Category: University

Two Davenport University Leaders Named ‘Notable Women in Education Leadership’
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Two Davenport University Leaders Named ‘Notable Women in Education Leadership’

Dr. Karen Daley, dean of the College of Health Professions and Lisa Howze, vice president of Davenport University’s Detroit campus and strategic partnerships, have been named to the 2019 Crain’s Detroit Business Notable Women in Education Leadership list. Both honorees were chosen for their outstanding leadership in education and their notable contributions to Davenport University....

Davenport University Receives Insight Into Diversity 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (Heed) Award
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Davenport University Receives Insight Into Diversity 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (Heed) Award

Davenport University received the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. As a recipient of the annual HEED Award — a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion — Davenport University...

Davenport University’s Employment Guarantee Featured in Forbes
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Davenport University’s Employment Guarantee Featured in Forbes

Davenport University’s employment guarantee recently gained exposure in a Forbes article that explored whether or not tuition, graduation and employment guarantees actually provide value. Spoiler alert – employment guarantees earned the highest marks for being the “most aggressive commitments” of the three types. Translation? Employment guarantees typically provide the best value to students. Davenport’s employment...

NCAA approves Davenport University for active Division II membership
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NCAA approves Davenport University for active Division II membership

Aligned values, consistent growth, financial stability, notable athletic programs and academic honors positioned the university for approval Davenport University has received approval from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for active Division II (DII) membership. The university completed the membership process over the past three years. “Becoming an active member of NCAA Division II reaffirms...

Davenport University partners with two community colleges to offer Bachelor of Science in nursing degrees
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Davenport University partners with two community colleges to offer Bachelor of Science in nursing degrees

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of nurses needed to serve the U.S. population will grow from 2.74 million in 2010 to 3.45 million in 2020. Currently, there are not enough nurses graduating to fill this need. Davenport University’s bachelor of nursing concurrent enrollment program is helping to address this shortage by...

DU honors Rockford Construction CEO Mike VanGessel and chats with Cleveland Cavaliers’ new coach John Beilein
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DU honors Rockford Construction CEO Mike VanGessel and chats with Cleveland Cavaliers’ new coach John Beilein

The Excellence in Business Dinner Gala is Davenport University’s largest annual fundraising event that directly benefits student scholarships. The event has raised more than $2.4 million in scholarships to help talented students earn their degrees and make a lasting difference in our workplaces and communities.  This year’s gala was held at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids on May 17. At...

Davenport University named one of West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®
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Davenport University named one of West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

Davenport University is proud to be one of West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®. This honor is bestowed on May 7, 2019 by the National Association of Business Resources (NABR), an organization that was formed to share best practices and resources that help businesses across the U.S. improve. The Best and Brightest...

DU’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Council again named to Top 10 for ERG & Council Honors Award
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DU’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Council again named to Top 10 for ERG & Council Honors Award

Davenport University’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council was named 10th in the country for its focus and support of diversity within the workplace by the National Employee Resource Group (ERG). This is the third time Davenport University has received this honor. The ERG & Council Honors Award™ is the only annual national award that recognizes,...

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