Undergraduate Business Student Life

Tippie’s 21 Under 21

21 under 21 logo The Tippie 21 Under 21 program recognizes 21 of the college's outstanding student leaders under the age of 21. Students chosen must be individuals who have excelled in the areas of scholarship, leadership, experiential learning, and cross-cultural and global perspective.

Goals/Potential Outcomes

  • To recognize outstanding TCOB leaders early in their college career (before their senior year).
  • To encourage Tippie students to get involved as first-, second-, and third-year students.
  • To highlight the positive impact students under 21 have on campus and in the community.
  • To gain positive publicity for the Tippie College of Business.

Student Qualifications

  • Must be admitted to the Tippie College of Business OR be declared pre-business and on track for admission.
  • Demonstrated excellence in at least two of the following areas:
    • Scholarship
    • Leadership
    • Experiential Learning
    • Cross-Cultural and Global Perspective
  • Age criteria: A student is eligible if he or she is under 21 years old OR if his or her 21st birthday falls during the 2015-2016 academic year (August 24, 2015 to May 13, 2016).
  • Nominated students will submit their resumé to be evaluated as part of the awarding process.

Tippie's 21 Under 21 for 2015

Josh Abdo Yijun Huang Kimberly Ruth
Jonathan Abdo Meagan Legaspi Grace Seidlin
Lauren Bannon Yue Li Elizabeth Sturms
Benjamin Cunningham Anna Marshall Billy Sullivan
Hayley Driscoll Emily Merdinger Brandon Svac
Connor Frischmeyer Alejandro Murguia-Ortiz Hannah Thompson
Ye (James) Guo Vishakha Raghuram Tongxin Xian