The holidays can be an exciting time of year for many in America. Diwali, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, you name it. These celebrations are a reminder of the rich diversity in the U.S. and can provide a reflective time of thankfulness. However, for many others, the holidays are a time of grieving, an effort to heal from historical traumatic events against their communities. Read more
Saturday, October 15, marks the last day of Hispanic Heritage Month, a period of recognition of the legacy of the Hispanics and celebration of the Hispanic culture in the United States. CU Denver is proud to have a diverse community composed, among many others, of Latinx individuals.
At the Business School, Hispanic Heritage Month is another opportunity to support minorities and lower barriers to success. Read more
Finding Her Own Path at CU Denver
CU Denver students are known for their diversity and eagerness to learn. Mimi Stockton is the perfect example of the resilient and ambitious Lynx community.
Tuning in remotely from Michigan, Mimi is continuing her pursuit for a career that challenges her, allows her to grow, and gives back to the community. Read more
CU Denver Management Assistant Professor Dr. Kyle Ehrhardt co-published a study examining pre-training factors that influence the effectiveness of diversity education.
With an increasingly diverse workforce, most organizations and universities recognize the value of diversity training and education. However, there are unanswered questions regarding whether these trainings are effective and who it impacts the most. Read more
The University of Colorado business schools at Denver, Boulder, and Colorado Springs have been working together on an initiative called the CU Diverse Doctorates in Business (DDB) program.
The goal of the program is to increase the diversity of business school professors by encouraging more of our underrepresented undergraduate students and alumni across the CU System to pursue a PhD in a business discipline and ultimately become business school professors. Read more
November 15, 2020
Kelly E. See, PhD, Associate Professor of Management
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
Gloria Avalos, a first-generation student, always had a passion for business. Born and raised in Mexico, she knew higher education was always a part of her bigger plan. Despite having a passion for business, she studied nutrition at a Mexican university because the school didn’t offer a formal business degree.
Looking back at where she started her journey, Avalos is proud to think of her CU Denver Business School diploma and how it helped her land her dream job working at American Express as a Marketing Analyst in Phoenix, Arizona. Read more