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Reflections on the Paycheck Protection Program

The passage of the CARES Act and associated Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans have largely consumed bankers since the Small Business Administration (SBA) began accepting applications on April 5.

COVID-19 Updates: 70th Annual School Session Cancelled

The University of Colorado Boulder has cancelled on-campus programming through July 2020, including GSBC’s 70th Annual School Session and the Community Bankers Summit & Alumni Reunion.

Tell GSBC About Your Bank’s PPP Efforts

We are attempting to collect information related to community banks’ support of jobs and general conditions in their local trade areas as a result of the recent Payment Protection Program (PPP), and we need your help.

2020 Scholarship Recipients Announced

Approximately $100,000 in scholarships are funded by GSBC annually, and awards are made through partnerships with co-sponsoring bankers associations, intermediate schools of banking and the GSBC Alumni Association.

Boulder, Colorado: Find Big Inspiration in a City of Learners

The town of Boulder, with its iconic Flatirons mountains, historic downtown and blue skies is more than just a pretty setting for the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC).

Let’s Celebrate! GSBC Turns 70

For 70 years, the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) has been America’s premier community banking school. Since 1950, GSBC has been entrusted by the financial services industry to develop its leaders with world-class education and unmatched networking opportunities, all at the foot of the Rocky Mountains.

2020 Gold Rush Referral Program

GSBC’s prime enrollment period is here, and you can get rewarded for helping in our recruitment efforts! Alumni and students are eligible to earn two tiers of rewards by referring colleagues and fellow community bankers to GSBC’s core programs: 70th Annual School Session Executive Development Institute for Community Bankers® Community Bank Investments School How to…

GSBC Completes Executive Development Institute for Community Bankers®

The Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) is pleased to announce the completion of its Executive Development Institute for Community Bankers®. Executive Development Institute for Community Bankers® (EDI) participants are up-and-coming C-level executives whose work efforts influence the future direction of their banks. EDI equips these community bank leaders for success with extensive leadership…

Oklahoma & Missouri Bankers Elected to GSBC Board of Trustees

The Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) has elected two bankers to its board of trustees, effective July 26, 2019. Barry Anderson, president and chief operations officer of F&M Bank in Edmond, OK, has been elected to the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) Board of Trustees. Anderson began his banking career as…

Karsky of North Dakota to Lead GSBC in 2020

Tim Karsky, president of Choice Bank North Dakota in Bismark, has been elected chair of the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) for 2020. Karsky brings forth experience gained from a long career in banking, including his role as commissioner of the North Dakota Department of Financial Institutions from 2001-2010. He has also served…

GSBC Concludes 69th Annual School Session, Announces Class of 2019

The Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) awarded 156 total graduates from across the nation with its prestigious diploma in banking July 25 during a ceremony at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo. GSBC also awarded 19 students with honors, who graduated in the top 10 percent of their class. These individuals include:…

GSBC Completes Community Bank Investments School

DENVER, COLO. – May 23, 2019 – The Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) is pleased to announce the completion of its second annual Community Bank Investments School.Twenty-eight community bankers from around the country completed the training, held May 19-23, at University of Colorado Denver Business School in Downtown Denver. The training is designed to provide participants an independent critique of opportunities and risks in better managing an investment portfolio.