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November 29, 2022

University Liggett School kicked off the Larry Lees ‘97 Memorial Sound Fund fundraising effort with a November 26 tribute concert to the alum who passed away in March 2022 at the age of 42. The Larry Lees ‘97 Memorial Sound Fund was established in memory of Lees to provide ongoing support for upgrades to the ...

November 18, 2022

If your graduation year ends in a “3” or an “8” you will be celebrating a milestone reunion this spring! Now is the time to make plans to come to campus and enjoy some Alumni Weekend fun with your old friends, classmates and faculty members. Whether you are in a reunion year or not, all ...

November 18, 2022

We are delighted to announce that Adam Levinson ’88 will be honored as our 2023 Distinguished Alumnus during Alumni Weekend – May 19 & 20, 2023.   Adam Levinson is the founder, managing partner, and CIO at Graticule Asset Management Asia (GAMA), an independently owned Singapore-based alternative investment management firm with offices in Singapore and ...

November 17, 2022

Five University Liggett School students have been honored with the Thelma Fox Murray Scholarship for the 2022-23 academic year.   This year’s recipients are: Alison Cone ‘23 of Grosse Pointe Farms, Alexis Gormely ‘23 of Grosse Pointe Woods, Alexandria Metry’23 of Grosse Pointe Woods, Gabriella Noble ‘23 of Mount Clemens, and Giuliana Lutfy ‘23 of Grosse ...

November 16, 2022

We know that good grades are no good if the body and mind of the student aren’t cared for. That’s why at University Liggett School, we make the physical and mental well-being of our students just as important as their academic progress. Let’s start with the ways we support the mental health of our students, ...

November 11, 2022

Three University Liggett School baseball players committed to playing Division 1 baseball at the collegiate level next fall. Jack Jones ‘23, a three-year starter, committed to playing baseball next year at Michigan State University. He’s a pitcher and plays first base for the Knights. A highlight of his time on the ULS baseball team was ...

November 08, 2022

More than 700 community members had their minds blown at University Liggett School’s inaugural Community STEAM Faire on Saturday.  “Teachers, students, families, local businesses, and national and international companies came together to engage children,” said Mike Medvinsky, Dean of Pedagogy and Innovation.  STEAM, an approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and ...

October 24, 2022

University Liggett School’s Liggett Players will present the drama “A Piece of My Heart,” November 10-13.  Based on the oral histories of six women “A Piece of My Heart” is the powerful story of women who were deeply impacted by their experiences in Vietnam. The play portrays each woman before, during and after her tour ...

October 24, 2022

University Liggett School invites the community to tinker, wonder, make and have their minds blown at the school’s first-annual Community STEAM Faire on November 5th at the ULS Boll Campus Center. STEAM, an approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics as access points for guiding student inquiry, dialogue, and critical ...

October 17, 2022

University Liggett School kicked off 2022 Homecoming Weekend activities with the 12th-annual Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony. At the Friday night ceremony the school honored Bruce Birgbauer ’60 GPUS (Grosse Pointe University School), Kevin Whitfield ‘91, Emmet “Tripp” Tracy III ‘92 and Monte Squiers ‘07. Including this year’s inductees, there have been 52 ...

October 03, 2022

The University Liggett School Admissions team will begin offering weekly tours for prospective families beginning Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. The weekly tours will be offered through February 2023. Admissions tours are a great opportunity for prospective parents to see our faculty and students in action. The Liggett Approach to education is a hands-on, student-centered experience ...

October 03, 2022

Three metro Detroit eighth-graders were named Liggett Merit Scholars, earning half-tuition scholarships to University Liggett School for four years.  The highly competitive scholarships, based on academic achievement, teacher recommendations, interviews, writing samples, test scores and overall potential impact on the Liggett community, draw applicants from throughout the region.   This year’s Liggett Merit Scholarship recipients are:  ...

September 21, 2022

Rocco Vesprini ‘29 of St. Clair Shores is the 2022-23 recipient of the Nicole Marie Shammas Memorial Scholarship at University Liggett School. The scholarship is awarded each year to a sixth-grade student for the three years of Middle School (6-8th grade). Recipients must show an interest in the arts and academic promise.“The scholarship will allow ...

August 15, 2022

We are pleased to announce that we’ve hired ULS alumnus, ULS Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame inductee and health and wellness expert Dr. Leython Williams, PT, DPT, CMTPT as Assistant Head of School for Athletics and Ancillary Programs.  As a three-sport ULS student-athlete Williams has always had physical activity at his core. He attended Central ...

July 22, 2022

Michelle Cureton has been hired as the school’s inaugural Dean of Community Engagement and Belonging.     Cureton comes to ULS from Lake Orion Community Schools, where she serves as the district’s diversity, equity, and inclusion coordinator and is responsible for 10 schools, serving nearly 7,000 students. She has worked in the district for 18 years in ...