Some monthly IT maintenance will be taking place this weekend.
The following services may be unavailable on Sunday May 19 from 5 a.m. until 5p.m. as described below:
Blackboard, DMail, and Panthermail will remain available through direct login during this maintenance period.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Customer Support Center at (800)322-3984.
After a thorough national search, Davenport University has hired Christy L.A. Nelson, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, as the University’s Founding Chair of the Occupational Therapy Program. Nelson currently serves as an Associate Professor for the Department of Occupational Therapy in the College of Health Professions at University of Findlay in Findlay, Ohio. She will begin her new role at Davenport on June 3, 2013.
“Dr. Nelson brings considerable experience to Davenport University,” said Dr. Karen Daley, Dean of the College of Health Professions. “As the Founding Chair for the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, Dr. Nelson will grow the program from the ground up and ensure it is one of the best in Michigan.”
Nelson will be responsible for the development of the program including construction of the curriculum, development of policies and procedures, management of budget and operations, recruitment of faculty and enlistment of fieldwork and experiential learning sites.
She earned her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy degree from University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, her Master of Science in Nutrition at the University of Iowa and her Doctor of Philosophy in the Nutritional Sciences Graduate Program at the University of Missouri – Columbia USA.
Over the past few months, the Financial Aid Department has hosted a number of financial literacy workshops. The workshops incorporated tips on searching for outside scholarships, scholarship essay writing, student loan information, a career services presentation and also a guest presenter on credit scores and budgeting tips. Students who attended had their names entered into a drawing for a $200 Moolah Madness Scholarship. This year’s scholarship winner is Marcie Geertman. Keep an eye out for future Moolah Madness events at your campus and your chance to win!
Gear up for Summer – All Nike 25% Off
Going on now! All Nike apparel in store and online at DUspirit.com is 25% off for a limited time.
Pricing is reflected in sale price online. Not valid with any other promo or discount.
Spring/Summer Book Voucher Information:
May 16, 2013
It’s Fall in Marketing
Spring/Summer messaging concludes this week, which means we’re already starting to gear up for fall! Online banners for non-traditional students and the new Master of Management degree launched this Monday. Look for our ads to start appearing in all media the week of June 10.
In the meantime, here’s the wrap-up of Spring radio:
Spring/Summer Media Highlights: Week of 5/6/13
Overview: Spring/Summer concludes with the eighth week of radio in all markets.
On Saturday, June 8, Student Life is providing student transportation and admission to the Binder Park Zoo in Battle Creek for only $5 per person. Join other DU students and their families for a fun-filled day at the Binder Park Zoo. Bring the kids and take in the live animal exhibits and hop aboard fun rides like the Z.O. & O. Railroad and the Binda Conservation Carousel!
Sign up in the Student Life Office by May 31 to reserve your seat on the bus!
Bus will leave the W.A. Lettinga Campus at 8:00 a.m. and will return by 7:00 p.m.
There is 4 ticket limit for students.
Visit the Binder Park Zoo website for additional details.
On Wednesday, May 22 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Head out to the the Wilbur and Sharon Lettinga Auditorium located in the Robert W. Sneden Center on the W.A. Lettinga Campus. Student Life will be showing Oz The Great and Powerful! Bring some friends and enjoy the movie!
Sponsored by: Student Life
Contact Nick Smith if you have any questions.
Marlene Berens, nursing faculty who recently graduated from Regis University with her Doctorate of Nursing Practice, has been honored with the Excellence in Nursing Award. The President of Regis University, Father John P. Fitzgibbons, S.J., selected Marlene for the President’s Excellence in Nursing Award. Additionally, she was inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu – the Jesuit Honor Society – for her community service and academic achievements. Only 4% of all doctoral students throughout all the Jesuit Universities are selected for this high honor.
How do you ask for a business card? How do you follow up afterwards? How do you enter in a conversation? What is the proper hors d’oeuvres etiquette?
Join DU Career Services for a unique presentation on The Art of Networking and find out! One will learn tips & tricks and network with actual employers. Plus appetizers and mock tails will be served.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Clara’s on the River
44 McCamly Street N
Battle Creek, MI 49017
Admission is only $6!!!
RSVP by May 24 and make your payment here: https://epay.davenport.edu/C20659_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=5
Questions? Contact Linda Lamorandier or call at: 269-552-3370