Transforming Institution by the Positive Impact Rating

CSU College of Business Earns High Marks in 2022 Positive Impact Rating

The College of Business was recognized as a “transforming” institution in a student-run survey, with high ratings in governance, student support and public engagement.

Vidha Dixit at the Food Bank of the Rockies

Impact MBA Students Help Companies Be More Sustainable

How can you turn waste into profit? Three students from the Impact MBA present success stories from their 400-hour, summer-long corporate fellowships, where they receive hands-on experience providing analysis and implementing sustainable business practices.

Zenaib Rezai interacts with children.

Impact MBA Student Pursues Her Dreams in the Face of Uncertainty

Zeinab Rezaie is a scholar with the Fulbright Program, an ultramarathon runner and the first Afghan woman to complete an Ironman triathlon. As she nears the completion of her MBA, she is focused on figuring out how she can empower the women and girls back home.

Addie Arnold in front of the CSU sign on campus.

CSU Alum Rewrites Her Future Through the Impact MBA

College of Business alum Addie Arnold changed direction to rewrite her future with the Impact MBA. Her path post-graduation was far from direct, but she now connects her skills and passions supporting women entrepreneurs.

Mahmod Shamsi and his wife in Afghanistan.

“Nothing Short of a Miracle”

As Afghanistan fell to the Taliban, an Impact MBA alum feared for his life. Desperately, he reached out to his network in a last-ditch effort to leave the country. It worked. Here’s how the College of Business leveraged its alumni network to save a life.

Impact MBA practicums in the field.

Impact MBA Practicums Harness Big Ideas for Social Change

Over the summer, students from the GSSE MBA, predecessor to the Impact MBA, launch ventures that address the world’s most pressing social, environmental and economic challenges and gain real-world experience during their practicum.

A wind farm.

EPA Grant to Help Impact MBA Students Champion Green Business Innovations

Supported by a grant from the EPA, five CSU College of Business Impact MBA students will be helping local businesses advance sustainable source reduction initiatives.

A still from an Impact MBA video.

Impact MBA Wins Wharton-QS Sustainability Reimagine 2020 Award

The award recognizes the Impact MBA’s commitment to environmental, social, economic and human sustainability as well as the innovative, hands-on model.

The Imppower team.

Impact MBA Practicum: Introducing Islamic Finance to the American Dream

Eliminating the lender-borrower relationship may sound like a radical approach to reforming banking, but Immpower’s members are anything but outsiders in the finance world.