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
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
Running a profitable food truck restaurant while going to school full-time isn’t always easy, but it sure is an adventure. Just ask Jonathan Tejada, a 20-year-old entrepreneur and undergraduate marketing major at the CU Denver Business School.
High school hustle
It all started with a container of homemade guacamole and a classroom of hungry teens. Tejada brought some to class and his friends asked to try it. Read more
Alexis Weldon found her passion for business at a young age. While working for a small shop in high school, she fell in love with the many elements of entrepreneurship, marketing in particular.
As a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration student dual majoring in Marketing and Information Systems, Weldon searched high and low for special opportunities to get more involved and build a foundation for her career. Read more
Raised on her family’s goat farm in Elizabeth, Colorado, Cassie Bennett never expected to land an internship with one of the top 10 accounting firms in the US upon graduation.
Bennett, graduating with a BSBA in Accounting this May, will continue her education at the CU Denver Business School through the BS/ MS Accounting 4+1 degree program, which allows students to complete both degrees in as little as five years. Read more
It’s every student’s wish for an amazing internship to turn into a dream job. A mentorship is established, and you already know the ins and outs of a company you truly enjoy. For Daniel Pliego, months of hard work as an intern turned into a full-time job offer with Blue Moon Digital, a full semester before receiving his diploma.
This December Pliego will not only be graduating with an MS in Information Systems and a specialization in Business Intelligence Systems from the CU Denver Business School, he’ll already have a job with a top employer that he knows is a great fit for him. Read more