2023 Lerner Alumni Awards of Excellence

The Lerner College Alumni Board and the Lerner College invite you to submit nominations for the 2023 Lerner College Alumni Awards of Excellence. The nomination period is now open and closes at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, April 21, 2023.

The Awards, established in 1991, honor alumni who exemplify the values and spirit of The University of Delaware and the Lerner College of Business and Economics. Selections are based on professional accomplishment, contribution to the community, giving back to Lerner and UD, and a commitment to excellence.

Once again, Lerner College will be giving a Rising Star Alumni Award. This award will recognize recent alumni who exemplify the qualities and spirit of our Alumni Awards of Excellence. Please consider nominating an outstanding recent graduate, one who demonstrates excellence and is creating a difference in their career and community. Please indicate within the comment section if the nomination is for consideration for a Rising Star Alumni Award of Excellence.

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