Jack Kroll has built strong roots at the University of Colorado. From undergraduate to career professional to alumnus to MS graduate to Regent, Jack is one of those people that seems to jump at every opportunity to get involved, take action, and continually strive to improve the lives of everyone around him.
Making the most of undergrad
Jack, a Colorado native, decided to stay close to home at CU Denver and double-majored in Economics and English Literature in 2011. Read more
Businesses are experiencing a talent shortage for qualified
risk management professionals, and the CU Denver Business School’s Risk
Management and Insurance Program (RMI) prepares students with the skills these
companies need. During the Fall 2019 semester, the RMI program hosted several
events to connect students with employers for networking, internships, and
full-time jobs. Read more
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After finishing his undergraduate degree in biopsychology, Christopher Foye was unsure of what he wanted to do with his life. He couldn’t find a job and was feeling regretful with the direction he took during his time in college.
Getting out into the real world after graduating can be difficult and intimidating, and sometimes, you don’t always end up where you thought you would. Read more
Worried about finding a job? The risk and insurance industry is looking to hire!
65% of industry professionals will retire in the next 10 years. Companies are recruiting for new skills, and students with the curiosity to learn and the ability to apply themselves. They want YOU!
Benefits of shadowing a risk and insurance professional:
Three billion dollars were lost in the last three years because of email scams. To make matters worse, there are almost 1.5 million unoccupied cybersecurity jobs in the United States alone.
“The greatest emerging threat facing humanity today is a cyber attack.” Vance Brown, CEO of the National Cybersecurity Center (NCC) quoted the former director of the CIA, General Petraeus, to set the stage for the Mountain West Cybersecurity Consortium (MWCC). Read more
Every seven seconds someone is injured in a car accident. Distracted driving is involved in about 40 crashes every day in Colorado. You are 20 times more likely to get in a crash if you are texting while driving and one in 10 people admit to driving while distracted. These facts showcase a dark trend for safety on the roads. And if safety isn’t enough, rising insurance premiums should get the attention of Colorado residents. Read more
Cyclists tend to be soft-spoken, non-boastful types. So, it’s not surprising that CU Denver graduate student Cyrus Pearo, who recently won the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships, summed up the race this way: “Good bit of climbing. Good bit of wind. It was a tough day.”
Tough indeed. The day also included a good bit of “pull” – to use cycling parlance – for Pearo. Read more