- Tuesday, December 26, 2017
- Tuesday, January 2, 2018
A new homepage at davenport.edu is set to go-live on June 1. The new homepage is a complete re-design and will feature a new look and feel. No items or links have been removed, but they may be located in a different spot.
CSC is scheduled to publish the new homepage during the late hours of May 31. The website will continue to work during the go-live, but some things may move around. Please contact CSC if you have any questions.
The Institute for Professional Excellence (IPEx), Davenport University’s corporate training and professional development team, have recently started the second cohortt of the Certificate of Supervisory Management with employees from the City of Lansing.
Holland Public Safety Officer and recruit in the Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Police Academy, Dylon O’Bryant, recently received the 2017 Holland Police Department scholarship! Dylon has worked in the Holland PD Reserve program for over a year and recently began his police academy training at GVSU. The scholarship award covers Dylon’s entire cost of attending the academy and provides him with a conditional full-time employment offer with Holland Police Department upon completion.
Do your children or grandchildren know how you spend your time at Davenport? The third annual Bring Your Kids to Work/School event will be held on Wednesday, June 21 at the W.A. Lettinga Campus. Fun activities will be happening from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m:
Marketing is happy to announce Laura Ayotte as the new Marketing Project Manager! Laura has been with the University since 2008, most recently in the Career Services Department. She is replacing Nicole La Fave and will serve as the main contact for all marketing materials, logo, video, photo and project requests. As in the past, anyone who needs help from the marketing team should fill out a marketing work request form found here.
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DavenFund, an application-driven award program, received more than 30 applications during its inaugural selection process this past winter. On Monday, May 15, 11 employees received funding to be put toward helping them perform their job responsibilities and increase efficiency and productivity.
Business Professionals of America held its 51st National Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida from May 9 - 14, 2017. Students from Davenport’s Lettinga and Lansing campuses represented the University and earned 12 national championships, 8 runner-up finishes, and 8 third-place finishes! Overall, the University placed 69 finalists in the Top Ten. Over the last nine years, Davenport students’ have earned 112 national titles!