the University Honors Program
The University Honors Program holds
that scholarly excellence and exploration must be complimented
by a practical connection to the world at large through voluntary
acts of compassionate service to society and individuals in
The Program requires 100 hours of documented volunteer service
as a condition of graduating with Honors. The
Leadership Development Institute (LDI) has programs that
can provide many opportunities to become involved in such
work. The Institute acts as an agent between community needs
and student service to help you get connected, and will document
and track your service hours on behalf of the Honors Program.
Here are the two forms that enable LDI
to track your completion of the Honors Program service requirement.
form is first. Print it out, fill it in, and get it to
LDI, either at their office (SU 206), or by fax (313-993-1192).
verification form needs to be filled out by you, signed
by the coordinator where you volunteer, and then dropped off
at LDI for data entry. The Honors Program requests reports
on service completed as you approach graduation, but you may
also request such a report by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
LDI will track all of your service
hours--whether your hours were originally generated through
LDI or from sources external to LDI (volunteer work through
your place of worship, your Greek organization, etc.).
The Volunteer Center is a student-run program that coordinates
projects, activities and other events for students. The Center
also responds to requests from community agencies to assist
on volunteer projects. Examples of annual projects include
Hunger Week, Adopt-A-Family, Open our Mind and the Alternative
University Ministry assists the
academic community in embodying the Mercy and Jesuit chrisms
upon which the University is founded. The University Ministry
team provides a Catholic expression of the University's mission
through compassionate service to persons in need, service
of faith and promotion of justice. University Ministry encourages
members of the University community to participate in activities
that foster human justice through service of the real needs
of each other, and recognizing the dignity of every human