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Northwood University Adjunct Professor Jeff Blum has been appointed as part of the 12 member transition team to review the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue for Pennsylvania Governor Elect Tom Wolf.   Working under team chair Rick Gray, who also serves as mayor of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Blum will collaborate with the outgoing administration to better understand the issues and challenges that face the executive branch. Possessing over 40 years of experience handling...

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Keith Pretty, Northwood University's President (left) and Dan DeVos, Chairman of its Board of Trustees (right) present 2014 OBL Jonathan Hage with his award.

Northwood University will recognize six nationally known business leaders at its 35th Annual Outstanding Business Leader (OBL) Awards Gala at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, February 7th, 2015, at The Breakers, Palm Beach, Florida. The gala is open to the public. Tickets are $375 per person. For high resolution photos, biographies, and individual press releases, please visit the: Outstanding Business Leader Online Newsroom . The six honorees in the Class of 2015 are: Jim HallettCEO, KAR Auction...

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The student chapter of Circle K at Northwood University Michigan recently held a week of relative deprivation to raise awareness about world hunger. Designed to provide students the opportunity to experience life in someone else's shoes for one week, the event challenged them to sustain themselves by living on about $1.50 or less of food per day. "I created the Relative Deprivation Exercise a decade ago after witnessing firsthand incredible global poverty in over a dozen...

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Northwood students Angelica Diaz-Martinez (left) and Melanie Gil volunteer at the Habitat for Humanity project.

Northwood University Florida students began the holiday season by reaching out to assist community neighbors.   While several undergraduates joined to participate in a Habitat for Humanity project to build a home for a family in need, another group rolled up their sleeves to assist the Chris Evert Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic, an effort designed to raise funds to prevent drug abuse and child neglect in Florida. “The folks at Habitat for Humanity were wonderful with...

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