Alumni Difference Makers

Lasting impact: UM-Dearborn recognizes seven Alumni Difference Makers during annual awards ceremony

University of Michigan-Dearborn recognized seven outstanding alumni during the 2016 Alumni Difference Makers Awards Ceremony on Friday, October 21. More than 125 people attended the annual Homecoming Weekend event, which recognizes alumni for their contributions to the university and community. “Tonight, we celebrate 37 years of honoring executives, innovators, inventors, more »

Holistic childcare: CEHHS student discovers career path that focuses on wellness, compassion for families

Listening to stories around a campfire ring. Assembling s’mores. Cheering for each other to catch pretend fish in a small pool. A group of children were having a fun camping experience—leaving behind the reality that they were in the lobby of a hospital’s intensive care floor. Jenifer Pifer, a preschool more »

An honorable impact: UM-Dearborn named to President’s Higher Education Honor Roll for community service

During a recent tax season, 44 University of Michigan-Dearborn volunteers—42 students and two faculty—served 1,300 individuals and families and brought $1.49 million in tax returns back to the community. Students, faculty and staff gave both time and money to bring more than 300 middle school students—many of whom said they more »