Category: Alumni

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...

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...

Recent alumna launches magazine after class that inspires hands-on learning
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Recent alumna launches magazine after class that inspires hands-on learning

Christina Flowers, ’17, learned how to launch her new magazine from Steve Bayus’ class that blended real-life teachings and storytelling to inspire hands-on learning. A student’s journey Christina Flowers was born and raised in Grand Rapids and always experienced success in her career. And after being laid off from her corporate marketing job of more...

Alumni Success Story: Bryan Holloway, ’16
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Alumni Success Story: Bryan Holloway, ’16

Bryan Holloway, ’16 MBA, joined Kellogg’s nearly 11 years ago as a machinist. But, thanks to amazing mentors and leaders along the way, Holloway is now the plant controller of the Egg-o plant in Blue Anchor, New Jersey. Learn more about Holloway and his journey landing his dream job below: Tell us about yourself. I...

Honoring outstanding alumni
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Honoring outstanding alumni

More than 150 alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends gathered to honor the accomplishments and service of six esteemed alumni during the 2017 Alumni Awards Ceremony on Friday, Oct. 13.

Hungerford Nichols creating synergy for students and alumni
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Hungerford Nichols creating synergy for students and alumni

When Heather Halligan, ’03, pictured the perfect job, she envisioned one that put people first. Heather Halligan, who began working at Hungerford Nichols nearly five years ago as a Marketing Specialist, said that is why she loves her position. “Hungerford believes in helping people. We have a family-like culture where people enjoy going to work.”...

Grad says “Ni Hao” to Shanghai business
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Grad says “Ni Hao” to Shanghai business

Hockey friends of Eric Rupert, ’06, speak of him in tones of awe usually reserved for local legends, and with good reason. In a few short years after graduating, he became a specialist in eco-building materials, created a vast network of business contacts and co-founded a company that specializes in providing sustainable building products in...

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