Contact and Mission

General Information:

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Front office closed for lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Mailing Address:
4001 W. McNichols Road
Reno Hall
Detroit, Michigan 48221-9901

Campus Location:
143 Reno Hall
McNichols Campus
Phone: 313-993-1017
Fax: 313-993-1029
email: careerlink@udmercy.edu

Staff Directory

Cedric L. Brooks, GCDF, Certified TypeFocus Practitioner
Career Development Facilitator
cedric.brooks@udmercy.edu
313-993-1444

Gene LaPouttre, GCDF, Certified TypeFocus Practitioner
Career Development Facilitator
gene.lapouttre@udmercy.edu
313-993-1448

Carol Jones
Office Assistant
jonesca@udmercy.edu
313-993-1018

Robert Rogowski
Career Advisor in Residence
robert.rogowski@udmercy.edu
313-993-1020

Elissa Clemons, M.Ed., GCDF, Certified TypeFocus Practitioner
Assistant Dean
careerlink@udmercy.edu
313-993-1017

 Sheryl Johnson-Roulhac, Ed.D., GCDF

Dean
careerlink@udmercy.edu
313-993-1017

Our Mission

The Career Education Center's mission is to offer relevant and timely career development training to UDM students. The Center provides opportunities for students to explore career options, obtain career-related experience and to research and find meaningful employment appropriate to their knowledge, abilities, aspirations and interests.

We accomplish our mission by providing students with…

  • Experiential learning opportunities through cooperative education and internships
  • Opportunities to network with recruiters through campus interviewing, career fairs, employer information sessions and on-line career management software
  • Opportunities to learn and implement lifelong career development and career management skills through courses, workshops, seminars and online career resources

Our Core Values

  • We are committed to empowering students to make purposeful career-related decisions.
  • We are committed to building and fostering partnerships with employers, faculty, staff and administration to facilitate the accomplishment of the CEC mission.
  • We are committed to supporting the University's mission to provide excellent student-centered education in a welcoming and supportive environment.