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The Northwood University International Auto Show celebrates its "Golden Anniversary" as its 50th show approaches.

MIDLAND, MI – The annual Northwood University International Auto Show (NUIAS) features over 500 new domestic and imported cars, trucks, recreational vehicles, vans, experimental and specialty vehicles, plus various exciting automotive aftermarket products. The theme for this year’s largest outdoor new car Auto Show is “Cruising Through the Golden Anniversary.” NUIAS General Chair Adam LaFurgey states, “This year’s theme,...

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Julie Tkach Hospitality Management Chair

Northwood University announces the addition of Dr. Julie Tkach to the faculty and her appointment as chair of the Hospitality Management department. As a professor and department chair, she will be teaching while also working with the Hospitality Management department’s specific events, such as providing food and beverages during the Northwood University International Auto Show, the annual Stafford Dinner and NU Style Show. Dr. Tkach will be responsible for ensuring program...

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Michigan Campus Entranceway

Northwood University will host a special dedication of its new entranceway on Tuesday, September 3, at 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of Main Street and University Drive. Parking will be available at the Herbert D. Doan Midland County History Center. Light refreshments will be served and the public is invited to attend.  Northwood University is proud to be a part of the Midland community. The construction of this new entrance will enable Northwood to be distinguishable to all who...

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2013 Welcome Back Lunch

Northwood Texas faculty and staff held their annual Welcome Back Lunch August 21.  Participants enjoyed a Fiesta provided by Taco Cabana, while dining on a beautifully decorated table of Northwood spirit gear adorned with the new Knight Mascot. The Knight to Knight Spotlight Awards were also awarded this summer. Faculty and staff were given the opportunity to anonymously recommend a fellow co-worker who went above and beyond to assist a fellow knight in the workplace.  This...

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Knights Athletic Conference

Longtime Sooner Athletic Conference commissioner John Hudson welcomed Northwood University to the SAC at convocation this Thursday.  Northwood begins play in the SAC this fall after competing for many years in the Red River Athletic Conference.  Texas Wesleyan and Southwest Assemblies of God Universities joined Northwood in leaving the Red River for the SAC.  The move became official for all three schools earlier this summer. “These three Metroplex schools...

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Bonfire at 2013 Welcome Weekend

CEDAR HILL, Texas – Squire Camp and Welcome Week are two exciting weeks that signify the beginning of the school year. Squire Camp is the official welcome for new Knights to learn what it means to be a Knight and the values and ethics of Northwood University.  Thursday the university held a new student meeting for the new Knights. Friday the students had a blast at the Mt. Lebanon Ropes Course followed by a bonfire and an Ethics Ceremony. Saturday was a student information...

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Professor Gilbert is interviewed by WPBF reporter Angela Rozier.

Florida professor Timothy Gilbert recently spoke with South Florida CBS and ABC affiliate reporters to share insight relating to both the Syrian crisis and reasons for the possible influx of illegal immigrants who are landing on South Florida shores. Northwood University faculty experts serve as a valuable community resource by sharing their expertise with local and national news media relating to a variety of economics, politics, education, environmental sustainability, and more. Gilbert...

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New students 'cross over' to become members of the Northwood University Family.

Northwood University Florida's Crossing Over Ceremony held special significance for its student body, as it signified a variety of meaningful transitions. The observance, designed to reflect the many positive changes that students are experiencing, highlighted the fact that students are 'crossing over' to a new life as they are each transitioning to a new educational environment, a new academic year, a new group of friends, a new home, and in many cases, a new country or...

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MIDLAND, MI - On Wednesday, August 28, Northwood University will host its annual Student Kick-Off Party from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Hach Student Life Center located on campus at 4000 Whiting Drive. The goal of this event is to acquaint the Midland community with Northwood students, faculty and staff. The Kick-Off Party vendors include over 125 businesses, charities and nonprofit organizations from the Midland community as well as Northwood student organizations and departments. Teresa...

