Since 1956, every leader of the University of Michigan-Flint has contributed to its growth, advancement, and continuous improvement. Here are a few of those milestone moments brought about through the leadership of Chancellor Borrego.
In April 2016, the University of Michigan-Flint officially took ownership of the Riverfront Residence Hall and Conference Center as well as one of the former FirstMerit Bank buildings.
The University of Michigan-Flint hosted CNN and media from the around the world for the Flint Democratic Debate between Presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton.
Chancellor Borrego announced the appointment of social justice activist and educator Angela Y. Davis as UM-Flint's 2015-16 Myron and Margaret Winegarden Visiting Professor.
One of campus' most iconic buildings got a Michigan-Flint makeover with the painting of the historical University Pavilion.
In Octobor of 2015, the University of Michigan-Flint has announced its Victors for Michigan campaign. The goal set for the campaign is $40 million, funding that will be invested in three priority areas.
Top high school students are now automatically eligible for scholarships ranging from $3,000 to $7,000 a year (all are renewable for four years) as part of the expansion of the Freshmen Merit Scholarship program.
Philip and Jocelyn Hagerman gave UM-Flint's School of Management a $2 million gift to establish the Hagerman Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Hagerman is the founder and chief executive officer of Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc., headquartered in Flint.
To promote a “college-bound culture” and retain the Flint area’s brightest talent, Chancellor Borrego created of a new scholarship program for top graduates at selected area high schools.
In August of 2015, the University of Michigan-Flint and the Crim Fitness Foundation announced the formation of a strategic partnership to bring about a new era of urban revitalization for Flint and Genesee County.
The inauguration of Chancellor Susan E. Borrego as the eighth leader of the University of Michigan-Flint was a week-long celebration of the community and university, featuring events both off and on campus, culminating with her investiture ceremony on April 17, 2015.