Category: Students

Multiple internship magic
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Multiple internship magic

At Davenport University, all bachelor degree programs include an experiential learning requirement, and internships are highly recommended as an opportunity to not only cultivate valuable relationships with prospective employers, but also to develop the skills needed to succeed in the workplace. Jake Plunkett, a senior working toward his Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems...

Kuana says thank you…
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Kuana says thank you…

Dear Davenport University Donors, Hello, my name is Kuana Marie School. I am a senior nursing student at Davenport University at the Lansing campus. I want to begin by saying “thank you” for supporting scholarships at all of our Davenport locations. Because of you, I received a scholarship that not only helped to fund my...

Davenport Students Excel at the 2017 BPA National Conference
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Davenport Students Excel at the 2017 BPA National Conference

Business Professionals of America held its 51st National Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida, from May 9 to 14.  Students from Davenport’s Lettinga and Lansing campuses represented the University and earned 12 national championships, eight runner-up finishes, and 8 third-place finishes! Overall, the University placed 69 finalists in the Top Ten.  Over the last nine years,...

2017 National Society of Leadership & Success Induction Ceremony
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2017 National Society of Leadership & Success Induction Ceremony

On Sunday, April 23, 140 students were recognized by Davenport’s chapter of the National Society of Leadership & Success (NSLS). An induction ceremony was held at the W.A. Lettinga Campus in Grand Rapids. Dr. Jim Turner, DU faculty member at the Lansing and Lettinga campuses, served as the keynote speaker. Davenport students Stan White (Lansing),...

Life Across the Pond: A Study Abroad Experience
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Life Across the Pond: A Study Abroad Experience

Gerald R. Ford Scholarship winner Kelsey Kuiper spent the last few months studying abroad in Ireland at the University of Limerick. An experience like no other, Kelsey writes how it has changed her life: … I’ve been studying abroad in Limerick, Ireland for the past three months. It has been an overwhelmingly good experience, and...

Students Inducted into National Paralegal Honors Society
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Students Inducted into National Paralegal Honors Society

Image Caption: Those pictured in the attached photo are, from left to right, Misty Davis – Department Chair for Legal Studies, Summer Halsey – LEX inductee, Kathleen Struck – LEX inductee and ALP, Jennifer Wilcox – ALP, Terry Huhn – LEX inductee, and Professor Diana Lamphiere. Students, family, friends, faculty, staff, and university leaders including...

Alternative Spring Break Heads to New Orleans to #DUgood
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Alternative Spring Break Heads to New Orleans to #DUgood

Davenport University’s Alternative Spring Break (ASB) Program recently sent 18 students to New Orleans from February 25 – March 3 to assist with flood prevention and recovery through ecosystem restoration. ASB offers students the opportunity to become active citizens in their home communities and communities across the nation. The group stayed in the historic Lower Ninth Ward, which...

Shameeka Fishley Shares Internship Experience and Advice
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Shameeka Fishley Shares Internship Experience and Advice

Shameeka Fishley is an international student from England and an athlete at DU. She was named NAIA Honorable Mention All-American on 12/07/16, and was the Panthers offensive leader in most statistical categories during her final season. Fishley had 12 goals, 28 points and six game winning goals, all first on the team. She ranked tenth...

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