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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,...

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...

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...

Equity through access for students with disabilities
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Equity through access for students with disabilities

ADHD, learning disabilities, food allergies and physical impairments. These are only a few examples of instances when Davenport University provides accommodations for students with disabilities. Helping oversee these efforts Campus Life Coordinator Kassy Clark. “Over 200 students at DU need some sort of accommodation inside or outside of the classroom,” Clark said. “We want to...

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