The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) announced the winners of the 2021 Elijah Watt Sells Award this May, an award given to CPA candidates scoring a cumulative average above 95.5 across all four sections of the CPA exam during their first attempts. More than 72,000 people took the CPA Exam in 2021, and only 57 candidates met the award criteria. University of Colorado Denver Business School alumnus Dylan Croom, BSBA ’19, MS ’20 is one of them. 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. Read more
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For Stanley Unruh, choosing the CU Denver Business School was a “no brainer.” In making his decision, he considered the value of the degree and CU Denver’s location in downtown Denver. He also knew he wanted to step away from what everyone else was doing in his small hometown. Stanley took advantage of WUE, the Western Exchange Program, and most of his credits from community college transferred here. Read more
Among the hundreds of graduates, four graduating Business School students were awarded the prestigious Business School Outstanding Student award. These students were nominated by someone at the CU Denver Business School for their excellent academics and commitment to success. Their journeys have included hard work, determination, adversity and triumph.
MBA in Health Administration
“Deciding to pursue an MBA in Health Administration at the CU Denver Business School is one of the best decisions I ever made,” said Breanna Wong, Health Administration MBA student. 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
Kyrsha Wineinger has never had anything handed to her. She started supporting herself and living on her own at a young age. She’s worked between two to four jobs for nine years to put herself through school and get the life she always wanted.
If you meet Wineinger now, she’s the model BSBA/MS Accounting student. Her resume includes a flawless academic record, president of the CU Denver chapter of the prestigious accounting fraternity Beta Alpha Psi, teaching assistant for two professors on campus, Deloitte intern, and future MS Accounting student. Read more