We celebrate current students, alumni, and faculty and staff who have embodied the values of entrepreneurship.
This award celebrates an individual student with the rare virtues required to create new ventures. This initiative was begun by the granddaughter of Ken Olsen, Lisa Masterson (Gordon alum ’03). Ken Olsen was a Christian entrepreneur that brought those virtues to life as few others. The winner of this award will receive an engraved plaque, and a financial contribution of $5,000, at the Social Venture Challenge in late April, in front of an audience of more than 300 people.
This award acknowledges a student who has demonstrated the following traits:
This award celebrates a Gordon College alumni who has started his or her own organization or initiative and has embodied entrepreneurial virtues of innovation, resourcefulness, empathy, teamwork and determination. The awardee demonstrates:
This award celebrates a faculty or staff member of Gordon College who works with an entrepreneurial mindset and pioneered innovation in their field of work.