Amanda Pajonk has taken full advantage of the opportunities her CU Denver Business School scholarships have afforded her. Amanda, who is a senior majoring in Accounting with a minor in Economics, is heavily involved with her Business School program while working full time at a real estate development company. She is an active member of Beta Alpha Psi and was a speaker at the 2015 Annual Business School Scholarship Luncheon. Read more
Undergraduate students at the University of Colorado Denver Business School now have the opportunity to enroll in dual degree programs to obtain their MS in Information Systems or their MS in Accounting in addition to their bachelor degrees.
Students pursuing an undergraduate degree in accounting can apply for the BS/MS Accounting 4+1 degree program. The program allows students to complete both degrees in as little as five years by substituting two graduate courses for two undergraduate courses. Read more
Kersie Jhabvala was CU Denver Business School graduate student in the Accounting Program prior to graduating this past December. Kersie shared with us the story that led to her choosing CU Denver and eventually graduating from the university.
“So my story actually started on the east coast—I was born and raised in North Carolina, then went on to run Track and Field/Cross Country at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Read more
Director of Accounting and Associate Professor, Michael Roberts, is no stranger to accounting for taxes. In fact, he’s quite the expert. That’s why WalletHub – a “social network for your wallet” – asked him for his opinion for the article, 2015’s Best States to Be Rich or Poor from a Tax Perspective. The article “identified the best states where people in different income brackets spend the most and least on sales and excise taxes, property taxes and income taxes.”
Additionally, the article featured a number of experts in the field – including Roberts – and asked them the following questions:
What is the most efficient way to distribute tax burden across income levels?
Last year the University of Colorado Denver Business School joined fifteen other schools nationwide when they decided to start offering a Master of Science in Taxation. The high demand degree came as a result of Professor Eric Zinn reaching out to the business community to tailor the Certificate in Taxation, and soon realized the need for a comprehensive program offered through the university. Read more
On February 5, 2015 CU Denver Business Career Connections hosted the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. The informational session which welcomed four professionals from the bank, highlighted the various career and internship opportunities with the nation’s central bank.
Graduate and undergraduate students from the Finance, Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) and Information Systems programs listened in as current employees discussed their careers at the banking organization. Read more
University of Colorado Denver Business School’s Beta Alpha Psi (BAP), the honor society for accounting and financial information students, held a “Meet the Firms” with these organizations at the Tivoli Turnhalle September 19. This year was the greatest number of firms and the largest turnout of attending students and alumni. Fifteen of the top 20 accounting firms in Denver chose to find their talent at the CU Denver Business School. Read more