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Vice Provost Brush Receives Dedication To Entrepreneurship Award

The Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Division has awarded the Dedication To Entrepreneurship Award to Babson Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Candy Brush.

Vice Provost Brush

Vice Provost Brush

The award is meant to recognize a small number of individuals and organizations each year who have made extraordinary, long-term contributions that advance the mission and interests of the Division.

Awards are granted each year, to individuals or organizations for activities that have significantly advanced the field of entrepreneurship either through a long-term pattern of exceptional activities that have significantly advanced the development and/or visibility of the field of entrepreneurship. The award may recognize activities that advance the research, teaching or practice of entrepreneurship as well as activities that advance the growth, visibility, and effectiveness of the Entrepreneurship Division.

She received the award at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management in Vancouver.

Dr. Candida Brush is a full professor and holder of the Franklin W. Olin Chair in Entrepreneurship, and serves as the Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership. She is also the Faculty Research Director of the Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship. She holds an honorary doctorate in Business and Economics from Jonkoping University, Sweden, and is a visiting adjunct at the Nord University Graduate School of Business in Bodo, Norway.

“I can think of no better person throughout our profession who is deserving of this recognition.  Candy just goes and goes non-stop!  Her record of accomplishment is astounding.  Through her research, teaching, and building of the community of entrepreneurship scholars she has played a huge role in developing the field of entrepreneurship as we know it today,” said Professor Andrew Corbett, Entrepreneurship Division Chair and Faculty Director for the John E. & Alice L. Butler Venture Accelerator.

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