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Davenport University appoints two to leadership roles

Davenport University has appointed Patty Brechbiel as Dean for the College of Urban Education and Christopher Marx as University Registrar. Both had already been serving in these roles on an interim basis. “We are pleased to be able to promote two remarkable, long-term leaders who have contributed to the success of Davenport University for nearly...

Diversity in Society Course Receives the University’s First Quality Matters Certification
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Diversity in Society Course Receives the University’s First Quality Matters Certification

The Diversity in Society course (SOSC201) has become the first online course at Davenport University to receive Quality Matters (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 Tammy...

Davenport History Book Earns National Award
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Davenport History Book Earns National Award

Davenport: Educating Across Three Centuries, co-authored by Margaret (Peggy) Moceri and former DU Provost Thomas Brown, Ph.D., recently earned national distinction at the 11th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards, winning the Coffee Table Book category. This awards competition for independent book publishers was judged by industry experts, including publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers and...

Daniel DeVos to Speak at Commencement
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Daniel DeVos to Speak at Commencement

Daniel G. DeVos, Chairman & CEO of DP Fox Ventures, LLC, will serve as Davenport University’s 2017 Commencement Speaker at a ceremony to be held Sunday, April 30, 2017, 2:00 p.m. at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids. At the event, nearly 1,800 Davenport graduates from across Michigan will celebrate their new degrees. The University...

Panther Ridge Expansion Accommodates Growing Student Population at W.A. Lettinga Campus
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Panther Ridge Expansion Accommodates Growing Student Population at W.A. Lettinga Campus

Davenport is working with a developer to build two additional apartment-style residential buildings at the Panther Ridge complex on the corner of 60th and Kraft Avenue SE, increasing the University’s residential student capacity by 130. To be completed for Fall 2017, the project will expand the Panther Ridge complex to three buildings housing 194 students....

DEI: Stamina, Courage, Pride and Mental Illness
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DEI: Stamina, Courage, Pride and Mental Illness

In her memoir Wishful Drinking, Carrie Fisher wrote: “At times, being bipolar can be an all-consuming challenge, requiring lot of stamina and even more courage, so if you’re living with this illness and functioning at all it’s something to be proud of, not ashamed of.” Stamina, courage, and pride. These words are not often uttered...

Daniel DeVos to Receive 2017 Peter C. Cook Excellence in Business Award
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Daniel DeVos to Receive 2017 Peter C. Cook Excellence in Business Award

DANIEL DEVOS TO RECEIVE 2017 PETER C. COOK EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS AWARD Football Legend Joe Montana to speak at gala, Davenport’s annual scholarship fundraiser Daniel G. DeVos, Chairman & CEO of DP Fox Ventures, LLC, will be honored with the 2017 Peter C. Cook Excellence in Business Award at Davenport University’s 20th Anniversary Excellence in...

Davenport University Online Global Campus Programs Receive High Rankings
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Davenport University Online Global Campus Programs Receive High Rankings

Davenport University academic programs available through its online Global Campus received accolades from various organizations based upon a variety of criteria, including cost, value, accreditation, experiential training, and curriculum. The Top Masters in Healthcare Administration ranked Davenport’s MBA with Healthcare Management Concentration #4 on its list of the top 20 master’s programs in the field,...

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