University of Rochester

Advancement Awards

Simon Business School

The Simon Business School flourishes and thrives as a leading business school, offering both the highest quality business education and cutting-edge research by an internationally renowned faculty. 

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Alumni Service Award

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Established in 2008, the Alumni Service Award recognizes outstanding and extraordinary service, leadership, loyalty, and commitment to the School. Recipients are leaders whose tireless efforts, devotion of time, and significant contributions to the School strengthen the community.

Dean’s Medal

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Established in 2008, the Dean’s Medal recognizes extraordinary service, philanthropy, and leadership to the School, and dedication and commitment that inspire others to take leadership roles at the University. Individuals, families, associations, corporations, or foundations may be recognized. It is among the highest honors given by the School. 

Distinguished Alumnus Award

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Established in 1985, the Distinguished Alumnus Award recognizes alumni whose exceptional professional achievements, contributions to their chosen field, and service to the Simon School of Business have brought honor to themselves and to the University of Rochester.

John N. Wilder Award

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Established in 2008, the John N. Wilder Award honors an individual, family, association, corporation, or foundation whose philanthropy inspires others in support of an “Ever Better” University of Rochester. The award is named for John Wilder, first president (chairman) of the University’s Board of Trustees.

Simon Business School Recipients