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DU becomes newest partner at Macomb Community College’s University Center

Davenport University will become the newest partner to offer classes at Macomb Community College’s University Center, which is located on the college’s Center Campus in Clinton Township.

“We are very excited about our new partnership with Macomb Community College,” said Dr. Richard Pappas, president of Davenport University. “Students benefit from new programs that will be developed by the two institutions and from the first-class facilities and services offered by Macomb, as well as Davenport’s own student services and academic programs.”

Alumni Success Story: Brown Family Tradition

Caren Meerman ‘14 & ‘16 may hold the record of most Davenport commencement ceremonies attended. “We have it down now,” says Caren, “We have reserved seat labels and everything.” Read more about Caren and how her family has made quite the name for themselves at Davenport University on the alumni blog.

 

VITA Success in West Michigan

This tax season 79 students, alumni and staff expended over 6,820 hours working on the VITA program (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance- free tax preparation services for low to moderate taxpayers). Our DU Lettinga, Cook and Holland campuses served as host sites among others.

Our volunteers served over 6,400 taxpayers around a tri-county area and yielded over $8 million in refunds. The majority of these refunds are spent locally invigorating the communities in which we live.
Thank you to all of those who volunteered!

Watch the BPA Grand Awards Session Live!

Over 40 Davenport University students and advisors are currently in Boston, MA for the 50th anniversary competition of Business Professionals of America (BPA). Our BPA students are in Boston to defend their National titles in events in accounting, computers and technology, business planning, speeches and interview and presentation skills.

Be sure to watch the Post-Secondary Grand Awards Session on Sunday, May 8 at 6:00pm.  This session is the highlight of the conference and everyone has a chance to cheer for our DU students. The link to the event is: http://www.thinkcybis.com/bpa-live/.

Knoll Named NAIA Women’s Lacrosse National Player of the Year

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The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced Wednesday night the 2016 All–Americans and  at the National Invitational Banquet. Redshirt junior Sydney Gray, Junior Brooke Knoll, and Senior Mariah Newton each represented the Panthers as First Team All-American selections. Knoll was also selected as the inaugural NAIA National Player of the Year.

10th Annual High School Senior All-Star Games Coming to DU

Presenting Sponsors D & W and Family Fare and Game Director Steve Project/Davenport U announce the 2016 High School All-Star basketball games for their Champions of Character “HOOPS HEAVEN” series.  Top senior high school b-ballers from the Greater Grand Rapids area (OK Conferences), will be honored to play in front of their hometown fans one final time -  now coming to  Davenport  University. The 10th annual High School All-Star games will be on Wednesday, June 15 at Davenport U!  The  All-Star game times include women’s game at 6:00 p.m; men’s game at 7:30 p.m.

Nominations are being taken until May 10 - through MLive and steveproject@hotmail.com.

Temporary Shut Down of Higher One ATMs on Campus

As has been previously communicated, the Higher One ATMs located on Davenport University campuses will be temporarily shut down beginning May 4Because of this, all Higher One account holders will have fee-free access to cash at 55,000 Allpoint network ATMs beginning May 4.  Allpoint ATMs are located in some of the most popular retail stores in America, such as Target, Walgreens, CVS, 7-Eleven, Safeway, and Kroger.We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Higher One ATM Out-of-Order Until June

As has been previously communicated, the Higher One ATM on the Warren Campus will be temporarily shut down beginning May 4. The machine is scheduled to be replaced with a newer one in June. In the meantime, effective May 4, 2016, all Higher One account holders will have fee-free access to cash at 55,000 Allpoint network ATMs.  Allpoint ATMs are located in some of the most popular retail stores in America, such as Target, Walgreens, CVS, 7-Eleven, Safeway, and Kroger.We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Higher One ATM to be Removed from Midland Campus

Due to low usage and out-of-date technology, Higher One Bank will no longer provide updates to the Higher One ATM at the Midland Campus and it will be removed. Effective May 4, 2016, all Higher One account holders will have fee-free access to cash at 55,000 Allpoint network ATMs.  Allpoint ATMs are located in some of the most popular retail stores in America, such as Target, Walgreens, CVS, 7-Eleven, Safeway, and Kroger.

Job-Hunting Advice for Students

Are you a student looking to learn the best tips for looking for  a job after graduation? If so, this article, featuring Davenport’s very own Brian Miller, the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Interim Dean for Online Education, is the article for you! Learn from the top management what it takes to land and succeed in a job, and how you can use your time at DU to differentiate yourself from other candidates and be the best person for the job!