10 Tips for Success in your Online Classes!!!

Words of wisdom from the Detroit Mercy Student Success Center: Wake up early before your classes start! A “morning” or class routine before you get started can help you to get in the right state of mind for the day! Regardless of what time your classes start, get ready no less than one hour aheadContinue reading “10 Tips for Success in your Online Classes!!!”

Portrait of a Graduating Senior: Grace Kowalski

Grace Kowalski, English major with a Concentration in Professional Writing, Leadership minor  Next steps: Gracie is pursuing her MBA at University of Detroit Mercy. What is one class you took or book you read that you will remember when you are 70? Why? One class that I will always remember was Diverse Voices in Literature.Continue reading “Portrait of a Graduating Senior: Grace Kowalski”

Portrait of a Graduating Senior: Zoey Oatis

Zoey Oatis, Health Services Administration major and Professional Writing minor Zoey is currently pursuing a M.S. in Information Assurance at the University of Detroit Mercy If you could go back in time, what would you tell your high school self about how they should approach college? I would tell myself that college is a journey. “YouContinue reading “Portrait of a Graduating Senior: Zoey Oatis”

Portrait of a Graduating Senior: Jasmina Cunmulaj

Jasmina Cunmulaj, Double Major in Developmental Psychology and English Literature Next step for Jasmina: Masters of Public Health at the University of Michigan School of Public Health What is your best Detroit Mercy memory? Becoming a Teaching Assistant for Professor [Nick] Rombes Creative Writing Class was one of my best memories. I loved getting toContinue reading “Portrait of a Graduating Senior: Jasmina Cunmulaj”

Portrait of a Graduating Senior: Mary Kate McNally

Mary Kate McNally, Honors English and History Major, Women’s and Gender Studies Minor What is your best Detroit Mercy memory? My best memory at Detroit Mercy was attending the Civil Rights travel course. The summer before my junior year I spent a week traveling around the South visiting different Civil Rights landmarks. I do notContinue reading “Portrait of a Graduating Senior: Mary Kate McNally”

Portrait of a Graduating Senior: Savanah Wright

Savanah Wright, Double Major in Theatre and English What has been most valuable or surprising about your experience in the English department? I had not expected to be in such a close-knit community. We were able to build a community that cared for one another rather than simply being classmates and professors. The English departmentContinue reading “Portrait of a Graduating Senior: Savanah Wright”

What you should read, watch, and listen to this spring: recs from English department students and faculty

What we’re reading to maintain our intellectual muscles; What we’re re-reading; What we’re reading for escape; Our fave movies that never get old; TV shows we’re binge-watching; Who and what we’re listening to…

Why Everyone Should Watch (or re-watch) HBO’s Chernobyl — Mike Jaafar

Mike Jaafar is a biology major and creative writing minor at University of Detroit Mercy. Mike is passionate about many things including writing, reading, 3D pen art, and working out. He is friends with every single dog in a five mile radius and if you ask for a good place to eat pizza he can probably give you ten. Mike’s dream is to become a dentist, help as many people as possible, and make a positive impact wherever he goes.