Grants demonstrate support for programming

Recent corporate gifts and charitable grants totaling $20,800 will support curriculum, outreach and other programming needs at University of Detroit Mercy. “Awards like these demonstrate substantial support of University programming from corporations and foundations,” said Yvonne Lindstrom, director of Corporate and Foundation Relations. “These grants are partnerships between the University …

Alumni in Washington, DC

More than 50 alumni gathered in Washington, D.C., earlier this month where University President Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D., updated them on University achievement. Each of the last seven decades were represented, including a 1950 alumnus, a Mercy College alumna and a few alumni from 2014-2016. The group was honored to have been …

Homecoming 2018 to include ROTC tribute

Homecoming 2017 is barely in the books, but we are already are making plans for Homecoming 2018, even though we don’t have a date for it yet. BGen Michael Dudzik, USAF (Ret.), ’75, is organizing a gathering of alumni who were members of University of Detroit’s active ROTC program that …

Students develop wheelchair escalator

Millions of Americans rely on wheelchairs or walking aids such as a cane every day. In fact, some 54 million Americans — a full 19 percent of the non-institutionalized population — suffer from a physical or cognitive disability. Through a special project with the John Dingell Veterans Hospital in downtown …