SDSU’s Alex DeNoble Honored
With Prestigious Longenecker Fellowship

Award-winning professor was named a Justin G. Longenecker Fellow at USASBE

The Fowler College of Business at San Diego State University announced that management professor, Alex DeNoble, has been recognized by the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) as a Justin G. Longenecker Fellow. DeNoble, who serves as the executive director of SDSU’s Lavin Entrepreneurship Center, is one of only 79 Longenecker Fellows who have “made an outstanding contribution to the development, furtherance and benefit of small and medium businesses.”

Founded in 1981, USASBE is a national organization whose stated mission is “advancing entrepreneurship education through bold teaching, scholarship, and practice.”

“For over 30 years, Dr. DeNoble’s role in building outstanding academic programs, his research and his unwavering advocacy has led to his expertise in the field of entrepreneurship education,” said Patrick Snyder, executive director for USASBE. “Dr. DeNoble’s recognition as a Longenecker Fellow serves as the culmination of the respect and admiration he has earned from his industry peers.”

“I am honored to be recognized as a Longnecker Fellow,” said DeNoble. “It is truly humbling to join the ranks of the other Fellows whose work I’ve long admired as some of the very best entrepreneurship academic leaders in the world.”

DeNoble, who has served on the faculty at SDSU since 1983, has been the recipient of numerous teaching and research awards and is the founder of the California Entrepreneurship Educator’s Conference which is held annually at SDSU.