Get to know: Justin Prinstein ’12, looking to change lives with baseball

Justin Prinstein ’12 says he still finds it hard to believe the impact his International Stars Baseball Academy has had on underserved children over the last seven years. The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law alumnus created the nonprofit organization in the winter of 2012 to introduce Detroit children …

Alumni Spirit Awards event rescheduled for Sept. 25

University of Detroit Mercy is suspending or canceling all student events, external events and events with 100 or more participants based on Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s recommendations for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Unfortunately, this includes Detroit Mercy’s Alumni Achievement Spirit Awards scheduled for Friday, April 24. We feel, however, it …

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 …

Grants aid Detroit Mercy students and community work

Detroit Mercy’s DCDC has taken up new offices at Neighborhood HomeBase on McNichols Road near Livernois Thursday. It’s designed to be a space for neighborhood meetings and a resource for revitalization of the area. Recent charitable grants totaling more than half a million dollars will support scholarships, programs, faculty research …