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Alumni Archives | International News | University of Colorado Denver

“Degree from CU Denver Leads to Greater Job Stability”

February 16, 2017 |

Thai Alumnus Maximizes Marketing Degree

Kunpot Suriwong
Home country: Thailand
Degree: Master’s in Business Administration & Management; Marketing
University of Colorado Denver

Within your industry, what are some of your favorite areas of focus, and why?

I have a big passion for marketing research. Landing my first job in an online shopping startup opens a whole new perspective of marketing. It’s somewhat related to my degree but it also provides me with an opportunity to learn and grow. I am working as a content marketer. I usually apply marketing research knowledge to understand and find out what kinds of content online readers like. so that I can create appealing content for them.
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Transforming Healthcare Initiatives & Lives in India

February 13, 2017 |

CU Denver Alumna Creates Pathways to Educational Partnerships

Dr. Sharmila Anand, an alumna of the University of Colorado Denver, is a born social entrepreneur, doctor, and an inspired educator. Her collaborations nurture education and healthcare environments where people can reach their optimal potential as well as learn how to effectively serve the greater community.

“I’m from a family of medical professionals, and have always seen that it is good to serve people,” said Dr. Anand. “Healthcare and education go hand in hand. In educating a girl child, who in turn educates the children of the family, you have helped an entire nation.” She added, “And you are building national assets.”
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Launching the New Alumni Program – CU Culture & Cuisine: Spain

February 17, 2016 |

University of Colorado Denver

Lively conversations, laughter, and delicious Spanish tapas and wines accentuated an evening of fun and learning as the University of Colorado Denver celebrated the launch of its new CU Alumni Culture & Cuisine: Spain program. Whether the event-goers were seasoned world travelers or planning their first study trip abroad, all agreed that Barcelona is an excellent location for learning about the arts, architecture, history, and foods of the region.
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Exploring Sustainable Development for Indonesian Communities

December 4, 2015 |

International Architecture Alumnus Leads Delegation to CU Denver

Your college years at the University of Colorado Denver can leave lasting impressions, rich in knowledge gained and friendships developed. More than 85,000 university alumni make their home in Colorado, throughout the United States, and in countries around the world. Recently, alumnus Rino Wickasono traveled almost 10,000 miles from his home in Jakarta, Indonesia, to visit his CU Denver alma mater and to learn the most recent best practices surrounding sustainable development. Wicaksono is the former Dean of Civil Engineering and Planning and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at Indonesia Institute of Technology and is currently active as a lecturer; he is also a professional consultant for development acceleration for the Indonesian government and a significant number of provinces, cities, and regencies in Indonesia. Wicaksono earned his master’s in architecture in 1992 and his master’s in urban planning in 1993 at the College of Architecture and Planning (CAP), and received his PhD in Urban Regional Planning from the University of South Australia (UniSA), Adelaide, in 2004.
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CU Denver’s Business School Provides a Path to the Future

November 3, 2015 |

Through Hard Work and a Little Help from CU Denver, Thai Alumna Rises to Success

Maytinee Phoohom
University of Colorado Denver Alumna
MBA, Business School

HOW DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO DENVER?

Originally, I first heard about CU Denver when I did an Auditing class during my undergrad with a professor at Assumption University who is also an alumni of CU Denver Business School. He shared his valuable experience with the school and his life in Denver which inspired me to come here. After I decided to go back to school, I looked at options for an AACSB-accredited graduate business school and for a degree program that I could finish within a year. CU Denver stood out as one of my top choices. Read More

Launching a “Great Adventure” : CU Denver | CU Anschutz as Global Crossroads

May 5, 2015 |

Inaugural Event Focuses on Global Engagement for Denver Communities

“I think this is a great adventure that we are launching tonight,”

announced Don Elliman, CU Anschutz Chancellor at the inaugural University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus Global Crossroads event, hosted by the Office of International Affairs. The event, which will be hosted yearly, brought together leaders from the Denver business community and Colorado government, members of international organizations, and members of the university to dialogue, network, and enjoy an informative panel discussion surrounding global engagement. The panelists’ topics focused on fostering internationalization and sustainable growth of industry and education sectors in Denver and the growth of Colorado’s economy; updates were also shared about the multi-faceted ways that the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus, a major public urban research university, plays a strong supporting role. Read More

International Student Earns Three Master’s & Studies Abroad through CU Denver

February 19, 2014 |

Student Realizes Full Potential

Student: Fahad Alhammadi
Home Country: United Arab Emirates
Degrees:  Master of Urban & Regional Planning, Master of Public Administration and Master of Urban Design 

Between completing three Master’s degrees at the University of Colorado Denver (totaling 87 credits with an outstanding 3.6 GPA), studying abroad in China, completing an internship, traveling throughout the United States, and making new friends, Fahad Alhammadi has clearly been busy. Read More

From Brazil to ESL Academy to MBA

December 1, 2013 |

Latin American Student Finds Great Educational Resources at University of Colorado Denver

Immersion in a quality English language program and immersion in a top-ranked business school and thriving business community formed the perfect combination for Brazilian student Gabrielle Mattioda. Mattioda, one of the first students in class on the opening day of the University of Colorado Denver ESL Academy, is pursuing her MBA in the university’s Business School and enjoying life in Colorado. Read More

Alumni Gatherings: East Coast U.S.A.

October 1, 2013 |

Boston and Washington, D.C.

By Joanne Wambeke

While attending a conference in Boston this July, Joanne Wambeke of International Colleges and Partnerships was overjoyed to reunite with three ICB alumni in the Boston area:  Yueran Wei, Xin Wang, and Jinghang Jia.  The group gathered in Boston’s China Town for an authentic Chinese meal (complete with chicken feet).  During her October vacation to the Washington, D.C. area, Joanne also reconnected with ICB alumna Fan Zhang.
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Alumni Profile: Lingguang Li – Living on Trains and Buses

May 1, 2013 |

Lingguang, an ICB alumna from the class of fall 2012, works as an intern for a Chinese investment company in Chengdu, Sichuan.  In contrast with most Chinese students who plan their academic and career goals way into the future, Lingguang seeks out engaging experiences today that will benefit her personally and/or professionally tomorrow.  And, since life is short, believes that students should avoid doing something that’s not of much interest to them.   She hopes to gain more career knowledge and enjoy travel with friends during this, her Chinese Zodiac year.

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