The Institute for Leadership and Service
GM Student Corps Partnerships
The GM Student Corps is a paid, ten-week summer internship for UDM students (and high school students) who exhibit grit, determination and leadership potential. Click here to apply now!
Harry S. Truman Scholarship
Since its creation in 1975, the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation supports the graduate education and professional development of outstanding young people committed to public service leadership. Click here for more information on how to apply!
Upcoming Events for the Emerging Leaders Program!
Click here to view a list of events and due dates for the Emerging Leaders Program!
Ford Community Corps Partnerships
The Ford Community Corps Partnerships (FCCP) is a grant for faculty and students to develop and implement creative service-learning projects. Interested in participating for the 2014-15 academic year? Click here for more information
Now recruiting Leadership Team members! click here for more information
UDM named to President's Honor Roll
University of Detroit Mercy has been named to the 2012 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This honor roll recognizes the highest achieving schools nationally in the area of service-learning and civic engagement.
The President's Honor Roll increases the public's awareness of the contributions that colleges and their students make to local communities and the nation as a whole.
Caring, Culture, and Service
UDM professor, Carmon Weekes, presented findings on using Service-Learning in the Nursing curriculum, at the "Oakland University Envisions Conference 2010." Click here for more information about the conference and to view her presentation.
The Institute on Facebook
Become a fan of the Institute on Facebook! Click the image:
Audio on leadership
Associate Professor of Education Donald DiPaolo highlighted leadership in his keynote talk at UDM's 2013 Freshman Convocation. Listen to a UDMcast audio recording of his presentation
The source of human learning shows in Institute presentations from projects and courses:
Consider starting your professional life by giving back to your community!
Here are three of our top recommendations for sharing a year of service, more valuable to you in a marginal to poor job market. Start your career in good company, and increase what you have to offer.
The Institute's Mission
The Institute is Celebrating our
Click here for our Anniversary Newsletter
Colleen Kaminski (first Director of the Institute)
with some early participants in Institute programs
- For Students
- For Community Service Agencies
- For Faculty
- Special S-L Service Projects Recommended This Term