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Davenport University Alumni Awards Ceremony & Homecoming

Homecoming means cheering on your Panthers, connecting with old friends and making great memories. You will have the opportunity to learn more about Davenport, celebrate the achievements of fellow alumni, reconnect with faculty, staff, & affinity groups, explore Davenport’s growing W.A. Lettinga Campus and be a Panther Forever! We look forward to seeing you the weekend of Sept. 28 & 29!

Homecoming Week Details
Alumni Awards Celebration

Join us in celebrating the 2017 alumni award honorees on Friday, October 13th at 6:00 p.m.

Homecoming Tailgate & Football Game

Join us for the the Homecoming Tailgate and Football Game on Saturday, October 14th. See more details about times and parking below.

Campus Events

Visit the W.A. Lettinga Campus for a full schedule of student life and athletic events 


Visiting the W.A. Lettinga Campus and Farmers Insurance Athletic Complex

Football Game Day Information

 Get your specific football game day answers (parking, tailgating, etc.) 

Alumni Awards Details

See you on Friday, October 13, 2017 

5:30 p.m.

Registration begins at 5:30 p.m., the program will start at 6:00 p.m.


The cost to attend the event is $10.

Business Casual

Check out photos from last year on Facebook. 

W.A. Lettinga Campus

The event will be in the Sneden Meeting Rooms at the W.A. Lettinga Campus.

2017 Alumni Award Honorees

The Davenport University Alumni Association Board is pleased to announce the 2017 Alumni Award Honorees for outstanding achievements in their professional fields and dedicated service to DU. Learn more about the honorees on the alumni blog. 

Distinguished Alumni Award - Mike Nelsen, Class of 1987

Chief Development Officer at CommerceHub

Donald W. Maine College of Business Alumni Award - Wendy Morrow, Class of 1993

Chief Financial Officer of Grand Haven Custom Molding

Hy Berkowitz Professional Excellence Award - Pat McPherson, Class of 2006

Senior Sales Engineer at ITS Partners

College of Technology Alumni Award - Josh Serba, Class of 2011

Chief Information Officer at AHC + Hospitality

Outstanding Young Alumni Award - Leslie Winkle, Class of 2011 & 2016

Owner of Studio 415 Salon

College of Health Alumni Award - Joseph Rodriguez, Class of 2011

Nurse Case Manager at SouthernCare Hospice

Homecoming Tailgate Details

Homecoming tailgate and football game

1:00 PM

The football game starts at 1:00 p.m. The tailgate will be open for lunch at 11:00 a.m. 


$10 ticket includes entrance to the homecoming football game, access to the alumni tent and lunch


Parking is available for $10. Free shuttle from the Lettinga Campus available 2.5 hours prior and up to one hour after the game. A parking pass for each game can be ordered online or at the gate, cash only.

Back to the 90's: Can you dig it?

The theme this year is Back to the 90's: Can you dig it? Rock your 90's gear at the Homecoming tailgate.

Alumni Award Ceremony and Homecoming Registration
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