Alumna honored on 100th birthday

Sister Mary Maurita Sengelaub, RSM, celebrated her 100th birthday Thursday, June 28, surrounded by about 100 people who know and love her including Sisters of Mercy, staff, friends, family and former professional colleagues. During her years in ministry, Sengelaub — who graduated from Mercy College of Detroit in 1949 — …

History Channel documentary features Detroit Mercy’s Gregory Sumner

Earlier this month, Detroiters rejoiced at the news that Ford Motor Co. had purchased and would renovate the Michigan Central Station, long a symbol of the decay and neglect of the city of Detroit. On Sunday, July 1, the legendary train station is a centerpiece in “Detroit: Comeback City,” a …

CBA dean honored nationally for scholarly writings

A recent study placed Detroit Mercy’s dean of the College of Business Administration, Joseph G. Eisenhauer, Ph.D., among the world’s top scholars in the field of risk and insurance. The study, titled “The Journal of Risk and Insurance: Authors of Influence” appeared in Risk Management and Insurance Review. Authors S.W. Pottier, …

Alumni: Free access to career journey webinars

It is a special week for our alumni, as we are offering FREE access to a track of live webinars designed to help you along your career journey. Webinars will be featured every hour, from 11 a.m. – 7p.m. this Tuesday through Friday. Visit https://gradcareerfestival.securechkout.com/ and sign-up for access. Make sure to …

Art abounds in Live6 neighborhood

As the neighborhoods around University of Detroit Mercy’s McNichols Campus re-energize, they start to develop a vibe all their own. People are noticing. In the most recent edition of the online Detroit-neighborhoods-focused ModelD, writer David Sands looks at all the art — both public and for sale in galleries — …

From football player to nun, one alumna’s story

With the big basketball news University of Detroit Mercy announced yesterday, it would have been easy to overlook this inspiring story about another Titan basketball player, Anne Yoches ’01, that ran in the Detroit Free Press. Yoches was a basketball star when she attended Detroit Mercy while she majored in …