Denise Williams, assistant professor of the College Management- Entrepreneurship, has been selected as the recipient of the Minnesota State "Veteran Champion" Award. Nominated by both the Minnesota Economic Development Association (MEDA) and the Minnesota Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), she will receive the award during the Small Business Week Celebration in May.

In addition to her work with the College of Management, Williams has worked on a "Build Your Dream" series of initiatives, and is working to create and support entrepreneurship training programs for women veterans.