Dean of College Honored at Phenomenal Women’s Reception

April 08, 2019
Dean Katy Snyder smiles for the picture

Katherine Snyder ’89, ’93, Ph.D., dean of the College of Engineering & Science, received the Ashley Grey Legacy Award at the 16th annual Phenomenal Women’s Reception March 28.

Snyder delivered the keynote presentation, “Engage Your Passion” encouraging students to embrace the challenges ahead and draw strength from those around them.

Students Recognized by SPB

The Student Programming Board also recognized several outstanding female students that exhibited exceptional overall academic and social engagement (Jasmine Jefferson, Cassandra Varcoe, Crystal Edmonds and Brenna Beltramo).

The annual Phenomenal Women's Dinner is an evening dedicated to celebrating the lives of women at Detroit Mercy. The awards are presented by the Student Program Board, which works to celebrate the uniqueness of the campus by honoring the many women who contribute to the mission and identity of University. As a Jesuit and Mercy institution, the values pay homage to the Phenomenal Women of our community during Women’s History Month.