When Doris Kearns Goodwin talks of “my guys” – the leaders she has studied in unparalleled depth over her career as U.S. presidential historian – she ticks off shared traits such as intelligence, empathy, energy and communication skills. But the most important presidential quality, she says, is resilience. So, as President Trump this week reaches his first 100 days in office, he will likewise be tested, sooner or later, in the adaptability department. Read more
A recipient of the Esteemed Business Student Scholarship, Loren Pajares overcame a challenging upbringing to pursue her dream of a career in business. She decided to attend the University of Colorado Denver Business School despite competitive offers from other top schools around the country.
Loren was born in Peru and moved to the U.S. at the age of nine. After spending the family savings to enter the U.S., Loren and her mother were separated from her brother and father for the first six months. Read more
An accomplished graduate student completing a dual MBA/MS in International Business, Sarah Ault plans to apply her service-oriented background to the field of international business after graduation. Sarah’s experiences abroad in both London and Japan would not have been possible without the support of several Business School scholarships.
Sarah moved to Colorado after earning her undergraduate degree and worked for years in the nonprofit community. Read more
Amanda Pajonk has taken full advantage of the opportunities her CU Denver Business School scholarships have afforded her. Amanda, who is a senior majoring in Accounting with a minor in Economics, is heavily involved with her Business School program while working full time at a real estate development company. She is an active member of Beta Alpha Psi and was a speaker at the 2015 Annual Business School Scholarship Luncheon. Read more
The University of Colorado Denver Business School is pleased to present renowned presidential historian, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Doris Kearns Goodwin, as the keynote speaker for the 2017 Celebration of Success.
Doris Kearns Goodwin
Having spent her lifetime studying the U.S. presidency, Goodwin will provide an informed and enthralling analysis on current events with remarkable insight of how history has answered similar questions. Read more