University welcomes North Korean students, Sept. 17

Detroit Mercy welcomes North Korean students to campus, courtesy of Global Ties Detroit

Detroit Mercy welcomed a group of English-speaking students originally from North Korea to campus, Sept. 17, to learn about religion, interfaith dialogue, volunteerism and service learning at the University. Members of Detroit Mercy who helped welcome students to campus included Associate Dean of Students Dorothy Stewart, Dean of Students Monica Williams, Institute for Leadership & Service Director of Service Learning Tim Hipskind, S.J., University Ministry Director Anita Klueg, Marketing & Communications Director of Media Relations Gary Lichtman, Student Life Assistant Director Elizabeth Mazorowicz and students Ben Westphal, Jennifer DeCook and Danielle Maxwell.

This visit was arranged by Global Ties Detroit. Global Ties Detroit is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that hosts international exchange programs on behalf of the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and other governmental organizations, universities, and think tanks that promote global exchange and citizen diplomacy. Click here for more information on Global Ties Detroit.