Contact the Institute

Main Office

University of Detroit Mercy
Briggs 212
4001 W. McNichols Road
Detroit, MI 48221-3038
313-993-2003
theinstitute@udmercy.edu

Institute Staff

Tim Hipskind, S.J.
Director of Service Learning
Briggs 212
313-993-2003
hipskijt@udmercy.edu

Kathleen Zimmerman-Oster, Ph.D.
Director of Research, Evaluation, and Leadership Development
Reno 323
313-993-1137
zimmerka@udmercy.edu

Donald G. DiPaolo
Coordinator of Leadership Minor
don.dipaolo@udmercy.edu

Jillian Stewart
Campus Kitchen Manager
Commerce & Finance 05
313-578-0345
stewarjt@udmercy.edu

Ann Niebrzydowski
Campus Kitchen Mentor and Administrative Support
niebzam@udmercy.edu

Jack Crusoe
Alumni Volunteer
crusoeja@udmercy.edu

Joe Walsh
Executive-in-Residence

Miranda Dufresne
Ford Community Corps Partnerships (FCCP) Coordinator & Co-Assistant Director of Emerging Leaders Program
miranda.dufresne@gmail.com

Casey Rhines
Co-Assistant Director of Emerging Leaders Program
rhinesce@udmercy.edu

Erica Tessmer
Database and Social Media Specialist
tessmeel@udmercy.edu