Alumni & Friends

Distinguished Alumni Awards - Levels of Achievement

  • GEORGE B. DAVIS AWARD FOR SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY – Recognizes a graduate’s generous dedication to the growth and advancement of Cleveland State University. Alumnus Davis, for whom the award is named, received a BBA in 1941 and an MBA in 1981.
  • LIFETIME LEADERSHIP AWARD – Recognizes exceptional achievements and leadership which have brought pride and recognition to the University community.
  • CIVIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – Recognizes commitment to one’s community, which has helped make the world a better place in which to live.
  • EMERGING LEADERSHIP AWARD – Recognizes alumni, under the age of 35, for significant achievements as emerging leaders in the community.