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Professor Michael Lansing

Professor Michael Lansing, this year’s winner of the Samuel Marotta Faculty Ethics Award, is a hero. He saw the smoke and flames bellowing from his neighbor’s home and called 911 and rushed into the house to save the woman and her dog on Lambeth Lane in Fort Worth. On June 6 at 3:30 a.m. Thursday morning, Lansing’s neighbor of 25 years was in her bedroom asleep when her smoke alarm went off. She thought it was malfunctioning and called Professor Lansing to help...

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Church Family Administration Building on the Michigan campus

MIDLAND, MI – Northwood University is hosting the annual Boys State program throughout the week of Sunday, June 16, to Saturday, June 22, sponsored by the American Legion-Department of Michigan. Similar programs are sponsored by the American Legion Departments across the nation. The elections held for Boys State earlier in the week resulted with Midland native Gabe Klotz, a senior from Midland High School, being elected governor.Boys State is an educational program that teaches...

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DeLois T. Leapheart

On May 9 Northwood University Professor DeLois Leapheart spoke at the 2013 Adoption & Permanency Forum in Grand Rapids. This program was sponsored by the Michigan Supreme Court- State Court Administrative Office and co-hosted by the Department of Human Services (DHS).Leapheart took part in the presentation titled “Getting Everyone to the Table: The nuts and bolts of how to implement the permanency forum team.” This program was attended by 254 participants from 64...

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(l-r): Stephanie Hentschel, Ibrahim Lawton, Amee Cox and Myisha Ishmeal.

The Noon Rotary Club of Midland invited Northwood University’s nationally ranked Mock Trial team to speak at their May meeting. Four students provided an overview on the progress of their team during the school year.The team also explained how a round of mock trial is conducted at tournaments around the nation, as well as the type of competition they routinely face at such tournaments. The students provided a demonstration of one component of a trial—opening statements....

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Brian Sandusky

As Northwood University welcomes future growth, its Office of Admissions has refined processes and systems to ensure that prospective students and their parents continue to receive personalized attention along with technological innovation. While high-tech tools such as QR codes, virtual college fairs and social networking engines help to ensure that the transmission of higher education information becomes seamless, nothing can replace the personal touch – and it's the home...

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Diana Webb

Northwood University Professor Diana Webb will be a judge at the 15th Annual Bay Harbor Vintage Car & Boat Festival on Saturday, June 22. This parade is open to the public. The festival runs from Thursday, June 20, through Sunday, June 23, in Bay Harbor.This Bay Harbor event will host a collection of classic cars and wooden boats. Visitors to this yearly event come locally and from across the Midwest to reconnect with exhibitors and enjoy the variety of social events and...

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Colton Reavis

Colton Reavis, who saved eleven games during a 2013 baseball season that saw the Knights advance to the Avista-NAIA World Series for the first time in school history, has been drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays. A 5’11”, 205-pounder from Paris, Texas, Reavis was taken in the 30th round.  In his senior year Reavis had a 2.73 ERA while saving eleven games.  He struck out 32 opposing batters and walked only 16 in 33 innings.  Reavis held opponents to a...

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Timothy Gilbert shares expertise with South Florida's CBS affiliate.

As the United States government continues to rack up trillion dollar deficits, media focus on inappropriate federal spending continues – and ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX media members continue to turn to Northwood University experts for insight. "With headlines focusing on exorbitant taxes being spent on initiatives such as poetry grants for prisoners and telephone reminders to depressed citizens, there's a variety of material for comment, and we're thankful to have experts...

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Andy Rapp

MIDLAND, MI – Northwood University Professor Andy Rapp will be speaking on Wednesday, June 12, in the Curtiss Hall Banquet rooms at Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU) where the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) monthly meeting will take place. During the meeting Professor Rapp will be presenting an overview on some of the nation’s most popular topics followed by an opportunity for attendees to share their insights and opinions.Rapp has been the host on Channel...

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Jeffrey Bennett

MIDLAND, MI – Jeffrey Bennett, Northwood University professor and director of automotive technology management, will be presenting during Automotive News’ annual online conference for F&I (finance and insurance) professionals and dealership managers. The conference will take place from June 11-13 and will consist of six webinars. This online conference is free to attend and recordings will be available for up to 12 months after the live event.Professor Bennett...

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Dr. Nasim Hosein

MIDLAND, MI – Students in Northwood University’s American Marketing Association (AMA) were recognized for their effort in the AMASavesLives campaign. This project took place from fall 2012 through spring 2013. Northwood’s AMA chapter earned the “AMAzing Efforts to Save Lives and Promote Organ Donation Awareness” award and was also rewarded for the Fall Best Event.This campaign is an event sponsored by the AMA collegiate chapters and Donate...

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Pitcher Cody Faulkner threw a World Series no-hitter, the first since 1992.

This was a season like none other for Northwood’s gritty baseball team.  Consider: The team made its first ever appearance in the AVISTA-NAIA World Series Shortstop Elvin Rodriguez was only the second player in school history to be named an NAIA first-team All-American Pitcher Cody Faulkner threw a World Series no-hitter – the first since 1992 and only the fourth in the event’s 57-year history Northwood was conference champion in its final year in...

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Joss Gosling

Harpenden, England’s golfer Joss Gosling has been named a first team NAIA All-American.  Additionally, Californian Derek Trofimczuk was named a third team All-American. Both Gosling and Trofimczuk are sophomores, and both competed with the Knights at the 2013 NAIA Men’s Golf National Championship.  The event took place May 14-17 at the Creekside Golf Club in Salem, Oregon. Northwood finished the grueling, four-rounds tournament in 12th...

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Fariza Zain

CEDAR HILL, Texas –Northwood Lady Knight golfer Fariza Zain, a freshman from Singapore, has been named a first-team NAIA All-American.  Another freshman, Flower Mound’s Laura Deleonardis, was named a second team All-American.  And Honorable Mention was awarded to Northwood Senior, Esther Kang from Dallas, TX. The honors capped a great year for Northwood’s lady golfers, who were ranked seventh in the nation in the 2013 NAIA  post-season...

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Northwood’s Lady Knight Seniors Taylor Jones, Bethany Armstrong, Katie Cowan and Shelby Johnson

Northwood’s Lady Knights finished their final season in the Red River Athletic Conference in style, winning both the conference and the conference tournament, and advancing to the NAIA Regionals in Lubbock.  Additionally, Houston senior Bethany Armstrong was named NAIA second team All-American. The Lady Knights finished the year with a 29-19 record and were 19-5 in conference.  Their season came to an end when they were eliminated by Houston-Victoria in the...

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Professionals new to the motor vehicle aftermarket attended the University of the Aftermarket's Aftermarket 101 Seminar on May 29-30 at Federal-Mogul Corp.'s world headquarters in Southfield, Mich. SOUTHFIELD, Mich. - Professionals new to the motor vehicle aftermarket attended the University of the Aftermarket's Aftermarket 101 Seminar on May 29-30 at Federal-Mogul Corp.'s world headquarters in Southfield, Mich. The program's goal is to educate new...

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