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April 2015


Spirit of UDM Logo

Register today and join University of Detroit Mercy in celebrating distinguished alumni during the Spirit of UDM: Alumni Achievement Awards event on Friday, April 17 in the Student Center Ballroom.

The Spirit of UDM: Alumni Achievement Award was established to recognize graduates from each of the colleges and schools, who have excelled in their chosen profession, demonstrated outstanding leadership in their work, and benefited the wider community through their support. Award recipients reflect the University’s mission of excellence and service and bring pride to their alma mater.

To learn more about the honorees, visit the Spirit of UDM page.

Alumni Service Activity

On Saturday, April 25 from 8:15 a.m. to noon, you are invited to join the UDM Alumni Association Board for a day of service. Service activities will focus on areas near the McNichols Campus. A light breakfast and registration will be in the new Student Fitness Center lobby from 8:15 to 8:45 a.m. At 8:45 a.m. alumni and friend volunteers will divide into two groups. One group will help with the Gesu park clean up and another group will help with McNichols neighborhood clean ups. Register today and view the registration list.

This service activity is in collaboration with the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities National Jesuit Service 2015.

Anniversary LogoClass of 1965 Reunion

Saturday, May 9, the University of Detroit Mercy will celebrate the Class of 1965’s 50th Reunion. Festivities begin at 4:30 p.m. with a reception followed by dinner in the President’s Dining Room in the Student Center of the McNichols Campus. For more information and to register, please visit the event page. Also, if you are interested in serving on the reunion planning committee, please email or call 313-993-1540.

MBA classes available downtown on Riverfront Campus

Beginning in August 2015, evening MBA classes will be available at the Riverfront Campus, 651 East Jefferson Avenue, as well as the McNichols Campus, 4001 W. McNichols Road. Scholarships for the MBA program are available. Students who score a 600 or higher on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) may reduce their tuition by half. See PDF flyer. For more information, contact Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Business Programs Omid Sabbaghi at

School of Architecture Alumni Gathering

The UDM School of Architecture’s Alumni Council invites all SOA alumni to attend an alumni gathering on Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Warren Loranger Building Exhibition Space. The gathering will feature guest speaker Erik Howard, founder of The Alley Project (TAP).

To register, please call 313-993-1532. The evening includes strolling dinner and drinks. The Council requests a $10 donation at the door.