GCEC Awards


Award and Nomination Information
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- GCEC Award for
EMERGING ENTREPRENEURSHIP CENTER

- GCEC Award for Outstanding Contributions to
VENTURE ACCELERATION

- GCEC Award for Exceptional Activities in
ENTREPRENEURSHIP ACROSS DISCIPLINES

- GCEC Award for Exceptional Contributions in
ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH

- GCEC Award for Excellence in
SPECIALTY ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION

- GCEC Award for Excellence in
ENTREPRENEURSHIP TEACHING AND PEDAGOGICAL INNOVATION

- NASDAQ Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence (must be nominated by a previous NASDAQ award winner)

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2014 Award Winners

GCEC Award for Excellence in
ENTREPRENEURSHIP TEACHING AND PEDAGOGICAL INNOVATION

2014 Winner: University of Texas - Dallas

GCEC Award for
EMERGING ENTREPRENEURSHIP CENTER

2014 Winner: University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

GCEC Award for Outstanding Contributions to
VENTURE ACCELERATION

2014 Winner: Babson College

GCEC Center of ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP

2014 Winner: University College London

NASDAQ Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence

2014 Winner: University of Maryland

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2013 Award Winners

GCEC Award for Outstanding Contributions to
ADVANCE THE DISCIPLINE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

2013 Winner: Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship - Rice University


GCEC Center for ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP

2013 Winner: University of Missouri-Kansas City


GCEC Award for Exceptional Activities in
ENTREPRENEURSHIP ACROSS DISCIPLINES

2013 Winner: Center for Entrepreneurship - University of Rochester & Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship


GCEC Award for Excellence in
SPECIALTY ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION

2013 Winner: The Entrepreneurship Center - Ball State University

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2012 Award Winners

GCEC Award for Outstanding Contributions to
ADVANCE THE DISCIPLINE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

2012 Winner: Baruch College (Submission) &
                    University of Arizona (Submission)


GCEC Award for
EMERGING CENTER

2012 Winner: Kansas State University (Submission)


GCEC Center for ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP

2012 Winner: Georgetown University


GCEC Award for Exceptional Activities in
ENTREPRENEURSHIP ACROSS DISCIPLINES

2012 Winner: Millikin University (Submission)


GCEC Award for Excellence in
ENTREPRENEURSHIP TEACHING AND PEDAGOGICAL INNOVATION

2012 Winner: Belmont University (Submission)


GCEC Award for Exceptional Contributions in
ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH

2012 Winner: Indiana University-Bloomington


GCEC Award for Excellence in
SPECIALTY ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION

2012 Winner: University of Florida (Submission)


NASDAQ Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership

2012 Winner: Oklahoma State University


Inaugural Legacy Award
“For pioneering and directing a university entrepreneurship center that created a legacy impact on the field of entrepreneurship”

2012 Winner: Dr. Rudolph (Rudy) P. Lamone – University of Maryland &
                    Dr. Gary D. Libecap – University of Arizona & University of
                    California-Santa Barbara

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2011 Award Winners

GCEC Center for ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP

2011 Winner: Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies - University of Southern California


GCEC Award for Outstanding Contributions to
ENTERPRISE CREATION

2011 Winner: Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship - Carnegie Mellon University & Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership - University of Virginia


GCEC Award for Exceptional Activities in
ENTREPRENEURSHIP ACROSS DISCIPLINES

2011 Winner: Center for Entrepreneurship - Wichita State University


GCEC Award for Excellence in
ENTREPRENEURSHIP TEACHING AND PEDAGOGICAL INNOVATION

2011 Winner: Insper Institute of Education and Research & ICE Center - Villanova University


GCEC Award for Excellence in
SPECIALTY ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION

2011 Winner: Institute for Entrepreneurship - Miami University & Center for Entrepreneurship - University of Rochester


NASDAQ Center of Entrepreneurial Excellence

2011 Winner: Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship - Rice University

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2010 Award Winners

GCEC Center for ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP

2010 Winner: Farrell Center for Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship – Pennsylvania State University & Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation – WU Vienna


