COVID-19 data now on Titans Together

University of Detroit Mercy is posting current and cumulative cases of COVID-19 on the Titans Together page. These figures will be updated weekly and each week’s numbers will be included in the weekly Campus Connection email. As of Friday, Sept. 11, there were eight active cases of students and employees …

Detroit Mercy ranks among top U.S. universities in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 rankings of Best Colleges

Detroit Mercy was again ranked among the top 200 national universities by U.S. News & World Report, earning a No. 187 rank in the National Universities category of the publication’s “Best Colleges” 2021 edition. This is the second year in a row that Detroit Mercy has ranked high in this …

USC Election Cybersecurity Initiative – Michigan Workshop

You are invited to participate in the University of Southern California (USC) Cybersecurity Initiative Michigan Virtual Workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 1:30 p.m. EDT. Because of the COVID-19 virus, the U.S. faces unprecedented changes to the election landscape. Cybersecurity is more important than ever and citizens, community and political …

At the President’s Convocation last week, Agere ex Missione Awards were presented to a staff and faculty member who “work the mission” of the University. This year’s awardees were Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Department Chair Matt Mio and Institutional Development Core Coordinator of ReBUILDetroit Jazhara Mayes. Visit the …

Several restaurants on the Avenue of Fashion, the stretch of Livernois Avenue just north of Detroit Mercy’s McNichols Campus, now feature outdoor seating, allowing them to safely reopen and serve the community. University President Antoine M. Garibaldi highlighted the additions in the recent Michigan Chronicle article, “Live6 Alliance in Detroit …

Detroit Mercy President Antoine M. Garibaldi was mentioned in a recent letter to Congress by the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU), standing in support of the bipartisan TREAT Act. Detroit Mercy advocates for students to have access to mental health services regardless of where they live. Read the …

University announces plans for 2020-21 academic year

Detroit Mercy announces that all three of its campuses will remain fully in session throughout the 2020-21 academic year. The University’s main priority is the health and well-being of the University community. Throughout a coordinated planning process, the institution’s decisions, policies and procedures will follow guidance and recommendations issued by …

University designated Gold-Level Veteran-Friendly School for 2019-2020

The State of Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency has once again honored Detroit Mercy as a Gold-Level Veteran-Friendly School for 2019-20, based on the University’s efforts to help student veterans achieve success during their studies. Detroit Mercy is one of several dozen Michigan institutions honored with the veteran-friendly status. The program …

University proudly honors 2020 Vivere ex Missione Award winners

Detroit Mercy is pleased to honor the winners of the 2020 annual Vivere ex Missione Award, which is typically presented each year during commencement exercises to graduating students who best exemplify the mission of Detroit Mercy. This year’s winners are Dohna A. Dudley (College of Business Administration undergraduate student), Vania …

CARES Act grant and other assistance help students maintain progress during pandemic

UPDATE 4/24: Detroit Mercy is happy to announce that in addition to undergraduate students, graduate, law and dental students will also qualify for summer 2020 CARES Act grant. Detroit Mercy recognizes the global impact of the coronavirus on students and their families, as well as the financial hardship they are …

Detroit Mercy coronavirus update

Please note: Campus Connection stories posted prior to March 13 may be inaccurate due to COVID-19 updates. See the University health advisory page for the latest updates and developments at udmercy.edu/coronavirus. Original Post – As you are probably aware, Michigan health officials have confirmed that two people in Michigan, one from Oakland …

Detroit Mercy’s campaign completion story reaches more than 130 news outlets

Coverage of the Detroit Mercy’s campaign completion skyrockets and is re-posted in 133 news outlets. The story, “University of Detroit Mercy’s celebration of $100-million campaign ushers in new era of growth and opportunity for institution,” potentially reached 80 million viewers. Top media outlets included Seeking Alpha, MarketWatch, Morningstar and PR Newswire. …

Ringing in the holiday season with employee recognition

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Detroit Mercy Christmas Party and Employee Recognition Celebration last week. As is tradition, Human Resources presented the Commitment to Excellence Awards. Congratulations to this year’s recipients: Financial Aid Data Operations Specialist Marisa Tucker (Rising Star) College of Health Professions Administrative Assistant …

Achievement of $100-million campaign ushers in era of growth and opportunity

On Dec. 14, Detroit Mercy celebrated the institution’s record-breaking $100-million campaign and began a new phase of growth for the next decade with a strong momentum. Detroit Mercy’s Build a Boundless Future: The Campaign for University of Detroit Mercy has exceeded the goal and surpassed $111 million in commitments, with …

Detroit Mercy honors faculty for excellence

University of Detroit Mercy honored two faculty members at the 2019 Faculty Recognition Awards held earlier this month. Professor of Counseling and Director of Addiction Counseling Nancy Calleja received the Faculty Excellence Award and Terry Howard, lecturer in Decision and Information Sciences, earned the Faculty Achievement Award. Faculty Excellence Award …

