Ron Morris Receives Lifetime Achievement Award for Entrepreneurship

June 7, 2011

Ron Morris, Director of the Entrepreneurial Studies Program, has been named the recipient of Ernst & Young's Lifetime Achievement Award as western Pennsylvania's all-time entrepreneur. This is the first and only time this award has ever been given.

Ron will be recognized at a gala event on June 10, 2011, at the Westin Convention Center Hotel in Pittsburgh. The event is black tie, and the award is considered to be the most prestigious award given to entrepreneurs nationwide. Local winners move on to the national competition hosted by Jay Leno in Palm Springs, California on November 12th. Additionally, the finalists are honored throughout the year by E&Y and other organizations supporting entrepreneur endeavors.