Archives

Camper Paul Atkinson receives one on one attention from Brandon Strassburger.

As dozens of boys visit Northwood University Florida to learn additional techniques to score hoops, many are also discovering the importance of integrity and the value of a college education. Welcoming over 70 campers in its inaugural year, the Big Time Basketball Summer Skills Camp, which was founded by Brandon Strassburger, a 2012 alumnus who now serves as Northwood University’s Director of Student Life, is designed to impart life lessons in addition to jump...

Read the full post

Doug Doran

As Northwood University gears up for the new academic year, many incoming students and parents are realizing that it’s the one on one attention provided by staff and faculty that can make the college matriculation process an enjoyable one. “From family field visits in which representatives go to the homes of potential students to share information relating Northwood’s mission and programs, scholarships and financial aid, and student life and athletics, to campus...

Read the full post

TheBestSchools.org taps Midland, Michigan-based, business & entrepreneurial-focused private learning institution for quality, value-added e-learning opportunities

Northwood University has received national recognition for its curriculum in TheBestSchools.org's "The 20 Best Online Bachelor in Marketing Degree Programs" list. The private, non-profit, business-focused university, known for its strong presence in online learning, as well as its full-service traditional residential undergraduate and graduate school of management programs, ranked 18th nationwide on this recently released listing. According to the announcement from...

Read the full post

YAHOO! Education recently published an article outlining the best college degrees for in-demand careers.  A degree in Business took the number one spot.  What's more, half of the featured degrees on the list are offered at Northwood University.  Own your future with a degree in one of these in-demand careers. Highlights from the article are below, see the full article at education.yahoo.net Business In-Demand Career Spotlight Human resources specialists are...

Read the full post

Seahawk students assist with painting a Habitat for Humanity home.

Demonstrating that human beings can make a difference in the world in which they live, Northwood University Florida students contributed a total of 2,116 volunteer hours within the 2013-2014 academic year. The group, which consisted of over 277 students, joined together to participate in activities such as the Solid Waste Authority’s Paint Your Heart Out program which uses recycled paint to refurbish the homes of elderly and disabled residents, cleaning up area lake fronts and...

Read the full post

Nick Davidson

Northwood University Florida is pleased to announce that it will partner with the Palm Beach County Sports Commission to host the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) 2014 and 2015 Men's Soccer National Championship games. The events will be held at Hilltopper Stadium and the adjoining Seacrest Soccer Complex located in Delray Beach, Florida November 30 - December 6.  “This is a great opportunity for Northwood University to add additional value to...

Read the full post

Dr. Michael Olsher

Northwood University is pleased to welcome two new full-time faculty members to its Florida campus. Dr. Michael Olsher will become Assistant Professor for Entrepreneurship and will serve as the department chair for both Entrepreneurship and International Business.  Dr. Olsher joins Northwood University with over 40 years of senior management experience in the steel industry, including 25 years as founder and chief executive officer of Olsher Steel, an international steel distribution...

Read the full post

Annual program created for new aftermarket professionals in all market segments Midland, MI, June 17, 2014 – The University of the Aftermarket hosted 50 motor vehicle aftermarket professionals at its annual “Aftermarket 101” program in Southfield, Michigan, June 10-11. Specifically created for new employees in the automotive or heavy-duty aftermarket, the Aftermarket 101 program seeks to provide participants with a better understanding of the industry, its...

Read the full post

Annual program created for new aftermarket professionals in all market segments Midland, MI, June 17, 2014 – The University of the Aftermarket hosted 50 motor vehicle aftermarket professionals at its annual “Aftermarket 101” program in Southfield, Michigan, June 10-11. Specifically created for new employees in the automotive or heavy-duty aftermarket, the Aftermarket 101 program seeks to provide participants with a better understanding of the industry, its...

Read the full post

MIDLAND, MI – Northwood University’s Midland, Michigan campus will serve as the site for the 2014 Boys State program which runs from Sunday, June 15, to Saturday, June 21. Sponsored by the American Legion-Department of Michigan, Boys State is an educational program aimed at teaching high school students about “the rights, privileges and responsibilities of franchised citizens.” Similar programs are sponsored by the American Legion Departments in 48...

Read the full post

MIDLAND, MI – Twenty students and two staff members were inducted into the Northwood University Delta Xi Chapter of the Delta Mu Delta Honorary Society in Business Administration during a ceremony earlier this spring on the University’s Midland campus.  Founded by five professors from Harvard, Yale, and New York University in 1913, Delta Mu Delta promotes scholarship in business education and recognized and rewards scholastic achievement in business subjects....

Read the full post

MIDLAND, MI – Earlier this spring, Northwood University students were honored for their scholastic achievements during school’s annual Honors Convocation.The students listed below received the following honors:Benjamin Marsh, class of ‘14 from Midland, was named valedictorian and Zachary Zoellner, class of ‘14 Traverse City, was named salutatorian. Marsh, along with Madeline Vammer, class of ‘14 from Midland, received The Robert M. Ellis...

Read the full post

"Home Based Photography," released May 6, is a valuable resource to help photographers build a home-based photography business. [Photo Source: http://www.homebasedphotography.biz/]

Northwood Alumnus and midland-native Dean Titus III wanted to help other entrepreneurs achieve their dreams of becoming professional photographers just like him, so he wrote a book to guide them called "Home Based Photography." The book was published on May 6 through CreateSpace, an independent publishing platform by Amazon. "When I started out in photography, this is exactly the kind of advice I needed to get going, but I couldn't find it, Titus said. "Today I'm...

Read the full post