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  • DU Summer Math Camp a Big Hit

    July 27, 2017

    The DU Summer Math Camp 2017 program recently helped 24 students aged 10-16 discover the beauty of patterns and relationships inherent in the rotations and …

  • Move-In Volunteers Needed Aug. 30 & Sept. 1

    July 20, 2017

    Residence Hall Move-In is coming soon! The Housing and Residence Life team are looking for energetic volunteers to assist the students and their families as …

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Iceland 2017: What’s the Point?

During the past few weeks, Associate Professor Chris Hamstra taught several sessions on leadership and communication at Bifröst University in Iceland. Chris documented his time in Iceland in a series of articles to be featured on his LinkedIn page and on the DU Hub.  This is the final article in the series.

Introducing the 2017 Alumni Award Recipients

We are pleased to announce our 2017 Alumni Award recipients. We received a record number of exceptional alumni award nominations, thanks to you! We appreciate the time you took to honor your fellow classmates, friends and colleagues.

Open House for Residence Halls and Apartments Aug. 2

Ever wonder what the rooms and apartments inside the DU residence facilities look like? Wonder no more! Housing and Residence Life will be hosting an Open House on Wednesday, Aug. 2, for all DU faculty and staff. Rooms in South, Meijer, Panther Woods and Panther Ridge will all be available to view anytime between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m!  We hope to see you there!

DU Summer Math Camp a Big Hit

The DU Summer Math Camp 2017 program recently helped 24 students aged 10-16 discover the beauty of patterns and relationships inherent in the rotations and flips of rectangles and triangles.

Military Simulation to Run as Pre-Conference TLI Session

As part of the Veterans Bachelor of Science in Nursing (VBSN) program’s ongoing commitment to heighten awareness to issues facing veteran students, Davenport University has created a Military Simulation as an experiential learning opportunity.  This activity is intended to provide participants with an educational insight into the lives of military students and is recommended for any faculty or staff member who may come into contact with these students.  While the full impact of a military experience cannot be represented in this simulation, participants may obtain a general idea of what it is like to be a service member juggling all of life’s responsibilities while pursuing a college degree.

Academic Promotions

The “Interim” has been removed from titles held by Patty Brechbiel and Chris Marx, making Patty Dean for the College of Arts and Sciences and Chris the University Registrar. Both have served admirably in these roles on an interim basis and are well deserving of these permanent appointments.

Pantherpalooza 2017 is Sept. 8

Pantherpalooza 2017 takes place on Friday, Sept. 8, from 1 – 4 p.m. and we invite you to help us welcome our new and returning students! Our official kick-off to the school year, Pantherpalooza is free and open to all Davenport University students.

Iceland 2017: We Could be in Hoboken – Article 5

During the next few weeks, Associate Professor Chris Hamstra is teaching several sessions on leadership and communication (Authentic and Servant-leadership, leadership life-stories, etc.) at Bifröst University in Iceland. Chris is documenting his time in Iceland in a series of articles to be featured on his LinkedIn page and on the DU Hub.

This is the fifth article in the series.

Iceland 2017: We Could be in Hoboken

Volunteer for the Color Run July 29!

Looking for a fun way to give back to DU? Volunteer for the Color Run in Downtown GR! The Women’s Lacrosse and Women’s Golf teams are looking for volunteers to help throw color at the 2017 Color Run in downtown Grand Rapids on Saturday, July 29.

Network Outage on July 24

There will be a brief network outage at 1:00 AM on July 24, 2017, (early Monday morning).  During this outage, all network based internal services including the public website will be unavailable. Faculty and students already logged into Blackboard at this time will not be affected.

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