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 …

Engineering, Nursing students’ projects designed to improve life for veterans

Detroit Mercy Engineering and Nursing students joined forces with students from Lawrence Technological University and veterans over the past year to work on projects designed to ease challenges vets experience with everyday tasks due to physical disabilities. This capstone project began more than nine years ago at Detroit Mercy with …

It’s graduation time! Come celebrate another class of Titans

Detroit Mercy will hold its annual commencement ceremonies on May 11 and 12. School of Dentistry Commencement, 9:30 a.m. May 11 in Calihan Hall on the McNichols Campus Commencement Speaker: Judge William J. Giovan William J. Giovan will serve as the commencement speaker for the School of Dentistry. He is …

Arrangements announced for Sr. Mary Kelly’s funeral

On Friday, the University community suffered the loss of one of its most recognizable and beloved members, recently retired Associate Professor of Health Services Administration Mary Kelly, R.S.M. ’68. The arrangements for the funeral are as follows: April 10: Welcome service: 3 p.m.; receiving of friends 3:30-5 p.m. and 6:30-9:30 …

Wheelchair escalator to make its debut March 22

University of Detroit Mercy will host a Wheelchair Escalator demonstration event from 1:30-4 p.m. Thursday, March 22, in the Engineering Building High Bay. Through a special project with the John Dingell Veterans Hospital in downtown Detroit, University of Detroit Mercy Engineering Professors Darrell Kleinke and Nassif Rayess and Nursing Professor …

Get to know: Katie Rohrhoff ’05, spreading love after a tragedy

During dinner on Valentine’s Day, 2015, John Rohrhoff suggested that he and his wife, Katie, do something special to honor their late daughter, Riley Katheryn, who died as an infant. That was three years ago today, and in that time, the Riley Katheryn Foundation has helped more than 50 families …