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Davenport remembers Thomas Brown, PhD

On Tuesday, February 23, 2021, beloved former Davenport employee Tom Brown passed away. Tom played many pivotal roles at Davenport […]

Davenport University stages second drive-through commencement to honor 2021 graduates

Grand Rapids, Mich. (March 4, 2021) — Following a successful fall event, Davenport University is preparing to host its second […]

Davenport University partners with Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency to offer 4-year scholarships to employees of Veteran-friendly businesses

(Grand Rapids, Mich. – Nov. 9, 2020) – Employees at nearly 400 veteran-friendly certified businesses and agencies across Michigan are […]

Five ways to make the right college choice from anywhere

In every aspect of life, obstacles can occur that prevent you from doing things the “normal” way.  Choosing a college […]

Soft skills can help you land a job — here’s why

When you think of job skills, your mind probably jumps to things like technical knowledge and expertise in your field […]

Cybersecurity: What is it and why should you study it

Are you having a difficult time deciding what you should study in college? If you’re interested in technology and have […]

Rapid adaptation: How four organizations flexed during the pandemic to keep business moving

The first weeks of the coronavirus pandemic were challenging for companies as they tried to make sense of what COVID-19 […]

Four successful alumni share insights with new graduates

We asked four recent Davenport grads to share how they got where they are today and what advice they’d give […]

Davenport among first to certify soft skills [infographic]

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 […]