MBA Case Competition participants and judges

Students put their business knowledge, skills to the test during MBA Case Competition

Students who registered to compete were grouped into teams and introduced to a case study on Monday. They then had to use their business knowledge and creative problem solving skills to identify solutions, compile a business plan and create a formal presentation to deliver to a panel of judges on Friday.

Michelle McDaniel receiving her award

Alumna recognized with CityU Innovation in Philanthropy Award

City University of Seattle recognized Michelle McDaniel, a 2002 MBA graduate and the chief development officer at FareStart, with the university’s Innovation in Philanthropy Award on November 14 at a reception hosted by the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at CityU.

Graduate advances his skills, career with an MBA

Graduate advances his skills, career with an MBA

After graduating with his bachelor’s degree in economics, John Abrenilla worked for a few startups analyzing big data, and eventually found his interest in corporate investigations. He became a Certified Fraud Examiner and rose through the ranks from project manager to manager of investigations, but then hit a wall.

Restaurant

Director returns to college to finish bachelor’s in management

When she left school decades ago, Rebecca started a career in the restaurant and hospitality industry and worked her way up from a server to a general manager. Now, at 53, she’s going back to finish her bachelor’s in management.

Woman working at a computer

From auditor to professor: A CPA pursues a DBA

Christina is working as an executive at Sound Community Bank, as a part-time program director for City University of Seattle’s Master of Professional Accounting, and is a doctoral student. The ability to balance her responsibilities and manage her time is important to her.

View of the Seattle skyline

Personal interests lead an alumnus to a career in project management

Without any prior experience in the project management field, Michael took a leap and enrolled in City University of Seattle’s Master of Science in Project Management program.