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 …

Welcome to the new school year!

University of Detroit Mercy freshmen kicked off their college careers by performing a day of service work throughout Detroit on Aug. 21-22. Students split in two groups and worked in the Fitzgerald neighborhood, just west of the University’s McNichols Campus, and assisted several Detroit-area neighborhood gardens and farms. The annual …