Alumni Recognition Awards
Wilbur Parker Distinguished Alumni Award
The Black Graduate Business Association honored Felix Rouse, MBA '03, CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newark, N.J., with the Wilbur Parker Distinguished Alumni Award at a ceremony in Newark in April. As someone who has dedicated his professional career to providing underprivileged minority youth with equal opportunity, Rouse embodies the qualities that the award celebrates, including outstanding professional achievement and commitment to his community. Rouse (center), accepting the award, is pictured with Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker (left), who spoke in praise of Rouse at the event, and Doug Stayman (right), associate dean for MBA programs at the Johnson School.