Get to know: Leanna Alaiwat ’18, ’19, demystifying gynecology on social media

During a lunch break one day at the OB/GYN clinic where Leanna Alaiwat ’18, ’19 works as a physician assistant, she found an empty examination room, and recorded a video for Instagram in which she described the process of getting a PAP smear. That was the first of hundreds of …

Get to know: Joseph Zalke ’60, giving back to the university he loves

In 2017, Joseph Zalke ’60 returned to University of Detroit Mercy’s McNichols campus for the first time in 50 years. While he came back to share his passion and experience with students in the College of Business Administration, he found himself enriched by the visit.   “I was exhilarated by the …

Class of ’22 Alumni spirit honorees: Patricia D. Kennedy-Scott ’78 — visionary healthcare leader

Each year, University of Detroit Mercy chooses an alumnus from 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 ’22 Alumni Spirit honorees: Cheri Newman ’89, ’90, ’98 — focusing on special needs patients

Each year, University of Detroit Mercy chooses an alumnus from 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 ’22 Alumni Spirit honorees: Marlena Peleo-Lazar ’72 — award-winning ad creator

Each year, University of Detroit Mercy chooses an alumnus from 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 ’22 Spirit honorees: Linda Little ’97 — transforming community health

Each year, University of Detroit Mercy chooses an alumnus from 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 ’22 Alumni Spirit honorees: John C. Donnelly ’72 — investment banking expert

Each year, University of Detroit Mercy chooses an alumnus from 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 …