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Davenport University offers scholarships to GM employees impacted by plant closures
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Davenport University offers scholarships to GM employees impacted by plant closures

Davenport University announced it will now offer all General Motors (GM) employees, directly impacted by the announcement of plant closures in Michigan, up to an $8,000 scholarship toward a degree or 20 percent off of professional development courses. In addition, the university is offering complimentary career services for the next year including career assessments and...

Davenport University welcomes new board of trustee member
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Davenport University welcomes new board of trustee member

Davenport University is honored to announce that Brian Walker, former president and Chief Executive Officer of Herman Miller will join the Davenport University Board of Trustees. Leading Herman Miller for 14 years as president and CEO while holding a company career of 29 years, Walker redefined the company brand using an innovative business strategy titled...

Distinguished Staff Member Barb Huston to Retire
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Distinguished Staff Member Barb Huston to Retire

Barb Huston, Director of Academic Services Online and Traverse City Campus, will retire this March ending a 32-year career at Davenport. She started as an Administrative Assistant for Student Services and served in a number of roles throughout the years including Director of Housing, Academic Coordinator and Advisor. The 2013 recipient of Davenport’s prestigious Tyrus...

Alumni Success Story: Wendy Morrow ’93
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Alumni Success Story: Wendy Morrow ’93

“As the first woman in the VP of Finance role at The Stow Company, I quickly realized that my hard work had paid off. I broke the mold of the “typical” VP which was so empowering.” Wendy Morrow ’93, credits Davenport University for helping her lay the foundation to rise to the pinnacle of her...

Alumni Success Story: Mike Ohlman ’89
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Alumni Success Story: Mike Ohlman ’89

Driving Success at Berger Chevrolet Mike Ohlman, ’89, combined two of his favorite passions, cars and accounting, to create a path to his dream job as the CFO at Berger Chevrolet in Grand Rapids. During college at Davenport, Mike worked in the parts department at Berger and used his hands-on accounting experience to earn a...

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