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Matt Pfannenstiel - Admissions


Matt Pfannenstiel is our Director of Student Recruitment. Contact Matt with any questions about admissions and entrepreneurship programs at McPherson College at or call 800-365-7402.

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Irwin and Betty Ann Porter Endowed Fund for Entrepreneurial Service

The Irwin and Betty Ann Porter Endowed Fund has been established to support micro grants to fund entrepreneurial service projects through the Horizon Fund Grant program.  The Horizon Fund Grant program funds student entrepreneurial ventures and allows students to pursue their entrepreneurial ideas and aspirations while students at McPherson College. 




Horizon Fund Stories

Micro-grants of just $500 through the college’s Horizon Fund have made a significant difference in the lives of enterprising MC students.
See what Horizon Fund students are doing

Where are They Now?

An update on three grant recipients - now grads - from year one of the Horizon Fund.
Zack Gaddis, Emily James and Dale Schwartz



President Schneider is interviewed by KWCH (CBS) about the $1.2 million anonymous gift to entrepreneurship initiative.


Dr. Betsy Gatewood talks about the Entrepreneurship Fellow position and entrepreneurship at McPherson College.


President Michael Schneider introduces the Horizon Fund initiative to help fund students who have original entrepreneurial ideas.

Entrepreneurship Blog