Graduate Business Student Awards

The Graduate Student Business Awards recognize the leadership and outstanding accomplishments demonstrated by our students across all graduate business programs. Awards recipients are announced each year at the Graduate Business Student Association end of semester event.

Nominated students will be awarded the following: 

Graduate Student of the Year

The Graduate Student of the Year is someone who stands out as an exemplary member of the USD community and is actively engaged in campus and career events.     

Graduate Student Ambassador of the Year

The Graduate Student Ambassador of the Year is someone who goes above and beyond to invite new students into our graduate business student community. Demonstrating commitment and reliability, this person engages and connects with prospective students at events and on campus.

Graduate USD Community Engagement Award

The Graduate USD Community Engagement Award will be given to someone who has demonstrated the USD core value of community and compassionate service. This student engages in community service and inspires others in the USD School of Business to get more involved.

Graduate Student Entrepreneur of the Year

The Graduate Student Entrepreneur of the Year is someone who has made significant strides toward starting or growing their own business. They have leveraged the USD School of Business' resources and lessons learned in the classroom to grow an enterprise that is aligned with the University's core values.  

Alumni of the Year

The Alumni of the Year award will go to a graduate business alum who is actively connected to USD and the USD School of Business. This person continues to engage with the campus community post-graduation and gives back to students, faculty and/or staff at USD. 

See 2018/19 Award Recipients