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Order Textbooks for your Spring/Summer Classes at the DU Online Bookstore

The Davenport University Online Bookstore is now open for spring/summer session 2 classes! We highly recommend students purchase all course materials directly from the bookstore using your DU email address. When you log in, you will see all textbooks assigned to your registered courses.

FACULTY: Blackboard VoiceThread Pilot

Are you interested in engaging students using technology in your Blackboard course? Are you an early adopter of technology?

If you’ve answered yes to the above questions, we’d like to invite you to be a part of the Blackboard VoiceThread pilot the Global Campus is  launching for Spring/Summer Session 2.

VoiceThread is a learning tool integrated into Blackboard to enhance student engagement by creating, sharing and commenting on images, presentations, videos, audio files, documents and PDFs, using audio and/or video. To learn more, review What is VoiceThread?

Alumni Success Story – Sara Eschels ’84 ’97 ‘06

As a three-time alumna of Davenport, Sara Eschels ’84, ’97, ’06 believes in paying it forward, just as her former bosses and mentors have done for her. “Leading and helping others is my way of paying back the people who helped me get where I am today.” Learn more about Sara and her role of the “HR Quarterback” at Hylant helping others grow on the alumni blog today – http://blogs.davenport.edu/alumninews/

Mary Berg Retiring

Mary Berg, Payroll Specialist, is retiring from Davenport after more than 36 years of service. Her last day will be June 27, 2017. Mary is looking forward to spending time with her family, gardening, and a bit of traveling.

Please join Mary and colleagues in Suite 136 at Broadmoor Campus 1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 23, 2017 to wish Mary well in this new chapter in her life and thank her for her dedication to Davenport.  While many of us will miss her, we celebrate her long-standing success here at Davenport.

Complete Your Course Evaluations

It is time to complete your evaluation for your course(s). Please click here to begin.

Bookstore Closing for Inventory June 28

The bookstore will close early for inventory Wednesday, June 28, at 12:00 p.m. through June 30. The bookstore will also close early at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 27.
Orders can still be placed online at DUspirit.com during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Normal hours will resume starting July 3.

Davenport History Book Earns National Award

Davenport: Educating Across Three Centuries, co-authored by Margaret (Peggy) Moceri and former DU Provost Thomas Brown, Ph.D., recently earned national distinction at the 11th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards, winning the Coffee Table Book category. This awards competition for independent book publishers was judged by industry experts, including publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers and professional copywriters.

Alumni Success Story & DU Review Feature: Sue Nemmers ’85 & Rachel Payne ’10, ’12

For Sue Nemmers ‘85, Davenport University is a special place for two generations of her family. “Both my daughter, Rachel, and I started at Davenport in pursuit of a business education but gained so much more. Though we attended 25 years apart, we gained very similar experiences, friendships and a foundation for our success. It is our home.” Learn why in a sneak peek of their DU Review story on the alumni blog – http://blogs.davenport.edu/alumninews/

New Career Services Team Members

Career Services is pleased to announce three new team members at the W.A. Lettinga Campus!  We  welcomed Ethan Tanis, Matthew Krevda and Genevieve Steffes to the SC306 office.  They bring experience in higher education, student affairs and career services to the team.  All  have completed a master’s degree and worked in positions outside of higher education.

3 for $25 T-Shirts Going on Now at the Bookstore and DUspirit.com

Now through June 18 select t-shirts are on sale 3 for $25 in store and online at DUspirit.com.

Discount will be taken at checkout. Must purchase three qualifying tees to be eligible. Not valid with any other discount or promotion.

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