2013 Distinguished Awards
For more than 30 years, George Mason University and its Alumni Association has selected and recognized Mason alumni for their achievements as business professionals, industry thought leaders, and community stewards. Out of 16 distinguished alumni awards and over 130,000 Mason alumni, two award winners were from the School of Management. We proudly celebrate our own!
Alumnus/Alumna of the Year Award
The Alumnus/Alumna of the Year Award is the most prestigious honor given by the Alumni Association. First given in 1976, the award is presented annually to alumni who exemplify the distinguished success of a George Mason University degree through their professional and personal achievements
School of Management Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna of the Year Award
The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes business school alumni who received a degree from the School of Management at George Mason University and have demonstrated a high calibre of professional achievement in the for-profit, not-for-profit, or public sectors.
Outstanding Contributions to Teach Award
The Outstanding Contributions to Teach Award recognizes a faculty member who has made significant contributions to teaching, pedagogical development, and assurance of learning. This award is based on a portfolio of teaching contributions and judged by a committee of previous awardees.
2013 Distinguished Alumni Awards
Apart from the Distinguished Award winners recognized by the University and its Alumni Association at the Annual Celebration of Distinction each spring, The Annual Business Alumni Celebration seeks to celebrate the achievements of School of Management alumni in particular. This year, the School of Management will honor three distinguished alumni, 20 Prominent Patriots, and 8 Emerging Business Leader Award finalists, and two winners.
School of Management Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award
The School of Management Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes business school alumni who received a degree from the School of Management at George Mason University and have demonstrated a high calibre of professional achievement in the for-profit, not-for-profit, or public sectors.
School of Management Alumni Service Award
The Alumni Service Award recognizes business school alumni who have demonstrated both professional achievement and outstanding service to the university and the community, and in doing so brings honor to the School of Management.
20 Prominent Patriots
The 2013 inaugural class of 20 Prominent Patriots encapsulates the ideal Mason Graduate as defined within the University's newly-minted vision statement. These School of Management alumni have proved to be engaged citizens, well-rounded scholars, and prepared and resourceful innovators and entrepreneurs.
Emerging Business Leader Awards
Presented by the School of Management Alumni Chapter, the Emerging Business Leader Awards annually recognize graduate and undergraduate students each year who have demonstrated the desire and aptitude to become an outstanding business leader and a distinguished representative of Mason's School of Management. Student awardees receive cash awards and a commemorative plaque on behalf of the School of Management alumni chapter.
Students must meet an array of criteria including, but not limited to, achieving at least a 3.5 GPA and having substantial achievements in leadership, commitment to global awareness, and community service efforts.