Jenny Cavnar named first CSU Presidential Executive in Residence


Adding to a trailblazing career that has included serving as a sideline reporter, analyst and play-by-play broadcaster, College of Business alum Jenny Cavnar will serve as CSU’s first Presidential Executive in Residence.

Cavnar becomes the first female primary play-by-play announcer in Major League Baseball history this season as the voice of the Oakland Athletics. The achievement is another milestone in her 18-year career in MLB broadcasting, in which she has earned five Emmy Awards and became the first woman to win the National Sports Media Association (NMSA) Colorado Sportscaster of the Year award in 2021.

The Presidential Executive in Residence program advances excellence at CSU by bringing in renowned experts who have achieved extraordinary things in a variety of fields. This new program will engage top professionals in advisory roles for the university and provide direct connections for students, faculty and the community at-large.

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Graduate of CSU’s combined MBA/DVM program pursues joint passions as veterinarian and consultant

Torn between a passion for veterinary medicine and an interest in finance, Dr. Sarah McFadden-Palmer built her dream career from scratch so she could pursue both.

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All the pretty horses (and flowers)

When creating potted plant and floral decorations for equine events at the National Western Stock Show, Kristi Pohly had to consider heartiness, seasonal availability and what would happen if a horse decided to stop and bite the flowers.

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Business for a Better World drives College of Business to Financial Times award

We’re thrilled to announce that the College of Business was selected as a winner of the Financial Times “Best Business School” award for responsible business education!

Through a rigorous evaluation process, the Financial Times recognized only five business schools from across the world as “best overall” for systematically integrating responsible business management through their research, curricula, operations and community engagement.

Among the five winning universities, CSU was the only one from North America. Additional winners included Finland’s Aalto University School of Business; France’s IÉSEG School of Management; England’s University of Oxford Saïd Business School; and VU Amsterdam School of Business and Economics. Judges — including corporate CEOs, journalists and academics specializing in the areas of business and sustainability — lauded the College of Business for its focus on the values-driven mission of Business for a Better World.

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Research for a Better World

When it comes to diversity, Big Four accounting firms don't put money where mouth is

In recent years, the Big Four accounting firms have been outspoken about the need to increase diversity in their profession. A new analysis of the firms’ charitable giving paints a different picture, finding that those firms’ donations to accounting programs at historically black colleges and universities doesn’t match that rhetoric.

Research identifies social media phishing vulnerabilities

How vulnerable are you to phishing messages — cybercriminals’ practice of sending misleading content to trick users into sharing personal information or downloading malware — on social media platforms? New research found that users are more susceptible to clicking on criminal links when they're tired or ignored by other users on the platform, among other factors.

Potential buyers want to hear about new tax break on electric vehicles from the government, not car dealers

Most people are reluctant to take anything car dealerships say at face value — and that includes information about a new change to the tax code that could offer what’s essentially an immediate discount of up to $7,500 on qualifying electric vehicles, new research shows.

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