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
Worried about finding a job? The risk and insurance industry is looking to hire!
65% of industry professionals will retire in the next 10 years. Companies are recruiting for new skills, and students with the curiosity to learn and the ability to apply themselves. They want YOU!
Benefits of shadowing a risk and insurance professional:
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
Three billion dollars were lost in the last three years because of email scams. To make matters worse, there are almost 1.5 million unoccupied cybersecurity jobs in the United States alone.
“The greatest emerging threat facing humanity today is a cyber attack.” Vance Brown, CEO of the National Cybersecurity Center (NCC) quoted the former director of the CIA, General Petraeus, to set the stage for the Mountain West Cybersecurity Consortium (MWCC). Read more
Every seven seconds someone is injured in a car accident. Distracted driving is involved in about 40 crashes every day in Colorado. You are 20 times more likely to get in a crash if you are texting while driving and one in 10 people admit to driving while distracted. These facts showcase a dark trend for safety on the roads. And if safety isn’t enough, rising insurance premiums should get the attention of Colorado residents. Read more
All businesses manage risk. There’s a huge need for new talent in this field since 50 percent of the industry is retiring in the next five to 10 years.
The CU Denver Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) program addresses this gap by educating students on minimizing and preventing loss as well as managing risk across a variety of industries. The program offers students countless opportunities to connect to industry leaders throughout their time at CU Denver. 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