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14 Dec, 2018

McPherson College Announces Latest Horizon Fund Grant Recipients

December 14th, 2018|Entrepreneurship, Student Life|0 Comments

Since 2010 McPherson College has been encouraging the entrepreneurial ideas of its students by awarding mini-grants that help students develop innovative solutions to common problems. With more than 250 grants awarded, the college recently announced the latest recipients of the Horizon Fund Grants. This fall, the Horizon Fund is providing [...]

27 Nov, 2017

McPherson College Selects Global Enterprise Challenge Winner

November 27th, 2017|Entrepreneurship|0 Comments

2017 Global Enterprise Challenge winner - Jaden Hilgers, JR, Wichita , Kan. A project that combines branding, outreach and a commercial to raise awareness of the plight of the Ecuadorian rainforest was the winning proposal in this year’s Global Enterprise Challenge at McPherson College. A proposal by Jaden [...]

19 Nov, 2017

McPherson College Announces Latest Horizon Fund Grant Recipients

November 19th, 2017|Entrepreneurship|0 Comments

Since 2010 McPherson College has been encouraging the entrepreneurial ideas of its students by awarding mini-grants that help students develop innovative solutions to common problems. With nearly 250 grants awarded, the college recently announced the latest recipients of the Horizon Fund Grants. This fall, the Horizon Fund is providing grants [...]

16 Aug, 2017

Entrepreneurial Faculty Design Program That Meets Needs of Job Market

August 16th, 2017|Academics, Entrepreneurship|0 Comments

The new Digital Media degree at McPherson College combines communication, design and technology preparing students to find a career in the ever-changing marketplace. The newest academic program, beginning this fall, was designed using the school’s approach of applying entrepreneurship to education. “How we have designed our Digital Media major is [...]

24 Mar, 2017

Jump Start Kansas Competition Provides Grants to Entrepreneurial High School Students

March 24th, 2017|Entrepreneurship, President's Office|0 Comments

By Johanna Hoffman '17, communication major Entrepreneurship is a mindset that McPherson College implements in many ways. Students, faculty, and staff are provided opportunities to flex their entrepreneurial spirit and encourage expanding horizons through innovation, originality, and initiative to seize new opportunities. Jump Start Kansas was started six years ago [...]

4 Nov, 2016

Horizon Fund at McPherson College Helps Record Number of Students Pursue Their Entrepreneurial Ideas

November 4th, 2016|Entrepreneurship|0 Comments

Horizon Fund recipients at McPherson College are the very definition of “entrepreneur”: creative people who solve problems in an innovative way. This fall, Horizon Fund recipients presented a record number of ideas to solve problems in the world around them – everything online dating scams to a lack of authentic [...]

26 Sep, 2016

McPherson College’s ‘Horizon Faculty Fellow’ Program Encourages Entrepreneurial Mindset Across Curriculum

September 26th, 2016|Entrepreneurship|0 Comments

Natural science, automotive restoration, education, and athletics are probably not the first subject to come to mind at the word “Entrepreneurship.” But the “Horizon Faculty Fellowship” program at McPherson College continues to prove that characteristics of great entrepreneurs – creativity, innovation, perseverance – are not limited to a single major [...]

21 Apr, 2016

Horizon Fund at McPherson College Gives Students Cash Grants to Explore Great Entrepreneurial Ideas

April 21st, 2016|Entrepreneurship, President's Office|0 Comments

An innovative electronic duck call, a coffee table created from an engine transmission, and a goal to start a new volunteer venture in order to compete in the Miss Kansas Pageant – all dreams that could come true thanks to the Horizon Fund at McPherson College. The spring round of [...]

2 Mar, 2016

Jump Start Kansas at McPherson College Gives Grants to Entrepreneurial High School Students

March 2nd, 2016|Entrepreneurship|0 Comments

A 3-D scanner for cars, a unique food truck, a drone registration venture, and a traveling Yoga studio may sound like ideas experienced entrepreneurs would pitch to venture capitalists. On Tuesday, March 1, however, the entrepreneurs were teenagers and the “investor” was McPherson College in the annual Jump Start Kansas [...]

8 Feb, 2016

Jump Start Kansas at McPherson College Invites All Kansas High School Students to Receive Up to $500 for Great Ideas

February 8th, 2016|Entrepreneurship|0 Comments

McPherson College wants to be the angel investors for Kansas high school students’ great ideas. With the 5th annual Jump Start Kansas competition coming soon, McPherson College is continuing its tradition of supporting an entrepreneurial mindset among young people in Kansas. Jump Start Kansas awards those who enter and are [...]