President Garibaldi urges legislators to stop playing budget games or students will lose

Many Michiganders may see the budget battle going on in Lansing as political gamesmanship. But the fallout of cutting funding to many important programs will be very real for Detroit Mercy’s programming, students and the community, says University President Antoine M. Garibaldi in an oped piece printed in the Detroit …

Celebrate Titan pride and fall colors at Homecoming 2019, Sept. 20-21

University of Detroit Mercy will celebrate Homecoming 2019 on Sept. 20-21. Join the Fall Festival-themed festivities as you reconnect with the University through two exciting days filled with food, fun and celebrations. Attendees will enjoy several exciting activities, including zip lining, casino games, carnival games benefiting Detroit Mercy student groups …

Detroit Mercy ranked among top 200 U.S. institutions

For 18 consecutive years, Detroit Mercy has achieved top tier rankings for Midwest Best Regional Universities in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” edition. This year, based on changes instituted by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, Detroit Mercy is now ranked with the top national universities. Detroit Mercy …

Detroit Mercy ranks in top 20% of U.S. Universities in Wall Street Journal’s/THE 2020 Times rankings

Detroit Mercy has made a significant jump in The Wall Street Journal’s (WSJ) 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) college rankings that were released Sept. 4. The University is ranked among the top 20% of all U.S. universities. The WSJ/THE ranked Detroit Mercy 172 out of almost 1,000 schools in the U.S. It …

Detroit Mercy President Antoine M. Garibaldi chaired a national forum on Historically Black Colleges and Universities at Morehouse College in Atlanta, April 27. Garibaldi is the Chairman of the Grand Committee on Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Postsecondary Education Access for Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, the oldest African-American professional …

New assistant to the president for mission integration appointed

Detroit Mercy has appointed Catherine Punsalan-Manlimos, Ph.D., to the position of assistant to the president for mission integration. She will begin her new role Aug. 26. In this position, Punsalan-Manlimos will continue to reinforce the importance of Detroit Mercy’s Catholic, Mercy and Jesuit identity with students, faculty, staff and alumni. …

Detroit Mercy President Antoine M. Garibaldi was recently elected to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) Board of Directors effective July 1. CHEA is an association of 3,000 degree-granting colleges and universities, and a national advocate for self-regulation of academic quality through accreditation. The organization recognizes 60 institutional and …

Detroit Mercy President Antoine M. Garibaldi attended the first solemn Mass led by Adam Nowak ’13 at St. Cyprian Church in Riverview. Nowak was ordained by Archbishop Vigneron, June 8. Nowak graduated with a BA in Psychology.

Neighborhood HomeBase opens new chapter for Livernois-McNichols area

Government, civic and neighborhood leaders announced the opening of Neighborhood HomeBase, a storefront community space in the Livernois-McNichols area that will provide residents with meeting and gathering spaces, while connecting them with neighborhood organizations, nonprofits and city government. Kresge Foundation President Rip Rapson, University of Detroit Mercy President Antoine Garibaldi, …

Detroit Mercy President Antoine M. Garibaldi discussed the College of Business Administration’s new Charlton Center for Responsible Investing in a recent interview with WJR-760 AM. Listen here.

College of Business Administration establishes the Charlton Center for Responsible Investing

University of Detroit Mercy announces the creation of a new center of excellence in the College of Business Administration (CBA): The Charlton Center for Responsible Investing. Funded by a generous gift of $3 million from College of Engineering & Science alumnus Richard Charlton ‘65, this is the largest single gift …

Detroit Mercy dedicates the Frederick & Suzanne Seibert Center for Innovation & Collaboration

On Thursday, April 12, University of Detroit Mercy celebrated the dedication of the new Frederick and Suzanne Seibert Center for Innovation and Collaboration. More than 50 people attended the opening of the center, which is housed in the College of Engineering & Science. Those in attendance included members of the …

Detroit Mercy President Antoine M. Garibaldi was interviewed by Chuck Stokes on WXYZ-TV’s “Spotlight on the News,” March 24. President Garibaldi talked about the graduate tuition realignment, undergraduate tuition reset, success of the University campaign, Live6 HomeBase opening in late Spring, progress on enrollment and Antoine Davis’ freshman NCAA 3-point record. Watch …

Detroit Mercy realigns graduate tuition

Detroit Mercy announces an adjustment in graduate tuition for the institution’s MBA, Master of Community Development and graduate programs in Architecture, Nursing and Engineering. The new reduced tuitions now make Detroit Mercy’s high-quality, nationally-ranked graduate programs even more affordable choices than ever before. The new tuition prices are effective beginning …