Class of 2020 Alumni Spirit Awards: Ven Johnson ’86 — Attorney and legal advocate

Each year, University of Detroit Mercy chooses an alumnus of each of its Colleges or Schools to honor as someone who has excelled in his or her profession, demonstrated outstanding leadership in work and devoted himself or herself in service to the larger community. Award recipients reflect the University’s mission …

Class of 2020 Alumni Spirit Awards: Joseph Coriaty ’78 — Leader in green design

Each year, University of Detroit Mercy chooses an alumnus of each of its Colleges or Schools to honor as someone who has excelled in his or her profession, demonstrated outstanding leadership in work and devoted himself or herself in service to the larger community. Award recipients reflect the University’s mission …

Class of 2020 Alumni Spirit Awards: Hank Durkin ’73 — IT pioneer

Each year, University of Detroit Mercy chooses an alumnus of each of its Colleges or Schools to honor as someone who has excelled in his or her profession, demonstrated outstanding leadership in work and devoted himself or herself in service to the larger community. Award recipients reflect the University’s mission …

Former head of Campbell Soup to discuss ethical leadership Feb. 26

Detroit Mercy’s College of Business Administration will host a public presentation by Denise Morrison, former president of Campbell Soup Co. on Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 5:30 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom on the McNichols Campus. Morrison’s presentation is titled “Leadership, Ethics and Social Responsibility: A Recipe for Success.” This …

Poet, educator to discuss her memoir ‘Black Indian’ as part of Black History Month events

Award-winning poet and educator Shonda Buchanan will discuss her new book, Black Indian, on Feb. 5 as part of Detroit Mercy’s Black History Month events. Black Indian explores her family’s legacy of being African-Americans with American Indian roots and the societal exclusions the combination brought. “I was inspired to write Black Indian because I wanted …

$100-million campaign success ushers in new era (and there’s still time to give!)

On Dec. 14, Detroit Mercy celebrated the institution’s record-breaking $100-million campaign and began a new phase of growth for the next decade with a strong momentum. Detroit Mercy’s Build a Boundless Future: The Campaign for University of Detroit Mercy has exceeded the goal and surpassed $111 million in commitments, with …

Rocket Mortgage Classic returns with Detroit Mercy partnership: Get your tickets now!

The Rocket Mortgage Classic returns to Detroit Golf Club May 25-31, 2020. The tournament will feature many of the world’s top players competing over four days of competition. University of Detroit Mercy is the only university partnering with the PGA in this tournament. Once again, Detroit Mercy will host a …

Homecoming is Sept. 20-21! There’s something for everyone

University of Detroit Mercy will celebrate Homecoming 2019 on Sept. 20-21. Join the Fall Festival-themed festivities as you reconnect with the University through two exciting days filled with food, fun and celebrations. Attendees will enjoy several exciting activities, including zip lining, casino games, carnival games benefiting Detroit Mercy student groups …