From international trenches to Executive Director, MBA alum is building a better world
Sebastian Africano, MBA ’17, has been actively building a better world since 2005 when he joined Fort Collins nonprofit Trees, Water and People as an intern building a clean cookstove program in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Now, nearly two decades later, he serves as its Executive Director.
Making an Impact
Benefit Concert provides $700k for Marshall Fire relief
More than 20,000 people tuned in for the virtual benefit concert organized by our music business program director Chuck Morris to support Marshall Fire relief. The concert raised more than $700,000 for the Community Foundation of Boulder County.
Patrice Palmer recognized as top LinkedIn DEI Influencer
Congratulations to Assistant Dean of Social & Cultural Inclusion and Director of JDE&I Initiatives for Undergraduate Programs Patrice Palmer, who was recognized by LinkedIn for their expertise on race and culture in the workplace as well as their wide reach and thoughtful leadership driving DEI conversations.
Active-duty Ram wins national award
Casey Dunn's dedication to mentorship, the Army and his family earned him one of only two 2021 American Council on Education Students of the Year awards nationwide.
Accounting students volunteer to prep taxes
In partnership with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) service, Beta Alpha Psi students and IRS-certified volunteers are wrapping up eight weeks of free tax prep.
Research Insights for a Better World
Research Finds Top-Performing Teams Avoid Solution-Fixation Trap
Team decision-making can be tricky. After viewing teams solve a challenge in a simulated Mount Everest climb, the management department's senior research scholar, Mary Waller, found one thing in common among top-performing teams: They avoid talking about solutions too quickly. These findings may help improve team decision-making from the board room to the field.
We’re excited to share that our Online MBA ranked No. 16 for employability and No. 26 for class experience worldwide by QS Quacquarelli Symonds.
To reach the employability score, employers were surveyed worldwide to identify which MBA graduates they found to be the most prepared and ready to excel in the workplace. Our score was more than 45% above the average of all business schools evaluated! The class experience score measured how immersive the Online MBA experience was for students through group discussions, live participation, interaction and networking with peers.
Thank you for all you do to represent CSU's College of Business, showing the world why we're #ProudtoBe.
Global Business Academy 2022
July 6 - July 15, 2022
High school students are invited to Fort Collins to create summer memories in this 10-day, action-packed experience. They will meet students from around the globe while learning how to use business to create a better world. The program includes an overnight stay at CSU's beautiful Mountain Campus in the Rockies and provides a taste of college life, staying in the University dorms in Fort Collins.
CSU alumni receive a 10% tuition benefit – use code CSUALM when applying.
Organizational Leadership Certificate
Your peers already look to you for your natural leadership abilities. Build on those skills and learn the foundations of effective leadership in this specialized, 9-credit graduate business certificate.
Learn to develop and implement lasting solutions while leading a team. Through applied experiences and projects, this certificate will teach you how to lead in a changing environment.
Make your next move and apply by August 1.
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