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Young Alumni

Young Alumni


Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m., at the Downtown Market in open space upstairs Grand Rapids.

Types of Activites & Events

  • West Michigan Whitecaps Baseball game
  • Helping Freshman move-in at the residence halls
  • Professional development events
  • Volunteering for the Homecoming festivities 

The Davenport University Young Alumni Council purpose is to provide value in the lives of recent graduates. The group is made up of seniors and recent grads who want to stay involved with the university and give back to an institution that gave so much to them during their educational endeavors.

The Young Alumni Council hosts and attends professional development and networking events, engages in community service, and volunteers in the classroom and at DU events to connect with students.

Connect with us, engage with us, and share your story!

We are looking for new members! Join us for our monthly meetings the first Monday of every month at the Downtown Market at 5:30! Email Sara for more information! 

Current Young Alumni Council Members

Sara Brondsema '07: Chair
Alexis Burbul '15
Erik Dane '07: Assistant Director
  Mitchell Haveman '15
Sara Mooney '09: Assistant Director
Bill McSween '07 
Ross Melinn '15: Vice-Chair
Jaime Van Essen '08