During the last week of April, more than 60 attendees returned in-person to the CU Denver Business School’s Jake Jabs Event Center for the 21st year of THE CLIMB | Jake Jabs Business Plan Competition. The two-night event featured live pitch presentations, keynote speakers, a distinguished panel of judges, and networking opportunities open to the entire Denver community. Read more
Outstanding Graduates 2022
From left to right: Fatima Cruz, Honey Zin, Victoria Jennrich
Bryce Griffin Peterson
As a world traveler and EdTech enthusiast, Bryce came to CU Denver for an MBA to learn the ins and outs of innovative industries and gain the knowledge and network he needed to fuel his entrepreneurial dreams. Looking back on his experience, he states that he gained even more. Read more
Jim Reuter, CEO of First Bank, joined students at CU Denver’s Business School for a night of conversation and networking on Feb. 9 at the Jake Jabs Center.
During the conversation, Jim shared insight on how to lead in a constantly changing world and ways to navigate companies to success. When asked about leadership planning strategies, Jim said that great leaders plan out clear strategies and objectives to reach defined business goals. Read more
As graduation approaches, two undergraduate and two graduate students were awarded the CU Denver Business School’s Outstanding Student Award. This award is handed out each semester to four students, nominated by professors, for displaying exceptional resilience and drive while earning their degrees. Read more
Each fall, the Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship hosts Colorado’s most prominent business leaders as part of the Best of Colorado Speaker Series. The series included ten organization leaders and creators from a variety of industry backgrounds.
During these sessions, entrepreneurs shared how and why they started their company, the steps they have taken to develop success, and advice on ways to establish both the ideas and footings needed to be a business owner. Read more
The Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Collegiate Program (DFEI) at the University of Colorado Denver Business School announces Kellye Gordon, Vice President, Ethics & Compliance and Legal Operations at VF Corporation, as the 2021 Bill Daniels Ethical Leader of the Year.
Kellye Gordon is being recognized for her hard work in ethics for VF Corporation, which currently employees over 30,000 people. Read more
The J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities organized the 4th annual international symposium virtually August 16 – August 17, 2021 and hosted over 500 participants from 24 countries.
As in the past, the 2021 symposium continued its core strength on the interactions among academics, policy researchers and practitioners.
Continuing its mission to bridge commodity academics and business practitioners, the symposium included five academic sessions and two industry panels, presenting academic and applied research from top universities including Yale, Oxford, and others. Read more