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(L-R) Bernie Marcus, Co-Founder of Home Depot and John Allison, CEO of The CATO Institute and former Chairman and CEO of BB&T

Job Creators Network (JCN) and Northwood University (NU) are pleased to announce the Free-Enterprise Leadership Summit to be held at Northwood University Florida  on Friday, November 7, 2014 from 8:30 am - 1:30 pm.  The event is free of charge. For more information and to confirm your reservation please contact: Kierstin Koppel at 786-271-9738. The summit will feature Bernie Marcus, Co-Founder of The Home Depot and Founder of Job Creators Network and John Allison, CEO of The...

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Massimino celebrates with Villanova players Wyatt Maker (left) and Chuck Everson (right) after the '85 Victory.

Rollie Massimino, Northwood University Florida Head Men’s Basketball Coach and Director of Basketball Operations will “return home” along with the Northwood University Florida Seahawk Men’s Basketball Team to take on the Villanova Wildcats on Tuesday, November 4th at 7pm ET. Televised nationally on Fox Sports 1, the event will celebrate the 30th Anniversary in which Massimino led the Villanova Wildcats to defeat conference rival Georgetown in the NCAA...

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Captain Jeff Lindskoog presents to students.

As part of its emphasis on health, wellness, and preventative programming, Northwood University Florida recently hosted guest speakers from the Narcotics Overdose Prevention and Education (NOPE) Task Force.   Providing valuable reminders relating to the importance of a healthy, drug-free lifestyle, the presentations included statistics and commentary relating to drug abuse issues and featured a parent who shared a testimonial about the loss of his child due to a drug related...

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When NBC reporters recently turned to Northwood University to learn more about the marketing behind October's National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) also known as "Pinktober," Jennifer McFarland, Florida’s Associate Professor and Chair of Marketing and Advertising shared insight As the WPTV crew visited her classroom and filmed her sharing NBCAM marketing strategies with students, McFarland explained that retailers and businesses are learning that in addition...

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The Northwood University Michigan International Auto Show (NUIAS) VIP Panel which includes executives representing a wide variety of automotive sectors, will be held preceding the event's opening ribbon cutting on Friday, October 10, at 10:00 a.m. at the Griswold Lecture Hall. There is no admission charge or ticket necessary for the panel, and members of the community are encouraged to attend. The top industry leaders will consist of Celeste Briggs,...

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Northwood University will honor the contributions of seven nationally known women at its 45th Annual Distinguished Women Awards Gala to be held at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa on Saturday, November 8th at 6:30pm.  For additional information regarding the event and to make reservations, please contact Allison Tardonia, at (561) 478-5539 or tardonia@northwood.edu. The seven honorees in the Distinguished Women Class of 2014 are: Laurie Cunnington, Birmingham, MI and Delray Beach,...

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Voted Professors Choice, this Miss America exhibit at Lil Pear Tree was presented by student models Mary Nickels and Gwinan Weber.

Mannequin Night returns to downtown Midland thanks to the Northwood University Fashion Marketing and Management Department on Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 6:30pm - 8pm. Northwood University students, dressed as mannequins will fill the storefront windows of downtown businesses as part of this year’s “Color Me Midland” theme which will feature brilliant shades from all walks of life. Sponsored by the Northwood University Fashion Marketing and Management...

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With the school year kick-started, anticipation is building for the 51st Annual Northwood University International Auto Show (NUIAS). Held each fall on Northwood University’s Midland, Michigan campus located at 4000 Whiting Drive, the event's executive board has been in the planning and creation process since December. The show will be held Friday, October 10th thru Sunday, October 12th. It is free, open to the public, and will offer free parking. For...

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Professor Jennifer McFarland shares expertise with CBS12's Ben Becker.

As Northwood University professors continue to share their expertise with the media, two long-time Florida educators recently weighed-in on headlines of note.  Jennifer McFarland, Associate Professor and Department Chair of Florida's Advertising and Marketing program spent time with CBS 12’s Ben Becker to share her knowledge relating to the metamorphosis of yellow page advertising and how the days of the hardcopy telephone book have transformed into a series of...

