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After finishing his undergraduate degree in biopsychology, Christopher Foye was unsure of what he wanted to do with his life. He couldn’t find a job and was feeling regretful with the direction he took during his time in college.
Getting out into the real world after graduating can be difficult and intimidating, and sometimes, you don’t always end up where you thought you would. Read more
The best ideas are born on ski lifts. Isn’t that how the old saying goes?
Regardless if you’re familiar with the phrase, it’s where Adam Pecht, BSBA in Entrepreneurship, came up with the idea for his e-commerce and marketing technology platform, SUBLMNL.
At one point, Pecht wasn’t even sure he would complete his degree, but he graduated in spring 2017 with a diploma and a mission of giving back to the action sports industry. 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
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
Two exemplary University of Colorado Denver Business School alumnae earned spots in The Denver Business Journal’s 20th edition of its annual “Outstanding Women in Business” awards, recognizing women for their innovation, entrepreneurship, professional accomplishments, and community leadership.
Kelly Brough: Winner, Education, Government and Nonprofits category
Kelly Brough, Professional MBA ’89, President and CEO of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, took home top honors in the Education, Government and Nonprofits category. Read more
Thomas Evans (MBA ’12), artist
Thomas Evans (MBA ’12) has always been an artist, but he studied business at CU Denver and took a job at a marketing agency after graduation. When he discovered advertising wasn’t quite for him, he planned to follow his family’s footsteps into the military – until, that is, he tore his ACL in a martial arts class and instead went on a volunteer trip to Tanzania. Read more