HSB Mission Statement - We transform students, innovate in teaching, conduct ourselves with professionalism, and engage with, and positively impact, our stakeholders. Selected concepts are foundational to our mission including professionalism, innovation, impact and engagement. Transform: We welcome students from a broad spectrum, including many from lower socio-economic strata, under-represented populations, and first generation students. The core of our mission is effecting positive change in our students so that they are prepared as business professionals. Innovation: We seek to improve and implement best practices. We also work to encourage innovation at our university and in regional business, government and non-profit organizations. Professionalism: We are recognized in the community for our professionalism. We hold ourselves to high performance standards of collegiality and ethical behavior. We seek to inspire the same in our students. Engagement: We connect with students, alumni, employers, community members and other stakeholders to work together and to share knowledge. We build student skills through active learning, experiential education, and collaborations with businesses and community members. Impact: We make ongoing campus and community contributions through a variety of service activities. Our research has positive effects on organizational knowledge and practice. Graduates of the Hasan School of Business are a critical component of Pueblo’s economic infrastructure, while many make contributions in other cities, states, and countries.