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November 8, 2018 | 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Category: Lunch
Location: Tierney Alumni House | Map
5510 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Alumni, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students

Join fellow students for an insightful lunch of networking and career development as the Wayne State University Alumni Association hosts Small Plates, Big Ideas 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 8th at Tierney Alumni House with Macomb County Undersheriff Elizabeth Darga, the highest-ranking woman in the department’s history.

Learn from a successful female administrator on how to excel in the male-dominated field of policing. Darga, a 1986 graduate of Wayne State's criminal justice program, started her career as a corrections officer and progressively worked her way up the chain of command. She currently serves as the undersheriff in Macomb County, where she oversees the day-to-day operations of the third largest sheriff’s office in Michigan. Darga’s responsibilities also include management of the department’s $67 million dollar budget and more than 500 employees. 

Small Plates Big Ideas is a student success initiative that pairs Wayne State students with specially selected alumni for a career networking meal.

If you are a current Wayne State student and interested in attending this free event, please contact Alumni and Donor Relations officer Steve Zoski at 313-577-1171 or

For more information about this event, please contact Steve at Zoski or