Belk College Alumni Awards

Hosted annually during UNC Charlotte Homecoming in the fall, the Belk College Alumni Awards recognize alumni and advocates of the UNC Charlotte Belk College of Business who have demonstrated leadership, outstanding career achievements, and enhanced the mission of the College.

Belk College of Business Alumni Awards

Award Categories:

  • Distinguished Alumni Award — The Belk College of Business Distinguished Alumni Award honors an outstanding alumnus/a who has excelled in his/her careers and made a difference in his/her community.
  • Outstanding Young Alumni Award — The Belk College of Business Outstanding Young Alumni Award recognizes an alumnus/a who is under 40 years of age, who has demonstrated achievement, and shows a promising future in business.
  • Honorary Alumnus(a) Award —  The Belk College of Business Honorary Alumnus(a) Award honors contributions from valuable corporate partners or individuals who are not College of Business graduates.
  • Distinguished Service Award —  The Belk College of Business Distinguished Service Award is presented to a member of the Belk College community for outstanding service to the Belk College.

All alumni of the Belk College of Business are eligible for an award; however, a person must be nominated to receive consideration. Self nominations will not be accepted.  The Alumni Awards Committee reviews all nominations and makes recommendations to the Dean each year. All award applications will be considered for three years.


Nominations for the 2024 Belk College Alumni Awards are open through Friday, June 14. An online nomination form must be accompanied by at least one (or more) letter of recommendation. Additional supporting document(s) are also welcome: resume or professional vita, article(s) by or about the nominee, publication(s) indicating previous awards, etc.



View our previous Belk College Alumni Award recipients.

View feature videos and photos from our Belk College Alumni Awards programs during Niner Nation Week: