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Springboard Awards $15,000 to “2 Profs Gourmet Ice Cream”

Springboard Awards $15,000 to “2 Profs Gourmet Ice Cream”

Carley and Matthew served as professors in the Abilene community for 38 and 20 years respectively. They bought Terry’s Ice Cream, located in Sweetwater, its equipment, building and recipes, and opened “2 Profs Gourmet Ice Cream” in Abilene. In just a few months, the delicious gourmet ice cream and the supportive customer base helped 2 Profs Gourmet Ice Cream gain rapid popularity.

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Griggs Center Recognized at the Deshpande Symposium

Griggs Center Recognized at the Deshpande Symposium

About the Award Earlier this summer, the Griggs Center for Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy received the Rising Star Award for Excellence in Student Engagement in Entrepreneurship through the Deshpande Symposium Awards. This award recognizes an institution that...

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Griggs Center visits New York City over fall break

This past October, I had the opportunity to accompany seven students on a trip to New York City. The focus of our trip was to explore the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the City. We had the opportunity to visit several different parts of the ecosystem: from...

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Several CEO students led by President Taylor Spencer and Executive VP Meredith Orr meet on a weekly basis with around 15-20 high school students from the Abilene area. The group meets most Monday nights on the first floor of COBA. Spencer and his team serve as...

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Griggs Center Gears Up for a Busy Semester

Fall 2017 is in full swing for the Griggs Center. This semester will be chock-full of opportunities for you to be involved in whichever way works best for you! Check out what we have in store for the coming weeks: CEO Speaker Series Come listen to the stories of...

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Pitch100 Contest

During this last week of September, the Griggs Center will continue hosting our very first Pitch100 Contest. This contest gives students the opportunity to provide a written pitch of their inventive and creative ideas with the possibility of winning $100. The original...

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