Bigger Skies: The student journal [sic] turns 25

sic /’sik, ‘sēk/ Adverb, “thus” From the Latin sic erat scriptum “thus was it written.” Used after a printed word or passage to indicate that it is intended exactly as printed or to indicate that it exactly reproduces an original. University of Detroit Mercy student arts journal, 1992 – present. Each year, when …

Corporate and foundation awards promote academic excellence

University of Detroit Mercy’s Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations reports that the institution has recently received charitable grants and corporate gifts totaling nearly $167,000. These grants and gifts will help support University of Detroit Mercy students, programs and community service through a number of initiatives. Awards $40,000 from the …

Just three weeks until Homecoming 2018

It’s getting very busy around here as we put final plans into place for the third annual Fall Homecoming celebration. Each year the number of attendees and the events we offer have grown and this year is no exception. We hope you’ve seen Tommy’s Home Movies. If not, find out …

Detroit Mercy alumni named Men of Excellence

Every year the Michigan Chronicle newspaper recognizes local African-American men who “break the mold and effect change in their professions and community,” and this year’s list includes two University of Detroit Mercy graduates. Daniel A. Baxter ’01, is the director of elections for Detroit and is responsible for the administration …

Pitera honored with award for design vision

University of Detroit Mercy’s Dan Pitera was named winner of the 2018 American Institute of Architects’ Detroit Chapter’s Charles Blessing Award. Pitera is executive director of Detroit Mercy’s Detroit Collaborative Design Center (DCDC). This prestigious award is given to recognize an individual who shows leadership in planning and civic issues …