College of Business

Interim Dean Eric Olson, College of Business

Welcome to the UCCS College of Business - a top ranked, innovative, AACSB-accredited business program. Here, you will find our students immersed in engaging, collaborative classes, as well as career-building opportunities like networking events, clubs, and internships. Our program puts theory into practice, equipping students with the confidence and skill set they need to launch successful futures and make an impact in their chosen field. 

The UCCS College of Business has an experienced and accomplished faculty dedicated to innovation and impact in their teaching, research, and service. Students enjoy personalized interactions with professors who have extensive real-world experience, and whose intellectual contributions are changing the theory, practice, and teaching of business. 

At the UCCS College of Business, we promise to provide an inspiring and collaborative learning and research environment which rewards those who interact, aspire and challenge themselves, and positively impacts our community and stakeholders through engagement, innovation and application. 

Dean's eNewsletters

  • Dean's eNews - February 2017 imageIt will be a great honor to serve the people of this respected University and I thank you in advance for your role in helping support our efforts and initiatives.
  • Dean's eNews - November 2016 imageDuring this time of Thanksgiving, there is no time more fitting to say thank you to our devoted friends and partners. We here in the College of Business are grateful for the continued opportunity to serve our students and our community.
  • Dean's eNews - September 2016 imageThis Fall is shaping up to be a fast-paced and exciting time, and I hope you can join us for some or all of these events.
  • Dean's eNews - August 2016 imageWe recognize that many, if not all of our students will face ethical dilemmas in their future careers and we believe our classes, programs, and activities will instill in them the skills and confidence to act with integrity.
  • Dean's eNews - May 2016 imageWe thrive on building positive relationships between our students and the community; our Career and Placement Office is a great example.
  • Dean's eNews - March 2016 imageFor our 8th annual event, we have the honor of celebrating Ed and Mary Osborne, who, through their impressive careers and selfless community efforts, have made a positive impact on both Colorado Springs and UCCS
  • Dean's eNews - February 2016 image"No matter what industry you become involved with, there is a global aspect; being open to and aware of that impact will be very helpful."
  • Dean's eNews - December 2015 image2014-15 Annual Report - I'm excited to offer you this look back on our many accomplishments and successes
  • Dean's eNews - October 2015 imagePlease join me in congratulating Brenda Smith, one of AACSB's 100 inaugural Influential Leaders
  • Dean's eNews - September 2015 imageOctober will be a fast-paced, exciting month of celebration and events at the UCCS College of Business
  • Dean's eNews - August 2015 imageUCCS College of Business celebrates 50th Anniversary with new student scholarship drive
  • Dean's eNews - June 2015 imageUCCS College of Business now offers Master of Science in Accounting for future CPA's and tax professionals
  • Dean's eNews - May 2015 imageUCCS's College of Business maintains its prestigious business accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International
  • Dean's eNews - April 2015 imageThe highly successful Sport Management program partners with the Colorado Rapids MLS soccer club to establish the first Soccer Management program.
  • Dean's eNews - March 2015 imageJon and Becky Medved to be honored at 7th Annual Lifetime Entrepreneurship Award Luncheon
  • Dean's eNews - November 2014 imageThrough your financial support, dozens of College of Business students are getting help paying for college. Some of these students are featured in this short video.
  • Dean's eNews - July 2014 imageWe are tremendously excited to welcome new full-time director, Dr. Tatiana Bailey to the Economic Forum and to the College of Business.
  • Dean's eNews - May 2014 imageWe honor the unique position of the College to bridge the gap between our students and community by developing mutually beneficial business opportunities.
  • Dean's eNews - March 2014 imageEvery spring at the Lifetime Entrepreneurship Award Luncheon, the College of Business highlights an entrepreneur who has made a significant impact on our community. This year, we are excited to honor Mr. David Jenkins.
  • Dean's eNew's February 2014 imageThe Office of Professional & Executive Development is rapidly growing to provide professional development opportunities to professionals in our community. As I always say, we have exciting things happening in our College!