Alumni Award Nominations  

We're proud of our students and alumni - and we know you are too. Nominating individuals for awards is a great way to recognize the difference they make in their communities and industries. As a way to showcase our students and alumni, we encourage you to consider nominating individuals who deserve recognition.

Walsh College Award Categories

Walsh College Distinguished Alumni Award

Contact Andrea Richards at (248) 823-1204 for more information.

Walsh College Distinguished Graduate of the Last Decade

Contact Andrea Richards at (248) 823-1204 for more information.

Applauding Alumni

Applauding Alumni feature alumnus who exhibit leadership success. Alumnus will be featured in the monthly Alumni eNewsletter. 

Nomination Deadline: Accepting nominations monthly. Contact MiVida Burrus at (248) 823-1298 for more information.
Publish date: First Wednesday of every month

Click here for Applauding Alumni.

Other Award Categories

Crain's 20 in their 20s- CLOSED

Nomination Deadline: February 28, 2017
Publish date: May 1, 2017  

Do you know a 20-something who is someone to watch? Crain's Detroit Business 20 in their 20s recognition program seeks young professionals who are making their marks in the region. This awards program is a great way to recognize the hard work of local rising stars, and at the same time further propel their careers.  AGE RESTRICTION: The nominee MUST be 29 or younger on May 1, 2017.

Contact MiVida Burrus at (248) 823-1298. 

Crain's 40 Under 40- CLOSED

Nomination Deadline:  May 10, 2017
Published date:  October 2, 2017

Crain's Detroit Business is seeking nominations for the 2017 class of 40 Under 40, which recognizes young achievers based on factors such as financial impact and community leadership. Past winners have started companies, found success at a young age at established businesses, and made nonprofits stronger. AGE RESTRICTION:  The nominee MUST be 39 or younger as of October 2, 2017. There is a nomination fee of $99 which must be paid before the nomination will be considered.  This fee will include a year-long subscription to Crain's Detroit Business.

Contact MiVida Burrus at (248) 823-1298. 

dbusiness 30 in Their Thirties

dBusiness magazine, Detroit's Premier Business Journal, is soliciting nominations for business professionals in their thirties who have achieved notable success in their respective field(s). This exciting editorial feature, set to appear in the September/October 2017 issue, will recognize business leaders in metro Detroit who are moving their respective companies, industries, and communities forward.

Nomination Deadline: June 5, 2017
Publish date: September/October 2017

The 2015 class of 30 in Their Thirties manages global businesses, oversees major events, operates upscale restaurants, and forges ahead with the latest technological advances. 

Oakland County Executive Elite 40 Under 40 - CLOSED

Nomination Deadline: CLOSED
Finalists Announced: February 8, 2017

Nominations are open for the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 under 40™ Class of 2017.  L. Brooks Patterson is seeking exceptional individuals under age 40 who are excelling in their fields and improving the quality of life for others.

“The Elite 40 Under 40 represent where Oakland County is headed tomorrow: charging into the knowledge-based economy, providing strong leadership, and engaged in improving the quality of life in our region,” Patterson said.

If you know an outstanding young man or woman who lives or works in Oakland County, complete the Nomination Form by noon on Nov 1. Or nominate yourself by using the “Enter Now” button, and complete the Entry Form by noon on Nov 4.

To nominate contact MiVida Burrus at (248) 823-1298.