Alumni in Action

Northwood alumni and friends gather around the country to recognize fellow graduates and enjoy a variety of fun activities.

Below:  The Northwood University Northern Michigan Chapter hosted their annual Beach Bums outing in Traverse City on Thursday, August 18, 2016.





Below:  More than 30 alumni, guests, faculity, and staff attended the annual Texas Oktoberfest at the Edelweiss German Restaurant in Fort Worth.


Below:  The first annual Go MAD Golf Tournament was held on September 16, 2016. The outing had 20 foursomes comprised of NU football alumni, friends, and family of the late Coach Pat Riepma. All proceeds from the outing benefit the Pat Riepma Endowed Scholarship.



Below:  Northwood University honored retired professor Allen Pankopf with the title Professor Emeritus during the 2016 Auto Show weekend. Professor Pankopf was the Automotive Marketing professor at Northwood from 1987 to 2007 and served as advisor to the XAM fraternity for many years. The official ceremony was held on Friday morning with the automotive industry panel. On Saturday XAM hosted a casual celebration for him and his family.

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    About Northwood University

    Northwood University is committed to the most personal attention to prepare students for success in their careers and in their communities; it promotes critical thinking skills, personal effectiveness, and the importance of ethics, individual freedom and responsibility.

    Private, nonprofit, and accredited, Northwood University specializes in managerial and entrepreneurial education at a full-service, residential campus located in mid-Michigan. Adult Degree Programs are available in multiple states and online. The DeVos Graduate School offers accelerated, evening and weekend programming in Michigan and Texas. The Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity and Enterprise provides system-wide expertise in family enterprise, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and new business development. International education is offered through study abroad and in Program Centers in China (Changchun and Wuxi), Malaysia and Sri Lanka.