Category: Community

Davenport Earns Community Builder Award from Ottawa County United Way
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Davenport Earns Community Builder Award from Ottawa County United Way

Last Thursday, Davenport University received the Community Builder Award at the 2017 Greater Ottawa County United Way Celebration! This award was presented to organizations that met the following criteria during the annual fundraising campaign: An increase of employee giving over the previous year At least $175 average employee gift 50% or more participation in campaign...

Students Offer Free Tax Help for Low-Income Families
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Students Offer Free Tax Help for Low-Income Families

Student, alumni and faculty volunteers from Davenport University are offering free income tax preparation sessions, available to low- and middle- income tax-filers (less than $57,000 in total family income) at locations across West Michigan. Every year, millions of dollars in tax refunds and credits go unclaimed by those who need them the most. Taking advantage...

Athletics Grants Wish for Local Boy
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Athletics Grants Wish for Local Boy

Davenport University Athletics recently partnered with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to make a little boy’s wish come true. Connor Guiles, age 6, from Grand Rapids had a wish to go to Disney and Lego Land. The money raised from DU’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) was $5,000 and provided the resources for Connor and his family...

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