Award Events

Upcoming Award Events

Thursday, March 5
Arbuckle Award

2015 Award Recipient Dinner Honoree
Jeff Skoll, MBA '95
Founding President, eBay
Founder and Chairman Participant Media and the Skoll Foundation


Sponsored annually by the Stanford GSB Alumni Association, the Ernest C. Arbuckle Award recognizes excellence in the field of management leadership. Details

Saturday, March 7
Jerry I. Porras Latino Leadership Award

2015 Award Recipient
Leticia Miranda, MBA '93
Senior Policy Advisor, National Council of La Raza 


The Hispanic Business Student Association hosts an annual award banquet to both celebrate the history and presence of the Latino community at the GSB and to honor and encourage leadership in business as well as in the greater Latino community. Details

Wednesday, May 6
Military Service Appreciation Award

[photo- Bret Comolli, MBA '89]2015 Award Recipient and Dinner Honoree
Bret Comolli, MBA '89

Chairman, Asurion Corporation
Chairman, GSB Management Board
Board Member, Stanford Health Care

The Service & Leadership Award recognizes a person who has served in the military, has an extraordinary track record of leadership, and is an example of outstanding achievement in business or business education. Details

Monday, May 11
Excellence in Leadership Award Dinner

  [photo - GSB Lecturer William F. Meehan]Honoring William F. Meehan lll, MBA '78
Lafayette Partners Lecturer in Strategic Management
Stanford University Graduate School of Business
Director Emeritus, McKinsey & Company


This annual award marks the Business School's commitment to underscoring the importance of leadership in business by highlighting the achievements of a senior executive and Stanford Graduate School of Business alumnus/a who has made significant contributions to the corporate world and the community. Details

Future Award Events


Each year since 1970, the Stanford GSB Alumni Association and the ENCORE selection committee recognizes a Bay Area company as the Entrepreneur of the Year (ENCORE). It is to recognize the company's success based on the contributions of many people rather than one individual. This year we honored Netflix. Details

Faculty Award Robert K. Jaedicke Silver Apple

Robert K Jaedicke Silver Apple Award is presented annually by the Stanford GSB Alumni Association to honor a GSB faculty member for his/her contributions to alumni relations with a special emphasis on faculty support and participation in alumni events. Details

John W. Gardner Volunteer Leadership Award

The John W. Gardner Volunteer Leadership Award honors alumni volunteers who have demonstrated a history of strong volunteer commitment in many different areas frequently in a leadership role. These volunteers are being honored because of the significant impact their volunteer service has had on the School. Details

Stanford Associates Awards

Each year the Stanford Associates present awards to recognize excellence in volunteer service to the University. Congratulations to the many GSB alumni recognized at the award ceremony and Gold Spike Dinner. Details

Tapestry Award

The Tapestry Award honors an African American business school alumnus or alumna who has woven inspirational leadership, intellectual excellence, and service to others through his or her professional and personal life. Details