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Nursing holds strong as top program of interest for prospective students in Fall 2017
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Nursing holds strong as top program of interest for prospective students in Fall 2017

Nearly a quarter of the prospective students who met with a Davenport University admissions representative in Fall 2017 were interested in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, according to DU Institutional Research’s pre-appointment survey report. While it has been the top program of interest for the past five years, demand for the program has...

How DU librarians help save faculty time
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How DU librarians help save faculty time

Starting as an adjunct faculty member at Davenport University 21 years ago, Linda Goulet has learned how to use the library to help her students and herself. “Never underestimate the power of the librarians,” said Goulet, who will begin her role as Department Chair of Marketing on Nov. 20. DU’s library houses more than 80...

DU students receive nursing scholarships from The Hearst Foundations
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DU students receive nursing scholarships from The Hearst Foundations

Six Davenport University nursing students were recently awarded scholarships from The Hearst Foundations. The Hearst Foundations Nursing Scholar program awards students in high standing within their junior and senior years who need additional financial assistance to obtain their bachelor’s degree in nursing. “One student wrote how they ‘hope to become the individual that makes our...

State senator helps commemorate new Student Veterans Lounge at Warren Campus
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State senator helps commemorate new Student Veterans Lounge at Warren Campus

State Senator Steve Bieda presented a special tribute to commemorate the opening of the Student Veterans Lounge at Davenport University’s campus in Warren, Michigan, on Nov. 6. Ranked by Military Times as among the ‘Best for Vets Colleges,’ Davenport strives to support veteran students and families. DU provides specialized services in admissions and advising through...

Occupational Therapy students help homeless in Grand Rapids
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Occupational Therapy students help homeless in Grand Rapids

Last month, Davenport University students in the Occupational Therapy graduate program volunteered with the Family Promise Organization, a nonprofit that assists homeless families in the Grand Rapids area. “Volunteering is one of the best ways to expose yourself to how other people live, which in turn broadens your worldview,” said Allison Sparks, an OT student from...

Davenport professor takes top spot in digital forensics competition
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Davenport professor takes top spot in digital forensics competition

Mark McKinnon, a professor in the College of Technology at Davenport University, earned the top spot in the Autopsy Python plugin competition at the 8th Annual Open Source Digital Forensics Conference. McKinnon teaches within Davenport’s digital forensics program, which prepares students to collect, process, preserve, analyze and present computer-related evidence. “This competition allows me to give...

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