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Thursday, August 22, 2019
The Oakland University Pontiac Initiative is collaborating with more than 27 organizations from government, industry, education and the non-profit sector as part of the Talent Development Coalition (TDC), which seeks to provide training and jobs for un- or underemployed workers using a $150,000 Marshall Plan for Talent Innovation Grant from the State of Michigan.  “Oakland University is ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Business News, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
  Nicolas Giallombardo, a student in Oakland University’s Master of Accounting Program, is one of only 207 students in the country to receive a $10,000 scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).  The PCAOB Scholars program benefits outstanding students who are likely to become accountants and auditors. Scholars are nominated by representatives from their educational ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article, Education
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
HOPE SHINES GALA PUTS ON THE GLITZ AT FILLMORE DETROIT Go Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September!  ROCHESTER HILLS, MICH., Aug.21, 2019 –.New Day Foundation for Families, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing the effects of financial toxicity and emotional stress caused by cancer, will host its annual Hope Shines Gala on Saturday, Sept. 7, from 6 PM to midnight at the recently ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Fundraising Event
Monday, August 19, 2019
The Campus Student Organic Farm (CSOF) at Oakland University recently launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to expand their hoophouse, which will allow the CSOF to become even more sustainable in the future.  “When we built our original hoophouse in 2014, it was a game-changer in terms of our production and revenues,” said Dr. Fay Hansen, an associate professor of biological sciences ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Thursday, August 15, 2019
When the Detroit Youth Choir returns to the America’s Got Talent stage later this month, Oakland University alumna British NiCole Burnett (BM ’06) will be watching.  For nearly two years, she’s served as one of the vocal coaches for the group, which is made of up of young people between the ages of 8 and 18 from throughout the Detroit Metropolitan area.  “Working with these talented children ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Leaders from Oakland University and Washtenaw Community College have signed agreements that will help streamline the transfer process for students pursing bachelor’s degrees in business administration, applied health sciences and nursing.  The new agreements allow students from Washtenaw Community College to transfer an increased number of credits toward their degrees, and also ensure seamless ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article
Monday, August 12, 2019
Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) invites you to take an art class with us! Join us for art making and community gathering for our 2019 Fall Term. PCCA’s 2019 Fall Term offers art classes in a wide variety of art mediums for students of all ages.ROCHESTER, Mich., August, 2019 -- Paint Creek Center for the Arts open registration for their 2019 Fall Term begins August 12. Located minutes from ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, August 12, 2019
Avon Players Invites Theatre-goers to the Party of the Season with Mamma Mia!The hits of super-group ABBA will have audience members of all ages dancing in their seats                                                         ROCHESTER HILLS, MI, August 9, 2019 – The end may be in sight for the summer travel season, but Avon Players’ upcoming musical will whisk theatre-goers away to an idyllic ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Friday, August 09, 2019
Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm Presents: Lost Villages and Ghost Towns of Oakland and Macomb CountiesDate: Saturday, September 1Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.Cost: $50 Museum Members, $60 Nonmembers, includes boxed lunchSpace is LimitedThe Rochester Hills Museum will be hosting a bus tour of various lost villages and ghost towns in the region on Saturday, September 14 from 9 -3 pm.  Stops ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, August 08, 2019
Scholarship recipients pictured from left: Catherine Johnson, God Is Raising Devoted Ladies of Excellence; Glen Konopaskie, Pontiac Transportation Museum; Brent Sykes, Pontiac Youth Assistance; and Shannon Smith, Lighthouse of Oakland County. Not pictured: Melissa McQueen, Oakland Integrated Healthcare Network Each year, as part of the OU-Pontiac Initiative, OU's Master of Public ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education, General News Article
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
Want to help Next Steps 2 Life reach our $50,000 fundraising goal and have a chance to WIN $5,000?  Purchase an Ovation Fundraiser Raffle ticket for your chance to win $5,000 CASH!  Only 500 tickets will be sold!  All raffle proceeds support seniors with limited incomes find safe, affordable housing to live out their years with dignity and grace.  Tickets can be purchased at the Next Step 4 ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release, Fundraising Event
Monday, August 05, 2019
Rochester, MI- The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce (RRC) is pleased to announce a new social media campaign, entitled “Keeping Up with the Corridor.” This campaign is intended to highlight the businesses affected by the ongoing construction on Auburn Rd. Each week, Auburn Rd businesses will be featured in the RRC’s e-newsletter, The Pulse, and on our social media platforms. The features ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Friday, August 02, 2019
Oakland University’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology is ranked among the 25 best programs of its kind according to a recent survey by ValueColleges.com. Schools were ranked based on four quantifiable factors: U.S. News ranking, Niche student reviews, cost and alumni salary. Oakland was the highest-rated Michigan school on the list, at No. 16, and was joined by 18th-ranked Ferris ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Thursday, August 01, 2019
DOWNTOWN ROCHESTER FESTIVAL OF TREES SEEKINGNON-PROFITS FOR PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM    ROCHESTER, MI – August 1, 2019 – Mark your calendar for the 6th Annual Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees, November 22-24 at the Rochester Community House.  The Festival of Trees kicks off with the Cocktail Preview on Friday, November 22, 7-10 pm at the Rochester Community House, 816 Ludlow.  Tickets are $50 per ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
As part of an ongoing effort to provide an efficient and cost-effective transfer process, Oakland University has signed an additional articulation agreement with Delta College.    The new agreement helps transition qualified students from Delta College to Oakland University in pursuit of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. It benefits students by increasing the number of transfer credits ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
A group of 10 Oakland University students were recently given an opportunity to showcase their talents on a global stage as they travelled to the Greek island of Hydra, where they studied, rehearsed and performed their production of Orestes in the island’s outdoor amphitheater.   The experience was part of the Classical Theatre Study in Greece program, which is now in its fifth year at OU. The ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release, General News Article, Education
Thursday, July 25, 2019
 ROCHESTER, Mich. – July 18, 2019 – Middle school students interested in running or walking the McLaren Brooksie Way 5k race can register for the 2019 race and save themselves a bundle.   For a mere $5, middle school-age students can participate in the Middle School Challenge – an effort to encourage students to put down their electronic games, turn off the TV and take part in a fun and healthy ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Growing up in a small town in North Carolina, Dr. Amy Tully, D.M.A., discovered her passion for the performing arts — a passion she hopes to share with Oakland University students, faculty and staff as the new director of the School of Music, Theatre and Dance within the College of Arts and Sciences.  “At Oakland University, I feel like I’m among people who care about their students and about ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Tuesday, July 09, 2019
Rochester-based Royal Park Hotel received their fourth global award from WorldHotels for “Best Experience Creator” on Friday, June 14. The prestigious award was accepted on behalf of Royal Park Hotel by the hotel’s General Manager, Susan Keels, during the WorldHotels Annual Conference at the Flemings Selection Hotel in Frankfurt, Germany.Royal Park Hotel continues to be recognized as a hotel ...read more
Categories: Community, Business News, General News Article
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Purchasing a home is one of the most important decisions one makes in a lifetime. A home becomes a central hub for relationships and a source of connection. Stewart Team Real Estate Partners works with home-buyers every day to help them make this vital decision. When the time came to find their new headquarter office, Stewart Team looked no further than the place they started, and the place they ...read more
Categories: Business News, Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Oakland County business owners interested in improving their leadership skills are encouraged to enroll in Oakland County “Business of Leadership” classes. The Business of Leadership classes begin in August and are designed to address the special demands faced during the growth stage of a successful business. Effective leadership improves employee morale, customer satisfaction, product/service ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Business News, Education