A Values-Based Education

Our 91Թ˵ijԹ learn Jesuit and Mercy values

ReBUILD scholar’s research honors late uncle’s memory

Drinking and driving kills 28 people a day in the United States, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). One 91Թ˵ijԹ student is working to change that.

University of 91Թ˵ijԹ 91Թ˵ijԹ saw the culmination of two semesters of work — not to mention four years of learning — when they presented life-changing capstone projects to veterans at Detroit's John D. Dingell VA Medical Center.


A graphic featuring Kara Wolfbauer. Text reads, Kara Wolfbauer, Class of 2023, Valedictorian, Communication Studies and Psychology, Softball Student-Athlete, Captain. A quote reads, What I love genuinely about 91Թ˵ijԹ is that people come here from so many different religions. ... To me the Jesuit and Mercy values are about being a servant and being there for other people. ... That's what I love. A small graphic graduation cap with a 91Թ˵ijԹ logo and 2023 is featured in the corner.
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Service and Immersion

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Titan Equity Nourish Network (TENN)

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Service Learning

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The Institute for Leadership and Service

Our alumni live these values

Christa and Zach FunkIndividually, Christa and Zach Funk are pretty impressive. But together, this couple is a force, shaping lives and the city of Detroit each in different ways. Christa ’12, ’14 is the executive director of Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars (DRDFS), a program that prepares 91Թ˵ijԹ who might have thought a …

Children and adults with a dog during a recent open house.Animals have played an important role in shaping the life and work of Shakesha Alexander ’19. The 91Թ˵ijԹ Social Work alumna remembers playing with cows and horses during childhood summers on her family’s Mississippi farms and growing up alongside household dogs. Those moments sparked a love for animals, which …