2011 IDEAS E-Newsletter
- April 2011
This issue of Ideas marks a "refresh" to our original publication. While it includes a new look and feel it promises a steady stream of the "cutting-edge" content on which you rely.
2010 IDEAS E-Newsletter
- December 2010
We are pleased to present an abridged transcript of Dr. Dennis McCuistion's address at the May 2010 Texas Campus commencement. A former bank CEO and the founder of McCuistion & Associates, Dr. McCuistion currently consults with financial institutions and other businesses on top management issues and facilitates strategic planning sessions, offers advice on director/CEO issues and serves on boards and audit committees of public and private companies. The author of three books and hundreds of articles on the banking industry, he has served as the host and executive producer of the nationally syndicated McCuistion Program, a Donahue-style talk show on PBS, and has appeared on Fox News, other PBS television programs and ABC, NBC, and CBS affiliates.
- August 2010
We are pleased to present the May 2010 Michigan Campus commencement addresses of Dr. James Farley, group vice president of marketing and communications, Ford Motor Company, who spoke at the morning ceremony, and U.S. Representative Dr. David Camp who spoke in the afternoon. The next issue of IDEAS will feature the commencement speech delivered at the Texas Campus by Dr. Dennis McCuistion.
- April 2010
We are pleased to present the Values Emphasis speech delivered at both the Michigan and Florida Campuses by Dr. John Blundell. Dr. Blundell has known former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher since 1970 and has written a recent biography, Margaret Thatcher - A Portrait of the Iron Lady. Lady Thatcher has commented that John is "very well placed to explain to Americans the beliefs and principles which underpinned what became known as Thatcherism."
- January 2010
We are pleased to present the December 2009 commencement address by Dr. David E. Fry, who served our University for over 44 years, coming to Northwood in 1965 as an instructor of Economics. He developed and taught over 20 course titles during his service as a faculty member, and became an administrator, campus dean, a part of the central administration, and served as President and CEO from 1982-2006.
2009 IDEAS E-Newsletter
- November 2009
The September edition of IDEAS introduced Dr. Richard Ebeling, the renowned economist who joined our faculty in August. Dr. Ebeling has an outstanding academic and professional background, and is passionate about national and global affairs. We are pleased to present his essay on the Berlin Wall - twenty years after its fall. We think you will find it stimulating and thought provoking.
The Health Care Reform activity in Washington has been fraught with emotion and considerable rhetoric. For those of us who understand free-enterprise principles, we know the effects of misguided decisions by the members of Congress could be catastrophic. Dr. Timothy Nash, assisted by Michigan Campus senior William Freeland who is majoring in economics, prepared an outstanding White Paper detailing the health care situation and offering viable, affordable solutions. We've reprinted it following Dr. Ebeling's essay.
This issue concludes with the many exciting activities promoting entrepreneurship and free enterprise on our Florida, Michigan and Texas Campuses.
- September 2009
We are pleased to present the May, 2009 commencement address by Dr. Dick DeVos, '81 BBA, Founder/President, The Windquest Group. Following the text of the speech, an exciting change in Dr. Timothy Nash's role at Northwood is announced, and you'll meet Dr. Richard Ebeling, the renowned economist, who has accepted a professorship on the Michigan campus.
- Inaugural Issue
We are pleased to present the December, 2008 commencement address by Dr. Lawrence Reed - president of the Foundation for Economic Education, president emeritus and founder of The Mackinac Center for Public Policy, and former Northwood professor.