Celestial Seasonings

A Conversation with Peter Burns, President of Celestial Seasonings

May 20, 2012

Q. Peter, you and the Celestial Seasonings staff have generously hosted the annual CESR Leadership Challenges Alumni Event. Everyone has a terrific time in the lovely Celestial surroundings with its superb and gracious staff, delicious food and drink, and fun tour of the factory. Why do you do this? A...


Miss Colorado and CESR SRE Graduate Will “Go Over the Edge” and Head for Africa: Much More Than a Pretty Face

May 20, 2012

Before starting her career as an auditor with Deloitte next September, Diana Dreman (ACCT ’11), will finish up her year of volunteer service as Miss Colorado, rappel off a building, then spend four weeks in Africa working in an orphanage. In her full-time, volunteer year of service as the current...

CESR Leeds School of Business, Business Ethics, Net Impact Club

CESR’s Net Impact Club

May 9, 2012

When a new generation of young leaders unites, applying their careers to solve challenges across six continents, energy and motivation run rampant. This is the atmosphere at Net Impact meetings, events, and competitions. For the past four years, CESR has been home to the Graduate Net Impact chapter at CU,...

CESR Course Addresses Real World Needs in Developing Countries

CESR Course Addresses Real World Needs in Developing Countries

May 6, 2012

When Arok Garang started Seeds of South Sudan, he wanted to free his home nation from the shackles of poverty by providing Sudanese children with the gift of education. In Fall 2011, CU students from CESR’s Business Solutions for the Developing World began working with Arok to develop his mission...

CESR’s New Social Impact Track of the NVC a Huge Success

April 29, 2012

On the evening of April 2, six innovative student teams gathered for the Social Impact Business Plan Competition. CESR created and implemented the Social Impact track two years ago. The goal of the program is to foster the culture of social entrepreneurship in the Front Range by providing resources, mentoring,...

Young Alumnus Donor Interview: Eric Stout, Finance 2008

March 22, 2012

Eric Stout graduated in December 2008 with a major in Finance, a minor in Economics, and a Certificate in Entrepreneurship. Eric is a Relationship Manager on the Private Equity Services team at Silicon Valley Bank. In this role, he is responsible for providing specialized banking services to venture capital and...

Holiday Greetings from Dr. Donna Sockell, CESR Director

Dec. 11, 2011

Season’s Greetings To Our CESR Friends & Family As we approach the end of 2011, it is a great time to pause and reflect on the many things for which each of us is thankful. I am thankful for all your energy, enthusiasm and generous support of CESR. We would...

BCOR 1010 Champions Crowned

Dec. 11, 2011

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 term, the Center for Education on Social Responsibility initiated an exciting new Company Project competition within the BCOR 1010 Introduction to Business Class. Designed to encourage teamwork and an entrepreneurial spirit, the competition required students to invent a company and develop a complete...

Announcing the 14th Annual Accessing Higher Ground Conference

Nov. 8, 2011

THIS CONFERENCE IS FREE TO STUDENTS (EXCEPT FOR MEALS) AND HALF-PRICE FOR CU FACULTY AND STAFF On November 14-18, CU-Boulder will host the 14th annual Accessing Higher Ground: Accessible Media, Web & Technology Conference at the Westin Hotel in Westminster. The conference focuses on the benefits of Web Standards and...

Donor Profile: Thomas Guggenheim

Oct. 27, 2011

Q & A with Leeds’ Donor Tom Guggenheim Q. As a business leader what are the key elements you think that students needs today in business education? A. Case studies of “business failures”. Most case studies that I am familiar with are about successful enterprises. What is lacking are similar...