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Northwood Florida President Dr. Tom Duncan welcomes the crowd.

Northwood University recently welcomed hundreds of new, transfer, and International students to its West Palm Beach, Florida campus by holding its symbolic “Crossing Over” ceremony.   Serving as the highlight of Northwood Florida’s 2014-2015 Welcome Weekend activities, the “Crossing Over to a New Beginning” event included a colorful promenade of students from the bridge leading to the Edwards Bell Tower and Plaza area from...

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The latest edition of Northwood University’s Monthly Economic Outlook reaches beyond its usual in-depth analysis of the U.S. economy to feature an exclusive Q/A with Whole Foods CEO John Mackey. The interview focuses on Mackey’s notable transformation into the free-enterprise business leader he is today. Mackey recently sat down to talk with Northwood President and CEO Keith A. Pretty and Vice President Timothy G. Nash, the Fry Endowed Professor in Free Market Economics...

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Chris Clements, CFO of the Miami Dolphins and Sun Life Stadium

When Chris Clements first visited Northwood University Michigan back in 1990 he likely had no idea how dramatically the experience would shape his personal and professional future.  Now happily married to his Northwood sweetheart, the father of three recently landed the role of Chief Financial Officer for the Miami Dolphins and Sun Life Stadium. Having first learned of his alma mater as a high school basketball camper, Clements knew that he’d like to play college basketball...

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Northwood University will host its annual Move-In Day and Welcome Weekend August 22-24. The purpose of the three day event is to welcome new and returning students and their families as the University kicks-off the 2014-2015 academic year. According to Northwood University Michigan Campus President Larry Lindsey, Move-In Day and Welcome Weekend have become a very important part of the University’s culture. “Our campus theme this year is ‘Connect for...

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Adalberto and Vivian Trujillo

When Adalberto Trujillo was a high school senior back in 2011, he didn’t realize it was possible to attend a private college, but soon found that his hard work in the classroom had paid off. “I was surprised to learn of all of the non-repayable financial aid in the form of grants and scholarships,” recalled the honor student, now 21, after having first seen the breakdown of costs. And his sister Vivian, 18, is now joining him at Northwood and reaping...

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It is not often that one associates feminist and conservative values, but at Northwood University, where faculty and staff reflected on the recent passing of Ladies for Liberty author John Blundell, the two are quite cohesive. “John’s influence greatly impacted what we do here at Northwood University, especially in reinforcing our belief in the power and abilities of women leaders,” stated Keith Pretty, president & CEO of Northwood University. “He...

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University of the Aftermarket’s “Heavy Duty Leadership” Class of 2014.

Twenty-seven heavy-duty aftermarket professionals gathered at Northwood University for the third-annual Heavy Duty Leadership education conference, Aug. 3-8. Heavy Duty Leadership is a week-long leadership development program specifically designed for professionals working in the North American commercial vehicle aftermarket. Students in the year’s class represented a wide range of heavy-duty aftermarket job functions and geographies and immersed themselves deeply into understanding...

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Beth BryceDirector of Career Services ADP & DeVosAdult Degree Building, Michigan Campusbethk@northwood.edu(989)837-4162

by Beth BryceDirector of Career Services, Northwood University As a Director of Career Services, I find deciding which college is right for you is much like researching a potential employer: it’s not so much about can you get in but, rather, is it the right fit for you? Take note, whether it’s your college career or real career, you are investing in your future, so choose wisely. Make sure you set yourself up for success and happiness with these five...

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Jesse Torres III

It was Northwood University’s focus on business programs which first drew Jesse Torres back in 1998, and its entrepreneurial emphasis and hands-on learning experiences which later inspired the 2002 graduate to develop his own skincare line.  Now the founder of Zach Madison, an organic grooming enterprise, the Roseburg, Oregon native has applied knowledge gained while earning his Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree in Management toward a successful creation of...

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Kristin Hammond

The Automotive Marketing department at Northwood University announces the selection of Kristin Hammond as general chair, and Christina Salmon as vice chair, of the 51st Annual Northwood University International Auto Show (NUIAS).  Northwood University will host the 2014 NUIAS on its scenic campus located at 4000 Whiting Drive in Midland on October 10, 11 and 12 and expects upwards of 60,000 attendees.  The theme of this year’s show is “Take the...

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Jared Rowe Photo Source: LinkedIn

Northwood Alumnus, Jared Rowe, has been named president of AutoTrader.com®, the Internet's leading resource for car shoppers and sellers. Rowe succeeds Alan Smith, who is leaving AutoTrader to pursue personal interests. Rowe previously served for two and a half years as president of Kelley Blue Book®, the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry. While at the helm of Kelley Blue Book,...

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Rick Portwood Photo Source: Crains's Detroit Business

What was once part of the shuttered 3.5 million-square-foot Packard Plant on Detroit's east side has a new owner: The Display Group Ltd. (A Northwood Alumni Owned Business), which is currently in 200,000 square feet of space at 1700 W. Fort St. See the full article on Crain's Detroit Business  As President Rick Portwood's business expanded in the last 18 months, he began looking for more space in the city. He found it in the 255,000-square-foot former Packard...

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