President's Messages

Young business minds converged upon campus this week for one of our keystone programs: Learn About Business (LAB) Free-Enterprise Camp. From as far away as California, 65 students traveled to participate in this challenging experiential learning environment. This week they have interacted with Northwood faculty, lived in the residence halls, and made daily use of […]

The Northwood experience carries with it numerous benefits, including the participation in the global, multicultural environment in business right in the classroom. Students from more than 70 countries have attended our institution here in Midland and at our International Program Centers around the world. Yesterday, we celebrated our global presence with the graduation of our […]

Students in Northwood’s DeVos Graduate School MBA program take part in a semester-long project where they serve as consultants to a real-life business. The fieldwork course is a critical part of their experience here at Northwood, requiring them to apply all the knowledge they have acquired along the way as they work with clients to […]

Northwood University’s spring commencement ceremonies last month celebrated the accomplishments of our 2017 graduates and future leaders of a global, free enterprise society. Watch this video for a glimpse at the celebration.   From our programs in Texas, Michigan and beyond we honored 892 students; 340 traditional undergraduates, 178 from the DeVos Graduate School of […]

At Northwood University, freedom is an essential thread in the fabric of our institution. The individual freedoms and responsibility woven into the Northwood Idea and our code of ethics are at the core of our free-enterprise foundation. So, it’s no surprise that a holiday like Memorial Day makes the Northwood community take pause. I encourage […]

Northwood’s Entertainment and Sports Management Symposium was hosted last week on our Midland campus, and featured more than 20 industry professionals speaking on topics such as breaking into the sports industry and marketing today. Northwood alumnus Mark Zimmerman returned to campus for the ESPM Symposium. Mark, a former Timberwolf football player, has been the General […]

Spring often flies by at our university as we plan and host events and celebrations, and relish the return of weather that gets us back outside. It had been an active spring for Northwood University, and one that has seen academic, club, personal, organizational and athletic successes across the board. Last Sunday afternoon, April 23, […]

As our students prepare for the final weeks of classes, and some prepare for the next step in their lives, we celebrate their accomplishments and look forward to their bright futures. For some, spring is their season. Perseverance, hard work and dedication are required to be a student athlete. Northwood’s athletes are great examples of […]

This past Wednesday the Northwood University family joined together to spread the word about our great university. Our hope was to engage those who already love Northwood to help us reach those who may not yet know about it. All over social media, current students, faculty, staff and alumni shared their affinity for our university […]

The leadership, hard work and achievement presented by our students at the Northwood University Honors Symposium this week was impressive! Seven students shared their diverse research projects at the fifth annual symposium event here on our Midland campus. From sustainability initiatives in real-world businesses to the turnaround of McDonald’s, the topics were interesting and timely. […]