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DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY TO HOST FIRST ANNUAL MICHIGAN BPA LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE FOR STUDENTS

Monday, October 5, 2015   (0 Comments)
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Maggie Kennedy
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DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY TO HOST FIRST ANNUAL MICHIGAN BPA LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS 

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., October 5, 2015 – Davenport University will host the first annual Michigan Business Professionals of America (BPA) Middle Level Conference on Feb. 27, 2016 at the W.A. Lettinga Campus. Michigan BPA Middle Level provides middle school students the opportunity to apply acquired skills while participating in business-related competitive events. BPA competitions place emphasis on computer skills, teamwork, research, and presentation. Students may compete at both the state and national levels.

“We are very excited to be hosting the first annual Michigan BPA Middle Level Leadership Conference,” said Ron Draayer, Davenport University faculty member and BPA advisor. “BPA is the leading Career Technical Student Organization for students pursuing careers in business management, accounting, information technology and other related career fields. It is a great opportunity to be able to expose younger students to BPA and spark their interest in these fields.”

Interested parents, teachers and/or volunteers can attend an informational meeting on Nov. 7 at the W.A. Lettinga Campus, 6191 Kraft Ave. or Nov. 14 at the Lansing Campus, 200 S. Grand Ave. For more information on the First Annual Michigan BPA Middle Level Conference visit www.davenport.edu/mlbpa.

About Davenport University
Founded in 1866, Davenport is a private, non-profit university serving nearly 9,000 students at campuses across Michigan and online. With tuition among the lowest of all private universities in the state, Davenport provides high academic quality, small class sizes, conveniently located campuses, faculty with real-world experience and more than 50 dynamic undergraduate and graduate programs addressing in-demand careers in business, technology, health professions and urban education. 

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