Category: Alumni

Alumni Success Story: Calvin Beard, ’15
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Alumni Success Story: Calvin Beard, ’15

Calvin Beard, ‘15 will never forget the day that he realized he was in the wrong profession. Learn how his Davenport degree helped him land his dream job as an administrator for the Lansing Public Schools. 1. Tell us about yourself. I was born and raised in Lansing, Michigan. Growing up, I loved being surrounded...

Infiltrating the Department of Defense: Davenport alumnus builds computer science career
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Infiltrating the Department of Defense: Davenport alumnus builds computer science career

You need national clearance to know what alumnus Andrew Cranmer, ’15, is working on for the Department of Defense in South Carolina. Many of his duties are classified due to national security. Cranmer mainly works on projects relating to XXXXXXXXX, machine learning, XXXXXXXX, computer vision, XXXXXXXX and biometrics — similar to the courses he completed...

Alumnus shares stormy Hurricane Harvey experience
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Alumnus shares stormy Hurricane Harvey experience

After Hurricane Harvey made landfall and Texans were climbing to their rooftops for rescue, Davenport University alumnus Eric Dykema, ’13, worked endless hours to ensure the U.S. Coast Guard’s helicopters were ready to take flight and save lives. The Grand Rapids native enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard months after graduating in May 2013 with...

Aaron House, ’16, establishes a new scholarship for underserved students interested in technology careers
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Aaron House, ’16, establishes a new scholarship for underserved students interested in technology careers

Creating opportunities Aaron House, ’16, doesn’t take the generosity of others for granted. That is why after years of having amazing opportunities and supportive mentors in the IT field, he created a scholarship at Davenport University geared at helping underserved populations obtain jobs in technology. For House, investing in a scholarship means more than helping...

Celebrating Valentine’s Day with Davenport Duos
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Celebrating Valentine’s Day with Davenport Duos

Throughout the week, the DU Alumni Association Facebook page is sharing Davenport Duos stories in celebration of Valentine’s Day. View a sneak peek of the love stories below and follow along on the Facebook page. Admir, ’12, MBA ’15, and Brooke Lugonjic, MBA ’15 (pictured above) “Admir and I met in a marketing class during...

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...

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