On April 27, more than 100 attendees gathered in the CU Denver Business School’s Jake Jabs Event Center for the 22nd year of THE CLIMB | Jake Jabs Startup Pitch Competition. The evening event featured live pitch presentations, a distinguished panel of judges, Jake Jabs returning as the keynote speaker, and networking for Colorado’s entrepreneurial community. As the competition’s grand finale, it celebrated the hard work of student teams from across the state that have been developing and validating their ideas since February. Read more
“Take charge of your destiny.” “Make the right choices.” These phrases are often repeated to young people, especially college students, as they try to navigate through their 20s and undergraduate experiences. Oftentimes, this exerts a certain amount of pressure on them, and as a result, they rush through life in an attempt to fit in instead of living on their own terms. Read more
The holidays can be an exciting time of year for many in America. Diwali, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, you name it. These celebrations are a reminder of the rich diversity in the U.S. and can provide a reflective time of thankfulness. However, for many others, the holidays are a time of grieving, an effort to heal from historical traumatic events against their communities. Read more
Education is a powerful tool that is most effective when learners are given the proper resources. Yet, given their differences, students do not have access to the same opportunities. As a result, some have very limited chances of succeeding.
The CU Denver Business School takes immense pride in its diverse body of students. In recognition of their special assets and unique challenges, the Business School launched the First-Generation and Multicultural (FaM) program, a memorandum designed to set students with diverse backgrounds up for success. Read more
What are two of the most crucial factors of college success and effective transition into a career? Career exploration and professional development opportunities. CU Denver Business School’s Information Systems Association (ISA) instituted “Business Leaders with an Edge,” an annual networking event bringing together a panel of C-level information systems/technology executives from the Denver metro area, to further imbue students’ educational journeys. Read more
Opening doors and lowering barriers to student success, the Colorado Business School Career Fair provided an excellent platform for Colorado students to interact one-on-one with recruiters from various companies and make their next career move.
On Friday, October 14, the Business School hosted its annual career fair with the University of Denver, Colorado State University, and CU Boulder’s Leeds School of Business. Read more