […]


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