Kamiya Willoughby is a current CU Denver Business School student majoring in Business Administration with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship. She built a strong catering business, SoulNia, while utilizing her networks that were established at the Business School and the Commons on Champa. Inspired by her grandmother and father, Kamiya strives to carry on her family legacy.
Inspirations from Her Family
In 2007, the idea of creating generational wealth and a family legacy was born when Kamiya’s grandmother passed away. Read more
You may or may not have heard of the Dean’s Student Advisory Council, a unique group of students who help enact change at the Business School. Learn more about the council, what they do, and why they are so important. Even better, find out how you can get involved.
What is the Student Advisory Council?
This council is made up of ten to fifteen students, both undergraduate and graduate, who meet periodically with the Dean of the Business School. Read more
This spring, the CU Denver Business School launched an innovative course to introduce students to the investment services industry. Taught by Professor Yosef Bonaparte, Ph.D., the course offered a unique opportunity for students to land internships and careers through a partnership with the Colorado Investment Services Coalition (CISC).
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Professor Bonaparte had to quickly adapt the course to remote learning. Read more
Continuing our tradition of honoring our graduating students, two graduate and two undergraduate students were selected this Spring semester as recipients of the Outstanding Student Awards. These students are recognized for going above and beyond to excel in their classes, getting involved in the CU Denver Business School, and giving back to their communities.
Venkat Korlakunta, MS Information Systems
Venkat Korlakunta has always been eager to learn how systems work. Read more
Interested in expanding your business knowledge during this period of remote learning? Here are some resources for free webinars, courses, and student discounts on subscriptions.
Webinars and Events
General Assembly offers attendance to free online events that are relevant to Denver. Their events cover things from employable skills for the future, digital marketing, and more. Read more
Ben Jenkins is an Economics and Finance double major at CU Denver Business School. This year, he won the National Football League’s 1st & Future analytical challenge.
About the Competition
The NFL 1st & Future, a challenge designed to spur innovation, hosted the second annual analytical competition in 2020. Last year, the contest resulted in a blindside block rule, and this year competitors examined the relationship between playing surface (synthetic turf or natural) and its contribution to lower extremity injuries (knee, ankle, and foot). Read more
March 4, the Business Career Connections (BCC) center held the Spring 2020
Career Fair in the newly opened Jake Jabs Event Center.
had the opportunity to network and connect with 27 employers, who accepted
resumes and offered information about their organization’s jobs and internship
opportunities. Sarah Montoya-Ortega, a MS Management major, said “I enjoy
coming to the Career Fair because it’s great to get employers’ perspectives on their own companies in
addition to pitching myself.”
Networking opportunities with 27 employers
school students and alumni had the opportunity to build their network and
connect with employers they could potentially work for in the future. Read more