Get to Know: Jeffry Bauer ’80, from volunteer to COO of the Michigan Red Cross

Jeffry Bauer ’80 originally took a class with the American Red Cross to get a tenant to stop pestering him. That led to volunteering with the Red Cross for 37 years and recently, the University of Detroit Law graduate was named the Chief Operating Officer for the Michigan Region. “Never,” …

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 …