Alumni Community News and Announcements
GM Student Corps Brightens Neighborhoods and Futures

GM Student CorpThe second GM Student Corps concluded on Tuesday, Aug. 19 as General Motors executives, GM retiree mentors and GM student interns gathered to celebrate their summer of community revitalization on the UDM McNichols Campus. 

Mike DiGiovanni ’70, ’72, a GM retiree and UDM Economics Professor, co-led 60 retiree mentors and volunteers with retired GM executive Larry Hice. Thirteen UDM students also hired as GM summer interns provided additional guidance and project support. View Press Release.

Six UDM graduates will teach abroard in Guangzhou, China during the 14-15 academic year

Grads teaching overseasThe UDM alumni will teach mainly in K-12 settings and at three different schools; they will live relatively close to each other at each school’s on campus housing facility.

UDM and the Language & Cultural Training Department is proud to help organize teach abroad opportunities for our recent graduates. Good luck to Tiffany Brown ’13, Jonathan Krause ’14, Joe Styczynski ’14, Jackie Truscott ’14, Christopher Wroblewski ’13, and Nahleayen Xiong ’12.

Spiritus 2014The Spring 2014 issue of Spiritus, the UDM magazine, is still available online. In addition to the cover story about the  Spirit of UDM Awards, you'll find news from around the University, class notes, alumni profiles and more. Go to Spiritus online.

Alumni In the News

Jay Peterson

Two UDM alumni were quoted in the August 4 Crain’s Detroit Business article “Physician assistant's paradox: Despite interest, demand there's dearth of training slots”. Jay Peterson ’01 (pictured) and Amy Dereczyk ’02 were quoted in the recent article about the increased demand for Physician Assistants and the competition for entry into Physician Assistant programs in Michigan. Read More on Crain's Detroit Business.

News and Announcements

UDM News Releases
Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC) – Livernois Streetscape Breaks Ground for Phase I
A groundbreaking ceremony kicked off Phase I of the Livernois Streetscape Enhancement Project on Wednesday, September 17 across from University of Detroit Mercy's (UDM) McNichols Campus.  The project will include pedestrian-oriented media impro
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 11:41:51 AM

25th Annual Midnight Bike Ride to Take Place Friday, Sept. 19
For the 25th consecutive year, UDM will host its annual Midnight Bicycle Tour of Detroit on Friday, Sept. 19 from 8 p.m. to midnight.
Friday, September 12, 2014 10:45:47 AM

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