Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

NMSU’s Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies and Arrowhead Center are pleased to announce this year’s NMSU Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.

This award will recognize outstanding achievement in entrepreneurship among alumni representing colleges and disciplines across the NMSU system.

This award, which will be given to one alumnus each year, represents NMSU’s ongoing commitment to developing entrepreneurial thinkers and doers across all disciplines. Nominations will be accepted between Sept 20 – Oct 31 2022. 

The Entrepreneur Hall of Fame will honor graduates who have launched successful businesses, introduced innovative entrepreneurial concepts and practices into workplaces, and/or who have contributed to the entrepreneurial climates of their regions.


Nomination Form

NMSU alum Richard Leza Inducted into NMSU’s Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

Businessman and New Mexico State University alumnus Richard Leza was named the 2021 inductee into the NMSU Entrepreneur Hall of Fame. Read more about Richard Leza’s journey.