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Creating pathways to health careers for students of color
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Creating pathways to health careers for students of color

Davenport University is joining forces with the Grand Rapids African American Health Institute and six other West Michigan educational institutions to help create academic pathways for students of color within the healthcare field. In November 2017, GRAAHI was awarded an 18-month planning grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation totaling $394,745. GRAAHI and Kellogg Foundation have...

Alumni Success Story: James Blankenship, ’95
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Alumni Success Story: James Blankenship, ’95

Former distinguished alumni award recipient James Blankenship, ‘95, has set a goal to shape the ever-changing world in technology. Read more about his journey as the vice president of information systems at Arbor Financial Credit Union: Tell me about yourself! My passion is leveraging technology to enable cross-functional business areas. I have been in the...

Gratitude in writing: Justice Postman, ’18
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Gratitude in writing: Justice Postman, ’18

Scholarship recipient promises to pay it forward Justice Postman, ’18, felt he belonged at Davenport University after being homeschooled his entire education. “The day I stepped foot on campus, I felt extremely welcomed from the Student Life staff,” he said. One of Postman’s favorite memories at DU was his time as a Panther Prowl leader,...

Davenport University partners with City of Detroit and Wayne County
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Davenport University partners with City of Detroit and Wayne County

Davenport University is demonstrating its commitment to the city and the region with new partnerships with the City of Detroit and Wayne County, providing opportunities for professional development and higher education for city and county employees and for their spouses and dependents. “We are excited about contributing to sustainable growth in Detroit by helping to...

Master of Science in Nursing granted accreditation through 2027
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Master of Science in Nursing granted accreditation through 2027

Davenport University’s Master of Science in Nursing was granted a 10-year term of accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education based on its visit in 2017. The CCNE is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accreditation agency. This is the maximum term of accreditation offered by the commission. The program...

New advertising shares Davenport success stories
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New advertising shares Davenport success stories

Davenport University’s Marketing department recently finished a new television commercial that will begin airing this month. “In the ad, Humberto Velázquez shares the inspiring story of how a Davenport education transformed his life. In one of the radio spots, a Lansing Campus student shares how she began a new career thanks to DU,” said Steve...

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