Saoussen Memmi has always understood that the biggest dreams can’t be reached in a single bound. Growing up in Tunisia, a small country in northern Africa, she focused on turning experiences into stepping stones for her next big opportunity.
Memmi starts her journey by taking a risk and attending a brand-new university in Tunisia. In the back of her mind, she had a dream of pursuing a graduate degree in America. Read more
Danielle Johannes has been on quite the journey to becoming a graduate of the CU Denver Business School. Her family moved around a lot, which is how she attended three different high schools. Immediately following high school graduation, she joined the army and served a two-year term in Korea.
After several more moves and life changes, Johannes found her calling in public relations here in Denver. Read more
Kyrsha Wineinger has never had anything handed to her. She started supporting herself and living on her own at a young age. She’s worked between two to four jobs for nine years to put herself through school and get the life she always wanted.
If you meet Wineinger now, she’s the model BSBA Accounting student. Her resume includes a flawless academic record, president of the CU Denver chapter of the prestigious accounting fraternity Beta Alpha Psi, teaching assistant for two professors on campus, Deloitte intern, and future MS Accounting student. Read more
For international students, winning a coveted US internship or job offer is a challenge that sometimes seems impossible.
Recent MS in Information Systems graduate Parag Ravka is just one example of how it is possible to solidify that elusive full-time job offer. His determination along with the opportunities available at the CU Denver Business School were his keys to success. Read more
Everyone finds themselves in a dark place at one point or another in their lives. They might, however, lead to personal choices with the potential to be huge defining moments. From struggling to pass classes to accepting a job offer at KPMG, Spencer Roberts graduated with his BSBA in Finance and illustrates the importance of not giving up and letting his past define his future. Read more
When Geoffrey King walks across the stage at CU Denver Spring 2018 Commencement, he’ll be thinking of his three kids – and how much he wants them to achieve his success but never have to go through what he did to get there.
For the first 10 years of King’s life, he lived in a car with his family of six. His father passed away the day before his 10th birthday, and his mother passed away when he was 14, leaving him the head of the household. Read more
Grecia Portillo is wrapping up an exciting year as CU Denver’s student body president.As she prepares for graduation this weekend, during which she will share the excitement via CU Denver social media channels (see sidebar below), CU Denver Today sat down with her to see how she was feeling about the occasion and her plans for the future.
What are your plans after graduation? Read more