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Detroit Mercy's Sarah Hirschmann helps kids abroad and at home

Detroit Mercy student Sarah Hirschmann teaches at a school in Kenya.Sarah Hirschmann is, quite simply, a doer.

She dreamed of helping people in Africa so she volunteered as a teacher in Kenya for six weeks this past summer.

When she visited Haiti as a high school student and was inspired to do more, she organized her own nonprofit organization “One Kid at a Time” and has been running it ever since.

When she felt she was doing so much on her trips around the world, but not enough at home, she began organizing an after-school-program for a Detroit elementary school.


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Detroit Mercy alum Renee Hall takes over as Dallas police chief.

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Detroit Free Press | 8/26/17
Detroit Mercy alum and board chairman of the Detroit Institute of Arts Gene Gargaro is honored.

Former Army National Guard officer aims for career in Law
Legal News | 8/31/17
Veteran Christopher Stone is working towards his law degree at Detroit Mercy.

Alumni News

Improved alumni website coming next week

As of next week, Detroit Mercy alumni will have a new way to stay in touch with the University.  Forever Titans is the new, improved Alumni Relations site and will be the new way we will reach you and you will interact with the University. The new website will offer …

Major grant to help counsel underserved populations

Counseling students at University of Detroit Mercy will soon have new opportunities to learn and work in medically underserved communities, thanks to a nearly $1 million grant from the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.  The four-year grant, which …



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