Mercy Day Greetings

The latest reflection organized by Assistant to the President for Mission Integration Catherine Punsalan-Manlimos: Today we celebrate Mercy Day, a commemoration of the opening of the House of Mercy on Baggot Street in Dublin in 1827. As we do so, I am aware that during this time, the Sisters of …

Virtual classes, the Detroit Mercy way

Whether face-to-face or online, Detroit Mercy is committed to our mission of providing excellent, student-centered education that seeks to integrate students’ intellectual, spiritual, ethical and social development. In the Ignatian and Mercy traditions, faculty and students are partners in learning, dedicated to the formation of the whole person as men …

University Ministry offers virtual Mass and programming this fall

Stay informed on campus events this year through Detroit Mercy Live at live.udmercy.edu and follow University Ministry on all socials. Visit the University Ministry Office on the first floor of Shiple Hall, contact a University Minister or visit the University Ministry website for more information. Mass All faiths are welcome …

Let’s Talk: Too Many Lives Lost

The latest reflection organized by Assistant to the President for Mission Integration Catherine Punsalan-Manlimos: While the Office of Mission Integration has put a pause on sending weekly videos to devote time to work on numerous projects related to our return to campus, our Jesuit and Mercy mission makes it impossible …

Let’s Talk: Gratitude for Detroit Mercy

The latest reflection organized by Assistant to the President for Mission Integration Catherine Punsalan-Manlimos: Last week, we marked the dates that would have been commencement for undergraduate and graduate students on our three campuses. During the entire month of May, the University will continue to celebrate the growth and accomplishments …

2020 #MakeMercyReal Video Contest

The Sisters of Mercy are calling all Detroit Mercy students to use video to tell a compelling story of how people in their communities “make mercy real” and live out the Sisters of Mercy’s Critical Concerns. Share and upload a video focusing on one of the following: educating about an …

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. …

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 …

Stand in Solidarity with DACA

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Together with other Jesuit partners, the Ignatian Solidarity Network, the Office of Justice and Ecology at the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States and AJCU participated in rallies in support of …

Living Faith Out Loud, Oct. 24

Listen to three powerful talks by a faculty member, a student and a Jesuit as they share experiences as persons, friends or allies of the LGBTQ+ community while reflecting on how their faith in God is in conversation with their advocacy, love and compassion for the LGBTQ+ community. This event …

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 …

National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference 2019 at Detroit Mercy

More than 200 students from 25 Jesuit universities visited our McNichols Campus and the city of Detroit for a weekend of service, leadership, fellowship and fun at the 2019 National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference. Students explored downtown Detroit, participated in leadership breakout sessions, volunteered with children at the Adam Butzel …

Mission Micro Grant awards support a “Catholic, Mercy, Jesuit, urban and student-centered university”

The Mission Micro Grant Evaluation Committee and John Staudenmaier, S.J. of the Office of Mission and Identity have announced the 2018-19 Mission Micro Grant Awards. Now in its eleventh year, the Mission Micro Grant Program awards annual grants of up to $200 to any full- or part-time Detroit Mercy faculty …

Detroit Mercy Day of Service

The annual Detroit Mercy Day of service brings our community together for a Saturday to improve our neighborhood and connect with local residents. This year’s day of service will be on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meet in the Student Union’s Grounds Coffeehaus at 9 a.m. …

A joyous Celebrate Spirit! 2018

On Thursday, Sept. 13, the entire Detroit Mercy community came together for Celebrate Spirit! “Be the Joy” in the Fitness Center. Hundreds of students, faculty, staff and friends of the University celebrated this annual event to welcome everyone to the fall semester and set our spiritual path for the year. …