Outstanding Alumni Award Recipients


The Hon. Dennis Archer (B.S.‘65, Special Education)
Chair emeritus of Dickinson Wright PLLC and CEO of Dennis W. Archer PLLC

Dr. Fritz Erickson (B.S.‘80, Elementary Education)
President of Northern Michigan University

Dr. Carol Whitney (B.S. Elementary Education; M.A. ’69 Teaching)
Founder of Gifted Services of Ohio

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Lloyd DeanLloyd Dean (M.A.'78, Educational Leadership)
President and CEO, Dignity Health
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Rochelle Gores FredstonRochelle Gores Fredston (B.S.'05, Textile and Apparel Studies)
Founder and executive director, Learning Lab Ventures
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Dr. Robert Simmons IIIDr. Robert Simmons III (B.S.'97, Elementary Education)
CEO, See Forever Foundation and Maya Angelou Schools
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