Discover The CTU Experience
Network with fellow CTU doctoral alumni and doctoral candidates then stay for dinner on Wednesday, October 12th in Denver, Colorado.
CTU student Miguel Rodriguez was chosen over the summer as a Generation Google Scholar of 2015. One of fifteen students selected for the 2014-2015 academic year, Miguel was awarded a $10,000 grant as well as an all-expenses-paid trip to the Google Scholars' Retreat in Mountain View, CA in mid-June. At the retreat, Miguel joined students from Johns Hopkins University, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Florida, and 12 other colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada.
Nadia Najat Marquez's academic journey at CTU began with a phone call, but her life before that moment was defined by a series of hardships that has only strengthened her resolve. Nadia is of half-Navajo descent and grew up in the Four Corners region of New Mexico. As a teenager, she was taken out of public high school because of a debilitating heart condition. Nadia still managed to complete her homeschooling and graduate at the age of 16--a full 2 years early.
As a CTU graduate, it’s no surprise that CTU Assistant Professor Trevor Rasmusson draws inspiration from students attending his courses on academic and career success, and management fundamentals. “As an assistant professor at CTU, I’m constantly inspired by the stories that I hear within my courses,” says Rasmusson, “This inspiration moves me and generates the ability to find creative approaches to a variety of other ventures.”
Self-motivated and passionate about the future, Tapatha Knupke saw earning a degree as an opportunity to expand her horizons and find the job she’s always dreamed of having. For sixteen years Tapatha worked as a title insurance underwriter in the real estate industry. It was a job she just fell into but one that she happened to love, and it afforded her the opportunity to start a family. "Underwriting did not require a degree, so I didn't pursue one at the time," says Knupke. "My goal at the time was to raise my family while working in a career that I loved."
On October 17, 2015, the CTU Alumni Association’s Doctoral and Colorado Alumni Chapters hosted the 2015 Alumni Fall Festival at the Inverness Hotel in Denver.
John Petrov realized the importance of a degree and decided to enroll at Colorado Technical University. John often says how he owes his success to this decision.
Mary Lou Chernik not only completed her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, she also continued to earn her Master of Science in Management in Criminal Justice at CTU.
By earning his degrees with Colorado Technical University, Justin Gifford is now successful within his field and has more time to spend with his family.
“Because of Colorado Technical University, I support and inspire my family.”
Olympic skeleton racer, Noelle Pikus Pace has a goal, but the path to achieving it isn’t a straight line. Read how she navigated the zigzag path to success.
Gaer Sandager, CTU Alum with a Bachelor of Science in Project Management, talks about his degree from CTU and career as a project manager.
CTU is proud of graduate Brett Amidon who was recently appointed to a VP role at Northrop Grumman. His hard work and perseverance paid off.
Kathleen Kiefer and her son Dan both pursued online Bachelor's degrees in Business Administration at CTU. They participated in CTU's graduation ceremony in Kansas City in May.
Aneala Lance relied on her advisors to help her succeed – and they helped propel her forward to achieve her goals.
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