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Students to share their passions through DU’s Day of Research
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Students to share their passions through DU’s Day of Research

Davenport University’s Day of Research provides a showcase for students and faculty to share projects and research through posters, papers and presentations. “Day of Research provides a showcase for students and faculty to share their original work. While the event gives us an opportunity to educate the DU community on the process of research, we’re...

W.A. Lettinga DECA team wins state competition
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W.A. Lettinga DECA team wins state competition

Davenport University’s DECA team from the W.A. Lettinga Campus brought home an impressive number of awards in 13 events during the state competition in Grand Rapids in early February. “The team’s winning mix of new and returning students and Davenport’s commitment to Excellence System competencies helped the team create and present viable, thorough case studies...

How DavenFund helped the accounting team make a Great Escape in 2017
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How DavenFund helped the accounting team make a Great Escape in 2017

Last June, Davenport University staff from the Office of Accounting Services came together to face The Great Escape Room with the help of a DavenFund. DavenFund is designed to help staff and faculty increase productivity and efficiency by funding requests ranging from $100 to $2,000. Deb Brondsema, assistant controller for the Office of Accounting Services,...

Investing in employees: IPEx brings programs on-site for Cascade Engineering
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Investing in employees: IPEx brings programs on-site for Cascade Engineering

On graduation day, a diverse group of Cascade Engineering employees — including resource professionals and manufacturing staff — each received their Certificate of Supervisory Management from Davenport University’s Institute for Professional Excellence. The achievement each person felt filled the room as they celebrated and shared their final takeaways. IPEx brings its courses, certificate programs and...

Alumni Success Story: Guy Weeks, ‘86, ‘09
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Alumni Success Story: Guy Weeks, ‘86, ‘09

As a Chief Deputy of the United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Indiana, Guy Weeks, ‘86, ‘09, is considered the trusted advisor and administrator of the court. Q&A with Guy Weeks Tell us about yourself! I was born and raised in South Bend, Indiana. My path is unique as I attended Davenport College right...

Technology and simulations fuel learning for nursing students
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Technology and simulations fuel learning for nursing students

A small group of College of Health Professions students are at the bedside of a patient experiencing signs of a stroke. Together, they ask him questions, speak to the family, work toward a diagnosis and provide care. It’s just another day in the lab with the human patient simulators. “They have pulses and heartbeats,” said...

New Alumni Mentor Network helps prepare Davenport University students for the real world
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New Alumni Mentor Network helps prepare Davenport University students for the real world

Marie Woodard, ‘94, is the kind of mentor students would want in their corner when navigating challenging educational and professional decisions. Disha Roddy, ’19, appreciates Marie’s first-hand guidance. Disha is a graduate student in Davenport University’s MBA program and was paired with Marie in the fall for the first-ever Alumni Mentor Network program commissioned and...

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