Category: Education

Davenport University partners with Emergent Holdings to offer employees Corporate Education Scholarships
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Davenport University partners with Emergent Holdings to offer employees Corporate Education Scholarships

Davenport University recently developed a partnership with Emergent Holdings to offer a Corporate Education Scholarship. The scholarship will make education affordable for Emergent Holdings employees through Davenport University. The Corporate Education Scholarship, an initiative between Davenport University and the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, will create opportunities for leading in-state companies to provide educational benefits to...

Davenport University Receives Insight Into Diversity 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (Heed) Award
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Davenport University Receives Insight Into Diversity 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (Heed) Award

Davenport University received the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. As a recipient of the annual HEED Award — a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion — Davenport University...

Research out of Davenport University results in deeper understanding of antibiotic resistance
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Research out of Davenport University results in deeper understanding of antibiotic resistance

Davenport University faculty Laura Harris and pre-nursing student Blue Goad co-authored an international, peer-reviewed paper in December 2018. This summer, Goad and Harris presented their findings at the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Microbes conference in San Francisco. ASM has over 30,000 members including researchers, educators and health professionals, and is one of the largest...

Detroit Public Schools Community District and Davenport University team up on new urban education program to improve student performance
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Detroit Public Schools Community District and Davenport University team up on new urban education program to improve student performance

Davenport University announced today that it has teamed up with Detroit Public Schools Community District to offer its staff and faculty a scholarship to pursue certification and master’s degree programs in urban education. Davenport University’s College of Urban Education programs are specifically designed to help administrators and teachers build skills necessary to address the unique...

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...

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