Dedicated, consistent, and hardworking are words that describe this fall’s outstanding students. These students were nominated by someone at the CU Denver Business School for their excellent academics and commitment to success.
Among the hundreds of graduates, four graduating Business School students were awarded the prestigious Business School Outstanding Student award. Read more
Most people have said they want to change careers at least once in their life. Actually having the guts to quit and go down unchartered territory is another story.
One CU Denver student did just that. After 10 years as a math teacher, Kristine Napier was ready for a change. A master’s degree would give her both the skills and connections to jumpstart her new career. Napier applied and was accepted into CU Denver’s MS in Accounting program. Read more
Four years ago I was sitting on a treatment room floor near the end of my ER shift. My four-legged patient was finally stable after his brush with a car earlier that night. I remember that moment specifically. A moment that would normally be filled with satisfaction and pride was instead filled with utter exhaustion. I’d been in the vet tech field for six years and was finally burned out. Read more
Josh Churlik came to Denver in 2004 to get his MBA and build something great. He knew he’d love Denver, and he knew CU Denver Business School was the place to get his MBA. Fourteen years later, he’s leading his sixth company, and helped fuel the Denver tech and startup communities into the powerhouses they are today.
Starting his MBA with an end goal in mind
When he completed his undergraduate studies, Churlik knew his passion was entrepreneurship, and that he still needed to add more skills and experience to his toolkit. Read more
This semester five Business School students will document their experiences on our @CUDenBusiness Instagram. Coming from both graduate and undergraduate programs, they will all have their own hashtag as each one shares what it really looks like to be a #CUDenBusiness student.
Miranda Stokes: #MirandaInTheCity
I moved from Utah to Colorado last year to pursue a Professional MBA with concentrations in Sports & Entertainment and Marketing. Read more
Gloria Avalos, a first-generation student, always had a passion for business. Born and raised in Mexico, she knew higher education was always a part of her bigger plan. Despite having a passion for business, she studied nutrition at a Mexican university because the school didn’t offer a formal business degree.
Looking back at where she started her journey, Avalos is proud to think of her CU Denver Business School diploma and how it helped her land her dream job working at American Express as a Marketing Analyst in Phoenix, Arizona. Read more