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
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
“I plan to graduate in Fall 2021 and have found CU Denver to be a great foundation for my development at this point in my life,” says Ethan Bui. Ethan started planning his career path early and took advantage of the opportunities around him. Although he hasn’t graduated yet, Ethan has had an impressive journey from an apprenticeship to earning six Salesforce certifications.
How does he do it? Read more
On September 29, the CU Denver Business School and the Business Career Connections (BCC) office held the first virtual career fair to connect students and alumni with employers and facilitate connections for internship and full-time jobs.
More than 180 Business School students and alumni participated in the Career Fair and had exclusive access to 21 employers and 70 recruiters. Read more
“Growing up, I always wanted to be a fashion designer,” says Cybelle Richeson, a CU Denver student and Design Horizons fellow. “Now that I’m a bit older and understand more about the industry, a few things have changed. Now I want to create my own sustainable luxury clothing brand and act as a resource for designer brands by selling sustainable fabrics.”
“I think coming to CU Denver was one of the most valuable decisions I could have made for myself and my career,” Cybelle reflects. Read more
Manuella Tabares loves helping people. It is why she enlisted in the United States Air Force Reserves in 2015. Through her work as a Personnelist for the Air Force, she discovered a passion for human resources.
“I love talking to people, helping people, taking care of people,” said Manuella. “It’s really cool that I get to do it within the military – I never thought that would be an option for me.” Read more
It is no coincidence one of Christina Epling’s favorite quotes is by Wayne Gretzky: “You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.”
Christina at Hard Rock Stadium
Christina has never been one to shy away from taking those big shots, working in sports and events. As an undergraduate student at UCLA, she interned for 20th Century Fox, Sony, and Fox Sports. Her first job kept her near the Silver Screen of Southern California, working at Paramount where she learned about ad buying. Read more