Raised on her family’s goat farm in Elizabeth, Colorado, Cassie Bennett never expected to land an internship with one of the top 10 accounting firms in the US upon graduation.
Bennett, graduating with a BSBA in Accounting this May, will continue her education at the CU Denver Business School through the BS/ MS Accounting 4+1 degree program, which allows students to complete both degrees in as little as five years. Read more
Kyrsha Wineinger has never had anything handed to her. She started supporting herself and living on her own at a young age. She’s worked between two to four jobs for nine years to put herself through school and get the life she always wanted.
If you meet Wineinger now, she’s the model BSBA Accounting student. Her resume includes a flawless academic record, president of the CU Denver chapter of the prestigious accounting fraternity Beta Alpha Psi, teaching assistant for two professors on campus, Deloitte intern, and future MS Accounting student. 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
Humberto Meza is a driven CU Denver Business School student chasing his dream of founding his own company. As the first person in his family to graduate high school, let alone pursue a university degree, Humberto is gaining more experience and contacts than he ever could have hoped at the Business School.
Humberto immigrated from Mexico with his parents to Colorado at a young age. Read more
A passion for international business and a business school scholarship fueled senior Grecia Portillo to excel academically throughout her years at CU Denver. As a proud Lynx earning a BSBA in International Business, she’s integrated herself in student life by engaging with student government and the International Business Student Network (IBSN).
Portillo was a high-achieving student in high school, receiving nine offers from other universities. Read more
From growing up homeless to becoming a single father, Geoffrey King has faced much hardship in his life. However, King never allowed these difficulties to keep him from pursuing his dreams. He is currently a senior pursuing a BSBA in Accounting and Finance with the support of a full-tuition scholarship, the Reisher Scholars Award. Graduating from the CU Denver Business School is only the first step in his 10-year plan to make a positive impact on the world. Read more