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Stop Selling & Start Connecting: Harnessing the Power of Your Story

2020 has seen community banks across the country rise to unprecedented challenges. Through a pandemic, PPP and the uncertainty of our economic future, the story of community banking has never been more relevant. Your bank’s unique value to the community has never been so clear.

GSBC Cares Makes Nationwide Impact

The Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) in April launched GSBC Cares: A Virtual Education Experience as a service to the nation’s community banks amid the COVID-19 pandemic. GSBC is proud to report great success with its initiative and is currently planning additional virtual programming to fit the needs of the nation’s community banks.

GSBC Continues to Meet Uncertainty With Innovation

While community bankers have done an amazing job stepping up to the various challenges over the past few months, the staff at GSBC has also been working to continually educate bankers in new and innovative ways. GSBC continues to support our industry through live virtual learning, virtual networking and, as always, timely articles from our network of experts.

The Current Ag Environment: Issues & Opportunities for Bankers & Their Customers

You’re invited to hear Dr. David Kohl moderate a panel of three community bank CEOs as they discuss the current agricultural environment. This presentation aims to inform the nation’s ag bankers of issues and opportunities for both them and their customers in the coming year.

Investing During a Pandemic: The “New Normal”

A 3-Part Virtual Learning Series on Investments Register Today! Dates & Format 1 p.m. MST, May 14-May 28 (weekly on Thursdays) Live presentation (30 minutes), Q&A (30 minutes) Series Overview May 14:  Investment Strategies for Uncertain Times Discuss the impact of recent events on market conditions When (and when not) to factor in interest rates…

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: Programs Rescheduled, Postponed Due to the Virus

GSBC has cancelled or postponed a number of educational programs in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic including the 70th Annual School Session.

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.

GSBC Alum Recounts Best Friend’s Virtual Wedding

In the midst of all the COVID-19 chaos, GSBC alum, Michelle Hodge ’17, shared a touching Celebrate 70 story about her best friend and fellow GSBC Alum, Molly (Carpenter) Day’s, virtual wedding on March 21.

The Legacy of Gaylord Jentz

Guest Post by GSBC Faculty Member Roger Guerin: “It is the faculty that makes the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado what it is today,” often states Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) President Tim Koch, and I believe this to be of the utmost truth.

Cheers to 70 Years! A Poem by the GSBC Bank Simulation Team

Guest post by the GSBC Bank Management Simulation faculty (Becky Buhr, Jonathan Finley, Roger Guerin, Perry Haralson, Michelle Hodge, Brent Klanderud, Jeff McDonald, Cathy Morrissey, Lance Nunn and Kathy Schwerdtfager).