Category: Business

Herman Miller CEO Brian Walker to receive 2018 Peter C. Cook Excellence in Business Award
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Herman Miller CEO Brian Walker to receive 2018 Peter C. Cook Excellence in Business Award

Brian Walker, President and CEO of Herman Miller, Inc., will be honored with the 2018 Peter C. Cook Excellence in Business Award at Davenport University’s 21st Annual Excellence in Business Dinner Gala, benefiting student scholarships. The featured guest speaker for the event will be announced when finalized in the months ahead. The dinner gala will...

IPEx Success Story: Nichole Konyndyk
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IPEx Success Story: Nichole Konyndyk

Nichole Konyndyk is clearly a firm believer in education. In 2014, she completed two bachelor’s degrees at Calvin College: a BS in Psychology and a BA in Business, Human Resources. Nichole participated in a semester study abroad at York St. John College in York, England and spent 10 months as an intern at HR Collaborative,...

Davenport Students Excel at the 2017 BPA National Conference
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Davenport Students Excel at the 2017 BPA National Conference

Business Professionals of America held its 51st National Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida, from May 9 to 14.  Students from Davenport’s Lettinga and Lansing campuses represented the University and earned 12 national championships, eight runner-up finishes, and 8 third-place finishes! Overall, the University placed 69 finalists in the Top Ten.  Over the last nine years,...

IPEx Success Story: Kelsey Daingerfield
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IPEx Success Story: Kelsey Daingerfield

A honeymoon to Belize was not the only exciting event in Kelsey Daingerfield’s life this March. On March 23, along with 18 other professionals from the Grand Rapids area, Daingerfield earned her Certificate of Project Management through IPEx! A New Jersey native, Kelsey joined the DU team as an Administrative Assistant in October 2016. Learn...

DU Earns #1 Spot as Nation’s Best Online Management Program
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DU Earns #1 Spot as Nation’s Best Online Management Program

Davenport earned the top spot on the Community for Accredited Online Schools’ list of the best colleges and universities with online management degrees in the nation for 2017. Out of the 50 four-year schools ranked, Davenport University, National University, Tiffin University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Indiana Wesleyan University were the top five. 48 two-year schools...

Grow Existing Accounts and Win New Customers with IPEx’s Certificate of Sales Fundamentals!
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Grow Existing Accounts and Win New Customers with IPEx’s Certificate of Sales Fundamentals!

IPEx is excited to announce a new certificate program available in Grand Rapids this spring. The Certificate of Sales Fundamentals is a comprehensive four-day program that provides knowledge, skills and tools to develop and execute effective plans for growing existing accounts and winning prospective opportunities. Students learn to target the right customers, identify the right...

DU Ranked #2 Best Online Business Degree
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DU Ranked #2 Best Online Business Degree

The Community for Accredited Online Schools, a leading resource provider for higher education information, has released a list of the best colleges and universities with online business degrees in the country for 2017. Out of the 50 four-year schools were ranked, University of Toledo, Davenport University, Pace University New York, Temple University and Hawaii Pacific...

BPA Students Shine at 45th Annual Post-Secondary State Leadership Conference
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BPA Students Shine at 45th Annual Post-Secondary State Leadership Conference

Davenport University’s Business Professionals of America (BPA) team’s hard work paid dividends at the 45th annual Post-Secondary State Leadership Conference, sponsored by Davenport University, and held at Davenport’s Lettinga Campus in Grand Rapids on Saturday, February 11, 2017. Students from colleges and universities throughout Michigan attended the conference, including Baker College, Bay College, Central Michigan...

W.A. Lettinga DECA Team Excels at State Competition
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W.A. Lettinga DECA Team Excels at State Competition

Keeping their winning streak strong, the W.A. Lettinga DECA team took home six first-place, three second-place, and one third-place award along with eight finalist medals at state competition in Grand Rapids last weekend! Davenport’s commitment to real-world, hands-on learning and the DU Excellence System competencies helped the team create and present viable solutions in case...

IPEx Success Story: Peter Bouchard
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IPEx Success Story: Peter Bouchard

Because of his participation in the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Preparation course offered by Davenport University’s Institute for Professional Excellence, Peter Bouchard passed the PMP exam on December 23, 2016 to achieve the highly sought after PMP® credential through the Project Management Institute (PMI).  Peter received funding through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act...

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