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
There are more refugees today than ever before, and many live in camps of a million or more people. The camps need medical facilities, bathrooms, showers, water sanitation and other long-term structures to serve basic functions for people. Undergraduate students in the College of Engineering and Applied Science have developed a way to save time and tens of thousands of dollars in building these facilities. Read more
Grecia Portillo is wrapping up an exciting year as CU Denver’s student body president.As she prepares for graduation this weekend, during which she will share the excitement via CU Denver social media channels (see sidebar below), CU Denver Today sat down with her to see how she was feeling about the occasion and her plans for the future.
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Business School students Patrick Thom, Lesley Dominguez, Madison Kachel, and Aidan Lunde created the short film titled #MeToo, earning first prize in the NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) 2018 Ethics in Action Video Competition and 1,000 dollars.
A video competition showcasing ethics
The annual competition seeks creative video entries showcasing examples of ethical behavior in the business world. Read more
Many business leaders recognize that sustainable practices increase their company’s competitive advantage and enable it to attract and retain the best employees. However, they constantly face a major challenge: overcoming the misconception that it’s almost impossible for a business to improve its environmental and social impact while still increasing its bottom line. Read more
Students in the CU Denver 11-Month MBA program certainly made the most use of their time in Europe this March by visiting 10 cities across three different countries.
By meeting with various executives across a wide spectrum of industries including investment banking, newspapers, and manufacturing facilities, students gained real-world international knowledge and connections. Read more
From graduating high school in 2006 to recently accepting a competitive internship from Xcel Energy, Kasey Sipe’s relentlessness has led him to success. Sipe, earning his BSBA in both Accounting and Finance, is enjoying every minute of his undergraduate experience this time around.
A long journey to CU Denver
Being an Arizona native, Sipe made the trek to Colorado to pursue a career in food service and hospitality. Read more