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2013 Reunion with Prof. Robert Harris

CEDAR HILL, Texas – One very unique opportunity that students are offered at Northwood University is a study abroad tour in Southeast Asia. For the last thirteen years, Prof. Robert Harris, Associate Professor and Division Chair of Arts and Sciences on the Texas campus, has taken students from the Michigan, Florida and Texas campuses on a trip of a lifetime to explore Asian history, culture and international business practices. Each year near the end of June, Semester in Asia...

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Regina Ricketts

Northwood University Florida is pleased to announce that it has appointed Regina Ricketts as its Adult Degree Program (ADP) Center Manager.Having joined Northwood University with a wealth of higher education experience, Ricketts will apply her knowledge in enrollment management and retention, academic advising, records management, and more, toward her new role of managing and overseeing the ADP department. Ricketts previously served as the Associate Registrar of South University and the...

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CEDAR HILL, Texas –It’s time to register for Northwood University’s Knights' SWORD (Student Welcome, Orientation and Registration Day).  SWORD is designed to make a student’s transition to Northwood University as smooth as possible.  At SWORD, young Knights learn about their new campus home, meet professors and register for classes. The mission of orientation is to provide new students with the foundation for academic and...

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MIDLAND, MI – Northwood University recently announced the winners of the Betsy and Dick DeVos Scholars for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Scholarship. This is an annual scholarship available to new students in the full-time BBA or four-year BBA/MBA program for the 2013-2014 academic year. These students who won the renewable scholarship competition will receive up to $40,000 over their academic career. This may be combined with Academic Merit Scholarships and other awards...

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Patricia A. Riley

Patricia A. Riley was elected to Northwood University’s Board of Trustees on May 17 during its annual meeting.In 2009, Northwood University honored Riley with the Outstanding Business Leader Award and in 2010 she received an honorary doctorate of laws degree at Northwood Florida’s graduation ceremony. She previously was a member of the Northwood University Florida Board of Governors.Riley is the founder and CEO of MDR Fitness/Clientele Beauty of Palm Gardens, FL, and...

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Albert (Al) Zehnder

Albert (Al) Zehnder was elected as vice chair of Northwood University’s Board of Trustees during its annual meeting on May 17. Prior to his election as vice chair, Zehnder has served as a member of Northwood’s Board of Trustees since 2005.Albert F. Zehnder, CEO of Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth and chairman of its board of directors, directs all strategic planning of Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth; Zehnder’s 18-hole golf course, The Fortress; and...

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Daniel (Dan) DeVos

Northwood University’s Board of Trustees elected Grand Rapids native and entrepreneur Daniel (Dan) G. DeVos as board chair at its annual meeting on May 17. DeVos, who served as vice chair during the previous term, is a 1980 Northwood alumnus and national co-chair with his wife, Pamella, of Northwood’s capital campaign.DeVos is chairman, president and chief executive officer of DP Fox Ventures, LLC, a diversified management company with interests in real estate,...

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Northwood Texas Alumni at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington

CEDAR HILL, Texas – Students may be on break for the summer months, but the Texas Alumni Network is as busy as ever. Several activities are planned to welcome our newest graduates to the alumni family, as well as opportunities to engage our seasoned alumni with their alma mater. An event on June 6th will help kick off the summer event calendar. The Texas Alumni Leadership Council invites all alumni to join them from 6:00-8:00PM at The Oasis at Joe Pool Lake for...

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Robert J. Grubb

On May 17, Robert Grubb was elected to Northwood University’s Board of Trustees during its annual meeting. Grubb also serves as national co-chair of Northwood’s capital campaign along with his wife, Julie, and is a member of Northwood’s Board of Governors.Grubb earned an associate’s degree in banking and finance, an associate’s degree in automotive marketing and a bachelor’s degree in management from Northwood University in 1980. He...

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