Northwood University to Host Global Week November 12-14

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Events will be held each day to inform students of the opportunities offered through an international business education.

MIDLAND, MI – Northwood University and the International Business Association (IBA) will be hosting Global Week on the Midland campus located at 4000 Whiting Drive from November 12-14. Events will be held each day to inform students of the opportunities offered through an international business education. These events are free and open to the public.

On Monday, November 12, at 6 p.m. a study abroad panel will be held in the auditorium of the Sloan Family Building for Aftermarket Studies. This event will give Northwood students the opportunity to relay their travel experience, whether it was going abroad to study or coming from another country to study at Northwood. After the discussion, the speakers will be available for a question and answer session.

At 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13, Dr. George Griffin will be speaking in the Griswold Lecture Hall. He will be discussing his experiences from studying and working abroad in the country of Georgia. Dr. Griffin is an associate professor at Spring Arbor University School of Graduate and Professional Studies and a Fulbright scholar.

On Wednesday, November 14, there will be a game night at 6 p.m. in Dow Commons. The event will have music, information and trivia games as well as prizes. The area will be decorated with items from various cultures to generate awareness to students.

For more information on these events, contact Catherine Cangemi at or Katherine Young at


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.