Category: University

How DavenFund helped the accounting team make a Great Escape in 2017
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How DavenFund helped the accounting team make a Great Escape in 2017

Last June, Davenport University staff from the Office of Accounting Services came together to face The Great Escape Room with the help of a DavenFund. DavenFund is designed to help staff and faculty increase productivity and efficiency by funding requests ranging from $100 to $2,000. Deb Brondsema, assistant controller for the Office of Accounting Services,...

MKTG322: Digital Marketing receives Quality Matters (QM) certification
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MKTG322: Digital Marketing receives Quality Matters (QM) certification

MKTG322: Digital Marketing has become the second online course at Davenport University to receive QM certification, the national standard of quality in online courses. The course was given a high score and “Met Standards” on the first review as the Global Campus Instructional Design team worked in conjunction with Laura Kyriakopoulos, a Teaching and Learning...

DavenFund to give $10,000 to employees for professional development, software and more
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DavenFund to give $10,000 to employees for professional development, software and more

DavenFund — a program offered to employees to provide funding for professional development, software, equipment or other resources — is entering its third year in 2018. The program is designed to help staff and faculty increase productivity and efficiency by funding requests ranging from $100 to $2,000. Previous recipients have used the funds for standing...

Nursing holds strong as top program of interest for prospective students in Fall 2017
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Nursing holds strong as top program of interest for prospective students in Fall 2017

Nearly a quarter of the prospective students who met with a Davenport University admissions representative in Fall 2017 were interested in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, according to DU Institutional Research’s pre-appointment survey report. While it has been the top program of interest for the past five years, demand for the program has...

How DU librarians help save faculty time
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How DU librarians help save faculty time

Starting as an adjunct faculty member at Davenport University 21 years ago, Linda Goulet has learned how to use the library to help her students and herself. “Never underestimate the power of the librarians,” said Goulet, who will begin her role as Department Chair of Marketing on Nov. 20. DU’s library houses more than 80...

DU partners with Greater Michigan Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors
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DU partners with Greater Michigan Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors

Davenport University and the Greater Michigan Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors have recently partnered to provide professional development opportunities and enhanced pathways to education for ABC-GMC members, their dependents, and students of ABC-GMC’s Greater Michigan Construction Academy. “Through this partnership with Davenport University, we aren’t just training better skilled tradespeople, we’re creating better people...

State senator helps commemorate new Student Veterans Lounge at Warren Campus
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State senator helps commemorate new Student Veterans Lounge at Warren Campus

State Senator Steve Bieda presented a special tribute to commemorate the opening of the Student Veterans Lounge at Davenport University’s campus in Warren, Michigan, on Nov. 6. Ranked by Military Times as among the ‘Best for Vets Colleges,’ Davenport strives to support veteran students and families. DU provides specialized services in admissions and advising through...

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