School of Entrepreneurship celebrates
with end-of-year banquet

by Ariel West 
(April 18, 2016 at 3:56 pm)
Dr. Bruce Barringer and Dr. Craig Watters present the 2016 School of Entrepreneurship End-of-Year Banquet

Dr. Bruce Barringer and Dr. Craig Watters present the 2016 School of Entrepreneurship End-of-Year Banquet

The School of Entrepreneurship at Oklahoma State University enjoyed a highly successful end-of-year banquet April 16 at Meditations in Stillwater.

Each year, the School of Entrepreneurship hosts a banquet to honor its faculty, staff, alumni and top students for a successful school year. This year’s recipients are:

Dr. Matthew Rutherford – Outstanding Entrepreneurial Educator

Dr. Per Bylund – Outstanding Entrepreneurial Scholar

Chad Mills – Excellence in Entrepreneurial Service

Julie Wilson – Outstanding Service Award

Dr. Craig Watters – Entrepreneurial “Dreamer & Doer” Award

Kevin Christensen – Jon Wiese Entrepreneurial Excellence Award

Jonathon Button & Quinn Vandenberg – Entrepreneurial Difference Maker Award

Elizabeth Bess (undergraduate) – Entrepreneurial Difference Maker Award

Aaron Grahlman (graduate) – Entrepreneurial Difference Maker Award

Sohrab Soleimanoe – Research Excellence in Entrepreneurship

Kelsey Kruse – Student Entrepreneur of the Year

Lloyd Caldwell – Riata Center Faculty Fellow of the Year-

Ranji Vaidynathan – Riata Center Faculty Fellow of the Year

Danelia Campos (Entrepreneurship School – Nicaragua) – Global Entrepreneur of the Year