President's Messages

For the last 36 years, Northwood University’s Outstanding Business Leader (OBL) Awards have honored American business people for their contributions to this great nation and the world. This year’s honorees are seven individuals whose lives represent the character and values we live by and strive to instill in our Northwood students. They were selected based […]

In a unique merging of business and the arts, Northwood University was proud to sponsor a team of filmmakers, including three 2014 graduates, on a movie-making adventure to showcase their talent. Their event, the 2015 Four Points Film Challenge, is described as a “wild and sleepless weekend” in which teams write, cast, shoot, and edit […]

Northwood University students, faculty and staff are excited to once again spend time in the coming days at the North America International Auto Show (NAIAS). The event runs from January 11 until January 24 at Cobo Hall in Detroit. Now in its 28th year as an international event (the first show was hosted in Detroit […]

If you made a New Year’s resolution, you’re like 45% of Americans. Many of us ushered in 2016 with promises of eating less, exercising more or spending less time on bad habits. If you asked our Northwood University students about their resolutions, the responses might be somewhat predictable: Study more. Make good connections. Graduate and […]

When the holiday season comes along, it’s natural to find ourselves reflecting on the past year. Our focus has been on driving Northwood University forward and on our many efforts as we continue to strive to be the best business school based on free enterprise. With facility upgrades; an enhanced academic strategy; new programming; and […]

Commencement is always an exciting time at Northwood University. Tomorrow, 218 students will graduate as part of our Winter Class of 2015. These students began two, four or – in some cases – more years ago working toward their futures and envisioning the promise that comes with completing a degree and imagining a career that […]

Experiential learning took on an enhanced meaning this semester for 18 juniors and seniors of Northwood’s Automotive Marketing and Management program. Broken into six groups of students, the teams have been engaged since early September in an intense,  high-stakes product development competition to be named Finance and Insurance (F&I) Innovator of the Year by EFG […]

For more than 35 years, the E. W. Bennett Center has been a place for excitement, competition, and celebration. Today those same qualities apply, yet now the venue has more seating, better amenities and larger venues for practice and play. On Thursday of this week, we dedicated the renovated and newly named Riepma Arena during […]

Your dining table on Thanksgiving Day will probably include an abundance of holiday favorites. Delicious food, happy conversation and an eye on the football game all work together to make the holiday memorable, and to remind us why we give thanks. Northwood University is much like that holiday table. We are richly blessed with creative […]

Our free-enterprise society is one with deep roots in entrepreneurialism. From these roots, our democracy – cultivated by innovative, action-oriented citizens – grows and blossoms. Northwood University was proud to join free thinkers around the world in celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week – a celebration of those who launch businesses that bring ideas to life, […]