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Zach Lowe and Travis Riedel Place Second.(Photo by David A. Brown)

The Northwood University Fishing Club was organized in 2010 and became an official club sport in 2013. MIDLAND, MI – Two Northwood University students finished second place in the FLW (Forrest L. Wood) College Fishing Bass Tournament which was held on July 20 on Lake Champlain in New York.  Zach Lowe, a sophomore from Troy, and Travis Riedel, a junior from Falmouth, accepted a donation on behalf of Northwood University for $1,000 to be utilized for the...

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Dr. Tom Duncan, NU Florida President welcomes conference guests.

Northwood University Florida recently hosted over 400 Palm Beach County educators as they attended their annual Career and Technical Education (CTE) Pre School Workshop. Offering a variety of workshops relating to career pathways and readiness, the event held special meaning for Northwood University Student Life Coordinator Brandon Strassburger, a graduate of Olympic Heights High School as he reconnected with Peter Licata, his former principal. Having served as a mentor to Strassburger,...

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Men’s Head Soccer Coach Nasko Arsov

CEDAR HILL, Texas – In the latest preseason coaches' poll, the Northwood Men's soccer team was picked to finish 9th out of the 11 members of the Sooner Athletic Conference.  The Knights received 33 out of the possible 100 points, while the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma was the unanimous decision at the top of the preseason poll collecting 10 out of 11 first place votes and all 100 possible points. “I am looking forward to the season because...

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Knights New Logo

New Knights Are Ready to Call Northwood Home CEDAR HILL, Texas – The Fall semester is about to begin and the Knights are slowly starting to emerge on campus. This week you will begin to see trucks and carloads full of eager students ready to begin a new chapter of their life.  Along with the students you may also notice a few changes around campus. This summer the Northwood University staff has been busy adding special touches to the Texas Campus.  The most...

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Northwood University will host its annual New Students Move-in Day on Friday, August 23. MIDLAND, MI – Northwood University will host its annual New Students Move-in Day on Friday, August 23. The purpose of this event is to welcome new Northwood students and their families. Many great activities have been scheduled to help our new freshmen and their families adjust to college life. The orientations for incoming freshmen have already taken place over the summer weeks. This...

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Northwood University Texas CampusSponsored Active Shooter Conference

CEDAR HILL, Texas - This month Cedar Hill business leaders and community leaders learned how to prepare for an emergency situation. Northwood University’s Texas campus sponsored the Active Shooter Conference organized by the City of Cedar Hill and the Cedar Hill Chamber of Commerce. “The active shooter video was enlightening and informative.  Anytime you have a visual of a scenario that can change the outcome of a situation, is always helpful. “Run,...

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Kristy First enjoys boating while in college.

Having advanced to the top of Walmart's "Get on the Shelf" competition with her patent pending gift wrap invention, Florida alumna Kristy First exemplifies the Northwood Idea as she overcomes incredible challenges to pursue her dreams. Northwood University Florida graduate Kristy First is now living the dream of many entrepreneurs, and the winding road which has led to this point has deepened her belief in the healing power of family and prayer. As a Northwood University...

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Professor Timothy Gilbert shares insight with WPEC Anchor Ben Becker.

The WPEC television interview centered around a report stating that Florida's Rick Scott is among the country's worst governors. Florida professor Timothy Gilbert recently spoke with WPEC anchor Ben Becker to shed light relating to a report naming Florida Governor Rick Scott one of the worst governors in the country. Published by the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), Governor Scott, (along with seventeen other governors, overwhelmingly republican) has been...

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(l-r): Dr. Kristin Stehouwer, executive vice president, chief academic officer and chief operating officer of Northwood University; Dr. Keith A. Pretty, Northwood University President & CEO; Art Van Elslander; Albert Zehnder, vice chair of Northwood University Board of Trustees; and Daniel DeVos, chair of Northwood University Board of Trustees.

