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Doug Doran

Northwood University is pleased to announce the selection of Doug Doran as the Director of Admissions for traditional students at its Florida campus. Having gained solid experience in field recruiting for Florida since March 2011, the Comstock Park, Michigan native has served as an Admissions Representative, Transfer Student Coordinator, and most recently, as a Regional Admissions Representative. Having completed his Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in Management from Northwood...

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"Peonies on a Beveled Mirror" oil on canvas by Mica Jones.

The Northwood University Gallery has the pleasure to announce two shows which are free and open to the public. The first show is “Color and Light” by Mica Jones. The second exhibition is featuring the work of the Midland Artist Guild members. These events can be viewed at the Northwood Gallery in downtown Midland at 102 East Main Street. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday (except for Thursday) 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Saturday from 10...

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Bottom: (L-R) Tara Coletti, Yasmene Harris, Damaly Brown, Glenique Knowles Top: (L-R) Alberto Saint Juste, Jacob Alplund, Diego Ortega

Northwood University Florida students recently enjoyed a presentation and a fashion show designed to highlight the benefits of professional demeanor and dress at their fall career services and student life event, titled “Dressing for Success.” Eric Lewis, a manager at Men’s Wearhouse, highlighted business dress options as he narrated the show along with Pamela Toussaint, a personal branding and image expert. While stressing that most individuals reveal far less...

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CEDAR HILL, Texas – Tyler McGowan, business owner, Executive Pastor of Administration for Ethos Church, Resident Assistant, and Northwood Royal Ambassador has a passion for learning.  McGowan is currently enrolled in the accelerated BBA/MBA program at Northwood University working towards his degree in marketing with a concentration in finance and international business.  While walking the campus of Northwood University, Tyler began formulating a strategy to one day...

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Northwood students at Chipotle in Cedar Hill

CEDAR HILL, Texas – To kick off the school year the Kappa Delta Chi Interest Group at Northwood University hosted their first fundraiser at the Chipotle in Cedar Hill, TX on Tuesday, September 24, 2013. The ladies received half of the proceeds from the hours of 5PM-9PM at this delicious Mexican style restaurant who are nationally recognized for their fresh ingredients and amazing burritos. Faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends came out to support the ladies. The ladies were...

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Dianna Childs, NU Alumna, Recreation Center Event Coordinator and Leah Walker, Health & Wellness with the Cedar Hill Recreation Center

CEDAR HILL, Texas –Northwood University’s Annual Health and Fitness Fair was held this past Wednesday, September 25th in the Lambert Commons.  Local community health and wellness providers were invited to inform students, faculty and staff about the many services available in Cedar Hill and surrounding cities. Participants had the opportunity to participate in free blood pressure, vision, body fat analysis and body mass index screenings and received valuable...

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Homecoming Court 2012-13

CEDAR HILL, Texas – Mark your calendars for the 2013 Northwood University Homecoming Celebration Saturday, October 5th! RSVP now at www.northwood.edu/crossingover/. Admission is five dollars at the door.  Returning Knights, please remember to wear your Knights Medallion.  The Crossing Over Ceremony symbolizes the crossing over of Northwood University graduates, students, colleagues, and friends of the University from various backgrounds and bonds them with each...

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(L-R) Mary Ann Thompson-Frenk of Dallas, Dr. Fegan, President of the Texas Campus; Patricia Chambers of Fort Worth, Texas and Harriet Miers of Dallas, Texas

CEDAR HILL, Texas – Northwood University continues its annual tradition of recognizing women for their contributions to their communities with the announcement of this year’s Class of Distinguished Women honorees.  On Wednesday, September 18, the Class of 2013 was announced at a media event hosted by Dee Lincoln, who was awarded this honor in 2008, at Dee Lincoln’s Dining Room & Bubble Bar in Uptown Dallas.  Created 44 years ago by the...

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The 50th Annual Northwood University International Auto Show (NUIAS) will feature over 500 vehicles, the majority of which will consist of brands and models familiar to the general public. This year’s theme, “Cruising Through the Golden Anniversary,” focuses on where the show, as well as the automotive industry, has been, where it is now and where it hopes to go in the future. The Auto Show will also feature many “must see” vehicles....

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Northwood University’s 50th Annual International Auto Show is set for the weekend of September 27, 28 and 29. At this year’s show, the Specialty Equipment Marketing Association (SEMA) will be presenting an exclusive program to Northwood students, staff, faculty and alumni on Thursday, September 26, and Friday, September 27, in Griswold Lecture Hall.On Thursday, September 26, SEMA will host a career paths program exclusively for students and faculty of Northwood University...

