On May 22, 2018, a serious fire broke out on the roof of Hale Library at Kansas State University. While the fire was eventually extinguished, it resulted in widespread smoke and water damage throughout the building.
“This was a tragic loss to be sure, but it is also an opportunity for re-creation and maybe a re-think,” says Sheila Yeh, Associate Dean for Collections, Discovery and Information Technology Services at Kansas State University Libraries. Read more
Only about half the graduates from the CU Denver Health Administration program end up running hospitals. In his search for new Health Administration Alumni Board members, Rulon Stacey, Director of Graduate Programs in Health Administration, wanted to find alumni who represent the variety of opportunities the program creates.
“Our program develops the best hospital administrators in the world, but that’s only half of the students we have,” said Stacey. Read more
The CU Denver Business School’s Executive MBA program launched in January 2021. Alumni of the predecessor CU Executive MBA program shared their insights on the EMBA program’s focus on analytical skills and business strategy. Sarah Gilbert, Andrew Moore, and Scott Casey discuss the value of their cohort and classmates, the convenience and opportunity of the downtown Denver location, the world-class professors and innovative coursework, and the lifelong impacts of their time in the Executive MBA. Read more
“I really love the idea of knowing, learning, and being amongst the generations that are coming after me,” says Susan Heinzeroth, founder and CEO of SageRiver Consulting. “I want to help students understand the leadership challenges that they’re going to face and influence a way of thinking about addressing those challenges.” Susan Heinzeroth, also a CU Denver Alumni, has come full circle, she provides a unique experience for the next generation of MBA students. Read more
Each semester, the CU Denver Business School honors two undergraduate and two graduate students with the Outstanding Student Award. Exceptional students from across the Business School are chosen for the commendations because of their academic dedication, involvement in the campus community, and for overcoming challenges and adversity.
Alex Waters, MS Management and Organization
Alex Waters is completing his second master’s degree from the CU Denver Business School. Read more
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
Students enrolled in the First-Year Experience course, Leadership in Business and in Life, were joined during class by none other than CU Denver Business School Dean Scott Dawson. Dean Dawson offered leadership insights and advice on how to get the most out of their experience at CU Denver.
“Dean Dawson is so incredible,” said first-year student Rohan Nipunge, who was in the class Dawson visited. Read more