DavenFest is the annual opportunity for the faculty and staff of Davenport University to gather together to celebrate successes, confront challenges, and unite in our commitment to Davenport's mission and vision.

Award and Recognition at Davenport University
Awards & Recognition

Our Employee Recognition Awards Program is designed to formally recognize and celebrate the outstanding contributions of faculty and staff in support of DU’s mission, vision and values.

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Tyrus R. Wessell Award

Considered Davenport’s most prestigious honor, the Tyrus R. Wessell Award recognizes exemplary commitment to the University’s Cultural Values.

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Service Awards

Our deepest appreciation goes out to faculty and staff for their years of dedication and service. Each of us has the opportunity to add value to this institution and to the students we serve.

Contact Us for Davenfest information at Davenport University
Contact Us

Have questions? Feel free to reach out to Human Resources at hr@davenport.edu.

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2018 Photo Booth Memories

Catch a glimpse of the "silly side" of your colleagues at the photo booth!

DavenFest 2018 - Morning
DavenFest 2018 - Afternoon
LaTarsha Holmes from Davenport University getting ready for her speech.
Davenfest 2017: LaTarsha Holmes' Speech


Richard Pappas at DavenFest.
Davenfest 2017: Vision 2020: A Transformational Journey
Paula Cunningham getting ready to speak at DavenFest.
Davenfest 2017: Keynote Speaker
Wilber Lettinga and Richard Pappas sitting and talking together.
Davenfest 2016: Wilbur A. Lettinga Interview
Donald W. Maine's name on a red and white background.
Davenfest 2016: Introductory Address by Donald W. Maine
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