The Donald McNeely Center for Entrepreneurship is soliciting nominees for the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. The Entrepreneur of the Year Awards were first presented in 2011 and have been repeated annually.
These awards honor and recognize the achievements of a CSB Entrepreneur, a SJU Entrepreneur and a CSB/SJU Social Entrepreneur. The winners best exemplify the ideals of entrepreneurship by starting and successfully managing one or more businesses or ventures demonstrating notable entrepreneurial characteristics and achievements. Winners are also selected for their efforts to enrich humanity or address a social issue in a way that demonstrates notable entrepreneurial characteristics and achievements, all while continuing to practice the Benedictine values in the workplace and in their lives.
Not only are these CSB/SJU alumna/i recognized and selected using criteria that fits their strong entrepreneurial mindset, they are respected leaders that have attained great achievements. The entrepreneurs exhibit Benedictine values in work and life as they listen with the ear of their heart, contribute to and build a community, and see God in all that is around. They continue to demonstrate innovation and often have transformed traditional practice by different means of approach, product or service.Nominations close Feb. 15. If you know of someone who fits the criteria, contact the Donald McNeely Center for Entrepreneurship or nominate them online.