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Dr. Tom Duncan shares expertise with WPTV anchor Michael Williams.

Northwood University Florida President Dr. Tom Duncan was recently the featured guest on South Florida NBC affiliate WPTV’s “To the Point” morning show.  While interviewing with anchor Michael Williams, Duncan shared information relating to Northwood’s mission and programs, while also highlighting a variety of trends in higher education.   Reflecting on the interview, President Duncan stated, “Northwood...

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The Northwood University Competitive Speech Team (Forensics) competed in the Fall Michigan Intercollegiate Speech League Tournament (M.I.S.L.) on December 14, 2013, at Wayne State University. The Northwood team took first place out of seven teams from across the state, competing against such teams as University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Central Michigan University, Eastern Michigan University, Spring Arbor and Oakland Community College.Four team members were tournament...

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On January 9, 2014 Northwood University Florida will host the Palm Beach Outlet Mall Career Fair. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the university's Countess de Hoernle Student Life Center located at 2600 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, 33409. Expected to draw over 5000 job seekers vying for approximately 1500 full and part-time jobs, retailers will be on hand to interview candidates who are seeking positions ranging from sales associates to...

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Kevin Petrovsky

Several students, faculty and community members were recently reminded of ways to reduce their carbon footprints as they attended a Northwood University event which focused on global climate change.   The event, sponsored by Northwood University’s Sustainability Management Department, the Palm Beach County League of Women Voters and the Coalition for Action of Palm Beach County began with a viewing of the National Geographic documentary “Chasing Ice,”...

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Northwood University will recognize eight nationally known business leaders at its 34th Annual Outstanding Business Leader (OBL) Awards Gala at 7:00 p.m., Saturday, February 1st, 2014, at The Breakers, Palm Beach, Florida. The gala is open to the public. Tickets are $375 per person. The eight honorees in the Class of 2014 are: Lisa Copeland  Managing Partner, Fiat of Austin Austin, Tx Richard DeVos, Jr. (’81) President, The Windquest Group/ Retired President,...

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Rachelle Butts

Northwood University recently named Rachelle Butts as the director of admissions for the DeVos Graduate School of Management. As the leader of the admissions and recruiting team for the DeVos Graduate School, she will work with the admissions staff on recruitment across all three campuses in Florida, Michigan, Texas and all site locations.Rachelle comes to Northwood University with experience in both for-profit and nonprofit university systems. Her most recent assignment was campus...

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Northwood University students Alex Hartley, Livia Toth, Tola-Isaac Mayowa, Julia Cusumano, Ross Schwinger, Alberto St. Juste and Garrett Foster volunteer at the Chris Evert Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic.

About 20 Northwood Florida Entertainment, Sport and Promotion (ESPM) students recently spent the holidays working at the Chris Evert Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic and the National Field Hockey Festival. A requirement of their ESPM curriculum, the internships are valued by the community and were even written into the county’s venue bid proposal for the field hockey event for the past two years. “Your team is a major part of this event selecting Palm Beach...

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Dr. Kevin Fegan discusses the definition of leadership with DISD lead counselors.

In an on-going effort to strengthen Northwood University’s relationship with the Dallas Independent School District (DISD), Dr. Kevin Fegan, president of the Texas campus, and Darien Moore, director of admissions and enrollment for the Texas campus, recently participated in the DISD Leadership Academy. The DISD Leadership Academy is designed to hone leadership skills and empower the lead counselors in the school district.Dr. Fegan presented on the definition of leadership and Moore...

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Don Taylor, manufacturing vice president for Sadara Chemical Company, a joint venture developed by Dow and Saudi Aramco.

Northwood University will hold its winter commencement on Saturday, December 14, at 2 p.m. in the Bennett Sports Center on campus located at 4000 Whiting Drive in Midland. Approximately 230 students are qualified to graduate: the DeVos Graduate School will confer 13 M.B.A. degrees, 105 B.B.A. degrees will be awarded from the traditional program and 112 from the Adult Degree Program. Don Taylor is this year’s winter commencement speaker. Taylor holds a bachelor’s degree in...

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Jacob Alplund, Brenda Beasley and Dewhitney Farrington enjoy Etiquette Dinner Introductions.

Northwood University Florida students recently gained both personal and professional protocol tips while enjoying their annual Career Services Etiquette Dinner. Designed to help students identify and avoid common etiquette pitfalls while presenting themselves in the best possible light, the reception and four course meal provided opportunities to create meaningful first impressions, provide proper follow-up, and more. “It was great to see the students learn how to direct their...

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Mark your calendars! As Northwood University Florida students gear up to hold their 2014 Auto Show of the Palm Beaches, their “Dine, Dream, Drive” theme promises family fun for everyone. The international affair is part of Florida’s 30th Anniversary Welcome Weekend activities which will greet alumni and friends from across the globe. Between the international food trucks, the family oriented activities, Seahawk women’s and men’s basketball...

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Melanie Bergeron

On Thursday, December 5, at 3 p.m., Northwood University will host Melanie Bergeron who will discuss the topic “The Company Story and Franchise Management.” The presentation will take place in the Sloan Family Building for Aftermarket Studies on Northwood University’s Midland campus located at 4000 Whiting Drive. Students, faculty, staff and members of the community are invited to attend this free event.Melanie Bergeron, CFE (Certified Franchise Executive), is...

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