Elms College student Gianna Gula-Hoover of Chicopee honored with Grinspoon Award

CHICOPEE, MA (05/20/2010)(readMedia)-- Gianna Gula-Hoover of Chicopee was honored with a Harold Grinspoon entrepreneurial Spirit Award at Elms College's annual Honors Convocation. Each year, the Harold Grinspoon Charitable Foundation (HGCF) Entrepreneurship Initiative provides monetary awards to students who demonstrate the "entrepreneurial spirit" and who have a strong desire to own their own businesses. These students demonstrate vision, drive, and a clear sense of the work they want to do in a well-defined business plan.

Gula-Hoover, a fine arts major, will begin her senior year at Elms in September.

Elms College is a co-educational, Catholic college offering a liberal arts curriculum that gives students multiple perspectives on life. Founded in 1928 by the Sisters of St. Joseph, Elms College has a tradition of educating reflective, principled, and creative learners, who are rooted in faith, educated in mind, compassionate in heart, responsive to civic and social obligations, and capable of adjusting to change without compromising principle.