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 …

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 …

Scholarship honors a loved one’s dream

Donors are inspired to set up scholarships by many different people. Sometimes it’s a favorite professor, or someone who helped them along the way or a classmate who had a big impact on them. For Sandy Streberger and her sister Nancy Dodge, it was Dora Mae Rawls, their family housekeeper. …

A grateful student thanks our donor for scholarship

The Support Our Scholars crowdfunding push is nearing its end, but we need a few more donations to help us meet our goal of $15,000 — funds that go directly to students in need. Maybe you want to know the impact your gift will have on students before you give. …

Crowdfunding campaign for scholarships runs through March 5

University of Detroit Mercy has launched a crowdfunding initiative titled Support Our Scholars, which raises funds for the expendable scholarships at the University. This fund assists students who are struggling to fulfill basic needs and help them remain in college given unforeseen life circumstances they may experience. This critical fundraising …

A student says ‘thank you’ for her scholarship

Ninety-seven percent of Detroit Mercy undergrad students receive some form of financial aid. Much of that comes in the form of scholarships made possible by donors. As we begin our Support our Scholars crowdfunding program (it runs through March 5) we thought you’d like to read about the impact scholarships …

Engineering scholarship designed to change lives

Derrick Kuzak ’73, ’74, ’76, did not know exactly how his life would be transformed when he enrolled in the University of Detroit. But he now knows he can help transform the lives of others by helping them along a path to success that begins with a Detroit Mercy education. …

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 …

Three major gifts support CES scholarships

Support for scholarships within the College of Engineering & Science is strong, as evidenced in three recent gifts that will support students today and into the future. Alumnus Bernard Schlaff ’44, who earned a bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering and worked at Lockheed Missiles & Space Company and the Ames …