Category: Health

Davenport University occupational therapy students build sensory room to benefit children at Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center
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Davenport University occupational therapy students build sensory room to benefit children at Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center

Students at Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center (GRCDC) will now have a place to escape from sensory overload and experience something new. Filled with a lively variety of color and equipment like a pod swing, sound machine, resistance tunnel and fidget toys, the new sensory room at the school will provide a safe environment for...

Davenport University’s Veterans to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (VBSN) Initiative Shows Significant Results, Strengthens Efforts in Supporting Veteran Students
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Davenport University’s Veterans to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (VBSN) Initiative Shows Significant Results, Strengthens Efforts in Supporting Veteran Students

Davenport University’s Veterans to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (VBSN) academic pathway was designed to help service members with military medical experience earn advanced standing and fast-track into the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. Through this pathway, service members gain credits for their military experience, reducing time-to-degree from four years to three.   ...

Davenport Nursing Student Recognized for Serving Detroit Veterans
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Davenport Nursing Student Recognized for Serving Detroit Veterans

Compassion and care echoes in Edwina Lee’s voice as she talks about caring for veterans at the John D. Dingell Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Detroit. Lee, a nursing student at Davenport University’s Warren Campus, was recently recognized with a DAISY Award – a recognition bestowed on extraordinary nurses nationwide. “It was an honor to...

Alumni Success Story: Quiana Scott, NP
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Alumni Success Story: Quiana Scott, NP

Quiana Scott ‘11 lived her life as a caregiver to her family and then to patients in the medical field for over 18 years. Her journey to get her MSN hasn’t been traditional, but it’s one she wouldn’t trade for the world. Read more about Quiana’s Davenport experience and nursing career. Tell us about yourself....

New Health Services Admin Completion Program Offers Fast-Track Affordability
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New Health Services Admin Completion Program Offers Fast-Track Affordability

Already ranked as one of the best and most affordable programs in Michigan by organizations such as College Affordability Guide and The Best Schools, Davenport’s bachelor’s in health services administration just got even more accessible and affordable. Through a new completion opportunity, people who have an associate degree and are working as a licensed or...

“A huge bonus”: Traverse City Concurrent BSN Program
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“A huge bonus”: Traverse City Concurrent BSN Program

Faster, flexible, local, hands-on and affordable. What’s not to love? For students in and near Traverse City, those advantages combine to make Davenport’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing concurrent program nothing less than “a huge bonus” toward fulfilling their educational dreams. Thanks to an innovative partnership with Northwestern Michigan Community College (NMC) and Munson Medical...

Scholarship Spotlight – Leaving a Legacy in support of Nursing
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Scholarship Spotlight – Leaving a Legacy in support of Nursing

Gloria Neve, sister of Francine Neve Sherman, says Francine was a true Nightingale “Lady with the Lamp.” She was dedicated to the alleviation of suffering and the restoration of health. She also took great comfort in her religious beliefs. Francine died on May 22, 2018, after a short battle with cancer. She graduated from Howard City High School...

Meet Our 2018 Alumni Award Recipients
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Meet Our 2018 Alumni Award Recipients

We are pleased to present our 2018 Alumni Award recipients. The following alumni have exemplified the vision and values of Davenport University through their professional and community service, and we can’t wait to honor them on Friday, September 28th at the Sneden Center on the Lettinga Campus. If you’d like to join us, tickets for the Alumni...

Davenport receives $2.4 million grant to prepare nursing students in primary care
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Davenport receives $2.4 million grant to prepare nursing students in primary care

Davenport University has partnered with the Wyoming Health Care Center to enhance nursing education for 30 underrepresented students in the Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing Pre-licensure program and improve the outpatient and veteran care skills of 45 WHCC registered nurses. This effort is supported by a $2.4 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration....

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