Category: Education

Eric Riley Awarded 2017 Gerald R. Ford Memorial Scholarship
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Eric Riley Awarded 2017 Gerald R. Ford Memorial Scholarship

Davenport University has completed an extensive search for the perfect student recipient for the University’s most prestigious scholarship, the Gerald R. Ford Memorial Scholarship. Eric Riley from Wyoming, Michigan, was chosen as the 2017 recipient, and will be awarded the scholarship at the Excellence in Business Dinner Gala on April 28, 2017. Eric will graduate...

Leadership Academy Graduation
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Leadership Academy Graduation

On March 15, 2017, 26 faculty and staff graduated from Davenport’s inaugural Leadership Academy.  A highlight of the graduation ceremony included a Leadership Panel Discussion. Special thanks to Dr. Pappas, Board of Trustee Chairman Frank Merlotti and Board Trustees Mary Tuuk and Michelle Van Dyke for sharing their leadership expertise.  Additionally, thanks to all the...

DU to Welcome Second Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow
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DU to Welcome Second Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow

Former GE and IBM Exec Michael Markovits to visit DU March 6-10, 2017 Through a program of the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC), Davenport University will welcome Michael Markovits, its second Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow in the past year, with a number of events to be held the week of March 6 for students, faculty...

Heard About DU’s Employment Guarantee?
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Heard About DU’s Employment Guarantee?

Are you aware of the DU Employment Guarantee? The Employment Guarantee provides additional semesters of education for graduates who have met all requirements but are unable to find employment within six months of graduation. Since it launched with the Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting in August 2014, about 100 students have graduated with eligibility...

Faculty Innovation in Teaching Reflected in Funding From the M.E. Davenport Legacy Endowment Fund
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Faculty Innovation in Teaching Reflected in Funding From the M.E. Davenport Legacy Endowment Fund

Established in 2015 with a $5.5 million commitment to the University from the M.E. Davenport Foundation, the M.E. Davenport Legacy Endowment Fund at Davenport is intended to optimize the educational, professional and civic mission of the University. Projects funded by the endowment advance academic excellence, promote innovations in the professions and enrich the communities that...

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