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Farewell Scott Sherwood

MSU Denver College of Business Professor Scott SherwoodMarketing Professor Scott Sherwood, who has been impacting the lives of MSU Denver's business students since 2004, retired at the end of the Spring 2019 semester.

As the founding Director of the MSU Denver Center for Professional Selling, he led the strategy that built MSU Denver into one of the "Top Sales Universities" (the only one in Colorado), as recognized by the Sales Education Foundation.

We thank Professor Sherwood for everything he has done for MSU Denver over the past 15 years and congratulate him on his well-deserved retirement!

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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