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College of Business Administration Centennial

The College of Business Administration at the University of Detroit Mercy celebrated its 100th anniversary at the following events in academic year 2016-17.

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    Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016: Celebrate Spirit!

    Crystal Windham

    Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016: Celebrate Spirit!

    • 11:45 a.m. - Mass of the Holy Spirit, Calihan Hall
      • Celebrant: Fr. Gerald Cavanagh, S.J.
      • Homilist: Fr. Phillip Cooke, S.J.
      • Keynote Speaker: Ms. Crystal Windham '02, Director of Interior Design, General Motors Corp.
    • 1 p.m. - Picnic, Kassab Mall
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    Friday, Oct. 28, 2016: Gala Dinner/Grand Opening of the Center for Social Entrepreneurship

    Mark Ellis

    Friday, Oct. 28, 2016: Gala Dinner/Grand Opening of the Center for Social Entrepreneurship

    • 6 p.m. - Reception, Motor City Bar, Westin Book Cadillac
    • 7 p.m. - Dinner, Woodward Ballroom, Westin Book Cadillac
      • Keynote Speaker: Mr. Mark Ellis ’90, President and Chief Operating Officer for Marketing and Sales, Time Inc.
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    Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016: Business Leadership Awards

     Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016: Business Leadership Awards

    • 10 a.m. - Mass, St. Ignatius Chapel, Commerce & Finance Building
    • 11:15 a.m. - Brunch and Induction Ceremony, Detroit Golf Club

                Lifetime Achievement Awards

                Nancy Hazely Ed Sprock  

                Ms. Nancy E. Hazely, '78, President and CEO, Tax Trilogy, LLC

                Mr. Edward T. Sprock, '78, Director of Worldwide Transportation, Chrysler Corp.

                Rising Star Awards

                Emily Doerr Mirela Mesic

                Ms. Emily Doerr, '12, Community & Economic Development Manager, City of Flint

                Ms. Mirela Mesic, '13, Global Program Manager, American Axle & Manufacturing

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    February 19, 2017: Men's Basketball Game vs. Valparaiso, in Calihan Hall, 2:00pm

    February 19, 2017: Men's Basketball Game vs. Valparaiso, in Calihan Hall, 2:00pm

    • Honoring student-athlete alumni of the College of Business Administration
    • Game time: 2 p.m.
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    Tuesday, March 21, 2017: Alumni Week Keynote Event

    Tuesday, March 21, 2017: Alumni Week Keynote Event"A Century of Commerce: Business Trends Past & Present"

    • Noon - Lunch, Student Center Ballroom, McNichols Campus (RSVP required)
    • 1 p.m. - Presentation , Student Center Ballroom, McNichols Campus

    Moderator: Alumni Board President Christina Pauken, '12.

    Panelists:

    Phyllis Peters Look, ’51, Director of Professional Standards (ret) Deloitte & Touche

    Michael Porter, ’82, Vice President, Corporate Communications (ret) DTE Energy

    Maria Garcia, ’01, CRM Manager, Federal Mogul

    Phyllis Peters Look Michael Porter Maria Garcia

Sponsors:

We thank the following sponsors of our Centennial.

Platinum: Mrs. Sandra L. Jones

Platinum: Mr. & Mrs. Gary T. MacLean

Platinum: Mrs. Jane Kay Nugent

Gold: Mr. Eric J. Hespenheide & Mrs. Judith V. Hicks

Gold: Terry and Joan Page

Gold: Mr. Brad M. Simmons

Silver: Mr. Joseph A. Berkowski, Jr. & Ms. Ina G. Fernandez

Silver: Mr. & Mrs. Michael R. Desmet

Silver - Mr. & Mrs. Dennis C. Drenikowski

Silver: Mr. & Mrs. Ronald J. Elder

Silver: Mr. & Mrs. David R. Fitch

Silver: Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey B. Kane

Silver: Mr. & Mrs. Michael A. O'Brien

Silver: Mr. Steven Pagnotta & Mrs. Beth Jevitz Pagnotta

Silver: Mr. & Mrs. John P. Tierney

Silver: Diane & Joseph Walsh

Bronze: Mr. & Mrs. John M. Everly

Bronze: John & Nancy Kennedy

Bronze: Mr. & Mrs. Germano L. Mularoni

Bronze: Mrs. Phyllis E. Peters Look

Bronze: Mr. Norman L. Schmitt, Jr. & Mrs. Catherine D. Schmitt

Bronze: Mr. and Mrs. Subhash S. Valanju

Corporate: Heritage Vision Plans, Inc./Heritage Optical Center, Inc. (Silver)

Corporate: Absopure Water (Bronze)

Corporate: Little Caesar's

Corporate: Dbusiness

Other: The Tracy Family

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