Despite the common goal of wanting to pursue a challenging academic experience, every student who enters the CU Denver Business School does so for different reasons. For some it’s about making their mark in the business world as part of a Fortune 500 company. For others it’s about using their skillset to give back. Jason Battista, an 11-Month MBA alumnus, is a perfect example of the latter. Read more
Four years ago, as student Rob Bingham gazed out the top-floor windows of the CU Denver Business School wondering how the booming metropolis below would help shape his future, he knew two things for certain: He wanted to give back to the Denver community he chose and support the veterans he honored.
Today, after venturing from his small, Midwestern hometown, first to the battlefields in the Army, then to the urban campus he passed up other universities to join, Bingham, 32, is running Denver’s annual Veterans Day parade through the Colorado Veterans Project (CVP) he founded, making his Mile High mark in a big and patriotic way. Read more
Working in the healthcare field as a female, Dr. Sharmila Anand, Managing Director for SEHPL in India, recounts how she also encountered resistance and obstacles. But she remembers well the supportive environment that surrounded her as a CU Denver Business School student. “I could never thank the University of Colorado Denver enough.”
Dr. Anand, a social entrepreneur, doctor, and educator, was recently honored at the inaugural Annual Heroines of Health Awards ceremony at the World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland. Read more
A gathering of folks kicking back and enjoying delicious libations is the hallmark of any craft brewery worth its hops. It’s certainly the normal scene at a new brewpub in Golden that goes by the sunny name of Holidaily.
Members of the Holidaily Brewing team include, from left, Gena Hasset, taproom manager; Wayne Burns, head brewer; and Karen Hertz, chief brewista and founder. Read more
The journey towards higher education does not look the same for every person. However, no matter their circumstances, the CU Denver Business School strives to offer a flexible and inclusive environment for all, which is why it attracts students of all types and all backgrounds who share the common goal of bettering themselves through education. Alumna Danielle Shoots ‘08 is one such example of how non-traditional students thrive at the Business School, climbing to new heights through hard work and dedication. Read more
Few people can say that their work has had an impact on a global scale. MS in Health Administration graduate, Major Megan Malcom, who recently returned from a mission in the Dominican Republic, is among that special subset, as she continues to help developing countries refine and improve the quality of their healthcare services.
As someone with a robust military background and over a decade of experience as a healthcare administrator in the United States Air Force (USAF), Major Malcom has always been drawn to the health sector. Read more