2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award winners announced

The Program for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship held their yearly Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards Banquet on April 24. The invitation-only banquet was co-hosted by the Entrepreneurship Society and the Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship. The banquet was created to celebrate the achievements of students, faculty and staff and an entrepreneurial member of the Wake Forest community. The special award recipient and keynote speaker was Dickerson Wright, CEO of NV5 Inc.



Paul Pauca


Two Wake Forest faculty members received awards at the event.

The Faculty Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award was presented to biology professor Dan Johnson for the development of BioBook, an interactive e-textbook.

The Russell D. and Elfriede Hobbs Faculty Award for Entrepreneurial Achievement was presented to computer science professor Paul Pauca, creator of Verbal Victor, an app to help children with communication challenges.

Read about the student winners and the keynote speaker on the Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship website.