Davenport's College of Technology programs will give you the edge you need to succeed in your tech career. Each year, DU students compete head-to-head with peers from across the state.
NursingCAS is a centralized admission system which will require students to submit their nursing application and supporting documents in electronic format versus hard-copy/paper format. The new CAS system process will be in place on August 25, 2016 for new applicants. The Nursing CAS system is supported by AACN and offered by CCNE our accrediting agencies. The fee for the BSN PL undergraduate program is $45.00 for the first submission and $30.00 for each additional submission. Learn more!
The College of Arts and Sciences develops and maintains the majority of courses in the Foundations of Excellence section of each degree program - whether it be in business, technology, or health.
Dr. Susan Gunn, Dean of the College of Urban Education, received the 2016 Inspiring Women in STEM Award from *INSIGHT Into Diversity *magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education.
The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce has announced Davenport University as the 2016 Diversity Visionary Award recipient and Ronald Jimmerson, Sr., Seeds of Promise co-founder and executive director, as the 2016 Change Agent Award—both of whom were honored during the award celebration held at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.
Davenport University has accepted an invitation to become a member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletics Conference (GLIAC), with plans to compete on a provisional basis beginning with the 2017-18 academic year.
DU is only the second college or university to be recognized by this prestigious group.
Davenport has once again been honored by the Military Times in its Best for Vets: Colleges 2017 rankings. The eighth annual rankings factor in the results of Military Times’ comprehensive school-by-school survey of veteran and military student offerings and rates of academic achievement. This is Davenport's second year to make the list!
Davenport University has been recognized as having the #1 online medical billing coding program in the nation by BestColleges.com. Known as Health Information Technology (HIT), Davenport’s associate degree program is one of the leading programs in the United States, having graduated the fourth most students (86 graduates) out of 262 accredited HIT programs in the U.S.
Daniel G. DeVos, Chairman & CEO of DP Fox Ventures, LLC, will be honored with the 2017 Peter C. Cook Excellence in Business Award at Davenport University’s 20thAnniversary Excellence in Business Dinner Gala, benefitting student scholarships. The featured guest speaker at the event will be legendary NFL quarterback Joe Montana, winner of four Super Bowls with the San Francisco 49ers and twice named NFL MVP.
Davenport University’s Mable Engle Nursing program was chartered into Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society of Nursing during a ceremony held on March 30 at the W.A. Lettinga Campus. Forming the Psi Omicron Chapter, more than 30 staff and students were inducted into the global organization.
Davenport University has completed an extensive search for the perfect student recipient for the University’s most prestigious scholarship, the Gerald R. Ford Memorial Scholarship. Eric Riley from Wyoming, Michigan, was chosen as the 2017 recipient, and will be awarded the scholarship at the Excellence in Business Dinner Gala on April 28, 2017.
Davenport University’s College of Urban Education, in partnership with Grand Rapids Public Schools (GRPS), announced results from the first cohort of GRPS teachers to graduate from Davenport’s Master of Urban Education (MUE) program. Data shows the MUE degree program produced significant increases for the GRPS teachers enrolled as well as the GRPS students in their classrooms