This fall semester, two undergraduate and two graduate students were awarded the coveted Business School Outstanding Student award. These students were nominated by professors at the CU Denver Business School for demonstrating excellent drive, academic performance, and their commitment to success. Each student’s unique journey is a testament to their resilience, hard work, and triumph.
MS in Information Systems
When Pragadeesh Ravindran started his schooling, his dreams
did not extend beyond getting a good job and taking care of his family. Read more
Cyber threats can affect anyone. At the Business Leader with an Edge event, seasoned experts in cybersecurity spoke candidly with students about the threats we’re facing, ways to make a difference, and career opportunities in IT and cybersecurity.
Many leaders in cybersecurity are warning that the next world war will be waged in cyberspace. By 2021, ransomware is predicted to attack a business every 11 seconds, resulting in $20 billion a year in damages. Read more
It’s every student’s wish for an amazing internship to turn into a dream job. A mentorship is established, and you already know the ins and outs of a company you truly enjoy. For Daniel Pliego, months of hard work as an intern turned into a full-time job offer with Blue Moon Digital, a full semester before receiving his diploma.
This December Pliego will not only be graduating with an MS in Information Systems and a specialization in Business Intelligence Systems from the CU Denver Business School, he’ll already have a job with a top employer that he knows is a great fit for him. Read more
Saoussen Memmi has always understood that the biggest dreams can’t be reached in a single bound. Growing up in Tunisia, a small country in northern Africa, she focused on turning experiences into stepping stones for her next big opportunity.
Memmi starts her journey by taking a risk and attending a brand-new university in Tunisia. In the back of her mind, she had a dream of pursuing a graduate degree in America. Read more
DaVita Group Vice President Anne Bailey, MS Information Systems ’00, looked back on her CU Denver Business School experience. She shared her career journey from struggling to manage a full-time job while attending graduate school to managing over 750 people at one of the largest kidney care providers in the United States.
What initially led to your decision to attend CU Denver Business School? Read more
For international students, winning a coveted US internship or job offer is a challenge that sometimes seems impossible.
Recent MS in Information Systems graduate Parag Ravka is just one example of how it is possible to solidify that elusive full-time job offer. His determination along with the opportunities available at the CU Denver Business School were his keys to success. Read more
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