Northwood University Recognizes Outstanding Alumni

Northwood University Michigan recently recognized six outstanding graduates at its 2015 Outstanding Alumni Awards at the Midland Country Club.

Presented to those who believe and support Northwood University’s mission and core values, the honorees spent the preceding day sharing their professional growth experiences with Northwood University students. The awards included:

Alumni Achievement Award: This award is highest that can be bestowed upon an alumnus. Nominee must have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their chosen career and support the Northwood Idea.

Alumni Leadership Award: Nominee’s degree must have impacted their current success in their business and community. Nominee must have demonstrated support to North­wood and to the Northwood Idea.

Young Alumni Volunteer Award: Nominee must be an active alumni participant and supporter of Northwood University.

Alumni Service Award: Nominee must currently serve the military or have served with honorable discharge and will exemplify the Northwood University code of ethics. This award may also be given to an alumnus who has served our country by choosing a career in public service.

The 2015 honorees include:   

Tony Abou-Ganim

Alumni Achievement Award

BBA, 1986, Management

The Modern Mixologist


Christopher B. Clements

Alumni Achievement Award

BBA, 1996, Accounting

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Miami Dolphins and Sun Life Stadium


Erin M. Mazurek

Young Alumni Volunteer Award

BBA, 2005, Entertainment Sports Promotion & Management

Tournament Director

United States Tennis Association (USTA) Memphis Open


Daisy M. Morgan

Alumni Service Award

BBA, 1998, Management

Senior Chief Petty Officer (Retired)

United States Navy


Amy L Pflueger

Alumni Leadership Award

BBA, 1991, Marketing & Management

Director, Global Procurement

Ingredion Incorporated


Jared R. Rowe

Alumni Leadership Award

BBA, 1997, Automotive Marketing




About Northwood University

Northwood University is committed to the most personal attention to prepare students for success in their careers and in their communities; it promotes critical thinking skills, personal effectiveness, and the importance of ethics, individual freedom and responsibility.

Private, nonprofit, and accredited, Northwood University specializes in managerial and entrepreneurial education at a full-service, residential campus located in mid-Michigan. Adult Degree Programs are available in multiple states and online. The DeVos Graduate School offers accelerated, evening and weekend programming in Michigan and Texas. The Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity and Enterprise provides system-wide expertise in family enterprise, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and new business development. International education is offered through study abroad and in Program Centers in China (Changchun and Wuxi), Malaysia and Sri Lanka.