Student Awarded Entrepreneurship Scholarship

    University of Scranton senior Michael Spadavecchia, Moonachie, New Jersey, received one of only four scholarships awarded in 2018 by Sigma Nu Tau, the national honor society for entrepreneurship. From left, Murli Rajan, Ph.D., interim dean of the Kania School of Management, congratulates Spadavecchia, an entrepreneurship major, president of the University’s entrepreneurship club and member of Sigma Nu Tau.
    January 3, 2019

    Michael Spadavecchia, a senior majoring in entrepreneurship at The University of Scranton, was awarded a 2018 scholarship from Sigma Nu Tau, the national honor society for entrepreneurship. He was among just four students in the country selected to receive a $1,250 scholarship awarded by the honor society in 2018.

    In addition to academic requirements, Sigma Nu Tau scholars, each of whom were nominated by their colleges and universities, were selected based on their demonstration of entrepreneurship, community involvement and involvement with each school’s chapter of the honor society.

    A dean’s list student at Scranton and a member of the Sigma Nu Tau honor society, Spadavecchia serves as president of the entrepreneurship club at Scranton and as president of the University’s business incubator located on campus.

    Spadavecchia is also co-owner and creative director of Smooth Rhythm Productions, a digital media production company, and is working on a business plan for an environmentally sustainable paper product. He has volunteered with Nextgen Climate and the Bergan County Technical Center.

    Al Brower, an adjunct faculty member in the University’s Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship Department, has served as Spadavecchia’s mentor.

    A resident of Moonachie, New Jersey, Spadavecchia, is a graduate of Bergen County Technical High School, Teterboro, New Jersey.

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