Rohrer College of Business @ Rowan University
Distinguished Business Alumni Awards
Rohrer College of Business' Distinguished Business Alumni Awards have been established to commemorate the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the establishment of Administrative Studies/Business programs in Glassboro State College which subsequently transitioned to Rowan College, and now to Rowan University. These awards are created to honor business/administrative studies alumni who are making exceptional contributions to their professions and/or communities and are personifying the College's tradition of excellence These awards intend to recognize excellence at the various career stages of living business alumni. The business programs have produced approximately 9000 alumni as of spring (May) 2011.
Objective: To recognize graduates of the business programs who have exemplified the highest principles of the business profession and have made outstanding contributions to the field of business and society through leadership and entrepreneurship, creating innovative business ideas, teaching at the post-secondary level and disseminating thought leadership, enhancing their and the College's reputations and visibility nationally and/or internationally, and last but not least, involving in service to the Rohrer College of Business in terms of affording their time, talents and resources to advance the mission of the College.
Categories: The awards are segmented into three categories:
Category I: Undergraduate and MBAs graduated on or before spring (May) 1992
Category II: Undergraduate and MBAs graduated between summer 1992 and spring (May) 2002
Category III: Undergraduate and MBAs graduated between summer 2002 and spring (May) 2011
The above categories have been created to include approximately 3000 alumni in each group. Thus, an additional category will be created when the numbers included in category III will exceed 6000. The award can be earned only once in one's lifetime. Winning the distinguished alumnus award from Rowan University does not preclude one from being nominated to receive the Rohrer College of Business Distinguished Alumnus Award.