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Dean's Awards for Excellence

Congratulations to the winners of the Fall 2019 College of Business Dean's Awards! Pictured from left to right:

Not pictured is Fiscal Manager Nanette Wilmot, who won the Dean’s Special Award for Distinguished Service.

Congratulations to all of our winners!


Alumni Feature: Michelle Baros

MSU Denver College of Business alum Michelle Baros in front of a 7-11 storeCongratulations to Michelle Baros! In Spring 2019, she earned her BS in Management—more than thirty years after she first enrolled at MSU Denver.

Her grandfather relocated from the historic Auraria neighborhood to help make way for the Auraria campus, so Michelle was eligible for the Displaced Aurarian Scholarship, covering her tuition and fees. This enabled her go back to school full-time and complete her degree.

After becoming a finalist in the 7-Eleven W.E. Take the Lead contest for female entrepreneurs, she will open her own store in Arvada this summer.

Read more about her story here.

Welcome from Dr. Ann Murphy, Dean

Ann MurphyAs a teaching institution, MSU Denver emphasizes innovative, contemporary instruction and a nurturing, transforming educational experience. This quality business education is provided by a faculty committed to providing quality education for future business leaders. The faculty stays current through scholarly activity, continuous professional development, and engagement with the business and professional community.

The College's faculty includes new and seasoned professors who continue to distinguish themselves academically as well as veteran business professionals who apply complex theory to contemporary business practices. Our faculty includes Fulbright Scholars, editors of academic journals, and nationally recognized academic scholars.

In addition to the quality curriculum and professors, the success of the College of Business can also be attributed to our students and our partners in the business community, who demonstrate, through their achievements and their generosity, the role MSU Denver plays as a member of the Colorado Community.

Located on the Auraria Campus, MSU Denver has a diverse student and faculty population in the heart of Downtown Denver. Such diversity contributes to an enriching educational experience. In the hub of the Denver business community, MSU Denver is building partnerships to reflect its dedication to the Colorado business community. Such alliances will build bridges between the business community and students entering the workforce.

I invite you, one of tomorrow's business leaders, to explore the College of Business website and learn more about our remarkable degree programs, unique mission, and quality faculty.

Dr. Ann B. Murphy
Dean, College of Business

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