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Esteban Benitez Bertoni

Esteban Benitez Bertoni from Paraguay, a student at Northwood University’s DeVos Graduate School, was recently named a 2013 Delta Mu Delta scholar. He received the Richard L. Sonowski Award from Delta Mu Delta Society’s Board of Directors and the Scholarship Committee. This scholarship selection awards Bertoni $3,000 and can be applied to his educational expenses. The scholarship is named in honor of Sonowski who served as the executive director of Delta Mu Delta.Dr. Lance...

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Alumnus Gary Pierce

When Gary Peirce first learned of Northwood University Florida he was working the business side of Peirce Graphic Services, a South Florida organization he’d founded in 1989 along with his wife Linda to provide type setting services to publishers. “I discovered that I needed to learn more about accounting, economics and marketing, so when I first learned of Northwood University Florida, it sounded like a good fit,” said Peirce, who added that his first impression...

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Northwood University will be hosting the third annual Northwood University Auto Show Gala. The theme for this year’s fundraiser is “You and Me in ‘63” and will take place on Friday, September 27, 2013, at the Midland Country Club. A strolling dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a live auction to follow at 7:30 p.m. The event plans to celebrate the Auto Show’s 50th anniversary with a showcase of vehicles from 1963 and bringing back The Simone...

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On Monday, September 16, at 7 p.m. Northwood University’s Forum for Citizenship & Enterprise will host Dr. Benjamin Kleinerman, associate professor of political science at Michigan State University, on the topic “The Transformation of Barack Obama: Becoming Commander-in-Chief.”Dr. Kleinerman’s lecture is part of Northwood University’s Constitution Day celebration. The event will take place in Griswold Lecture Hall on Northwood...

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Jim Lentz

The 2013 Northwood University International Auto Show (NUIAS) will feature Jim Lentz, chief executive officer for Toyota’s North America Region. He will deliver a keynote address beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, September 27, in Griswold Lecture Hall. His lecture is open to the public and there is no admission charge or ticket necessary.The VIP Panel, which includes executives representing a wide variety of automotive sectors, begins on Friday, September 27, at 10:30 a.m. in...

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Dara Ryan, Lynette Nadal, and Jen Wilson

As Northwood University freshman, Florida alumnae Dara Ryan and Jennifer Wilson had their sights set on winning careers in business and athletics. The two first met in the fall of 2000 while at Seahawk soccer practice, and quickly became friends as they embraced academic and athletic life.  Soon enrolling in English and Spanish classes taught by Dr. Lynette Nadal, the duo learned first-hand about accountability, as their professor, well known for demanding quality academic work,...

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Heather Gray

Northwood University recently welcomed alumna Heather Gray ‘home,’ as it selected the 1998 graduate for the position of Florida Adult Degree Program Admissions Representative.  In her new role Gray will apply her marketing and customer service experience toward promoting the program, which is designed to provide working adults with the opportunity to earn a bachelor of business administration degree in a variety of academic formats. After having earned an...

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Susan Dennett Participates in WPEC Education Town Hall

Susan Dennett, Northwood University Florida’s Academic Dean recently served as one of four lead panelists as part of WPEC CBS12’s Educational town hall meeting titled Your Voice, Your Future 2013. While sharing expertise relating to the importance of equipping students with sound critical thinking skills and proactively researching career interests while still in high school, Dennett played a valuable role in the televised forum which highlighted issues affecting...

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(L-R) Capt. Gil Miller, Commanding Officer, NAS Fort Worth JRB and Brian Rolfes, Northwood University Program Center Manager, Fort Worth

Students at the Fort Worth Campus were officially welcomed into Northwood University at convocation this week. Convocation is the first step in a student's academic journey at Northwood University; it is the official welcome for all students. Brian Rolfes, Program Center Manager, began by explaining to the students what it means to be a Northwood Student.  He explained the Northwood core values as well as the mission statement. Capt. Gil Miller, Commanding Officer, NAS Fort...

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(l-r): Dr. William Bateman, president of Northwood’s Michigan campus, and E.N. “Ned” Brandt, recipient of the Robert E. and Patricia L. Naegele Distinguished Community Service Award.

During Northwood University’s annual Opening Convocation on Tuesday, September 3, the University honored E.N. “Ned” Brandt, Northwood supporter, with the Robert E. and Patricia L. Naegele Distinguished Community Service Award. The honor was presented to him by Dr. William Bateman, Northwood University Michigan campus president.“We annually present the Robert E. and Patricia L. Naegele Distinguished Community Service Award to a person, group or...

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Michael Cesal

Northwood University recently announced the addition of three faculty members to various departments. These faculty members are: Michael Cesal, instructor of philosophy and political science; Christin Greiman, assistant professor of management; and Dr. Shauna Hanisch-Kirkbride, assistant professor of environmental science.According to Academic Dean Dr. Lance Lewis, “It is a delight to welcome each of these individuals to the faculty. They all bring significant teaching and academic...

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