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 …

Grants help Detroit Mercy build boundless futures

Recent charitable grants totaling more than $473,000 will support scholarships, programs, faculty research and community outreach at Detroit Mercy. The grants are: $80,000 from the Sutaruk Foundation to fund the Alex Sutaruk Scholarship program for Engineering students, which honors the legacy of Alex Sutaruk ’51. In 2017, 14 Engineering students …

Look to your mailboxes for Spiritus!

Spiritus, the alumni publication for University of Detroit Mercy, is headed your way. The spring edition of the twice-yearly publication will be in your mailboxes soon, This edition includes lots of great stuff, including an exciting update on our $100-million Campaign for University of Detroit Mercy. We also talk to …

Watch video of Spirit honorees’ remarks

On Friday, April 27, Detroit Mercy honored seven alumni during the annual Alumni Achievement Spirit Awards. More than 280 people attended the awards gala and dinner celebration, which took place in the Ballroom of the Student Union on the McNichols campus. Each year, the University honors one alumnus from each …

It’s graduation time! Come celebrate another class of Titans

Detroit Mercy will hold its annual commencement ceremonies on May 11 and 12. School of Dentistry Commencement, 9:30 a.m. May 11 in Calihan Hall on the McNichols Campus Commencement Speaker: Judge William J. Giovan William J. Giovan will serve as the commencement speaker for the School of Dentistry. He is …

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 …

The 2017 Alumni Achievement Honorees: Carl E. Misch, D.D.S., M.D.S.

Carl E. Misch, D.D.S., M.D.S., Ph.D. ’73 School of Dentistry Founder/Former President, Misch Implant Institute Misch’s mark on the field of dentistry is far reaching. A specialist in implantology, he developed the Misch Bone Density Classification and Misch Key Implant Positions, which are standards throughout the field for diagnosis and …