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 …

Keep the learning going with Detroit Mercy’s summer camps

Science, technology, engineering, architecture and more are offered through University of Detroit Mercy in a series of camps and programs being offered this summer. The STEAM-centered camps will introduce students to everything from cybersecurity to design thinking to leadership skills. They are as follows: Michigan Women’s Foundation’s Camp Moxie, for …

President Garibaldi talks Detroit Mercy on radio show

In a wide-ranging interview, University of Detroit Mercy President Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D., talked enrollment, tuition, revitalization and more — all good news of which Detroit Mercy is at the center. The interview took place May 4 on Nolan Finley’s radio show on Superstation 910 AM. Filling in for Nolan were …

Engineering, Nursing students’ projects designed to improve life for veterans

Detroit Mercy Engineering and Nursing students joined forces with students from Lawrence Technological University and veterans over the past year to work on projects designed to ease challenges vets experience with everyday tasks due to physical disabilities. This capstone project began more than nine years ago at Detroit Mercy with …

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 …

Campaign update: Contributions near $84 million

The Campaign for Detroit Mercy has made considerable progress toward the $100 million fundraising goal by 2019 and students are seeing the results in expanded programming, new learning spaces and enhanced opportunities in the classroom. “We have seen strong momentum since we began the public phase of our campaign in …

Detroit Mercy wins annual donor challenge

It’s official! University of Detroit Mercy defeated Oakland University in the 2018 Donor Challenge. The final tally: Detroit Mercy 697 donors, Oakland 683. Detroit Mercy was officially announced as the winner during the Titans vs. OU Men’s Basketball Game, Feb. 9, at Oakland University. Oakland’s Grizz the Bear wore our …