Quinn Lee is a long-time advocate for representation in the LGBTQ+ community. In addition to working full-time in procurement for Whole Foods Market, Quinn formed an organization devoted to elevating underrepresented voices in the Denver performing arts scene. When Quinn decided to build their organization to have a larger impact, they wanted to develop business skills before diving in head first. Read more
Woody Eckard has always held a certain fascination with college athletics. As an economics professor at the Business School, Dr. Eckard has conducted several studies on the NCAA throughout his career, the first being published in 1998. He enjoys sports and has always wanted to examine the economics of college sports to help solve the issues the athletes, teams, and leagues are facing. Read more
Finding her Way from Medicine to International Business
Rachel Hoffer never anticipated that she would end up studying business. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology with a minor in Spanish at CU Denver. She went on to study to be a nurse practitioner, and she always thought healthcare and medicine were her calling. However, she found herself considering making a change. Read more
Nestled at the foot of the Rocky Mountains and blessed with 300 days of sunshine a year, Denver is undoubtably one of the most unique cities in America. It was founded in 1858 and had already become Colorado’s socioeconomic center by 1880. Like many major cities and urban areas in the U.S., Denver has seen an increase in panhandling. Francisco Conejo, PhD, Senior Marketing Instructor/Researcher at the Business School, explored the fundamental causes behind the emergence of panhandling in Denver.
Francisco Conejo, PhD
He recently published a paper in the A-ranked Journal of Macromarketing which explored poverty and panhandling in developing markets. Read more
Will Riegel, 2019-20 One Year MBA student, reflects on his time in the program and motivations in furthering his education.
Taking His Business Education to the Next Level
In the years following his undergraduate degree in communications, Will worked for several companies in Washington State and New York City, including a Fortune 500 company, startups, and an ad agency. Read more
The University of Colorado welcomes Dean Scott Dawson, Ph.D., as Dean of the Business School. Scott has extensive knowledge and experience in leadership that will add value and innovation to our outstanding faculty. “I love partnering with the business community, engaging with them, finding ways where we can meet their needs with educational programs,” says Scott.
Dr. Read more
Jake Hattaway, a BSBA Accounting student at the CU Denver Business School, has been awarded a $10,000 merit scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). Jake was nominated for the scholarship by the Business School Accounting program for his academic success and involvement in the BSBA Accounting program. He’s not the first CU Denver nominee to win this scholarship: Dylan Croom received a $10,000 merit scholarship from PCAOB last year as an undergraduate student and is now pursuing a MS in Taxation.
The Impact of Scholarships on CU Denver Students
“As a first-generation college student, it has always been my goal to obtain a degree and this scholarship will be a huge step in the process of me reaching that goal,” says Jake.
Both Jake and Dylan’s involvement with the Business School has been a catalyst for their nomination. Read more