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When the unexpected strikes: Students impacted by COVID-19 receive an outpouring of support

Students impacted by COVID-19 receive an outpouring of support as the Davenport community rallies around the Student Emergency Fund The […]

Annual César E. Chávez commemoration transitions to virtual events over three days, includes panel featuring higher education leaders

Oct. 14, 2020 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Committee to Honor César E. Chávez has planned a 20th Anniversary Gala […]

Davenport’s new provost introduces first-generation student success program

“It starts with bravery.” This is the first response you’ll receive when you ask Dr. Gilda Gely, the new provost […]

Off the gridiron: How to balance academic and athletic success

An interview with Nate Couturier, Panther record-breaker and Academic All-American Couturier is one of just four wide receivers in the […]

Beating the odds: 3 first-generation graduates share their stories

First-generation graduates, being the first in their families to earn a bachelor’s degree, deserve all of the credit. For these […]

What high school students should consider before heading to college

When entering the final stages of your high school career, college may seem like a daunting task. There are a […]

3 big myths that block you from advancing your education and career

There are many misconceptions people have when it comes to going to college and these can consume your mind whether […]

As mental health needs rise, Davenport University increases ease of access and availability to free, confidential counseling for students on all campuses

(Grand Rapids, Mich. – October 5, 2020) – In response to a growing need for mental health services among college […]

Davenport University earns $650k in scholarships for 20 computer science majors with a new National Science Foundation grant

(Grand Rapids, Mich. – October 5, 2020) – Davenport University, the beneficiary of three National Science Foundation grants in three […]

Nine students receive cybersecurity scholarships from Davenport University for coming academic year

(GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – October 5, 2020) Davenport University has awarded nine students full tuition and expense scholarships to study […]

5 ways earning your next degree could change your future

There are significant lifelong advantages that come with earning your next degree. One of the biggest? Bachelor’s and master’s degree […]

Davenport University extends scholarship eligibility for individuals unemployed because of COVID-19

(Grand Rapids, Mich. – September 15, 2020)  Davenport University announced today that it is extending eligibility for its Launch Scholarship, created […]

Davenport President named as Chair of GLIAC President’s Council

(Grand Rapids, Mich. – September 10, 2020) Dr. Richard J. Pappas has been named the Chairperson of the President’s Council […]

Davenport University to offer series of short professional development courses for those looking to increase business skills, explore new career paths

(Grand Rapids, Mich. – August 14, 2020) – Davenport University, through its Institute for Professional Excellence, is launching a series […]