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Cyber Defense degree creates a second chance for a successful career

A woman in her 50s reimagines her career opportunities with a new degree in cyber defense and a guaranteed job […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Alumni Success Story: Chris Tarkowski ’08

Chris Tarkowski ‘08 realizes how fortunate he is in the choices he’s made throughout his life. He’s served in the […]

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Alumni Success Story: Brittany Edwards ’18, MM

Brittany Edwards ‘18 has worked for the State of Michigan since she was a high school student. Through hard work […]

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Alumni Success Story: Cheri Sharrard ’17, BS

Cheri Sharrard ’17 has taken on many roles in her life; a manager, data processor, an office clerk, a postal […]

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Alumni Success Story: Quinton Adkins ’16, MBA

When Quinton Adkins ‘16 graduated high school he didn’t see himself as a life-long learner. However, with a job at […]

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