In an increasingly globalized world, it is now more important than ever for those looking to enter the business world to be prepared to meet the demands of the global market. The CU Denver Business School highlights its commitment to preparing students for the global workforce with the motto, “Denver Built, Global Ready.” One alumni who exemplifies this motto is Zakaria Hagig, BA ‘19. Read more
Coloradans love cracking open a craft beer while camping, skiing, or just hanging out. With over 400 craft breweries across the state, it’s safe to say that beer is a significant part of Colorado’s culture. As a Colorado native, Karen Hertz, MBA ’05, grew up immersed in beer culture. The Business School alumna identifies herself as a craft beer lover and spent several years working for Coors, one of the biggest beer brands in America. Read more
Americans may be familiar with the “The Great Breakup.” This term encapsulates one of the biggest trends in U.S. workplaces, where more and more women are leaving their corporate jobs to pursue their dreams and start entrepreneurial careers. According to Lean In in the 2022 Women in Workplace report (the largest study on the state of women in corporate America), 43% of women leaders are burned out from management responsibilities and unsustainable workloads. Read more
Let’s face it, approaching your manager can be scary. Everyone has had a boss or manager they wish they could have given feedback to, but those who are higher up can feel untouchable. Bring in, “managing up”, a concept that embraces new corporate norms. The CU Denver Business School Alumni Association (BSAN) hosted Pattie Money, Owner & CEO of Pinnacle Leadership to present “The Art of Managing Up” to explain the concept and provide insight on how to successfully implement it. Read more
CU Denver Business School Alum Integrates Technology and Language to Build a Powerful Career Trajectory
From politics to Python, Arabic to arithmetic, Moez Hassan, MS ‘10, had always married his passions with a purpose. His journey evidences the power of variety, curiosity, and an openness to change.
The CU Denver management grad, now Chief Data Officer for Royal Caribbean Group, stirred his imagination early with Star Trek and Atari games, pop culture that offered the perfect blend of creativity and analysis. Read more
On May 7, 2019, Colorado suffered its 15th mass shooting that year (STEM School Highlands Ranch). Kaitlyn Hunter, BSBA ‘22, was among the witnesses of this tragic event. Like many other victims of gun violence, this event drastically changed the course of her life.
“I didn’t have a voice before. After this horrible event, people were willing to listen to me.”