Thoughts from a grateful scholarship recipient

Every year, the Fr. Vincent Welch Memorial Dinner raises funds for scholarships for students of University of Detroit Mercy and Loyola High School. On Tuesday, Artona Millhouse ’16 told a large crowd the difference the scholarship she received to attend Detroit Mercy has made in her life. We excerpted it here because we thought it …

Get to know: Richard ’73 and Penny ’66 Persiani, making a world of difference

How they met Richard and Penny Persiani met the way a couple might meet in a romantic comedy. The two did not know each other, but each were teaching part-time at Detroit Mercy Dental when they got into an elevator together. The elevator stopped between floors and maintenance had to …

Honoring an inspiration

Dr. Barbara Cushing and her late husband, Dr. Ralph Cushing, made a significant gift to the College of Health Professions facility expansion earlier this year, naming a student examination room in the name of Dr. William C. Montgomery. You can read about that gift and others by the Cushings as …

Criminal clinic law professors honored at retirement

Friends, family, and colleagues gathered at University of Detroit Mercy School of Law on Friday, June 9, to celebrate the retirement of Adjunct Professors Richard T. Krisciunas ’72, ‘7 and Michael V. Morgan ’69, ’72. The pair has been co-teaching the School’s Criminal Trial Clinic since 2008. Through their work, the professors …

In memory of a special man, Harold Karu Class of 1938

Donors to University of Detroit Mercy give for many reasons.  Some give because they themselves benefited from gifts to scholarships when they were students here. Others give in honor of a special professor or to a particular program. Still others give to make an investment in the future of the …