The Greater Detroit Alumni Chapter exists to promote John Carroll University and foster positive relationships between alumni in and around Detroit and Northwest Ohio. With over 800 alumni living within the chapter, the Detroit Alumni Chapter ranks as the and the one of the largest group in the nation. The chapter encompasses Southeastern Michigan and Northwest Ohio. Getting involved with the Greater Detroit Alumni Chapter is one of the easiest ways for alumni to stay connected to John Carroll. Driven by a chapter board of volunteers, the chapter works to provide meaningful and engaging program based around the five core components of John Carroll chapter programming. They are as follows:

  • Service and Civic Engagement Opportunities
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Educational/Cultural/Spiritual Programming
  • Social Events
  • Alumni-in-Admissions

The volunteer corps of the chapter meets monthly to discuss and plan upcoming events and topics that aid in the development of the chapter, its membership and the University. If you have an idea for a chapter event or would like to get more involved contact one of the chapter volunteers or e-mail the chapter at detroit@jcu.edu.

You can also stay connected with the chapter by “liking” it on Facebook. To visit the chapter’s Facebook page, please click here.


Great Detroit Alumni Chapter Leadership:
Co-Presidents - Dave Robinson ’74 &
Molly (Gibbons) Robinson ’75
VP of Membership – Matt Young ’97
VP of Programming – Mike Schrage ’93
VP of Communication – Mary (Bujold) DeLorenzo ’84
Secretary – Julie Borushko ’08
Alumni-in-Admissions Coordinator – Rosanna Violi ’07

The Greater Detroit Alumni Chapter is supported by Eric Eickhoff, assistant director of alumni chapter programs. Contact Eric at eeickhoff@jcu.edu or 216.346.3420.