Thousands safely gathered on campus to celebrate the UM-Dearborn Class of 2020 and Spring Class of 2021 through 12 smaller ceremonies that took place April 29 through May 4.
No matter the weather — rain, wind or sun — UM-Dearborn graduates walked across the stage during a week-long celebration of their accomplishments.
Soccer captain Chad Schmerheim juggled classes, work and the responsibilities that come with being as a student-athlete. The College of Business graduate says he's gained a full-time job offer, soccer teammates who have become life-long friends and a business education backed by a Michigan degree.
The manufacturing engineering spring graduate talks about why he never gave up and the rewards of college in your 40s.
A future educator talks about why she is super ready to lead a classroom, and mostly ready for adulthood.
The upcoming ceremonies will feature addresses by poet Nikki Giovanni and UM-Dearborn senior Lena Hakim.
Saturday was a big day for the UM-Dearborn community — more than 1000 students from August and December graduated. Although there wasn’t a physical ceremony due to the pandemic, the community rallied to recognize the achievements of these 2020 graduates.
College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters student Fatooma Saad adds another story of perseverance to her family history — she graduates with honors on Saturday.
Four major health crises, three degrees, and several international experiences will guide MBA Fall 2020 graduate Cachet Colvard, who works at the Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, on her journey to make the world a better place.
Graduation is still a few weeks away, but Fall 2020 graduate Samantha O’Brien is already starting her career as a tech entrepreneur.
Sunday was a big day for many in the UM-Dearborn community — nearly 1100 students graduated. Although there wasn’t a physical ceremony, the community rallied to recognize their achievement.
With Cady Ericson's education, connections and experiences — which include an internship with the IRS and managing a College of Business investment portfolio through the stock market's turbulent spring — she says she’s prepared and ready for what’s next.
Spring 2020 grad Owen Ekblad says his UM-Dearborn journey gave him a math education that's led to new experiences, like winning a U.S. National Yo-Yo Competition. Now he’s taking encouragement from professors to do something he never thought possible — starting his Ph.D in the fall.
The CECS senior’s path to graduation speaks to the guts and perseverance it takes to chase your dream as a first-gen student.
Six students earn Chancellor’s Medallion Award, which recognizes academic achievement and character
Senior Rosa Gonzalez is a first-generation student whose parents moved to the U.S. from Mexico when she was seven to give her access to a quality education. Even with several life challenges, her diploma determination never wavered.
Students receive Chancellor’s Medallion award in recognition of academic achievement, character and integrity
Attendees at the Fall 2019 Commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 14 heard from two student speakers and saw six students honored with the top award.
UM-Dearborn graduates join the 610,000 strong U-M alumni community as Saturday’s Fall 2019 commencement ceremonies grant 755 degrees.
As Charara heads out in search of her first teaching appointment, she’s defining her dream gig in straightforward terms: “I want to go where I’m most needed.”
College of Business Fall 2019 graduate balances parenting, school and internships to land a finance position at Microsoft in Seattle.
As Michigan Journal Editor-in-Chief Chanel Stitt prepares for graduation, she’s thankful for the experiences and advice she’s gained on campus — especially what’s helped her gain a thicker skin when it comes to processing the criticism that comes with today’s career in journalism.
Former NASA astronaut and UM-Dearborn Dean Tony England encourages graduates to aim high: “If we can go to the moon, we can…you fill in the blank”
More than 1100 participated during Sunday’s commencement ceremony at U-M’s Crisler Center.
For Bylund, an engineering education has not only radically changed his life’s path. It’s fundamentally transformed how he looks at his place in the world.
College of Business graduate Chelsea McWilliams campus encounters — student orgs, career fairs, class certifications and more — have helped her create a path toward success
With a full-time position lined up at General Motors’ headquarters and a strong understanding of the finance field, McWilliams said she’s prepared for what’s next.
Six students awarded Chancellor’s Medallions in recognition of academic achievement, character and integrity
UM-Dearborn recognized the students and one student speaker during the university’s commencement ceremony Sunday, April 28.