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UDM Honored Alumni With Achievement Awards

April 10, 2014

University of Detroit Mercy honored seven distinguished alumni on April 11, 2014, when it hosted the inaugural Spirit of UDM: Alumni Achievement Awards in the Student Fitness Center on the McNichols Campus.

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2014 Commencement Ceremonies set for May 9 & 10

April 09, 2014

University of Detroit Mercy will hold its annual commencement ceremony for undergraduate and graduate students on Saturday, May 10, at 1:30 p.m. in Calihan Hall on the McNichols Campus.

The day before, on Friday, May 9, the UDM School of Dentistry will hold commencement at 9:30 a.m., and the School of Law will hold commencement on 5 p.m. Both ceremonies will also take place at Calihan Hall. In total, the University will graduate more than 1,500 students during the three commencement ceremonies.

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UDM Accepted Students Day is a Success

March 30, 2014

Nearly 500 people joined University faculty, staff, students and alumni on Saturday, March 29 for Accepted Students Day on the University’s McNichols campus. Almost 200 high school students joined their parents and families for a day exploring campus life, Student Fitness Center activities and nearly every academic building, learning about the University’s strong academic experiences and individual attention at UDM.

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UDM’s College of Business Administration presents Alumni Week 2014

March 10, 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.

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UDM Visit Day on Feb. 15

February 14, 2014

High school students are invited to attend University of Detroit Mercy’s “Visit Day” on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, from 9 a.m. to noon.  It will be held in the Fountain Lounge of the Student Center Building on the University’s McNichols Campus.

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CBA Alumni Week - Week of March 17-21, 2014

January 28, 2014

The College will once again host Alumni Week in March, during the week of March 17-21, with alumni and alumnae of the College providing guest lectures in many business classes. The keynote event will be a panel discussion on the future of our city, Detroit: Beyond Bankruptcy. The panel consists of three distinguished alums.

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UDM's 'Super Bowl Blast' featuring Cadillac Ad Mgr. Sherrie Weitzman

January 27, 2014

For the past 29 years, University of Detroit Mercy Marketing Professor Michael Bernacchi has hosted thousands of high school students on campus for his annual “Super Bowl Ad Nauseum,” an event held the day after the Super Bowl aimed to inform high school students on the advertising methods used during the game and discuss the effectiveness of the spots. For the first time, Bernacchi will be adding a pregame event when he hosts his first annual “Super Bowl Blast,” for University alumni, students and friends. This event, to be held Thursday, Jan. 30 from 4-5:30 p.m. in Chemistry Building, room 114 on the McNichols Campus, will be different.

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Free Income Tax Assistance

January 24, 2014

Our Accounting majors are once again providing free income tax assistance to qualified households through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.  The scheduled dates for 2014 are the following Saturdays: February 8, February 22, March 15, and March 29.  Please contact Dr. Jeanne David at (313) 993-3325 to register.

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UDM Marketing Professor Hosted 29th Annual Super Bowl Ad Nauseum

January 22, 2014

Since 1985, University of Detroit Mercy Marketing Professor Michael Bernacchi has hosted the "Super Bowl Ad Nauseum," where hundreds of high school students discuss the effectiveness of the advertisements aired during the big game. The annual event was held Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 at noon in the Student Fitness Center on the McNichols Campus.

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New! Commerce Scholarship for Business Majors!

January 18, 2014

The College of Business Administration is pleased to announce a new scholarship for outstanding freshmen enrolling as business majors.

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University of Detroit Mercy MBA Ranked in Top 30 Worldwide

January 17, 2014

The Global Green MBA Survey conducted by Corporate Knights magazine has named UDM's MBA program among the top 30 programs in the world for integrating sustainability into the academic experience. 

The survey was expanded internationally this year to encompass MBA programs in 17 countries.  Programs were assessed in the areas of institutional support, student initiatives, and coursework. 

The survey and analysis are detailed on the Corporate Knights website and summarized in the Fall 2013 issue of Corporate Knights.

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CBA welcomes Evan Peterson as Lecturer in Business Law

January 16, 2014

The College of Business Administration is pleased to welcome Mr. Evan Peterson to our full-time faculty. Mr. Peterson earned his MBA and JD from the University of Detroit Mercy, and has practiced law in Michigan and Florida. He has taught business law to MBA and undergraduate students at the College on a part-time basis since 2009. In addition, he has published several scholarly articles in professional journals, including his most recent article, “Compliance and Ethics Programs: Competitive Advantage Through the Law” in the Journal of Management and Governance in November 2013.


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Welcome, Yuping Yang!

January 16, 2014

The College of Business Administration is pleased to welcome Ms. Yuping Yang as our International Student Counselor.  Originally from China, Ms. Yang earned a Master's degree in education at Michigan State University.  Prior to joining the College of Business Administration, she worked for the UDM College of Health Professions.

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Special International Lecture

January 15, 2014

Dr. Suk Hi Kim, Professor of Finance, presented a special lecture entitled "North Korea: A Wildcard in US - Northeast Asian Relations?" to the University community last semester.  

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Business Turnaround Management Certificate Program now Online!

January 04, 2014

Our unique, 5-course graduate certificate program in Business Turnaround Managementis now being offered online, so you can enroll without the need to travel to campus. 

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