May 11, 2015
50 Year Issue
Arnold Taylor becomes the first student to graduate. Taylor was the grand marshal of the annual Colorado Springs Festival of Lights Parade in December 2014.
First scholarship awarded: $500 from the school of business.
First campus police force is made available. Six officers patrolled the campus.
Men’s basketball is added to UCCS as a varsity sport. The team had their best season in 2014-15, winning the RMAC Tournament.
First Ph.D. degrees are awarded.
The annual opervating budget for campus reaches $23.8 million.
The first parking garage opens on campus.
Clyde’s pub opens.
UCCS Celebrates 50 Years.