UW- Whitewater: Named runner-up at national entrepreneurship conference


Whitewater, WI – The University of Wisconsin – Whitewater was named the runner-up for the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship National Model Undergraduate Program award at this year’s National Conference in San Diego.

The award is based on seven basic criteria including innovation, quality, comprehensiveness, sustainability, transferability, depth of support and impact.

UW-Whitewater’s entrepreneurship program represents an achievable model for the many regional comprehensive universities nationwide facing similar challenges,” said Dr. Jeff Vanevenhoven, associate professor of management at University of Wisconsin – Whitewater. “Our UW-Whitewater entrepreneurial ecosystem exemplifies the power of an engaged community with talented people to overcome the obstacle of limited resources and produce exemplary results. I hope this recognition continues to shine light on our students and their continued achievements.”

The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship® is the largest independent academic organization in the world dedicated to advancing the discipline of entrepreneurship. U.S.A.S.B.E. is built around four pillars: entrepreneurship education, entrepreneurship research, entrepreneurship outreach, and public policy. By fostering advances in these four areas, U.S.A.S.B.E. supports the development of entrepreneurship educators who will in turn create the next generation of entrepreneurs.

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