Recent Events

Former HealthSouth CFO Discusses Fallout from Multi-billion Dollar Fraud Scandal

On November 30, 2016, University of Colorado Denver students learned about the very serious repercussions that come with financial fraud. Nearly 130 students, faculty and alumni joined the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at the University of Colorado Denver Business School to hear the story of Weston Smith, former Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the HealthSouth […]

Jake Jabs Business Plan Competition Awards over $50,000 to Top 5 Teams

An innovative app that connects bars to customers with special discount offerings won the collegiate first prize at this year’s THE CLIMB | Jake Jabs Business Plan Competition, an annual business plan challenge sponsored by the Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado Denver Business School. Patrick Brown, Elliot Bath, and Devin […]

Students Visit Major Companies During BCC’s First San Francisco Career Trek

Business Career Connections (BCC) held its first San Francisco Career Trek the week of October 10th. Four graduate students, and 13 undergraduate students attended the trip with Sue Wyman, Director, BCC, and Stephanie Sindt, Career Advisor, BCC.  Students came from Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Human Resources and MBA programs. The group visited Salesforce, […]

Colorado Business School Career Fair Attracts Students and Employers Alike

The third annual Colorado Business School Career Fair was held at Sports Authority Field on Thursday, September 29th. 165 employers attended this year’s Career Fair – up from 150 from the 2015 fair. Virtually every industry was represented and sponsors included Level 3, Penske, Charles Schwab, Fidelity, Great-West Financial, Janus, Oppenheimer, TIAA, T. Rowe Price, […]

11th Annual “Become a Business Leader with an Edge” Executive Panel Event Another Success

The Center for Information Technology Innovation (CITI) in Collaboration with the Information Systems Association (ISA) student club hosted its 11th annual Become a Business Leader with an Edge executive panel event on October 18, 2016. The business leaders from the community gathered for a panel discussion on the importance of acquiring information technology (IT) skills […]

MBA Student’s Business Plan Advances to Semi-Finals of THE CLIMB Business Plan Competition

Each year, CU Denver’s Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship hosts its Business Plan Competition, in which young entrepreneurs are given the opportunity to pitch their ideas to established business leaders, with the winner receiving the financial support needed to start or grow their business. Recently, the Jake Jabs Center hosted a “Shark Tank” style pitch […]

THE CLIMB Announces Pitch Night and Semi-Finalists Winners

The room was buzzing with excitement as ten startup teams prepared to pitch their businesses for the chance to win cash prizes and advance in THE CLIMB | Jake Jabs Business Plan Competition. At THE CLIMB Collegiate and Community Pitch Night on Oct. 13, 2016, six collegiate and four community start-up teams presented their elevator […]