GCC Shark Tank


1. To spur and facilitate creative thinking from students in regard to problem solving and events related to campus life

2. To improve the campus

3. To provide continuing opportunities for students to utilize the entrepreneurial spirit

What on-campus problem would you fix,

or event would you run, if you had $1K?


Registration Deadline: Friday, March 29 @ 5PM

Finalists announced on social media channels on April 16th


Competition:  Friday, April 26, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Sticht Lecture Hall, Hall of Arts & Letters

Compete to take home a cash prize and see your idea become a reality! 


First Prize:  $300

Second Prize:  $200

Third Prize:  $100

Popular Vote:  $50



1st: GCC TV (Levi Roberts ’19)
2nd: Improve Campus Recycling
(Jordan Horst ’18 + Joel Kearney ’18)
3rd ($100): Eliminate Food Waste (Cameron Suorsa ’21 + Falco Muscante ’20)


1st: Share the Kitchenware (Hannah Shoemaker ’18 and Abby Knoll ’18)
2nd: Replacing the Fountain (Ben Demers ‘20)
3rd: Get Connected (Andrew Graber ‘20 + Ariella Carter ‘18)
Popular Vote: Let’s Climb (Jordan Horst ’18 + Hannah Vaccaro ‘18)


1st : Culinary Arts Class (Elaina Kimpel ’18 and Larry Thompson ’17)

2nd: Social Media Competition  (Luke Negron ’16)
3rd: Ice Machine for Upper Campus (Ben Marasco ’16)
Popular Vote: Picnic Benches (Elizabeth O’Brien ’16 + Hannah Vaccaro ’18)


1st : IM Spikeball (Samuel Calhoun ’18)
2nd: Hicks Entryway Grates* (Zachary Danehower ’17, Jordan Coiro ’17, and Joshua Sauer ’15)
3rd: Library Espresso (Hannah Vaccaro ’18 + Elisabeth O’Brien ’16)