Although she didn’t present, Karissa Rund left this year’s Pitch Night as a winner.
At the final event for THE CLIMB, a collegiate business plan competition put on by CU Denver’s Jake Jabs for Entrepreneurship, Karissa took home the Social Impact Award for 8 Percent. Her idea wasn’t a product or service though, like those pitched by the other finalists. Instead, it laid out her plan to launch her own book and speaking tour. Read more
Among the hundreds of graduates, four graduating Business School students were awarded the prestigious Business School Outstanding Student award. These students were nominated by someone at the CU Denver Business School for their excellent academics and commitment to success. Their journeys have included hard work, determination, adversity and triumph.
MBA in Health Administration
“Deciding to pursue an MBA in Health Administration at the CU Denver Business School is one of the best decisions I ever made,” said Breanna Wong, Health Administration MBA student. Read more
Alex Fletcher (BSBA ’19) was well on his way to pursuing his lifelong dream of becoming a professional athlete – making semi-professional status and racing for CU Cycling – when a horrible crash left him on bedrest for months.
During his time of recovery, he started to feel lost, not knowing if he could compete again after breaking his back. He began reading and researching everything under the sun to distract himself. Read more
Taylor Hunt has walked through several paths during her six-year college career. After switching her major three times and becoming medically ineligible to continue swimming collegiately, Taylor discovered the world of sports business at the CU Denver Business School.
Being a Denver Broncos intern has helped Taylor experience the world of sports business. As a first-generation student, she has made it her mission to set an example for her family. Read more
As a first-generation student, Bryant Burciaga has always had a go-getter, entrepreneurial mindset. From an early age, Bryant’s parents instilled in him the importance of earning a college degree and that was his motivation from the start.
He was offered a scholarship from Colorado State University in Fort Collins where he initially started his college career. Read more
Four seasoned sports marketers visited the CU Denver Business School last week, ready to share their industry insights with students. Hosted by the CU Denver Marketing Club and the Sports and Entertainment Club, the event featured professionals from several Denver area major league sports teams. These marketing leaders touched on developing trends, the best tools and tactics, and what it takes to be successful in the sports business world. Read more