Honoring our traditions. Building our future.

Sure Foundations News

List of 5 news stories.

  • Liggett Receives Grant to Support Educational Programs for the Public

    University Liggett School will increase its community engagement initiatives and public programming this year thanks to a $10,000 grant from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation. 
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  • First Recipient of the Robert G. Wood Endowed Scholarship

    Liggett ninth-grader Ian Narva of St. Clair Shores is the first recipient of the Robert G. Wood Endowed Scholarship, named in honor of Bob Wood, a 1959 alumnus of Grosse Pointe University School (one of University Liggett’s predecessor schools) and a longtime coach and athletic director at the school.

    Established by Wood’s son Doug and daughter-in-law Beth, the Robert G. Wood Endowed Scholarship honors Wood’s many athletic achievements. The Robert G. Wood Endowed Scholarship each year will provide a scholarship to an incoming ninth-grader who has an interest in athletics, gives back to the community and has a strong academic record.
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  • We Will Grow Together This Year

    Celebrate with us this school year as "We Grow Together," our 2016-17 Annual Fund theme. 
    The Annual Fund is the foundation of our school’s development program. Tuition alone doesn’t cover the full cost of a Liggett education.
    Your support of the Annual Fund has a direct impact on our students and programs, allowing our students and our school to grow in community, innovation, creativity and spirit.
    This year our goal for the Annual Fund is $1.6 million. 
    Please help us reach our Annual Fund goal this year. Every dollar counts. Every dollar makes a difference. To make a gift, click here
    Also, be sure to join us at 6 p.m. Sept 15 for the Annual Fund Kickoff, held at Dr. Healey's home. To RSVP for the event, visit uls.org/kickoff or call 313-884-4444, Ext. 411. 
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  • Fulbright Scholar Speaks at Sure Foundations Kick Off

    Former Liggett Merit Scholarship recipient Abigale Belcrest, a 2012 alumna of University Liggett School, spoke at the Sure Foundations kickoff celebration on May 14. Belcrest recently received a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to conduct research in Morocco.
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  • Spreading the Word

    Alumni from various classes write letters, make calls to raise awareness for the fields initiative.

    When Anne Cudlip Finnegan ’75 heard that Muriel E. Brock was going to be at an alumni event in New York, she knew she had to be there. 

    “I wanted to see her to thank her for everything she had taught me during my high school years because I realized I had probably never done that,” she says. “After my mother, grandmothers and aunt, Miss Brock was really the most influential female role model in my life.” 
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Together We Can Build Our Sure Foundations

from the verb generare:
     meaning to generate
University Liggett School celebrates
its generations:
We build on generations of excellence. 
We generate excellence today.
We grow on a legacy of educational excellence from our predecessor schools — the Liggett School, Detroit University School, Grosse Pointe Country Day School and Grosse Pointe University School.
Ours is a changing history.  
We have expanded and consolidated. Changed campuses. Relocated buildings. We have thrived. Faced challenges. And
we move forward leading the way with vision and clarity.
We are united on one campus, offering limitless opportunities for students from across the region.
We are national leaders academically, artistically and athletically.
We embrace our history as we shape a bright future for our students, our school, our community and our world. 

Contact Us

To learn more about how your gift can make a difference in the Sure Foundations campaign, contact Kelley Hamilton at 313-884-4444, Ext. 410.



University Liggett School, a top Metro Detroit private, independent school, is located at 1045 Cook Road Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236 313-884-4444