Titan Winter Blast

Tommy Titan looking fierce in winter

Saturday, January 25
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Student Fitness Center

This year is going to be a cold one, but we've got the cure to those winter blues with our signature winter celebration, the Titan Winter Blast. This year we are turning up the heat with many new event features that are sure to warm you up inside and out.

Come to campus with your friends and family, and cozy up over some homemade chili, toasty drinks, and good ol’ Titan comradery!

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Festivities include:

  • The wildly popular Chili Cook-off
  • Casual buffet featuring National Coney Island coney dogs
  • Open bar, featuring selections from Eastern Market Brewing Co.
  • Indoor s’mores stations
  • Hot cocoa and candy bar
  • Fowling - NEW!
  • Live music from internationally known, alumni led, blues band Luther “Badman” Keith
  • Kids winter and Titan inspired crafts
  • Cornhole, Snowman Can Toss, and Giant Jenga Charades
  • Personalized Detroit Mercy caricatures

Join us for Detroit Titans Men's Basketball

After the tailgate make your way over to Calihan to cheer our Titan Men’s basketball team to victory over UIC.
Cook-off winner announced just after half-time. 

This will be a very special game, as the Titans will be honoring 15 Titan greats inducted into the Detroit Mercy Athletic Department's 2020 Hall-Of-Fame. Show your support and see which Titans made the cut: https://detroittitans.com/news/2019/11/8/former-titan-student-athletes-titans-announce-15-member-2020-hall-of-fame-class.aspx

Chili Chefs:

Featuring student and alumni chili chef duos.

🥳 Alpha Phi Omega: Danielle Maxwell '19, Kara Smallegan '20
🎮 Anime Club: Timothy Nelson ‘11, Joe Jessop '21
🧪 Chemistry Club: Matt Mio '97, Cameron Johns '20
🦷 Dental Alumni Board / American Student Dental Association: John Dinka '86, Jenna Dinka '23
✏ ️ Student Success Center/Learning Center: Annelise Niermann ’17, ‘18, Jillian Grabowski '17, '23
🥰 Student Alumni Association: Zach Sand '18, Brendan Magolan '21
🏆⚽ ️ 🥍 Titan Club / Men’s Soccer / Men’s Lacrosse: Zachary Bolton '07, Bennett Brooks ‘22, Kyle Bandyk '22 and Mason Kamminga ’22
⚖️ Law Alumni Board / Student Bar Association: Greg Thiess '79, Sarah Simmons '11 and Ertis Tereziu '20

Admission Cost:

  • Regular Admission: $20 ($25 after 1/13)
  • Student Admission: $5 ($10 after 1/13)
  • Children 10 & under: FREE
Deadline to pre-register is Jan. 13, all registration costs go up after this date.
Admission includes food, beer and wine bar, all activities, and a ticket to the men’s basketball game.

Detroit Mercy Titans vs. UIC
1 p.m.
Calihan Hall

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This year’s event planning committee:


  • Bob Rogowski ’77, ’79
  • Theresa Dierker ’16
  • Angelina Jaroszewski ’10


  • Matthew Hutnick
  • Nathan Wodwaski
  • Ben Westphal