Lissa Pierce-Stauff knew she had to go back to college to climb the career ladder. What she didn’t know was how valuable the program would be to help her grow her connections and risk management expertise.
Pierce-Stauff graduated from CU Denver Business School a few years ago with a BSBA in Risk Management and Insurance. Now, she looks back to reflect on how her degree at CU Denver helped shape her career. Read more
Born in India and raised in Boulder, Harshitha Adapa is a recent CU Denver graduate who found her passion in cybersecurity.
By taking advantage of Business School resources and her mentors, Adapa applied her knowledge from the classroom to the real world and successfully landed a program management internship with Netskope, a private cybersecurity firm based in California. Read more
It’s every student’s wish for an amazing internship to turn into a dream job. A mentorship is established, and you already know the ins and outs of a company you truly enjoy. For Daniel Pliego, months of hard work as an intern turned into a full-time job offer with Blue Moon Digital, a full semester before receiving his diploma.
This December Pliego will not only be graduating with an MS in Information Systems and a specialization in Business Intelligence Systems from the CU Denver Business School, he’ll already have a job with a top employer that he knows is a great fit for him. Read more
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
DaVita Group Vice President Anne Bailey, MS Information Systems ’00, looked back on her CU Denver Business School experience. She shared her career journey from struggling to manage a full-time job while attending graduate school to managing over 750 people at one of the largest kidney care providers in the United States.
What initially led to your decision to attend CU Denver Business School? 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