Spring 2020 Outstandin Graduates

College of Business 2020 Outstanding Graduates

Every student overcomes obstacles and triumphs over academic challenges on their path to commencement. Meet some of the College’s graduates and share their journey to graduation.

Landon Baird

Landon Baird

Marketing

“[The youth group] meant a lot to me when I was younger. I knew that I could still use what I’ve learned in marketing for branding and drawing people in.”

Pierce Edwards

Real Estate

“Doing financial consulting, I’m selling something to someone to help them get set up for their financial goals. It’s overwhelming for a lot of people..”

Charlotte Epting-Schillinger

Charlotte Epting-Schillinger

Organization and Innovation Management

“My classes taught me how to interact with people. Some of it is common sense, but it’s good to understand the theory behind it – to understand why this strategy would work over that one.”

Jasmine Gaxiola

Jasmine Gaxiola

Organization and Innovation Management

“It wasn’t until I came to the College of Business that I actually became friends with the people in my classes and made connections with faculty that I know are going to last a long time.”

Sara Godfrey

Financial Planning

“Retirement is such an important thing. It’s cool to be part of that step in people’s lives.”

Emily Marty

Computer Information Systems

“You don’t necessarily need to be a major coder. I could connect the coders with the business people and understand what they need so I could streamline their processes.””

Vladmir Munoz

Vladimir Munoz

Finance

“Just because opportunity is there doesn’t mean it’s going to do anything for you, it’s an opportunity for you to take advantage of.”

Rachel Powner

Rachel Powner

Supply Chain Management

“CSU has a lot of opportunities and I think the biggest thing I can recommend would be to go and talk to your faculty members.”

Jason Sellers

Jason Sellers

Human Resource Management

“I knew it was going to be difficult to segue from the military into a civilian position, and without a degree it’s really tough.”

Caleb Thetford

Accounting

“I’m never actually 100% comfortable, but it’s being OK with that and being able to push myself to keep exploring what the next step is to be able to grow.”