President's Messages

Summer can be a time to take life at a slower pace, but not at Northwood University!  Our campus continues to buzz with activity. This year we will have about 3,000 visitors on our campus in Midland, all engaged in activities to develop their leadership skills, athletic acumen and musical talents. We were especially proud […]

Excitement continues to build – quite literally – on our major system-wide restructuring initiative, Moving Northwood University Forward. Construction on our new DeVos Graduate School Building and renovations to the Bennett Sports Center complex are in full swing. These projects are some of the first steps in this initiative.

Millions of U.S. soccer fans cheered last Sunday when the U.S. women’s team clinched the World Cup final, defeating Japan in Vancouver. In California, fans cheered another U.S. World Cup team to victory when the U.S. woman’s softball team also beat Japan for an eighth title in ten years. The two wins amounted to an […]

June 30, 2015 became a significant day in the history of Northwood University. It’s not only the end of June and our fiscal year; it is the day that Northwood University completed the transaction, involving the West Palm Beach campus, with Keiser University. As we start the new year focused on “Moving Northwood University Forward”, […]

An international university like Northwood relies on strong relationships with many strategic partners. Sometimes we take those collaborations for granted as we attend to the work at hand, yet today one example shines so brightly it’s worth sharing the details. The National Association for Minority Automobile Dealers (NAMAD) and EFG Companies together selected Sophomore Javante […]

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 […]