Get to know: Earl Cureton ’11, basketball legend works for Detroit’s communities

Earl Cureton ’11 has spent his adult life alongside some of the greatest basketball players in the world. The Detroit Mercy Titans Hall of Famer played 12 years in the NBA, sharing a court with Michael Jordan and a number of legends while winning a pair of championships. When his …

Get to know: Robert McKeon Aloe ’06, using science in pursuit of perfect espresso

Robert McKeon Aloe draws from his day job at Apple, his University of Detroit Mercy education and a passion for data science in creating a tiny cup of perfection. McKeon Aloe, a 2006 alumnus of Detroit Mercy’s College of Engineering & Sciences, works as a manager for Apple in California, …

Get to know: Michael Okoroafor ’82, leading the way in sustainability

After more than 30 years as an educator, scientist, packaging expert and leader, Michael Okoroafor ’82 says his new position is the pinnacle of his career. As the first chief sustainability officer at McCormick & Company, Okoroafor is now tasked with executing the company’s sustainability efforts worldwide. “McCormick’s commitment to …

Get to know: Suzanne Hudson ’74, giving back to thank the University and a special professor

In 1971, Suzanne L. Hudson ’74 was in her first year as a student at University of Detroit. That same year Bruce Brorby ’66, ’67 started working as a faculty member at the school. Driven and not afraid of hard work, Hudson finished her degree in Economics in less than …