GCEC Award for Outstanding Contributions to
ENTERPRISE CREATION

2010 Winner: University of Missouri-Kansas City


GCEC Award for Exceptional Activities in
ENTREPRENEURSHIP ACROSS DISCIPLINES

2010 Winner: University of North Carolina-Greensboro & University of Missouri-Kansas City


GCEC Award for Excellence in
ENTREPRENEURSHIP TEACHING AND PEDAGOGICAL INNOVATION

2010 Winner: University of Maryland-College Park


NASDAQ Center of Entrepreneurial Excellence

2010 Winner: Baylor University

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2009 Award Winners

GCEC Center for ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP

2009 Winner: Rice Alliance & Rice University


GCEC Award for Outstanding Contributions to
ADVANCE THE DISCIPLINE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

2009 Winner: University of California Berkeley, Temple University, & University of Texas at Dallas


GCEC Award for Exceptional Activities in
ENTREPRENEURSHIP ACROSS DISCIPLINES

2009 Winner: Georgia Tech University & University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill


GCEC Award for Exceptional Contributions in
ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH

2009 Winner: Indiana University-Bloomington


GCEC Award for Excellence in
SPECIALTY ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION

2009 Winner: Rice Alliance, Rice University & MIT Entrepreneurship Center


NASDAQ Award Winner

2009 Winner: University of Southern California


Entrepreneurial Support Award

2009 Winners: Maggie Ailes-Ball State University & Travis J. Brown-Indiana University-Bloomington

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2008 Award Winners

GCEC Center of ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP

2008 Winner: University of Arizona


GCEC Award for Outstanding Contributions to
ADVANCE THE DISCIPLINE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

2008 Winner: Boston University and Wichita State University


GCEC Award for Outstanding Contributions to
ENTERPRISE CREATION

2008 Winner: None Selected


GCEC Award for Exceptional Activities in
ENTREPRENEURSHIP ACROSS DISCIPLINES

2008 Winner: Wake Forest University


GCEC Award for Exceptional Contributions in
ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH

2008 Winner: Baruch College


GCEC Award for Excellence in
SPECIALTY ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION

2008 Winner: University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill


GCEC Award for Excellence in ENTREPRENEURSHIP TEACHING AND PEDAGOGICAL INNOVATION

2008 Winners: Wake Forest University


NASDAQ Award Winner

2008 Winner: University of Arizona

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2007 Award Winners

GCEC Center of ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP

2007 Winners: Syracuse University


GCEC Award for Outstanding Contributions to ADVANCE THE DISCIPLINE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

2007 Winners: None Selected


GCEC Award for Outstanding Contribution to ENTERPRISE CREATION

2007 Winners: Rice University


GCEC Award for Exceptional Activites in ENTREPRENEURSHIP ACROSS DISCIPLINES

2007 Winners: University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign


GCEC Award for Exceptional Contributions in ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH

2007 Winner: None Selected


GCEC Award for Excellence in SPECIALTY ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION

2007 Winner: University of Illinois-Chicago


GCEC Award for Excellence in ENTREPRENEURSHIP TEACHING AND PEDAGOGICAL INNOVATION

2007 Winner: Ball State University and Northern Kentucky University


NASDAQ Award Winner

2007 Winner: MIT Entrepreneurship Center


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2006 Award Winners

GCEC Award for Outstanding Contributions to ADVANCE THE DISCIPLINE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

2006 Winners: St. Louis University and Syracuse University


GCEC Award for Outstanding Contribution to ENTERPRISE CREATION

2006 Winners: Univ. of Maryland and Univ. of North Carolina - Chapel Hill


GCEC Award for Exceptional Activites in ENTREPRENEURSHIP ACROSS DISCIPLINES

2006 Winners: Pennsylvania State University and Temple University


GCEC Award for Exceptional Contributions in ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH

2006 Winner: Indiana University


GCEC Award for Excellence in SPECIALTY ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION

2006 Winner: University of Colorado - Boulder


GCEC Award for Excellence in ENTREPRENEURSHIP TEACHING AND PEDAGOGICAL INNOVATION

2006 Winner: Boston University


NASDAQ Award Winner

2006 Winner: University of California - Berkeley


Complete List of 2006 GCEC Award Winners