Students at Ethics OnSite DaVita
In Fall 2020, students will spend time with high-level executives exploring ethical challenges and opportunities at FirstBank, one of the largest privately held banks in the nation. FirstBank, headquartered in Lakewood, CO, presents a unique perspective as the ethics function is run through the risk management office, which reports directly to the Board of Directors’ Risk Committee.
“This should be of great interest to our students because it is a different approach than many other organizations take,” said Ira Selkowitz CU Denver Business School DFEI Director and Senior Instructor. Read more
When it comes to facing ethical issues in business, it’s not a question of if, but when. Thanks to a five-year, $1.25 million grant from the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Collegiate Program, the CU Denver Business School has been preparing its students for ethical success through curriculum, events, and community partnerships. First awarded in 2015, the Business School received exciting news in early December that the grant was renewed for another five years, after an extensive proposal detailing past accomplishments and future initiatives.
“I am immensely pleased that our grant for the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative has been renewed,” said Gary Colbert, CU Denver Business School Interim Dean. Read more
Hans Mortimer is excited to begin a new career as a
public accountant after graduating from the MS Accounting program at CU Denver
in the spring of 2020, just one year after enrolling in the program.
Hans’ path to an accounting degree was not
straightforward, but his passion for continued growth and learning drew him
back to school to study accounting. Hans originally studied biology and K-12
education as an undergraduate at the University of California – Berkeley, where
he studied Vitamin A metabolism as a student researcher in the Napoli lab.
Denver offered flexibility and great networking opportunities
After moving to Denver to begin a career in education,
Hans realized he wanted to pursue a different career path. Read more
In April 2015, Governor John Hickenlooper signed the Colorado Crowdfunding Act into law. The law reduced the amount of regulation for companies soliciting relatively small amounts of equity investment from the general public. This made it easier for average citizens to invest in local entrepreneurial businesses. The purpose of the act was to redirect Coloradan investment dollars back into the local economy. Read more
DENVER, June 30, 2016—The University of Colorado Denver Business School has appointed a new director of a grant-funded program focused on ethics. Roger Stace, a CU Denver senior accounting instructor, will take over leadership of the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at the University of Colorado Denver Business School on July 1, 2016.
“I am very excited for this opportunity,” said Stace. Read more