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The 32nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration takes place Monday, Jan. 15.  It honors the life and legacy of King with a community celebration that features Keynote Speaker April Reign, creator of the viral hashtag #OscarsSoWhite, and the premiere of the opera “I DREAM” at Fountain Street Church.

Monday’s celebration is open to the public and is hosted in collaboration with Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids Community College, Davenport University and for the first time,  Opera Grand Rapids.

We talk about a great partnership between the GRAM and Davenport University that focuses on conflict resolution using empathy and powers of observation. GRAM's Christopher Bruce and DU's Dan Rundhaug join us with the details.

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Davenport University celebrates 150 years of educating, and a new book helps with the memories, ‘Davenport:  Educating Across Three Centuries.’ We talk to coauthors Tom Brown and Peggy Moceri.

Davenport University gets gift to endowment fund of $5.5M

Sep 15, 2015
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Davenport University has received a gift to its endowment fund of $5.5 million over the next four years from the M.E. Davenport Foundation.

The school says it's the single largest gift in the university's history and brings historical giving to Davenport University by the independent, family foundation to more than $15.4 million.

With the donation, Davenport University has received more than more than $18 million toward its $25 million goal for its Vision Campaign.