Alumni Achievement Awards

The School of Management Alumni Association recognizes alumni who have distinguished themselves professionally or in service to others. 

At our annual awards banquet, achievement awards are presented to alumni in the following categories.


Industry Leadership

Given to an alumnus who is at the forefront of his or her industry and whose career has been exemplary.

Contributions to Entrepreneurship

Recognizes an alumnus of the School of Management or the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership who is a successful entrepreneur and has helped to advance the spirit of entrepreneurship.

Service to the School of Management

Given to an alumnus for outstanding service to the School of Management.

Service to the Western New York Community

Recognizes an alumnus who has demonstrated an exceptional level of service and commitment to the community.

Alumni Engagement

Recognizes a School of Management faculty member who provides exceptional real-world learning to students by engaging alumni in the classroom or through academic programming.

Emerging Alumnus

Recognizes a School of Management alumnus who is a graduate of the last decade and who has achieved substantial professional growth and exemplified leadership in the workplace.