President's Messages

This week we celebrated the achievements of the 2015 graduates of Northwood’s sister university in Switzerland, Hotel Institute Montreux (HIM). HIM is one of the premier institutes of learning in the hotel and hospitality industry. It offers a unique environment that blends more than 60 nationalities under one program. The result is an unforgettable student […]

Northwood is finishing the 2014-15 academic year with exciting news. We announced this week the launch of a new Corporate and Executive Education Program. Through this aggressive effort, corporations, mid-level companies, trade and professional associations and other organizations can invest in high-potential employees to help them enhance their performance; improve worker retention across the organization; […]

Traveling through our great state of Michigan, thousands of families this summer will stop at one of the 78 state-operated rest areas or visit one of Michigan’s 281 beautiful state parks and recreation areas. These valuable state-owned and operated resources offer more than just a respite. According to Pinconning Area High School senior Matthew Albrecht, […]

John F. Kennedy, in his inaugural address in January 1961, had strong words about the depth of our passion for freedom.  He said, “Let every nation know …  that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, in order to assure the survival and the success […]

Our campuses are a bit quieter this week since spring semester ended and over 1,100 students graduated from Northwood University. While our students return home for the summer or to other locations for internships and learning experiences, we take only a few minutes to exhale before we shift our focus to prepare for the upcoming […]

This week, more than 1,100 students from all our degree programs are graduating from Northwood University. Our commencement ceremonies in Florida, Michigan, and Texas recognize the accomplishments of undergraduate and graduate students. Commencement signifies the completion of this phase of our students’ educational experience, and it celebrates the beginning of their bright futures. Graduation is […]

Each year at this time, we reach the week of “lasts.” The last paper. The last test. The last class. Clubs are winding down; apartments are cleared; textbooks go for resale. And for our seniors, these are their last days on campus in this phase of their education at Northwood University. The final days of […]

Our Northwood University values really come to life in the field of competition, where our students’ athletic, academic and intellectual acumen face the ultimate test. Student athletes in Michigan and Florida are reaching the end of hard fought seasons. In West Palm Beach, the women’s golf team won the Sun Conference Championship this week, with […]

At Northwood University, you never know who you might run into on our campus. Our 2015 Style Show is this weekend in Midland and the wonderfully talented international supermodel Bianca Golden is here to host the event. Bianca’s artistic flair is the cherry on top of an exciting program, which was planned entirely by our […]

If you had 10 words or fewer to describe a typical college student – what would you say? We’re a university, so we have expertise in many topics, but more than anything else, we know college students. We know what their lives look like. For most of them, their days are full to overflowing with […]