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Pictured are winners of the 2013 Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics Alumni Awards of Excellence Courtney Smith Goodrich, Tevfik Askoy, Mary C. Suiter, Donna Fontana, who was a 2012 recipient, and Gerard J. Emery.

Calling Lerner alumni

Lerner College seeks nominations for Alumni Awards of Excellence


2:11 p.m., Feb. 11, 2014--The alumni board of the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics is seeking nominations for the prestigious Alumni Awards of Excellence, which will be presented on Friday, June 6, the first day of the University of Delaware's Alumni Weekend 2014.

The deadline for nominations is Tuesday, April 1.

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The award recognizes outstanding Lerner College alumni who have excelled in their professions, demonstrated a commitment to excellence and made contributions to the community.

Criteria for the award include:

• An alumnus/a of a major offered by the Lerner College;

• Professional accomplishments;

• Contribution to the community;

• Commitment to excellence; and

• Availability to accept the award in person.

Members of the University community and the public may submit nominations. The nomination form and additional details are available online, as is a list of prior award recipients.

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