Class of 2019: Matthew Northcott, realizing his dreams of architecture

Matthew Northcott knew early in high school that he wanted to study architecture in college. Thanks to the Loranger Nautilus Endowed Scholarship, he was able to achieve his dream at University of Detroit Mercy’s School of Architecture. The Loranger Nautilus Endowed Scholarship is funded by School of Architecture alumnus Warren …

Detroit Mercy dedicates Seibert Center for Innovation & Collaboration

University of Detroit Mercy dedicated the Frederick & Suzanne Seibert Center for Innovation & Collaboration last week. Funded through a generous gift from Frederick and Suzanne Seibert, this center — housed in the Engineering building — is designed to help foster creativity, build community and encourage the next generation of …

Alumni gift given to ensure Detroit Mercy, students prosper

Ed ’63 and Mary Jo ’62 Eick take their time when making a decision. They do their research, think about it and talk it over with each other because they want to make sure they are doing the right thing. University of Detroit Mercy’s lab that houses the assistive technology …

Detroit Mercy vs. OU donor challenge results

The good news: More than 900 people made donations to University of Detroit Mercy from Feb. 11-15 as part of the fourth annual Donor Challenge against Oakland University. The not-so-good news: It wasn’t enough to keep Tommy Titan from wearing OU mascot Grizz’s jersey Saturday at the men’s basketball game …

For Valentine’s Day: A love story to last a lifetime

Though they don’t always tell us why they give to University of Detroit Mercy, donors have their reasons. We love when donors share their stories, like Mary Jane Gerow did in a letter that came with a recent gift. I am sending this donation to the University in remembrance of …

Today starts our Donor Challenge: Help us beat Oakland University

University of Detroit Mercy will once again face off against Oakland University for the Detroit Mercy vs. OU Donor Challenge, which started today and runs through 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15. The winner is determined based on the number of donors during the competition timeline and will be announced during …

Major gift leads to endowed chair, center for business excellence

University of Detroit Mercy’s College of Business Administration (CBA) will have a new endowed chair thanks to a major gift from the estate of an alumnus. Arnold Jarboe ’54 graduated from the College of Business Administration and worked for the Social Security Administration and practiced law. When he died in …

Scholarship honors donor’s late husband

A generous gift from the wife of a late alumnus means scholarships for students in the College of Business Administration in perpetuity. Robert Bruce Jones ’47, ’52, passed away in 2015 at the age of 93.  A firm believer in the importance of education, Jones attended University of Detroit after …