Slide Rule Dinner

85th Annual Slide Rule Dinner
The 88th Annual Slide Rule Award Recognition 

 

The 2021 Slide Rule Awards Ceremony will commence virtually April 9, 2021. Click here to download the program booklet.

University of Detroit Mercy has suspended or canceled all student events, external events and events with 100 or more participants based on the Governor's recommendations for controlling the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

We still plan to honor the achievements of our distinguished alumni, graduating seniors, and other student awardees during the 2021 Slide Rule event.  Please call our office or email if you have any questions or concerns at 313-993-1435 or austinad1@udmercy.edu

We apologize for any inconvenience but hope you understand the circumstances. Note that our faculty, students and staff have been incredible in working collaboratively to help each other through these uncertain times. I’ve been proud of our community and how folks have been supportive of one another. More information on the University's response to the virus is available at https://lnkd.in/epg7E5n.

Questions? Please contact Arneshia Austin (austinad1@udmercy.edu) or by telephone at (313) 993-1435.

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    Slide Rule Awards

    Engineering Student of the Year

    This award is presented to an outstanding graduating engineering student. Designation of this award is based on the candidate’s academic achievements, leadership capabilities, personality, and extra-curricular activities. The nominees exemplify the necessary characteristics and are considered by their peers worthy of the distinction. The top three candidates interview with the Deans of the College.  A winner is selected after the interview.

    Science Student of the Year

    This award is presented to an outstanding graduating biology, chemistry, computer science or mathematics student. Designation of this award is based on the candidate’s academic achievements, leadership capabilities, personality, and extra-curricular activities. The nominees exemplify the necessary characteristics and are considered by their peers worthy of the distinction. The top three candidates interview with the Deans of the College.  A winner is selected after the interview.

    Linsenmeyer Award for Service

    This award is presented to the student who by his/her activity excelled in support of the College of Engineering & Science

    No Mercy Award

    His/her loving student bestow this honor upon the teacher who tortured his/her students with homework, quizzes, exams and projects beyond human comprehension for the entire year.  Voting for the No Mercy is on a paper ballot.  Cast your 25 cent vote in the Dean's Office (E126), Chemistry Office (C113) or Biology Office (LS101).

    Voting for all awards except the No Mercy Award are done electronically.  Students will receive an email message inviting them to vote.

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    Sponsorship Opportunities

    The Slide Rule Dinner is the highlight of the year for our alumni who have contributed to the success of our College and its students.  This event is a wonderful opportunity to bring together all of the College’s constituents. The event includes a cocktail reception, dinner and awards ceremony honoring alumni, faculty and students, followed by music and dancing.

    This event is especially significant for our graduating seniors as the culmination of all of their efforts and celebration of their success as they will soon graduate and embark on their career aspirations.  Your contribution can make a lasting impression. We hope that you will consider supporting this outstanding event at the appropriate sponsorship level.

    • Gold Sponsor $1,500: Benefits include a table of eight at the dinner, recognition during the ceremony and in the dinner program, and display your corporate banner.
    • Silver Sponsor $750: Benefits include a table of eight at the dinner, recognition during the ceremony and in the dinner program
    • Table Sponsor $450: Benefits include a table of eight at the dinner Sponsors may choose to offer some or all of their dinner tickets to students if they are not able to use them.

    Your support will help us to continue the rich tradition of the Slide Rule Dinner and allow us to keep student ticket process at an affordable level. All residual funds will support scholarships for Engineering and Science students.

    Thank you in advance for your consideration of this request. If you have any questions, please contact Karla Lewis at lewiskm2@udmercy.edu or 313-993-1218.

    For proper consideration in the program, please respond by March 15th.

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