UDM Campus Connection

February 21, 2012

Detroit Titans

Titan men's basketball last TV game, Feb. 25

The last televised regular-season game for the UDM men's basketball team will be broadcast Saturday, Feb. 25 from Youngstown State in Ohio.  The game will air in the Detroit area at 2 p.m. on WADL TV 38. Watch your Titans on the road and see DetroitTitans.com for all the Titan teams' schedule information.

Gala culminates Inauguration celebrations, April 13

To end the day of Presidential Inauguration celebrations on Friday, April 13, there will be a gala at The Westin Book Cadillac Hotel beginning at 6 p.m.  Dinner is at 7 p.m., followed by a brief program and dancing to the Jerry Ross Band.  Tickets are $140 per person for UDM faculty and staff.  To register online, please visit the Faculty & Staff registration page.

Valedictorian nominations due March 5

The search is on for the 2012 Valedictorian, a student who will graduate with a minimum of a 3.70 GPA and who has a meaningful message to deliver to fellow graduates. If you know of such students, nominate them and encourage them to apply. For more information, find the application form on the Valedictorian page. The completed application must be received by Monday, March 5.

Submit your nominations for 2012 Mission Awards

Each year, UDM honors one student, one faculty member and one full-time member of UDM staff or administration for exemplifying the UDM mission.  If you know someone who lives the mission and deserves recognition, complete a nomination form and send it in before March 23.  For details on award criteria and instructions and to download nomination forms, see the Mission Awards site.

Thumbs Up!

This spring, the Association of Analytical Chemists (ANACHEM) will present Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry Katherine Lanigan with the ANACHEM Fellow Award, established to show appreciation to members who have provided meritorious service to the professional society over an extended period of time.

Mitzi M. Saunders, associate professor of Nursing, wrote the article, "Perspectives from family caregivers receiving home nursing support:  Findings from a qualitative study of home care patients with heart failure," which was published in the February 2012 issue of the journal, Home Healthcare Nurse.

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