When Geoffrey King walks across the stage at CU Denver Spring 2018 Commencement, he’ll be thinking of his three kids – and how much he wants them to achieve his success but never have to go through what he did to get there.
For the first 10 years of King’s life, he lived in a car with his family of six. His father passed away the day before his 10th birthday, and his mother passed away when he was 14, leaving him the head of the household. Read more
From graduating high school in 2006 to recently accepting a competitive internship from Xcel Energy, Kasey Sipe’s relentlessness has led him to success. Sipe, earning his BSBA in both Accounting and Finance, is enjoying every minute of his undergraduate experience this time around.
A long journey to CU Denver
Being an Arizona native, Sipe made the trek to Colorado to pursue a career in food service and hospitality. Read more
Natalie Wagner, a personal financial advisor and money wellness coach with a holistic take on the industry, sat down with CU Denver Business School students to share her unique and powerful insight on the power and potential of money and how a simple change in perspective can change the world for the better.
How she got here
“My love of cash flow lies in it being the vortex of where we interact with our money, and therefore, where we hold our power.” – Natalie Wagner
As the daughter of thought-leading financial theorist Richard Wagner, Natalie was raised in an environment that actively explored money’s potential for good. Read more
Enthusiasm and chatter filled the Inworks studio as students showcased their semester long projects to the public at the Inworks Expo. Five CU Denver Business School students participated in several Inworks classes this semester.
An environment that celebrates creativity
Inworks’ mission is to create lifelong innovators that develop solutions to some of the world’s most challenging problems. Read more
Have you ever wondered if going to a career fair could jump-start your career? Jose Ortiz-Lopez attended the Colorado Business School Career Fair last fall and landed an internship at TIAA, which turned into an elite full-time position post-graduation. Ortiz-Lopez graduates this December earning a BSBA in Finance from the CU Denver Business School and begins his new job in June. Read more
Does your political party affiliation influence your financial decisions? Most likely. Yosef Bonaparte, PhD, assistant professor of Finance, and colleagues set out to explore how the political climate affects investors, companies, and the economy at large.
Influences on the economy on a micro level
Think of when the newly elected president was from your affiliated party. Read more
For inspiration in business and in life, Julie Austin doesn’t need to look far. All she has to do is talk to her mother and grandmother.
Julie, 22, will be the third generation in her family to graduate from the CU Denver Business School when she finishes her studies next year. Her mother, Christie Austin, 61, and her grandmother, Emily Hamrick, 87, are both successful businesswomen. Read more