“Wake up when everyone else is sleeping – it’ll help you get ahead,” says Yvonne Castellanos, a mother, business owner, Bilingual Communications Specialist, and soon to be CPA.
Yvonne Castellanos received a BA in Mass Communications from CU Denver in 2011. Since then, she has worked for Commerce City as a Bilingual Communications Specialist, co-founded a growing upholstery business with her husband, and is now pursuing a master’s degree in accounting. Read more
The CU Denver Business School is launching a new Executive MBA program, with classes starting in January 2021. The ever-changing business world is asking more of executives, and CU Denver is rising to the challenge to equip those leaders with the skills and tools they need. A 16-month program with a hybrid delivery model, the CU Denver EMBA will offer a world-class business education and opportunities for advancement with no career disruption.
“CU Denver is the only public research university located in the heart of Colorado’s major metropolitan area, which is the center of business activity for the region and beyond,” said Scott Dawson, Dean of the CU Denver Business School. Read more
Jack Kroll has built strong roots at the University of Colorado. From undergraduate to career professional to alumnus to MS graduate to Regent, Jack is one of those people that seems to jump at every opportunity to get involved, take action, and continually strive to improve the lives of everyone around him.
Making the most of undergrad
Jack, a Colorado native, decided to stay close to home at CU Denver and double-majored in Economics and English Literature in 2011. Read more
Students at Ethics OnSite DaVita
In Fall 2020, students will spend time with high-level executives exploring ethical challenges and opportunities at FirstBank, one of the largest privately held banks in the nation. FirstBank, headquartered in Lakewood, CO, presents a unique perspective as the ethics function is run through the risk management office, which reports directly to the Board of Directors’ Risk Committee.
“This should be of great interest to our students because it is a different approach than many other organizations take,” said Ira Selkowitz CU Denver Business School DFEI Director and Senior Instructor. Read more
“I always knew supporting and influencing an organization’s strategic thinking was what I wanted to do. I feel incredibly blessed to be where I am today and living out my dream,” says Zach Kloska, a Senior Corporate Strategist at Lockheed Martin.
Zach enrolled in the Business School as an accounting student with the notion that he would pursue his CPA license. Read more
Business School Dean Scott Dawson was joined by panelists who bring years of experience in diversity and inclusion from the corporate sector and higher education. They discussed the historical implications of systemic racism, inequity and racism in the workplace, the role of business and higher education, and solutions we can implement today to build a better Denver.
Ken Bouyer, EY Americas Director of Inclusiveness Recruiting
Whether it’s your first semester at the CU Denver Business School or your last, advisors are here to help you navigate your academic career. They do more than just set up your class schedule, they find solutions to problems and find ways to save you time, money, and stress.
“I enjoy the ability to build a relationship with students from start to finish of their time in the Business School. Read more