Fitness classes, Go Move Challenge and Biggest Loser are back

UREC Fitness Classes and Training University Recreation offers free fitness classes to all Detroit Mercy students and employees. Personal training is also available at the Student Fitness Center. To virtually attend this week’s fitness classes, visit the following lobbies: Yoga Cardio Dance Total Body Fix Butts & Guts HIIT Note: …

Winter 2021 Intramural Sports and the UREC Champions Club

Registration for Winter 2021 intramural sports is now open! University Recreation (UREC) offers a variety of in-person and virtual intramural activities this semester, including ping pong, euchre and cornhole! See below for the full schedule. Intramurals are open to all Detroit Mercy students and employees, free of charge. For questions …

Winter 2021 UREC fitness class schedule

University Recreation offers free fitness classes to all Detroit Mercy students and employees. The Winter 2021 Fitness Class schedule is available below. Personal training is also available at the Student Fitness Center. To virtually attend this week’s fitness classes, visit the following: Yoga Cardio Dance Total Body Fix  Butts & …

A time to breathe

The latest reflection organized by Assistant to the President for Mission Integration Catherine Punsalan-Manlimos: Many of us said goodbye to 2020 with great hope for a better 2021. With recent national events and the beginning of classes on all three campuses, the Office of Mission Integration invites you to take …

Faculty Development Workshop: Minor Writing Assignments & Peer Review for Online Teaching

With the move to online teaching due to COVID-19, many instructors ask how to integrate minor discussions and writing exercises into meetings normally part of in-person classes. On thursday, Jan. 14 from 10 to 11 a.m., faculty are invited to share ideas on how to create successful Discussion Board and …

Decking the virtual halls with boughs of digital holly

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the virtual Detroit Mercy Christmas Party and Employee Recognition Celebration. Approximately 300 colleagues gathered on Zoom Dec. 11 for the annual traditions of recognizing employee years of service, acknowledging retirees, announcing the Commitment to Excellence Awards and winning raffle prizes! Congratulations to …

Commitment to Excellence Awards nominations are open

Nominations for the 2020 Commitment to Excellence Awards will be accepted until midnight on Tuesday, Nov. 10. All full-time, non-exempt staff and administrative exempt employees of the University are eligible. Detroit Mercy staff, faculty or administrators may nominate any colleague. Please direct any questions to the Staff and Administrator Development …

Employees: Last chance to register for Colleague Development Days

All Detroit Mercy employees are encouraged to participate in the 10th Fall Colleague Development Days, scheduled virtually for Tuesday, Aug. 18 and Wednesday, Aug. 19. Colleague Development Day programming includes plenary and concurrent sessions designed to contribute to your personal and professional growth. Register today before Thursday, Aug. 13. Plenary …

Snapshots of a Pandemic

We may be in the middle of a pandemic, but life goes on. Detroit Mercy’s Marketing & Communications Team is collecting stories of the many inspiring and heartwarming ways our alumni, students and other members of the University community are responding. In the series we are calling “Snapshots of a …

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 …

Walking in a Winter Titan-land

As the dreaded Finals Week loomed over our Titans, University employees volunteered to feed the masses at the annual Late Night Breakfast in the Titan Dining Room. This year, Student Life added a winter wonderland photo booth for the students. Small donations were given to participate with proceeds benefitting this …

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 …

Marketing & Communications Associate Vice President Gary Erwin‘s book of short stories, Trail Crossing Sixteen Counties, was nominated by Adelaide Books for the “2020 Michigan Notable Books.” Learn more about the book online or purchase a copy here.

Commitment to Excellence Awards nominations are open

Nominations for the 2019 Commitment to Excellence Awards will be accepted until midnight on Friday, Nov. 8. All full-time, non-exempt staff and administrative exempt employees of the University are eligible. Detroit Mercy staff, faculty or administrators may nominate any colleague. Please direct any questions to the Staff and Administrator Development …

Writers’ Series to launch this fall

College of Liberal Arts & Education’s English department will host an annual Writers’ Series this semester, featuring readings from published Detroit Mercy employees and community members. All readings are free, open to the public and will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Bargman Room on the second …

Fulbright Scholar Program competition deadline approaching

As a reminder, the deadline for this year’s Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition is Monday, Sept. 16. With 17 awards in 11 countries, Detroit Mercy faculty and staff have several opportunities to teach and conduct research at educational institutions, research centers and non-governmental organizations throughout South and Central Asia ranging …

Faculty and Staff Appreciation Night with Detroit Mercy Titans, Feb. 28

Detroit Mercy Titan Athletics wants to recognize the University community for its dedication to improving the lives of our student-athletes. Detroit Mercy employees are invited to a reception in between the men’s and women’s basketball games on Thursday, Feb. 28 at approximately 7 p.m. The women will take on Wright …