Rohrer College of Business @ Rowan University

Overview | Award Eligibility and Criteria | Nomination and Selection Process

Award Eligibility

  1. Nominees must apply only to one of the categories stated.
  2. Nominees must be graduates of the administrative/business studies/Rohrer College of Business/MBA programs.

Award Criteria

  1. Nominees must have evinced business leadership and/or entrepreneurship, innovative business thinking, or thought leadership in post-secondary business education.
  2. Nominees must have demonstrated the extent to which the community in which the nominee resides is a better place because of nominee's activities and leadership.
  3. Nominees must have demonstrated service to the College of Business in terms of time, talent, and fundraising. The extent to which nominees have advanced the missions of the Rohrer College of Business can be demonstrated through some combination of the following activities:
    • Supporting fundraising and resource building efforts of the Rohrer College of Business
    • Attending on-campus or on-the-road events
    • Participating in student-alumni programs, including mentoring/shadowing, community service, and guest-speaker at student club meetings
    • Contributing substantively as a member on the Alumni Advisory Council, Business Advisory Board, Accounting Advisory Board, Investment Advisory Councils and other College of Business organizations
    • Creating and bringing forward opportunities for full-time employment, internships, and project based learning.
    • Creating partnership opportunities with businesses to gain the college's access to corporate resources.
    • Consistent, long-term achievement in a career in the management of a for-profit organization
    • Success of a total enterprise, or a subsidiary or department, which can be directly attributed to the direction of the individual
    • Recognition by colleagues and peers of outstanding leadership and administrative abilities in a corporate area
    • Creation or significant involvement in the formation of a successful enterprise or multiple enterprises
    • Successful creation of a new idea, new business, and new product and/or private ownership which can be directly attributed to the direction of the individual
    • Creating a significant enterprise through buying a small business or group of products
    • Recognition by colleagues and peers of outstanding leadership and administrative abilities in an entrepreneurial area
    • Consistent long-term achievement in a career in the public sector
    • Use of influence and effectiveness in the business world to support a pursuit in public service