The Baccalaureate Mass for the Class of 2015 will take place on Thursday, May 7, at 5:00 p.m. at Saints Peter and Paul Jesuit Church immediately adjacent to the School of Law. Rev. Joseph Daoust, S.J., will preside. This Mass offers a moment of quiet reflection and thansgiving for students' educational journey at UDM and an opportunity to ask for God's blessing as they begin their legal career. Members of all faiths and traditions are welcomed and encouraged to attend. Graduates, faculty, and administrators should wear their academic regalia and gather by 4:30 p.m. in the first-floor hallway opposite the SBA office. Graduates and guests may park in the Larned and Christ Church parking lots.
Commencement and Reception
Commencement proceedings for the School of Law's Class of 2015 will occur on Friday, May 8, at 6:00 p.m. in Calihan Hall on the McNichols Campus of the University of Detroit Mercy. U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez is the Commencement speaker. The jubilee class of 1965 will lead the procession. A light reception will immediately follow the ceremony in the Fitness Center, which is a short walk from Calihan Hall. Additional details may be found on the Commencement website. UDM Press Release - School of Law Celebrates Commencement, May 8, 2015: U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez is Keynote Speaker
Campus Vistt by Cuba's Chief Ambassador to the United States
José Ramón Cabañas Rodriguez is the Chief of Mission of the Cuban Interests Section, Embassy of Switzerland, in Washington, D.C. He serves as Cuba's chief ambassador to the United States. Dr. Rodriquez will visit the Detroit Mercy School of Law Campus on June 3, 2015. The School of Law and the State Bar of Michigan will host a lunch reception with Dr. Rodriquez from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. in the atrium. Invitations will be sent with the details as the date approaches.