Next Thursday, Dec. 3, the Business School Alumni Network is hosting a (free!) virtual fireside chat with successful and prominent alum Steve Lucas. Steve will share stories and insights from his 25-plus-year business career in tech and innovation and focus on overcoming obstacles in business and life. Register today and learn more about Steve Lucas below.
Taking risks pays off
“When I was 22, I had decided that I wanted to be the CEO of a billion-dollar software company,” Steve recalls. Read more
The University of Colorado business schools at Denver, Boulder, and Colorado Springs have been working together on an initiative called the CU Diverse Doctorates in Business (DDB) program.
The goal of the program is to increase the diversity of business school professors by encouraging more of our underrepresented undergraduate students and alumni across the CU System to pursue a PhD in a business discipline and ultimately become business school professors. Read more
November 15, 2020
Kelly E. See, PhD, Associate Professor of Management
When Oxana Trotsenko, MBA, ’16, enrolled at the CU Denver Business School, she was seeking a career path that would help her positively and meaningfully impact the world through business. She found that, and much more, through the Managing for Sustainability specialization. Today, she’s giving back as an instructor in the program while she pursues her passion for a model of sustainability that’s focused on the people. Read more
Manuella Tabares loves helping people. It is why she enlisted in the United States Air Force Reserves in 2015. Through her work as a Personnelist for the Air Force, she discovered a passion for human resources.
“I love talking to people, helping people, taking care of people,” said Manuella. “It’s really cool that I get to do it within the military – I never thought that would be an option for me.” Read more
“Wake up when everyone else is sleeping – it’ll help you get ahead,” says Yvonne Castellanos, a mother, business owner, Bilingual Communications Specialist, and soon to be CPA.
Yvonne Castellanos received a BA in Mass Communications from CU Denver in 2011. Since then, she has worked for Commerce City as a Bilingual Communications Specialist, co-founded a growing upholstery business with her husband, and is now pursuing a master’s degree in accounting. Read more
Jack Kroll has built strong roots at the University of Colorado. From undergraduate to career professional to alumnus to MS graduate to Regent, Jack is one of those people that seems to jump at every opportunity to get involved, take action, and continually strive to improve the lives of everyone around him.
Making the most of undergrad
Jack, a Colorado native, decided to stay close to home at CU Denver and double-majored in Economics and English Literature in 2011. Read more
“I always knew supporting and influencing an organization’s strategic thinking was what I wanted to do. I feel incredibly blessed to be where I am today and living out my dream,” says Zach Kloska, a Senior Corporate Strategist at Lockheed Martin.
Zach enrolled in the Business School as an accounting student with the notion that he would pursue his CPA license. Read more