Nominate for 2024 Spirit Awards, alumni achievement honorees

Nominate for 2024 Spirit Awards, alumni achievement honorees

A Spirit Awards logo, with text including University of Detroit Mercy Alumni Achievement, 2024.Detroit Mercy is once again looking for Spirit Award nominations, which honors alumni achievement at the University. Online nominations for 2024 will be accepted until Thursday, Feb. 29.

If you know of any alumni who are making or have made extraordinary achievements in their careers, please nominate them for this prestigious recognition.

Award criteria includes:

  • Nominee should be a respected member of his/her profession (active or recently retired).
  • Nominee has been recognized in their industry for exemplary professional achievements.
  • Nominee should be engaged in the community either with Detroit Mercy or another civic/community organization.
  • Nominee has demonstrated a willingness to financially support Detroit Mercy at some level either in the past or in the future.
  • Nominee must be available to accept the award in person.
  • Nominee shall not have received any University of School/College award in the last five years.

The Spirit Awards are held annually during Homecoming weekend.

With any questions, please contact the Director of Alumni Relations Peggy Pattison at 313-578-0327 or

Nominate for the 2024 Spirit Awards.