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Dr. Tom Duncan

As Northwood University Florida continues to partner with community organizations to promote educational opportunities, Florida President Dr. Tom Duncan and Academic Dean Dr. Susan Dennett recently presented to the Rotary Club of West Palm Beach.   While Duncan shared relevant information pertaining to higher education and educational trends, Dennett provided an overview of the Northwood University academic curriculum while highlighting the benefits students receive from...

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Douglas Hentschel

As it embarks upon its 55th year of academic excellence, Northwood University announced several administrative and faculty appointments today.Douglas Hentschel, associate professor in mathematics and science and chair of the Operations and Supply Chain Management was named Interim Academic Dean for the Michigan campus for the 2014-2015 academic year. Amanda Swafford, who served as Assistant Academic Dean, was named Associate Academic Dean. Dr. Marisa Toschkoff, who served as Assistant...

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Northwood University President & CEO Dr. Keith A. Pretty presents the Marotta Ethics Award to Professors Christin Greiman (left) & John Grether (right)

Northwood University presented professors Christin Greiman and John Grether with the Samuel R. Marotta Faculty Ethics Award as the faculty members who best model the ethical standards embodied in the school’s philosophy and mission. Greiman, who teaches in Northwood’s undergraduate program, and Grether, who teaches at the DeVos Graduate School, were during Northwood’s opening convocation ceremony on September 2. “It is important to note that the...

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Northwood University’s partnership with Your Vote, Your Voice 2014 now makes it possible for students, faculty and staff to join a variety of other higher education associations in playing an integral role in the 2014 elections. Developed to help colleges and universities increase voter participation through campus-wide education and streamlined registration opportunities, the program is a cooperative effort of nearly 50 Washington, D.C. based national higher...

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The annual Northwood University International Auto Show (NUIAS) is the largest outdoor new car auto show in North America. It 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 Auto Show is “Take the Wheel.” NUIAS General Chair Kristin Hammond states, “This year’s show has a very clear focus....

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Northwood University Students Packaging Food

Circle K International of Northwood University hosted Kids Against Hunger on August 23, which took place on Northwood University’s Midland campus located at 4000 Whiting Drive. Circle K International is a globally recognized service organization with more than 12,600 members in 17 nations. With projects ranging from March of Dimes to UNICEF’s Eliminate campaign, Circle K International is always helping the community become a better place to live. Members...

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Northwood University 2014 Naegele Distinguished Community Service Award Honoree Ann Fillmore

Northwood University presented United Way Executive Director Ann Fillmore with the 2014 Robert E. and Patricia L. Naegele Distinguished Community Service Award. The honor was presented to Fillmore during the school’s Opening Convocation ceremony on September 2.  “Ann is a role model of the values we teach both in and out of the classroom,” said Northwood University Michigan Campus Interim President Larry Lindsey. “Community engagement is at the...

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Dr. Carson Holloway

On Wednesday, September 17, at 7 p.m., Northwood University’s Forum for Citizenship & Enterprise will host Dr. Carson Holloway on the topic “Completing the Founding or Betraying the Founding?  Alexander Hamilton Versus Thomas Jefferson.” The lecture will take place in the Griswold Lecture Hall on Northwood University’s Midland campus located at 4000 Whiting Drive. There is no admission charge or ticket necessary. Members of the community...

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Dr. Melanie Tanielian

On Wednesday, September 10, at 7 p.m., Northwood University’s Forum for Citizenship & Enterprise will host Dr. Melanie Tanielian on the topic, “The War that Saved Empire: World War I in the Middle East.” The lecture, which is part of the Forum’s fall lecture series commemorating the WWI centennial, will take place in the Griswold Lecture Hall on Northwood University’s Midland campus located at 4000 Whiting Drive. There is no...

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University of the Aftermarket Leadership 2.0 Class

Retired Worldpac CEO Tom O’Hare shared industry insights and leadership and career management advice, drawing on his vast experience, to 36 automotive aftermarket professionals hailing from throughout the industry. The group gathered at Northwood University in Midland for the kickoff of the University of the Aftermarket’s latest Leadership 2.0, the industry’s formal leadership-development program. Leadership 2.0, a two-week, residential aftermarket-focused...

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