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Spartan Collective is the John P. Lowth Entrepreneurship Center’s platform that bridges students and alumni to a world of opportunities and meaningful connections. Whether you're a graduate or a current student, our unique space fosters collaboration, expertise sharing and mutual support.

Spartan Collective empowers alumni to give back to the community, embrace fresh perspectives and enhance leadership skills. As the core of Lowth Center's programming, it fuels initiatives like the Spartan Accelerator and Spartan Incubator, events such as Pitch Sykes and CREATE Business Idea competition, and UT Entrepreneurs entrepreneurship club. Join Spartan Collective now and shape a brighter future together.

For our esteemed alumni, Spartan Collective ensures lifelong connections. We offer a comprehensive platform for alumni to access job opportunities, career support, mentoring and valuable resources—all in one place. No matter your career stage, Spartan Collective empowers you with meaningful connections and support. For ambitious students, Spartan Collective is the gateway to building a powerful network and unlocking endless opportunities.

Join Spartan Collective today and be part of a thriving community of innovators, mentors and change-makers. Together, we'll shape a brighter future for entrepreneurship and unleash the potential of every member in our network.

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Lowth Entrepreneurship Center Annual Alumni Gathering and Awards Presentation

The Lowth Entrepreneurship Center Alumni Gathering and 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.

The Alumni Awards will be held Feb. 29, 2024, at 5:30 p.m.

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Watch the 2023 Alumni Awards


Joe Monteforte

2023 Young Entrepreneur Award - Joe Monteforte '15

At just 24, Joe Monteforte founded his recruiting company and remarkably scaled it to over $10 million in revenue in only four years. Ranking as the second-fastest growing business in Los Angeles and within the top 120 nationally, the company is also celebrated as a Best Workplace in America.

Ray Mohler, Jr. '20

2023 Social Entrepreneur Award - Ray Mohler, Jr. '20

Born and raised in Lynbrook, New York, Ray Mohler founded the Little Saint Nick Foundation in 2004 when he was only six years old. With 19 years of inspiring and aiding children across America, Ray's efforts have been highlighted on Nickelodeon's The HALO Effect and Subaru's Share the Love Event. A proud alumnus, he graduated from the University of Tampa in 2020, holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Entrepreneurship.

Wil White '20

2023 Social Entrepreneur Award - Wil White '20

Wil White oversees all local operation initiatives for the Little Saint Nick Foundation in Florida and across the Southeast, including development in new markets and operations of existing markets. He leads collaborations between local businesses, youth groups and hospitals to inspire the local kids to help the kids in crisis in their area.


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