On Wednesday, the University of Colorado Denver Business School and the Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship celebrated the grand opening of the new Jake Jabs Event Center, Innovation Suite, and classrooms. Spanning the first three floors of the 1475 Lawrence Street building, these new spaces will help accommodate the growing demand for entrepreneurial and collaborative programming, events, and extracurriculars on the CU Denver campus. Read more
Galvanize and University of Colorado Denver jointly announce the Pathways Program, a strategic partnership that allows eligible Colorado high school and current CU Denver students to earn academic college credit at CU Denver for completing the Web Development Immersive (WDI) program at Galvanize.
For eligible high school students and current CU Denver students who enroll in the Pathways Program, there is a 30% discount on tuition for the six month full-time WDI course. Read more
On April 14, Chancellor Dorothy Horrell presented the University of Colorado Staff Council 2017 Service Excellence Award to Connie Amen, assistant dean of the Business School.
The Service Excellence Award is given annually to recognize and reward staff members who have provided outstanding and sustained volunteer service to their campus, community/civic/professional organizations, and the university as a whole through active involvement in staff events, community engagement opportunities, committee work, social advocacy projects and diversity initiatives. Read more
Traveling through Asia on a recent furniture-buying trip, Jake Jabs kept seeing the same low-backed couch in market after market. Feeling a hunch, he put in a bulk order and shipped the “strange-shaped” sofas to his American Furniture Warehouse (AFW) showrooms in Colorado and Arizona.
“We sold 69 sets in the first two weeks,” he said. “That’s what you have to do – you need to try things. Read more