Knight Pride

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Knights hold Spirit Lunch for Homecoming Week

October 5, 2012

CEDAR HILL, Texas-The Northwood Knights began their homecoming celebration by having a Homecoming Kick-off Knight Cookout at the Swalwell Student Union. Students, faculty, and staff came from all over campus united as one to celebrate homecoming.

 “The environment was fresh and lively”, says Lakeidea Burns, junior entrepreneurship major.

The Swalwell patio was decorated in the school colors with balloons, pom-poms, miniature megaphones, fake blue mustaches and “#1” temporary tattoos for students to show their pride.

 Adrian Valle, freshman marketing advertising major stated, “The weather was awesome and knight pride rocks.”

 Students danced to the music and socialized with their peers.

 “Seeing the amount of students who came out today and all of the NU decorations showed me how much school pride our students have this year” said Abby Babbitt, director of Leadership and Character Development. What a wonderful sight to see all of the students, faculty, and staff bonding. The fun will continue with Intramurals Friday at 2PM and Crossing Over this Saturday at 7:30PM.


Northwood University is committed to the most personal attention to prepare students for success in their careers and in their communities; it promotes critical thinking skills, personal effectiveness, and the importance of ethics, individual freedom and responsibility.

Private, nonprofit, and accredited, Northwood University specializes in managerial and entrepreneurial education at three full-service, residential campuses located in southern Florida, mid-Michigan and northern Texas. Adult Degree Programs are available in eight states with many course delivery options including an online option. The DeVos Graduate School offers day, evening and weekend programming in Michigan, Texas, Florida and Switzerland. The Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity and Enterprise in Midland, Michigan, specializes in creative thinking and innovation development. International education is offered through study abroad and in Program Centers in Switzerland, China, Malaysia and Sri Lanka.