Get to know: Lenora Hardy-Foster ’88, ’96, in the business of caring

Among those inducted into the College of Business Administration’s Hall of Honor recently and also receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award was Lenora Hardy-Foster, ’88, ’96 president of the 95-year-old Judson Center, which provides compassionate, comprehensive services to children and families throughout southeast Michigan. Hardy-Foster earned an associate’s degree in business …

Get to know: John Rectenwald ’68, supporting efforts to improve vision in West Africa

John Rectenwald ’68 knows process. After earning a bachelor’s degree in Architecture, he spent five years in the Navy, became a decorated Vietnam War vet and was a member of the White House military staff where he ran the operations at Camp David.  He returned to Michigan and worked for …

Alumna-staff member’s work showcased by U.S. Dept. of Ed

Earlier this year Lara Wasner ’96, ’05, who is director of Language & Cultural Training at University of Detroit Mercy, took a delegation of University faculty and Detroit K-12 teachers of arts and social sciences to to northeast Brazil for collaborative learning and project development. Participants developed a curriculum project designed to …

ReBUILDetroit alumna calls program a life-changing opportunity

University of Detroit Mercy graduate Christina Jones tells anyone who will listen about the school’s ReBUILDetroit program and with good reason. Jones credits ReBUILDetroit with putting her on a path to success and opening up opportunities she never thought possible. “I always say BUILD has done everything for me,” Jones …