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National Honor Society for First Year Students, Alpha Lambda Delta, Chartered

On Friday October 14, 2016 at the Lettinga campus an initiation ceremony and charter induction for Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) was conducted with over 200 people in attendance. Mr. Anthony Helms from Western Michigan University presented Patricia Hollemans student president with the official charter membership. Patricia and fellow officers, Randi Koogler and Timothy Miller assisted co-advisors Joe Bishop and Cari Weymouth, and lead academic advisor Dr. Jodi Hicks with the induction ceremony.



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Pom Pon Team to Host First Annual Fall Pom Clinic on Oct. 29

The Pom Pon team will host their first annual fall pom clinic on Saturday, October 29 at the DU Lettinga Campus Student Activity Center.  The clinic will take place  3:00-7:00 p.m. and is available to kids in kindergarten through 12th grade. Participants get to perform with the DU Pom team at the Panthers football game that evening!

Trick or Treat at DU’s Football Game on Oct. 29!

Alumni Success Story – Guy Davis ’92

Guy Davis ‘92 has spent his entire career in claims at Farmers Insurance. “Claims has given me the opportunity to help people all around our country. The work is extremely challenging but there is a great sense of accomplishment and service when you help someone begin to rebuild after a life altering event.” Guy will be featured in the next issue of the DU Review magazine, but in the meantime learn more about Guy and his role as the Liability Branch Claims Manager on the alumni blog.

Pick Your Favorite Pumpkin and Be Entered to Win a Prize Pack at the Bookstore!

Stop in the Tyrus R. Wessell Bookstore from October 26 – 27 to vote for your favorite jack-o-lantern as we hold our 2016 pumpkin carving contest. Voting will also take place on our Facebook page here.

LETTINGA: Attention Coffee Drinkers!

Coming soon, Davenport will finally have its very own on-campus coffee shop located in the new Donald W. Maine College of Business building! But before we blend or pour the first cup, Davenport is also taking the opportunity to solicit new coffee vendor opportunities around Michigan.  Sponsored by DU Dining, a student project management team has taken over the reigns to ensure our vendor contract candidates will provide the coffee options you require.
Those of you who are passionate about your coffee, please take a brief moment to fill out the survey link here.

Emily Riley Shares Her Internship Success Secrets

Senior Emily Riley created her internship at Modern Day Event & Floral. She was the Logistics and Coordination Intern working in a warehouse based out of Walker, MI and a boutique located in the Amway Grand Plaza and Hotel in downtown Grand Rapids. Emily had been working as a Student Ambassador for DU and introduced herself to a visiting family, noting that she was seeking an internship in events and weddings. As luck would have it, the father of the prospective student’s daughter is the executive assistant of Modern Day. Emily followed up, interviewed and landed the internship and career of her dreams!

Dr. Rhae-Ann Booker Honored with Corp! Magazine Salute to Diversity – Business Leader Award

Dr. Rhae-Ann Booker, Executive Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, was honored among Corp! magazine’s 2016 Salute to Diversity Award winners.

WARREN/LIVONIA: Meet the President is Oct. 24

Students, staff and faculty are encouraged to attend the Meet the President to talk to Davenport University President, Rick Pappas and his Leadership Team. It is Dr. Pappas’ goal to meet with students, staff and faculty each year, answering questions and listening to concerns. Dr. Pappas would like your input as he focuses on the academic quality at Davenport. The meeting will be held at Davenport’s Warren Campus and streamed live to the Livonia Campus.

Staff will meet at 1:00 p.m. and students will meet at 2:00 p.m.

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