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Davenport University develops nationally recognized system to offer veterans maximum course credits for military experience

(GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – Nov. 11, 2019) Davenport University, with the help of a Military Credit Equivalency Grant, has created […]

The top 3 character traits of a strategic leader

Of the buzz words we overuse in our work environment today, leadership may take the cake. We often hear the […]

EuroBiz 2019: Students experience business operations and culture abroad

Last June, 27 students took part in Davenport University’s EuroBiz study abroad experience. The students traveled to various European countries […]

Davenport University partners with Emergent Holdings to offer employees Corporate Education Scholarships

Davenport University recently developed a partnership with Emergent Holdings to offer a Corporate Education Scholarship. The scholarship will make education […]

Educating the Next Generation of Technology Experts: Davenport University’s College of Technology [Infographic]

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 […]

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Bringing Innovative Strategies to Rural Communities

Davenport’s 2019 Young Alumni Award recipient Valarie Handy ’08 considers herself a translator for rural communities. Handy works as an […]

Davenport University Earns $4M in Scholarship Funds for Cybersecurity Students

(GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – September 19, 2019) Davenport University has received a five-year, $4M grant from the National Science Foundation […]

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

(GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – Sept. 18, 2019) — Today, Davenport University received the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) […]

Research out of Davenport University results in deeper understanding of antibiotic resistance

Davenport University faculty Laura Harris and pre-nursing student Blue Goad co-authored an international, peer-reviewed paper in December 2018. This summer, […]

Improving the lives of children and families across Southeast Michigan

Described as a transformational leader, Kylee Mitchell Wells ‘03, was hired at Ballmer Group in December 2017 as Executive Director – Southeast […]

Panther Prowl: Welcoming new students to Davenport University

In 2007, Davenport University kicked off it’s first-ever Panther Prowl welcome event. Since then, Panther Prowl has been changing the […]

Detroit Public Schools Community District and Davenport University team up on new urban education program to improve student performance

Davenport University announced today that it has teamed up with Detroit Public Schools Community District to offer its staff and […]

Meet our 2019 Alumni Award Recipients

We are pleased to present our 2019 Alumni Award recipients. The following alumni have exemplified the vision and values of Davenport […]

Passionate about education and community health, DU alum supports Beaumont Hospital in achieving Magnet Recognition

For Kenyatta Legette ’14, innovation is part of everyday life. Innovation surrounds her in her job as a nursing educator […]

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