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UDM's College of Business Administration presents Alumni Week 2014

"DETROIT: Beyond Bankruptcy" University of Detroit Mercy's College of Business Administration will hold its annual Alumni Week March 17-21, 2014.  More than two dozen distinguished UDM business alumni and alumnae will return to campus to deliver guest lectures and presentations, including John Naglick, ’78, MBA ‘ 83, Finance Director and Interim Treasurer for the City of Detroit.

The keynote event will take place on March 18, 2014 with lunch at noon in the UDM President’s Dining Room and a panel discussion from 1-2 p.m. in the Fountain Lounge, both in the McNichols Campus Student Center Building.

 This year's featured keynote speakers will discuss “The Future of Detroit: Beyond Bankruptcy.” The panelists include: Louise Guyton, ’86, VP Public Affairs (ret), Comerica Bank, who will discuss corporate responsibility, Trevor Pawl, MBA ’11, Managing Director, Pure Michigan, Michigan Economic Development Corp., speaking on economic development, and Emily Doerr, MBA ’12, Director, Community & Economic Development, City of Oak Park and the founder of Hostel Detroit, speaking on community development.

 “We are delighted to provide this important opportunity to our students, to meet, interact with and learn from so many prominent alumni and alumnae who are experts in their fields,” said Joseph G. Eisenhauer, Dean of the College of Business Administration.  “Alumni Week demonstrates not only the success of our graduates, but their loyalty to our institution and their willingness to give back to the community,” he said.

 The event is sponsored by Chrysler Group LLC, Plante Moran, Heritage Vision Plans, and UDM’s College of Business Administration Board of Advisors. For more information, go to the College of Business Administration website.

Release date: March 10, 2014

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