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Annual Alumni Awards Celebration

Each year the Alumni Association honors deserving Davenport alumni for their professional accomplishments, contributions in the community and support of Davenport University’s mission. For more information about nominations, please contact the alumni office at or complete the online application.

Distinguished Alumni Award

This award was established in 1974 to recognize exceptional graduates who represent the University’s mission, vision and values. The recipient will have made notable achievements in his or her field and will be a distinguished person in public life, business or service to others.

Hy Berkowitz Professional Excellence Award

This award recognizes a graduate of Davenport University for exceptional professional and personal accomplishments in their chosen field and in their community. The recipient will have overcome challenges to complete their degree and become established in their field.

Outstanding Young Alumni Award*

This award is presented in recognition of a graduate who has accomplished early achievements in his or her chosen field, has demonstrated innovative and responsible professional leadership and has successfully engaged in community service.

Donald W. Maine College of Business, College of Technology and College of Health Professions Alumni Awards

These awards will honor a graduate of each college who has shown outstanding professional accomplishments in a related field and who has demonstrated leadership in and dedication to their profession.

Nominate someone online.

*Davenport graduates 40 years old and under having completed a degree within the past ten years.