Category: Education

Davenport University’s Employment Guarantee Featured in Forbes
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Davenport University’s Employment Guarantee Featured in Forbes

Davenport University’s employment guarantee recently gained exposure in a Forbes article that explored whether or not tuition, graduation and employment guarantees actually provide value. Spoiler alert – employment guarantees earned the highest marks for being the “most aggressive commitments” of the three types. Translation? Employment guarantees typically provide the best value to students. Davenport’s employment...

Davenport University, Mercantile Bank of Michigan Partner to Offer Education Scholarship
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Davenport University, Mercantile Bank of Michigan Partner to Offer Education Scholarship

Newly established partnership offsets education costs for Mercantile Bank employees and dependents Davenport University recently announced that it has developed a partnership with Mercantile Bank to offer an educational scholarship to their employees and dependents.    With the unemployment rate for Michigan as low as 4% in March 2019, organizations must find new and creative...

Higher Education Impacting the Workforce | Dr. Richard Pappas on Connect with KB
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Higher Education Impacting the Workforce | Dr. Richard Pappas on Connect with KB

Dr. Pappas talks with Kristin Beltzer host of Connect with KB, a Spotlight Radio Network/Business Rap production, about the impact of higher education on the workforce. “We’re doing things differently. Not just to do things differently but because it not only benefits students, it benefits employers,” said Dr. Richard Pappas, president of Davenport University. Davenport builds programs...

Davenport University President Dr. Richard Pappas Elected to American Council on Education Board
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Davenport University President Dr. Richard Pappas Elected to American Council on Education Board

DU President, Dr. Richard Pappas, has been named to serve on the Board of Directors for the American Council on Education (ACE). ACE is the major coordinating body for the nation’s colleges and universities. Dr. Pappas’ term began in March 2019, after ACE2019, ACE’s 101st Annual Meeting in Philadelphia. He will serve for one year. “ACE’s mission...

Closing the gap: Partnership tackles OR nursing shortage
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Closing the gap: Partnership tackles OR nursing shortage

It’s a troubling reality that isn’t well known: Operating rooms are especially hard-hit by the nursing shortage that has persisted for decades. What’s more, the challenges are intensifying as Baby Boomers retire, people are living longer, medical advances are resulting in more surgeries and the need for health care continues to escalate. Amy Stahley, Ph.D.,...

More Davenport University nursing faculty earn doctorates, building expertise to provide quality education
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More Davenport University nursing faculty earn doctorates, building expertise to provide quality education

In many ways, a successful nursing career depends on the quality of education and hands-on experience nursing students receive while in school. To this end, expert faculty members are essential to the graduation and subsequent success of proficient nurses. While all Davenport University nursing faculty continuously work to keep their knowledge and skills up-to-date, some...

DU Day of Research grows in 2019, boasting 85 projects with six students selected for $500 awards
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DU Day of Research grows in 2019, boasting 85 projects with six students selected for $500 awards

Did you know that students and faculty conduct research at Davenport University? Although Davenport isn’t typically thought of as a research institution, you may be surprised to find out how much research is being conducted right under your nose. “We started with 14 presentations the first year,” said Kriss Ferluga, who helped launch the DU...

Davenport University’s Veterans to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (VBSN) Initiative Shows Significant Results, Strengthens Efforts in Supporting Veteran Students
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Davenport University’s Veterans to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (VBSN) Initiative Shows Significant Results, Strengthens Efforts in Supporting Veteran Students

Davenport University’s Veterans to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (VBSN) academic pathway was designed to help service members with military medical experience earn advanced standing and fast-track into the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. Through this pathway, service members gain credits for their military experience, reducing time-to-degree from four years to three.   ...

Davenport University names Dr. Gilda Gely as provost & executive vice president of academic affairs
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Davenport University names Dr. Gilda Gely as provost & executive vice president of academic affairs

Davenport University (DU) has named Dr. Gilda Gely as its new provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. Dr. Gely is replacing Dr. Linda Rinker, who is retiring in July after serving as the provost and executive vice president of academic affairs for the last eight years. Dr. Gely will begin the new role...

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