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Floating Holiday Shift

Previously, July 3, 2017 had been identified as one of Davenport University’s two floating holidays for the upcoming fiscal year. Unfortunately, this will not work with our already established academic calendar so, after consulting with Cabinet, that holiday has been shifted to Jan. 2, 2018. The Floating Holidays for the upcoming year are now:
  • Tuesday, December 26, 2017
  • Tuesday, January 2, 2018

New Homepage to Debut June 1

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.

IPEx Continues partnership with the City of Lansing

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.

Congratulations to Holland Public Safety Officer Dylon O’Bryant!

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.

LETTINGA: Bring Your Kids to Work Day is June 21

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:

Laura Ayotte Joins Marketing Department

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.

Using Resume Books on Panther Jobs Can Help YOU Find a Career!

Are you starting your career job search or looking for a job while in school?

LETTINGA: Watch Rogue One on May 24

The Center for Campus Life will show the Star Wars movie Rogue One on May 24 in the auditorium of the W.A. Lettinga Campus at 7:00 p.m. Free food and beverages provided!

DavenFund Award Winners

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.

Davenport Students Excel at the 2017 BPA National Conference!

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!

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