Springfield College Student Su Zheng will Receive Grinspoon Foundation Entrepreneurship AwardApril 6, 2010
SPRINGFIELD, Mass., April 6, 2010 -- Springfield College student Su Zheng, of Springfield, Mass., will receive an Entrepreneurship Spirit Award from the Harold Grinspoon Charitable Foundation’s Entrepreneurship Initiative at the organization’s annual banquet Wednesday, April 28, at 5:30 p.m. at the Log Cabin in Holyoke, Mass.
The foundation presents the awards annually to students who have acted upon their desire to own their own businesses. The awards acknowledge students’ actions to date, and encourage them to continue to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams.
Zheng, a senior, has created the company Pink ’n Wild, which sells fashionable and modern clothing to girls and women aged 15 to 22.
Participating in the foundation’s Entrepreneurship Initiative are 12 institutions of higher education in the Pioneer Valley. Each institution has at least one faculty representative to the initiative, including Springfield College Professor of Business Management Robert A. Fiore, D.B.A.
The Harold Grinspoon Charitable Foundation was founded by Grinspoon and his wife, Diane Troderman, to promote quality education and entrepreneurship in Western Massachusetts. Grinspoon founded the national real estate company Aspen Square Management, Inc., based in West Springfield, Mass. The Entrepreneurship Initiative encourages entrepreneurial activity in the Pioneer Valley by fostering an educational environment among participating colleges and universities that informs, supports, inspires and recognizes student entrepreneurs.