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
There are more refugees today than ever before, and many live in camps of a million or more people. The camps need medical facilities, bathrooms, showers, water sanitation and other long-term structures to serve basic functions for people. Undergraduate students in the College of Engineering and Applied Science have developed a way to save time and tens of thousands of dollars in building these facilities. 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.
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The next generation of business leaders is off to make their impact on the world. Over 400 students graduated this past weekend with their bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degrees from the CU Denver Business School.
Every year the Business School recognizes two graduate and two undergraduate students for going above and beyond for their contribution as students. Read more
From graduating high school in 2006 to recently accepting a competitive internship from Xcel Energy, Kasey Sipe’s relentlessness has led him to success. Sipe, earning his BSBA in both Accounting and Finance, is enjoying every minute of his undergraduate experience this time around.
A long journey to CU Denver
Being an Arizona native, Sipe made the trek to Colorado to pursue a career in food service and hospitality. Read more
On May 5, 2017, the CU Denver’s Cycling Team burst into an elite field: Cyrus Pearo, the lone male rider on a tiny Lynx team (just two cyclists) sprinted to the finish in Grand Junction to win the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships.
Almost a year later – on St. Patrick’s Day – the Lynx squad blazed into even greener pastures: Manuela Escobar, a new team member, joined Pearo among the top finishers at a collegiate race in Fort Collins. Read more