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McPherson College Students Learn Principles of iPad App Design for Contest

About 40 students gathered Nov. 14 to learn about the principles of app design, in hopes of winning a new iPad of their own. The workshop was an education session to help students in the “Think Globally, App Locally” contest at McPherson College – just one aspect of a the school’s lineup of events for Global Entrepreneurship Week at one of the most innovative entrepreneurship campuses in the Midwest. Participants [ read more... ]

President Schneider is interviewed about gift for Entrepreneurship

President Michael Schneider is interviewed by KWCH (CBS) channel 12 about the $1.2 million anonymous gift to McPherson College’s entrepreneurship initiative. President Schneider also appeared on the KSAL morning radio show in Salina to talk about the gift, entreprenuership and freedom to jump at McPherson College.

MC Alumnus Invented Classic Mattel Toys

Even at the age of six, Irwin Porter showed an interest in toys and games – building a giant Monopoly board out of cardboard that ran through several rooms of the house. That six year old would grow up to be an entrepreneurial toy inventor – creating some of the most popular classic children’s toys. Porter, a 1952 alumnus of McPherson College with a BS in Rural Life, started his [ read more... ]

Dr. Gatewood Talks About Entrepreneurship at MC

During her first day on campus March 1, McPherson College’s new entrepreneurship fellow –  Dr. Betsy Gatewood of Wake Forest University – took time out of her schedule to talk about the new job and entrepreneurship at McPherson College. To read more about Dr. Betsy Gatewood, her plans and her experience, visit here.