Lerner alumni represent generations of talented, engaged graduates from across the globe.

Some facts about our graduates:

  • Currently there are over 34,400 active Lerner alumni.
  • Lerner alumni can be found in 73 different countries.
  • Financial services is the most popular career area for Lerner alumni.
  • Other popular fields of work include education, information services, insurance, government, health services, human resources, hotel/restaurant services, law, manufacturing. real estate and sales.
  • 81% of Lerner alumni hold an undergraduate degree, while 16% hold a graduate degree. 3% hold both an undergraduate and graduate degree.

How to Get Involved

Through networking and volunteer opportunities, mentorships and employment, Lerner alumni share a lifelong commitment to the present and future of the University. Here are some of the ways you can stay connected to your alma mater:

Alumni Awards

One of the many ways Lerner College fosters alumni engagement is by recognizing excellence. The prestigious Alumni Award of Excellence is presented each year to a select few alumni who have exhibited exceptional accomplishments. Nominations are solicited from alumni and the University community, and selection is based on professional accomplishments, contribution to the community and commitment to excellence.

Congratulations to our 2018 recipients:

  • Jeffrey L. Herbert, Esq., ’01, B.S., Business Administration
  • Michael J. McCaffrey, ’11, M.A., Economics and Entrepreneurship Education
  • Matthew C. Cohen, ’89, B.S., Accounting
  • Dennis J. Purcell, ’77, B.S., Accounting
  • Cameron E. Rice, ’96, B.S. Business Administration

Lerner’s newest alumni accolade, the Rising Star Alumni Award, recognizes recent alumni who exemplify the qualities and spirit of our Alumni Awards of Excellence.  The first Rising Star Award was presented to Esther Sportello, ‘12.


2019 NAEE Award winners include Carlos Asarta (center), Director of the Lerner College’s CEEE, and Lerner alumni Mary Suiter (right) and Romina Kasman (left). UD wins big at National Economic Education Conference - Six honors were awarded at the National Association of Economic Educators Conference to both educators and curriculum connected to UD’s Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship.
Positive leadership delivers maximum individual engagement and wellbeing, which enables everyone to succeed. Positive Leadership in the Classroom and the Workplace - Robert Treml’s MBA independent study project on positive leadership impacts Lerner coursework and his workplace management style.
Lawrence Cunningham speech at NACD A Lifetime of Achievement - Lerner alumnus Lawrence Cunningham receives NACD Lifetime Achievement Award.


For more information on Lerner alumni relations, email rcoffin@udel.edu.