Quinn Lee is a long-time advocate for representation in the LGBTQ+ community. In addition to working full-time in procurement for Whole Foods Market, Quinn formed an organization devoted to elevating underrepresented voices in the Denver performing arts scene. When Quinn decided to build their organization to have a larger impact, they wanted to develop business skills before diving in head first. Read more
Finding her Way from Medicine to International Business
Rachel Hoffer never anticipated that she would end up studying business. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology with a minor in Spanish at CU Denver. She went on to study to be a nurse practitioner, and she always thought healthcare and medicine were her calling. However, she found herself considering making a change. Read more
Will Riegel, 2019-20 One Year MBA student, reflects on his time in the program and motivations in furthering his education.
Taking His Business Education to the Next Level
In the years following his undergraduate degree in communications, Will worked for several companies in Washington State and New York City, including a Fortune 500 company, startups, and an ad agency. Read more
Jake Hattaway, a BSBA Accounting student at the CU Denver Business School, has been awarded a $10,000 merit scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). Jake was nominated for the scholarship by the Business School Accounting program for his academic success and involvement in the BSBA Accounting program. He’s not the first CU Denver nominee to win this scholarship: Dylan Croom received a $10,000 merit scholarship from PCAOB last year as an undergraduate student and is now pursuing a MS in Taxation.
The Impact of Scholarships on CU Denver Students
“As a first-generation college student, it has always been my goal to obtain a degree and this scholarship will be a huge step in the process of me reaching that goal,” says Jake.
Both Jake and Dylan’s involvement with the Business School has been a catalyst for their nomination. Read more
When it comes to standing out in today’s job market, students can complement any major with a business minor. In many industries and professions, having a fundamental understanding of business can be that thing that sets you apart. The CU Denver Business School’s undergraduate business minors are designed for non-business and business undergraduate students alike to expand their knowledge and skills. Read more
COVID-19 has had significant impacts on our community. Many of us may be wondering: what can I do to help? Did you know that you can lend your computer’s processing power to a project called Folding@Home in an effort to understand the virus? Here is how it works and how you can get involved.
How to Lend Your Computing Power to the Fight Against COVID-19
By downloading and operating the Folding@Home software, your computer will use simulations to help understand COVID-19. Read more
During a recession, it’s natural to consider going back to school. Maybe you’ve been laid off, furloughed, or you’re working reduced hours. Maybe you’re worried about your company’s long-term viability, or your professional capacity to adapt to the shifting job market. For these reasons and many more, now might be the right time for you to earn a business degree.
Going back to school during an economic downturn is a popular choice. Read more