October 4, 1961 |
|Alma mater||"University of Chicago
"University of Rochester
|Awards||Leavey Award for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education (2011)
American Distance Education Consortium National Award for Excellence in Distance Education (2008)
"Sloan Consortium Award for Excellence in Online Teaching and Learning, Effective Practice Award (2006)
Bruce Kingma (born October 4, 1961 in "Chicago, Illinois) is an American "economist and academic "entrepreneur. His work covers topics ranging from academic entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship and religion, the economics of information, online education, and nonprofit and library management. He is currently Professor of Entrepreneurship at the "Martin J. Whitman School of Management at "Syracuse University. and the "School of Information Studies. at "Syracuse University. Kingma has worked to foster and promote entrepreneurship in "Syracuse and the "Central New York area.
Professor Kingma is a pioneer in experiential entrepreneurship education and community engagement. Under his leadership, Syracuse University developed seven academic entrepreneurship centers, six student clubs, over 150 student ventures a year, and achieved top-10 national ranking in entrepreneurship education from US News, Businessweek, and Entrepreneur Magazine.
Kingma received his "B.A. in economics with honors from the "University of Chicago in 1983. He received his "PhD in "economics from the "University of Rochester in 1989. Kingma graduated from "TF South High School in Lansing, Illinois.
Kingma is a professor at Syracuse University in the "iSchool and "School of Management. Kingma served as Associate Dean of the School of Information Studies from 2000 until 2007. From 2007-2012, he served as the Associate Provost for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Syracuse University. He also managed the Kauffman Entrepreneurship Engagement Fellows (KEEF) program.
In 2004 and 2006, Kingma received two grants from the "Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) totaling more than $1.6 million to create the Web-based Information Science Education Consortium (WISE), a collaborative distance education program, to increase quality, access and diversity of online educational opportunities for "library and information science (LIS) students.
Kingma was the principal investigator for the $3 million Kauffman Campus Initiative grant from the "Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation in 2007 that resulted in 15 entrepreneurship programs in Central New York and an increase in "entrepreneurship education at Syracuse University. These programs include the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV), Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems, the Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship (CIE) learning community, the Connective Corridor, the Raymond von Dran Innovation & Disruptive Entrepreneurship Accelerator (IDEA), the JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Syracuse University partnership, the Near West Side Initiative (NWSI), Nelson Farms, the Northside Asset Development Initiative (NADI), the New York State Science & Technology Law Center, the Syracuse University South Side Initiative, the South Side Innovation Center (SSIC), the Syracuse Technology Garden and Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (WISE).
Kingma was awarded the American Distance Education Consortium National Award for Excellence in Distance Education in 2008 for the WISE Consortium. In 2006, he was awarded the "Sloan Consortium Award for Excellence in Online Teaching and Learning, Effective Practice Award (2006).
In 2011, Kingma was awarded the Leavey Award for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education for "The Syracuse Student Accelerator" from the "Institute of Museum and Library Services which became the Raymond von Dran Innovation and Disruptive Entrepreneurship Accelerator (RvD IDEA). In 2015 he was awarded the Deshpande Foundation Award for Excellence in Curriculum Innovation in Entrepreneurship Education.
Kingma received the Community Entrepreneurial Leadership Award in 2009.