Nursing student: ‘I have been blessed’ by Detroit Mercy

More than 350 alumni and other supporters of University of Detroit Mercy attended the annual President’s Christmas Party on Dec. 7. The event included a moving speech by current Nursing student Elizabeth Yager. She praised the generosity of the donors in the room and talked of her love for the …

International students treated to an American tradition

“What I love about Thanksgiving is that it’s purely about getting together with friends or family and enjoying food. It’s really for everybody, and it doesn’t matter where you’re from.” — Swiss Chef Daniel Humm Our international students got a taste of American tradition Wednesday when the International Services Office, …

The Jesuit perspective on refugees

Alumni of Jesuit colleges and universities and others who support the Jesuit mission came together for a luncheon and to hear the Jesuit response to refugee crises. Thomas Smolich, S.J., the international director for the Jesuit Refugee Service spoke at the Jesuit Alumni and Friends of Detroit (JAFD) at a …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …