Michigan Ross Alumni Awards

Nominations are being accepted now through July 31, 2020

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Winners will be announced fall 2020

Alumni Achievement Award

David D. Alger Alumni Achievement Award

Established in 1989, this award recognizes an alumnus or alumna of the business school whose attainments in their professional field have brought distinction to themselves, credit to the school, and benefit to their fellow citizens.

The Alumni Achievement Award has been named in honor of David D. Alger, MBA 1968, and 2001 recipient of this award. David was a dynamic, involved, passionate member of the Michigan Business School community and a member of the School’s Visiting Committee. David perished in the events of Sept. 11, 2001.

Previous winners

Alumni Service Award

Bert F. Wertman Alumni Service Award

Established in 1989, this award recognizes an alumnus or alumna of the business school for outstanding service to the school and/or to the university.

The Alumni Service award has been named in honor of Bert F. Wertman, who served for more than 60 years as president of the Class of 1928. Through his leadership and caring, the class remained a cohesive and vital group and held a record number of continuous reunions.

Previous winners

Young Alumni Award

New! Young Alumni Award

The Young Alumni Award was created to recognize exceptional young alumni who have enhanced the reputation of Ross by their outstanding professional achievements and/or continued engagement and service to the school/university or community.

One alumnus/alumna will be chosen and recognized by the school. The recipient will be presented the award in the fall.

Criteria for Nominees:

  • Be a Ross graduate
  • Have graduated within the last 10 years
  • Be age 40 (or younger) at the time of nomination
  • Be living

Contact the Ross Alumni Engagement Office for more information:

rossalumni@umich.edu
(734) 763-5775