Faculty Spotlight: Ylenia Garrison

Meet Ylenia Garrison

Degrees and Experience
  • M.B.A. (Loyola University)
  • B.A., Political Science, Business Minor (Loyola University)
Biography and Professional Achievements

Ylenia Garrison is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, which is where she earned her undergraduate degree and MBA from Loyola University. She also worked as the marketing director of a small start-up web company. After moving to Colorado, Garrison was given the opportunity to teach at CCU, where she has taught both in-class and online for over 13 years.

Garrison has taught a wide range of business courses in the College of Adult and Graduate Studies, including Intro to Business, Marketing, Business Communications, and Entrepreneurship. She has also been involved in online course development and course updates for the CAGS Business Department, which she enjoys.

While continuing to freelance in marketing when possible, Garrison also teaches computer applications at a private high school, where she is able to integrate business concepts and theories. Although her teaching keeps her busy, in her free time she enjoys spending quality time with her husband and three beautiful daughters.