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Davenport Nursing – it’s all in the family

Pictured left to right: Dawn Overbeek, Veronica Overbeek, Elizabeth Overbeek-Buresh and Melinda Overbeek-Conklin. Sometimes sisters don’t like to be followed […]

Davenport alum transitions from player to coach

When Veronica Overbeek, BSN ’19 first stepped foot on Davenport’s Lettinga Campus as a freshman in 2015, she quickly realized […]

The evolution of the Panthers

Davenport University’s athletic program has evolved over time to become a force to be reckoned with.  Over the years, numerous […]

Internships prepare students for their chosen careers

Most college students entering the final phase of their educational journey are focused on finishing classes, graduating, and landing the […]

Accounting and Finance Forum connects students with industry experts

Educators at Davenport University take every opportunity to connect students with industry experts to expand upon what is being taught […]

Davenport University’s Excellence in Business Gala will feature CNN’s Anderson Cooper

Davenport University President Richard J. Pappas announced that the university will welcome CNN anchor Anderson Cooper back to its Excellence […]

West Michigan Jewels of Africa bring Pan-African culture to Davenport

The West Michigan Jewels of Africa (WMJA) brought the sights and sounds of a traditional African village to Davenport University’s […]

Women’s History Month inspires us to move forward

A message from Davenport University president Richard J. Pappas March is Women’s History Month. It has been so since 1987 […]

Davenport University launches groundbreaking bilingual degrees program

Leaders at Davenport University announced a groundbreaking initiative that leads to bilingual degrees with professional proficiency in English and Spanish. […]

Students flock to Davenport University’s annual Career and Internship Fair

Davenport University held its annual Career and Internship Fair on February 15 at its Grand Rapids Lettinga Campus. More than […]

Davenport’s housing options help students feel right at home

College students have many important decisions to make before they even step foot in a classroom. Topping that list includes […]

Davenport community mourns former DEI leader

The university is mourning the passing of Rhae-Ann Booker. She was the first executive director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion […]

Davenport alum credits the university for putting him on the path to success

Mark Vroman, MBA ’12, is a former firefighter, student, and professor teaching a unique population of students. He uses the […]

NCMC and Davenport University partner to expand nursing education

North Central Michigan College (NCMC) and Davenport University announced a partnership to expand nursing education in Northern Michigan. Leaders from […]

Nurses needed: Don’t make these mistakes when applying to nursing school

A recent study by the Michigan Health and Hospital Association confirms the extent of the nursing shortage that has been […]

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