UDM Honored Alumni With Achievement Awards
The Awards recognize graduates from each of UDM's schools and colleges who have excelled in their chosen professions, demonstrated outstanding leadership in their work and benefited their communities through their support. They reflect the University's mission of excellence and service, and bring pride to their alma mater.
This year's awardees were:
- Emil J. Brolick '69, '72, College of Business Administration; president & CEO, The Wendy's Company
- John A. DiBiaggio '58, School of Dentistry; former president of Tufts University, Michigan State University and University of Connecticut
- Philip J. Kinsella '58, School of Architecture; partner, Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates, LLC
- Frederick M. Seibert '69, '73, College of Liberal Arts & Education; owner and president, Preece, Inc.
- Nancy A. Susick '86, College of Health Professions; senior vice president, Beaumont Health System; president, Beaumont Hospital, Troy
- William C. Young '64, College of Engineering & Science; CEO, Absopure Water Co. and Plastipak Holdings
- Brian K. Zahra '87, School of Law; justice, Michigan Supreme Court
For more information about the event and the honorees, visit the Spirit of UDM site.
Read the related article about Emil Brolick that appeared in the Detroit Free Press.
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The University of Detroit Mercy is Michigan’s largest private Catholic University, with more than 100 academic majors and programs. Sponsored by the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) and the Sisters of Mercy, the University has campuses located in downtown and northwest Detroit.
UDM is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and the largest of 17 Mercy institutions of higher education in the United States. For the 13th consecutive year, University of Detroit Mercy is listed in the top tier of Midwest universities in the 2014 edition of the U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges."
Publish date: April 10, 2014