After 40 years of service at Madonna University, Ernest Nolan, Provost and Vice President for Academic Administration announced that he is retiring at the end of December. Nolan started out as an English teacher and also served as Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities.
Thanksgiving is a great time to be thankful and with the holidays around the corner, Madonna alumni share why they are thankful for Madonna University.
Patrick I. Moore, Madonna University's Sports Information Director and 2003 Journalism/Public Relations graduate, passed away Nov. 29.
Donations are being sought to build the Patrick I. Moore press box at the Madonna Athletic Complex's soccer field.
The evening of Nov. 9 was dedicated to a discussion on human trafficking, with two local organizations providing additional information after a presentation in Kresge Hall.
Attending a small university like Madonna is extremely helpful in the long run. Small class sizes as well as many other benefits help students academically and prepare them for a successful future
Inauguration celebrations started Oct. 14 with a reception for the community to meet President Michael Grandillo. A mass and luncheon preceded the inauguration ceremony Oct. 17.
“As we all reflect on what we can all do for Madonna, let us always remember how much, and how fast, Felician Sisters changed America,” said Grandillo during his inauguration speech.
Madonna students have been given the opportunity to stay organized by scheduling their classes a semester earlier.
Spring/summer registration has already opened.
Madonna University welcomed students back to the Residence Hall with a co-ed floor and a weight room.
Select students were also given an opportunity to live in on-campus cottages instead of the dorms.
Late-night breakfast, a tradition in the Residence Hall for the end of the semester, opened up to include commuters for the first time.
Molly helps de-stress students during finals
Having a passion for writing since high school, Gary J. Dettore decided to make it official and write his first book. It is a publication of the real life stories of the Normandy invasion and real photographs, most of which have never been published before.
As a college student, experiencing failure is sometimes unavoidable. But sometimes failure can lead to new interests and different career paths.
Scholarship, grant contest keeps Madonna in running
Madonna students Nicole Carlin (her group pictured at right) and Lorraine Bonkowski, along with three other finalists, are competing in Ford Motor Company’s Heart Behind the Oval contest.
The 1st place winner will receive a $1,000 grant to use toward their service work as well as a $2,500 scholarship. Winners will be announced in early December.
Women are just as qualified as men, but still remain underrepresented in positions of power.
Everyone in Michigan knows that learning to cruise around potholes should be included in every student’s driver’s test, and that once the winter thaw begins, construction is on the horizon. Next spring, I-275 will be put under the jackhammer and revamped.
Joy is a poor housewife and a single mother of three who invents a new kind of mop that she hopes will allow her to make something of herself. “Joy” hits theaters Dec. 25.
Never underestimate the power of a grilled cheese and a bowl of tomato soup, especially for a quick meal between classes. The restaurant is off Haggerty near Seven Mile in Northville Township.
Prices range from $3 to $7 and customers can build their own sandwiches.
“You aren’t American if you do not like burgers,” is something that we all have heard, probably more than once in our lives.
All students crave more than the average cafeteria-style food, but do not always want to spend a ton of money. BurgerFI is a great place to mix up your eating habits. All burgers are grass-fed, hormone-free, and gluten-free. Visit BurgerFI at 18801 Traditions Dr. for moderately priced gourmet burgers.
Singer-songwriter Omnia Hegazy performed her music and answered questions Dec. 4 about her experiences as a Muslim in America.
MOD Pizza is a new restaurant on Middle Belt in Livonia.
The pizza will make you want to come back time and time again because of its crispy pizza and delectable toppings.
If you like flatbread pizza and a friendly staff, you have found the right place.
I addition to the Middle Belt location south of Schoolcraft/I-96, MOD also operates on Haggerty just south of Seven Mile Road.
Metal music may not be as big as other genres, but it makes for some of the most exciting live shows. They are not the crazy people that the general public thinks they are.
Binge-watching TV shows on Netflix has become a favorite past-time for students and not just because it helps them procrastinate on homework. It is neither beneficial nor productive.