Student can-do attitude improves grades and the community
Professor Tubbs challenges us to live gratefully
JAFD luncheon focuses on nostalgia in today's world
The Jesuit Alumni & Friends of Detroit will host a luncheon keynoted by Assistant to the President for Mission and Identity John Staudenmaier, S.J., on Wednesday, May 17 at noon at the Detroit Athletic Club, 241 Madison Ave. in Detroit. Fr. Staudenmaier will speak on "Our 21st Century Demon: Nostalgia," discussing how longing for another time or another place can prevent us from encountering God in the only way possible: the here and now. Register online before Sunday, May 14. For more information about JAFD, please email email@example.com.
Spirit Awards honor distinguished alumni
Programs receive support from crowdfunding
Summertime at Detroit Mercy: Youth camps
Health programs and facilities continue to grow
Start a conversation at Colleague Development Days this fall
All faculty, staff and administrators are encouraged to participate in the seventh annual Fall Colleague Development Days on Thursday, Aug. 17 and Friday, Aug. 18 on the McNichols Campus. The Thursday event offers 21 concurrent sessions that will assist in updating and educating faculty, administrators and staff.
On Friday, two plenary sessions will help faculty, staff and administrators "meet, understand and teach today's learners: Generation NeXt." See the Colleague Development Day website for more information and to pre-register. If you have questions, contact the event's coordinator Sheryl Johnson-Roulhac at 313-993-1017 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Criminal Justice Instructor Erick Barnes spoke on a panel presented by the Michigan Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials that featured discussions on race, equality and leadership. Read the C&G Newspapers article, "Local Police Officials Meet to Discuss Race and Law Enforcement," April 12.
Special Consultant to the College of Engineering & Science and former Dean Leo Hanifin was invited to participate in the initial ride of the QLine system through downtown Detroit. For more information about the upcoming QLine, set to officially open on May 12, read the Crain's Detroit Business article, "QLine funders, other backers get ride on Woodward as streetcar dream nears fruition," April 27.
Associate Professor of English Mary-Catherine Harrison was elected president of the Midwest Victorian Studies Association (MVSA). Harrison also presented her research on "Ekphrastic Poetry in the Anti-Slavery Movement" at this year's MVSA conference.
Adjunct Professor of Law Richard Krisciunas was quoted in the Detroit Free Press article, "Police Vow to Find People Captured on Video in Greektown Attack," April 17.
Associate Professor of Communication Studies Tom Stanton was highlighted in the Toledo Blade article, "Author tells of 2 sides to 1930s-era Detroit," April 24.
Associate Professor of Social Work Aloha VanCamp presented her research at the Western Social Science Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco, April 13. VanCamp's research titled, "Student Incivility in Higher Education – A Social Work Perspective," focused on issues regarding student distractions in the classroom.