The Evening of Excellence is the annual awards celebration for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Awardees are alumni of the College who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishment and service in their field and in society. Awards honor corporate partners, volunteerism, lifetime achievement, and interdisciplinary accomplishments, to name a few.

The 2018 Evening of Excellence was held April 20, 2018. The 2019 Evening of Excellence will be held April 12, 2019 at the Florida Museum of Natural History.