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
By Danika Gutierrez
Edited by Christina Horn
In the time of COVID-19, travel has become significantly difficult for many individuals and nearly impossible for school programs globally. Study abroad programs around the world scrambled for the past two years to make it possible for students to learn internationally with little to no luck. Fortunately, CU Denver rose to the challenge and kept the One Year MBA international component active by making it possible for 23 students and their program coordinators to travel aboard. Read more
The Business School Alumni Network (BSAN) is fully engaged and contributing to student success. CU Denver Business School alumni recently shared their insights with students in the classroom. Mason Kolbe (MBA ’18), Annie Rose Hill (BSBA ’19) and Tyghe Boone-Worthman (MS/MBA ’15) spoke candidly with students about their own challenges when in college and answered student questions regarding best practices for success. Read more
CU Denver alumna Gloria Avalos gives sound advice to recent grads after knowing all too well the challenges that take place starting something new. Born and raised in Mexico, Gloria is a first-generation college graduate, graduating from the CU Denver Business School in 2018 with a BA in Marketing and Information Systems. Gloria is now a Senior Manager in Product Development at American Express. Read more
When Jennifer first graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, she had no idea what the world had in store for her, but felt confident that she did not want to pursue a career as an engineer. After graduation, Jennifer began working in management consulting with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) in Chicago. She found the work interesting, but a round of layoffs left her without a job two years later. 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
Each semester, Professor Roger Ritvo assigns a Service-Learning Project to MBA students in his Leading Individuals and Teams course.
As part of the course, students are asked to identify a local organization to arrange a hands-on service project for and then share their accomplishments in an end of semester presentation. The practical application of this project encourages students to engage the community through fundraising, and reinforces concepts learned and discussed in the course and the textbook. Read more