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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 September 28th and 29th!

Homecoming Week Details
Alumni Awards Celebration

Join us in celebrating the 2018 alumni award honorees on Friday, September 28th at 6:00 p.m.

Homecoming Tailgate & Football Game

Join us for the the Homecoming Tailgate and Football Game on Saturday, September 29th. 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
5:30 p.m.

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

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.

2018 Alumni Award Honorees

The Davenport University Alumni Association is pleased to announce the 2018 Alumni Award Honorees for outstanding achievements in their professional fields and dedicated service to DU.

Distinguished Alumni Award - Roger Victory, Class of 1987

State Representative 88th District, Michigan House of Representatives

Donald W. Maine College of Business Alumni Award - Jason Collett, Class of 2001

President, ADAPTIVITY Development, L.L.C. & Owner/Brewer, Rock Hill Brewing Company

Hy Berkowitz Professional Excellence Award - Derrick King, Class of 2009

Event Director, ALWAYSLIVE

College of Technology Alumni Award - Aaron House, Class of 2016

IT Infrastructure Architect, Emerging Markets Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Outstanding Young Alumni Award - McKenzie Gallagher, Class of 2011

Owner, Rove Estate Vineyard & Winery 

College of Health Alumni Award - Michelle High, Class of 2016

Clinical Nurse, Beaumont Health

Homecoming Tailgate Details
11:00 AM

The football game starts at 12:00 p.m. The tailgate will be open for lunch at 11:00 a.m. Please click here for detailed map of tailgate tent location.


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


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

Alumni Award Ceremony and Homecoming Registration
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