Alumni Business Person of the Year Award
This award is presented to a graduate of Methodist University who has shown promise for a successful career.
Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Awarded to a risk-taker in the free enterprise system: a person who sees an opportunity and then devises strategies to achieve specific objectives.
Business Person of the Year Award
Awarded to an executive who makes great contributions, not only to the successful operation of local business and industry, but also to the civic and cultural life of the community.
Greater Good Award
Awarded to a professional who has shown kindness, charity, humanity, love, and friendship to his/her associates.
Small Business Excellence Award
A small business is one that employs fewer than 300 persons and generates revenue of less than $15 million per annum. The Excellence Award committee will also consider the creativity of the business, the uniqueness of the product, the employees' welfare and the contributions of the business to its community.
Silver Spoon Award
The Silver Spoon Award is given to a person who, though not born with the proverbial spoon in his/her mouth, has originated and built a successful business recognized for its uniqueness in planning, production, or some other aspect of its operation. The business can be located anywhere in the United States.
Outstanding Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award
The recipient must be a North Carolina resident who owns, has established, or manages a small business. The Outstanding Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award committee will also consider the individual's creativity, innovativeness, and personal contributions to and involvement with the community.
University Service Award
The University Service Award goes to a long-standing member of the MU community that has gone above and beyond to support the PGA Golf Management Program and has contributed to its long-term success.
Friend of the Program Award
The Friend of the Program Award goes to the person who has contributed to and participated in helping the PGA Golf Management Program succeed even though they may not have attended MU.