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
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
As a first-generation student, Bryant Burciaga has always had a go-getter, entrepreneurial mindset. From an early age, Bryant’s parents instilled in him the importance of earning a college degree and that was his motivation from the start.
He was offered a scholarship from Colorado State University in Fort Collins where he initially started his college career. Read more
Everyone finds themselves in a dark place at one point or another in their lives. They might, however, lead to personal choices with the potential to be huge defining moments. From struggling to pass classes to accepting a job offer at KPMG, Spencer Roberts graduated with his BSBA in Finance and illustrates the importance of not giving up and letting his past define his future. Read more
A handful of student teams presented a culmination of four months of work at the Inworks Expo. From health care to fashion, innovative start-ups achieved their goal of providing real solutions to real problems facing society today.
All of these groups were formed through a new initiative at the University of Colorado Denver called Inworks. Inworks brings together faculty, staff and students from both campuses, as well as entrepreneurs and leaders from industry, government, education, and the community, to create innovative solutions to some of the world’s most challenging problems. Read more
This summer we have five students ready to take over the Business School’s Instagram through our brand advocate program. They will tell the story of what it means to be a #CUDenBusiness student as they spend their summers in the city.
I’m currently a senior pursuing a BSBA in Finance and Risk Management and Insurance. I’ve had a long journey when it comes to school because I started out at Colorado State University for a year, transferred to Community College of Denver, and then I finally made the right choice by transferring to CU Denver. Read more
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