Leadership & Engagement
Leadership Recognition

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These dynamic events and programs help shape and enrich students' experiences, helping to prepare them for success while in college and beyond. Students are provided opportunities to work one on one with business leaders and working professionals in the community through various mentor programs.

  • Open/Close Speaker Series Opportunities

    High-level (C-suite) guests and Corporate partners from the business community visit campus, share their personal stories, enlighten students about their career journey, lead discussion, and workshops focused on inclusive leadership

  • Open/Close Recognition & Celebration

    Unique celebrations that recognize students' accomplishments through various recognition events.

    • Fisher Undergraduate Recognition Ceremony
      Celebrates Fisher students, faculty and staff who have demonstrated excellence in undergraduate scholarship, leadership, and student organizations.
    • Undergraduate Pre-Commencement Ceremoy
      An annual celebration of graduating Fisher College of Business seniors and their families.
    • Pace Setters Awards Ceremony
      Fisher's highest honor, awarded to the top students and faculty in the college on the basis of leadership in both academics and service to the Fisher community.
  • Open/Close Student Organization Awards

    • Alumni and Community Relations: Presented to an organization which capitalized on and expanded its alumni and community base in order to create value for their members and their organization.
    • Best Program of the Year: Presented to an organization that has done just that: put on the best program of the year. This award recipient excels in signature event planning year after year.
    • Excellence in Community Service: Presented to an organization which has gone above and beyond to demonstrate their commitment to the greater community.
    • Exceptional Application of Business Skills: Recognizes an organization that bridges the gap between the classroom and the real world. Winners of this award have demonstrated the best knowledge and use of business related skills.
    • Outstanding Collaboration between Organizations: Recognizes two Fisher organizations that has demonstrated the commitment to collaboration amongst organizations.
    • Strongest Growth within an Organization: Presented to an organization which has demonstrated significant developmental growth and consistent succession over the past year.
  • Open/Close Individual Undergraduate Awards

    • Future Fisher Leader: Recognizes 1st and 2nd year students who have demonstrated excellent leadership skills and taken initiative in Fisher at an early age.
    • Fisher Undergraduate Student Employee of the Year: Given to a student who has demonstrated commitment, provided outstanding contributions, demonstrates exemplary performance and has made an impact to specific Fisher department/office.
    • Outstanding Fisher Leader: Awarded to a 3rd or 4th year student who has been very involved in the Fisher community through their work in the classroom, with Fisher organizations, and in other impactful ways.
    • Alumni Mentor Award: Celebrates and acknowledges a mentor who is committed to fostering a meaningful mentoring relationship, provides unparalleled guidance and support, and encourages their mentee beyond program expectations
    • Student Organization President of the Year: Presented to the president who best leads their organization to its fullest potential, both in the past year and for the future.