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New leader for Business Professionals of America Middle Level Program
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New leader for Business Professionals of America Middle Level Program

Davenport University would like to welcome Melanie Tomaski as new leader for the Business Professionals of America Middle Level Program as the new State Advisor. BPA is the leading Career Technical Student Organization for students pursuing careers in business management, office administration, information technology and other related fields. Tomaski will continue on the legacy of...

Davenport University welcomes new board of trustee member
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Davenport University welcomes new board of trustee member

Davenport University is honored to announce that Brian Walker, former president and Chief Executive Officer of Herman Miller will join the Davenport University Board of Trustees. Leading Herman Miller for 14 years as president and CEO while holding a company career of 29 years, Walker redefined the company brand using an innovative business strategy titled...

Davenport University receives its first National Science Foundation grant
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Davenport University receives its first National Science Foundation grant

Bringing STEM to urban classrooms With its first-ever National Science Foundation grant, Davenport University will help shape the future of STEM education in urban schools. The Future Urban STEM Educator Preparation Program — known as FUSE — is designed to increase the pipeline of diverse students entering DU’s Computer Science and Biological Laboratory Science programs...

Davenport DEI: a Winner Again
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Davenport DEI: a Winner Again

In some organizations, winning an award means basking in success and resting on your laurels. However, for Davenport Executive Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Rhae-Ann Booker, Ph.D., an award always represents an opportunity to raise the bar of performance even higher. “Awards are a way to gain input from external organizations about our...

The first-year journey for a new student
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The first-year journey for a new student

How Davenport helps map a path for first-year student success Jodi Hicks, director of First Year Experience, becomes a familiar face to most new Panthers at Davenport University. Her role is vital in coordinating a smooth transition into college for first-year students. “I connect students with each other, campus resources, staff and faculty, and sometimes...

Briefs & Highlights – Summer 2018
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Briefs & Highlights – Summer 2018

Tami Putney joins Traverse City Nursing team as BSN Concurrent Program Coordinator Apart from the Concurrent Program Coordinator in Traverse City, Tami Putney is the director of nursing for Critical Care Services at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City and a certified Nurse Executive. Tami holds 16 years of nursing experience, specializing in critical care...

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