At 22, CSU alum named CEO of rural Colorado healthcare system
Aidan Hettler never expected that within a year of graduating from the College of Business, he would be the CEO of a healthcare system. Nor did he expect to be living in a town of about 1,300 people in rural Colorado. But Hettler, the CEO of Sedgwick County Health Center, has learned to embrace the unexpected.
CSU College of Business standout finds ‘AWESOME’ opportunities shortly after graduation
Yailynn Almanza-Melendez, a recent graduate of the College of Business, is committed to using business to create a better world. She's taken her expertise to one of the biggest companies in the U.S. and earned national recognition along the way.
College of Business alum is passionate about business for good
Nicole Staudinger was a senior at the College of Business when she applied to work at FirstBank. More than two decades later, she serves as president of the bank’s Northern Colorado market. She’s committed to giving back — and believes in the power of using business to make a positive difference.
Dean’s 2022 Impact Report
Business for a Better World
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Research for a Better World
CSU professor uses supply chain research to tackle illegal wildlife trafficking
What if we could reduce illegal wildlife trafficking by disrupting the illicit supply chain that enables protected wildlife species to be carried across borders and into the hands of buyers? John Macdonald is part of a unique interdisciplinary team that’s examining illegal activity through the lens of supply chains.
Research develops nuanced take on social media attitudes
The experience of ambivalence – simultaneously feeling positively and negatively – defines many social media users’ online experience. Research by the computer information systems department’s Hamed Qarhi-Saremi is among the first to explore love-hate dynamics of social platforms.
Faculty propose new lens to examine poverty and scarcity
The human experiences of living in poverty and living with scarcity go hand in hand. Two marketing department professors, Chris Blocker and Jonathan Zhang, developed a framework to bridge the gaps between scarcity and poverty research and find opportunities for cross-pollination between the disciplines.