Homecoming keeps on growing

More than 1,500 alumni, students, friends and community neighbors took advantage of the perfect weather Sept. 28-29 to celebrate Homecoming 2018 at University of Detroit Mercy. Included in the event were law school golf outing, 50th reunion dinner for the class of 1968, Decades Dash run, a classic car show, DIA …

We want you here for Homecoming! And so do they

Still deciding whether to come to Homecoming this weekend? We’re giving you the hard sell now — personal requests from some of your favorite professors. Over the last few weeks we’ve rolled these videos out and they were pretty popular. We collected them here so you can watch them all …

Alumna honored on 100th birthday

Sister Mary Maurita Sengelaub, RSM, celebrated her 100th birthday Thursday, June 28, surrounded by about 100 people who know and love her including Sisters of Mercy, staff, friends, family and former professional colleagues. During her years in ministry, Sengelaub — who graduated from Mercy College of Detroit in 1949 — …

Alumni: Free access to career journey webinars

It is a special week for our alumni, as we are offering FREE access to a track of live webinars designed to help you along your career journey. Webinars will be featured every hour, from 11 a.m. – 7p.m. this Tuesday through Friday. Visit https://gradcareerfestival.securechkout.com/ and sign-up for access. Make sure to …

From football player to nun, one alumna’s story

With the big basketball news University of Detroit Mercy announced yesterday, it would have been easy to overlook this inspiring story about another Titan basketball player, Anne Yoches ’01, that ran in the Detroit Free Press. Yoches was a basketball star when she attended Detroit Mercy while she majored in …

Missed commencements? Don’t fret, here’s complete coverage

University of Detroit Mercy welcomed more than 1,500 graduates to the rank of Detroit Mercy alumni at commencement ceremonies held May 11 and 12 and three notable alumni addressed the newly minted Titans. The weekend festivities began with the School of Dentistry commencement the morning of May 11 at Calihan …

Grants help Detroit Mercy build boundless futures

Recent charitable grants totaling more than $473,000 will support scholarships, programs, faculty research and community outreach at Detroit Mercy. The grants are: $80,000 from the Sutaruk Foundation to fund the Alex Sutaruk Scholarship program for Engineering students, which honors the legacy of Alex Sutaruk ’51. In 2017, 14 Engineering students …

Look to your mailboxes for Spiritus!

Spiritus, the alumni publication for University of Detroit Mercy, is headed your way. The spring edition of the twice-yearly publication will be in your mailboxes soon, This edition includes lots of great stuff, including an exciting update on our $100-million Campaign for University of Detroit Mercy. We also talk to …

Watch video of Spirit honorees’ remarks

On Friday, April 27, Detroit Mercy honored seven alumni during the annual Alumni Achievement Spirit Awards. More than 280 people attended the awards gala and dinner celebration, which took place in the Ballroom of the Student Union on the McNichols campus. Each year, the University honors one alumnus from each …