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Young Alumni

Young Alumni


Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month, at 6:00 in the upstairs open space of the Downtown Market - 435 Ionia Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. Email Sara at if you plan on attending.

Types of Activites & Events

  • West Michigan Whitecaps Baseball game
  • Helping Freshman move in 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 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, share your story and attend alumni events!

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

Current Young Alumni Council Members

Rachel Buckner '11 '15
  Nicole Cook '09
Erik Dane '07: Assistant Director
  Mitchell Haveman '15
Picture coming soon! Winston Hofer
Picture coming soon! Amanda Kerman '06
McKenzie McIntire '15
Bill McSween '07 
Caren Meerman '14 '16
Ross Melinn '15: Chair
Alli Veneklase '14 '16