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Davenport University partnership helps companies invest in employee success
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Davenport University partnership helps companies invest in employee success

To attract and retain talent in today’s competitive hiring environment, investing in employee education and development is key to organizational success. Davenport University recently signed an agreement with the Michigan Chamber of Commerce to ensure that the state’s leading companies can help provide additional educational benefits to employees. “Michigan companies often struggle to find the...

Creating pathways to health careers for students of color
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Creating pathways to health careers for students of color

Davenport University is joining forces with the Grand Rapids African American Health Institute and six other West Michigan educational institutions to help create academic pathways for students of color within the healthcare field. In November 2017, GRAAHI was awarded an 18-month planning grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation totaling $394,745. GRAAHI and Kellogg Foundation have...

Master of Science in Nursing granted accreditation through 2027
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Master of Science in Nursing granted accreditation through 2027

Davenport University’s Master of Science in Nursing was granted a 10-year term of accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education based on its visit in 2017. The CCNE is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accreditation agency. This is the maximum term of accreditation offered by the commission. The program...

DU students lead the way at BPA National Leadership Conference
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DU students lead the way at BPA National Leadership Conference

In May, 33 Davenport University students competed at Business Professionals of America’s 52nd National Leadership Conference in Grapevine, Texas. They brought home multiple national championships alongside many other top awards. Over the last 10 years, Davenport students have earned more than 120 national titles. “Because of the extensive and hands-on education Davenport University students receive, they...

Briefs & Highlights – Spring 2018
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Briefs & Highlights – Spring 2018

Briefs and Highlights shares news, presentations, achievements and other highlights of Davenport University faculty, staff and students. Email ducomm@davenport.edu to submit your highlights for future editions.  DU College of Technology’s Upsilon Pi Epsilon Honor Society inducts new members The College of Technology’s Eta Chapter of the Upsilon Pi Epsilon Honor Society inducted 19 members on...

New DegreePlan feature allows students to create educational plans
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New DegreePlan feature allows students to create educational plans

Davenport University has launched a new feature in DegreePlan to enable students to take full ownership of their educational plans and goals.   Following three years of planning, implementation, training and testing, the Degree Works™ Student Educational Planner (SEP) tool went live on May 7 in Davenport’s DegreePlan. Students will be encouraged through ACES 100 courses...

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