College of Business Alumni Awards

Celebrate UMW’s Homecoming with us and attend the 2017 College of Business Alumni Awards event!  Reconnect with fellow alums and honor the achievement and service of this year’s award recipients. The College of Business Alumni Awards recognize alumni who have made exceptional contributions to their professions and are recognized leaders in their fields. Tickets include food stations and two drink tickets per person. A cash bar will be available.

The First Annual Business Alumni Awards will be held on Friday, October 20 in conjunction with UMW Homecoming Weekend. Recipients will be recognized at the event.


6:00pm       Registration begins. Food stations, dessert and cash bar available.
7:00pm       Awards Ceremony and Sponsor Recognition
8:30pm       Networking


$80            Individual Tickets
$70            Sponsor a student*
$600            Table with eight (8) guests
$600            Table with seven (7) guests plus one top-performing student*

*Provides our top-performing students an opportunity to attend the event for $10.

Sponsorship questions? Please contact Andrea Cordray at 540-654-1242 or View all sponsorship opportunities.

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College of Business Alumni Awards

Business Hall of Fame

A person inducted into the Business Hall of Fame is a Mary Washington alumnus/a who has made exceptional contributions to his/her profession and is recognized as a leader in his/her field.  The person has been actively involved with the College of Business and also is engaged in his/her community.  Our students see this person as at the pinnacle of his/her career and would want to emulate his/her success.

Distinguished Business Alumnus Award

The Distinguished Alumnus Award is presented to an alumnus/a who has made significant achievements and contributions to his/her profession and/or community and is recognized for leadership in his/her field. The contributions do not need to be publicly renowned but should represent important creative effort or accomplishment with societal or educational value. The achievements of the awardees should be inspirational to the University of Mary Washington students and bring honor and a source of pride to the University.

Outstanding Business Young Alumnus Award

The Outstanding Business Young Alumnus Award recognizes an alumnus/a who graduated within the past 15 years.  The award is presented to young alumni who have distinguished themselves beyond others by providing either outstanding service to the Mary Washington College of Business or have made an outstanding contribution to their profession or community. 

Nominations are now closed.