Tyler Dalton Awarded Chancellor’s Medallion

4/29/2019

The University of Michigan-Dearborn recognized Tyler Dalton as a Chancellor’s Medallion recipient during the university’s commencement ceremony Sunday, April 28.

University of Michigan-Dearborn recognized six students as Chancellor’s Medallion recipients and one student speaker during the university’s commencement ceremony Sunday, April 28. Medallion recipients are selected by faculty based on their academic record, quality of character, vitality, intellect and integrity.

College of Business Chancellor's Medallion Recipient

Tyler Dalton will receive a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a dual major in finance and accounting and graduates with High Distinction. He has earned University Honors three times and has made the Dean’s List every semester since Fall 2015. He has received the University of Michigan-Dearborn Merit Scholarship, Nestle Foundation Academic Scholarship and Red Cross International Coordinator Scholarship.

Dalton represented UM-Dearborn on the ice as a four-year member of the men’s ice hockey team and served as an assistant captain during his junior and senior seasons. He was named a three-time national academic award winner by the American Collegiate Hockey Association, was given an award for the highest GPA by a male athlete at UM-Dearborn and was presented with the Great Lakes Collegiate Hockey League Sportsmanship Award for the 2017-18 season. Additionally, he has served as president of the Student Athletic Advisory Committee, working to address issues that student-athletes face on a day-to-day basis.

Outside of athletics, Dalton was a key contributor to the creation of the Talent Gateway in Summer 2016 and later served as its transfer student liaison and an MTalent ambassador. He has contributed to organizations throughout campus, coordinating the Red Cross campus blood drives, working with the UM-Dearborn Student Food Pantry and volunteering for Love Your Melon — an outreach group that supports pediatric cancer patients at area hospitals.

In recognition of his leadership and service, Dalton was named a UM-Dearborn Difference Maker in 2017. He also was inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma business honor society in 2018.

During his college career, Dalton secured two outstanding internships: He worked with internal audit systems at Swagelok Corp and served as a management consulting intern at Cohen & Company. Dalton will begin a full-time position with Cohen’s mergers and acquisitions practice in May 2019.

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