Detroit retail furniture pioneer Art Van Elslander recently received notable recognition for his professional, philanthropic and civic contributions from Northwood University. MIDLAND, MI – Detroit retail furniture pioneer Art Van Elslander recently received notable recognition for his professional, philanthropic and civic contributions from Northwood University. The Midland, Mich.-based University conveyed an honorary doctorate of laws degree on Van Elslander, founder and chairman...

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VisTaTech Center at Schoolcraft College.

Northwood University will begin offering classes this fall (2013) in an array of innovative and practical business curricula. MIDLAND, MI – To further meet the demand of aspiring business students throughout southeast Michigan, Northwood University is pleased to announce it has moved its Livonia program center onsite to Schoolcraft College’s dynamic VisTaTech Center located at 18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia.The VisTaTech Center is home to Schoolcraft College’s...

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Bill MyersAssistant Golf Coach 

Bill Myers to Assist the Knights CEDAR HILL, Texas, August 9, 2013 – Northwood University, Texas is happy to welcome Coach Bill Myers as the Assistant Golf Coach for the Knights.  Coach Myers was born in Wichita Falls, Texas and graduated from Electra High School in May 1966.  He received his Bachelor's degree in History from Texas Tech and was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army Field Artillery in May 1970.  From 1970 to...

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Victoria ChandlerFashion Student

CEDAR HILL, Texas - Just in time for Tax Free Weekend, Northwood University marketing major with a concentration in fashion, Victoria Chandler shares what trends to keep an eye out for the fall season. NU: What color trends are in this season? VC: After a few seasons of ‘Over-the-top’ prints, Designers were ready to go back to the basics. Leopard, plaid, pinstripes all made appearances on the runway, but houndstooth was the breakout star by far. When it...

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Gregory StifflerDirector of Career ServicesMichigan Campus

He will begin his new position September 1. MIDLAND, MI – Northwood University recently named Gregory Stiffler director of career services of the Michigan campus. Stiffler is currently director of admissions for Michigan traditional students and will begin his new position September 1.Stiffler’s responsibilities as director of career services will include career planning assistance for traditional students on the Michigan campus. He will be responsible for increasing...

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Saginaw Program Center

Participants will have the opportunity to socialize with local business partners. MIDLAND, MI – Northwood University will host the Saginaw Chamber Business After Hours on Thursday, August 8, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the University’s Saginaw Program Center located at 5815 Bay Road, Suite 500, in Saginaw. The event is co-sponsored by WNEM TV-5 and Buffalo Wild Wings of Saginaw. WNEM will be conducting a live remote at the event.Participants will have the opportunity to...

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Professor Petrovsky is interviewed by ABC reporter Terri Parker for an environmental story.

Once deployed on a seismic research vessel, Florida professor Kevin Petrovsky has conducted geologic surveys on the ocean floor. Northwood University Florida professor Kevin Petrovsky knows a lot about environmental conservation, oceanography, natural resource exploration and extraction, coastal management and human impacts on the environment.  And it’s his unique capability to blend his hands-on experience and education toward teaching environmental sustainability and its...

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Travis KempAll-American Scholar

CEDAR HILL, Texas – Northwood University’s Travis Kemp has been named a GCAA All-American scholar.  This is the second such honor for Kemp, a Canadian who was Northwood’s 2013 class valedictorian.  "Back when I was still teaching I had Travis in one of my classes,” commented Northwood Texas Athletics Director Jack Allday.  “It was obvious he had a Cracker Jack mind, and Travis was one of those young men it was a...

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NU Gallery

Activities commence on Thursday, August 8, from 5:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. MIDLAND, MI - The Northwood University Gallery will participate in the Taste of Downtown event. Activities commence on Thursday, August 8, from 5:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. The Gallery is located at 102 East Main Street and will showcase Northwood University's NADA Hotel & Conference Center chefs.This event is held by Midland’s Downtown Development Authority to highlight all of the various restaurants, retailers,...

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