Alumni Events

The Entrepreneurship Center strives to maintain and foster close relationships with alumni of the program. Alumni are invited and encouraged to attend events held in the Lowth Center and the Annual Alumni Awards to keep Spartan entrepreneurs connected.

Annual Entrepreneurship and Small Business Owner Alumni Achievement Event

The Entrepreneurship and Small Business Owner Alumni Achievement Awards was established by the Entrepreneurship Center in 2012 to honor alumni who have made significant professional and personal achievements in the years since graduation. 

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2018 Lowth Entrepreneurship Center Service Award Paul Heth '90  

Paul Heth '90

Paul Heth '90 is a leading global executive in the entertainment industry, with more than 20 years of success in operational management, finance, marketing and leadership. Heth is widely respected for his extensive entrepreneurial success in the industry on a global scale, creating and successfully deploying innovations that improve profitability, optimize the excellence of the customer experience and achieve long-term growth. As a leader and a partner with several Fortune 50 companies, Heth brings his high-energy and passion for the industry to the Patton Vision, LLC consortium as its founder and principal.  

2018 Young Entrepreneur Award Djimo Serodio '15

Djimo Serodio '15

Djimo Serodio '15 was born and raised in Mozambique, where he developed a deep passion for the natural environment. He moved to Tampa in 2011, after which he graduated from The University of Tampa in 2015 with a degree in entrepreneurship. His career is focused on driving change through consumer behavior in different facets of the food and agriculture industry. He believes that food production represents the biggest challenge that society faces in the 21st century, as well as the single most responsible human activity contributing to the environmental crisis. Through his ventures, Djimo hopes to educate and inspire change to fight this growing concern. 

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Alumni Advisory Board

We actively seek advice from the business community, parents and alumni. If you have an interest in helping us improve the entrepreneurship program at UT, contact the center at for more information.