Current Category: Diversity

Davenport University receives INSIGHT Into Diversity 2020 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

(GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – Sept. 1, 2020) — Today, Davenport University received the 2020 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) […]

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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) […]

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DU’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Council again named to Top 10 for ERG & Council Honors Award

Davenport University’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council was named 10th in the country for its focus and support of diversity […]

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West Michigan Jewels of Africa, NAACP Youth Council President & Davenport University come together for the 2019 Global & Intercultural Competency Student Summit

Davenport University held its first-ever Global and Intercultural Competency (GIC) Student Summit on April 5, 2019 at the W.A. Lettinga […]

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What to do on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day & how you can promote diversity, equity & inclusion within your community

Leffler, W. K., photographer. Martin Luther King, Jr., Washington D.C, 1963. Dec. 3. Photograph Retrieved from the Library of Congress, […]

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Diversity field trip expands cultural knowledge for students, faculty and staff

Davenport University’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is equipping and supporting faculty, staff, and students for inclusive excellence. DU […]

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Davenport DEI: a Winner Again

In some organizations, winning an award means basking in success and resting on your laurels. However, for Davenport Executive Director […]

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Leadership program empowers DU’s women of color

Davenport University’s new ASPIRE program — Achieving Success through Positive Interaction, Reflection and Empowerment — helps women of color achieve […]

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Creating pathways to health careers for students of color

Davenport University is joining forces with the Grand Rapids African American Health Institute and six other West Michigan educational institutions […]

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The Other America: Student essays focus on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision and economic justice

Each year, DU students have the opportunity to enter the university’s MLK Day Essay Contest. “The contest was a part of […]

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