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Thursday, April 27, 2017
With funding for the EPA under threat, executive orders enabling oil pipeline development and our nation’s leader questioning the science behind climate change, scientific observations, warning against it seem to be ignored. Some scientists are becoming activists, while others are studying how we’ll adapt to the change. On May 2, at 7 p.m., BR Clark Professor of Geology and Professor ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Oakland University recently hosted the inaugural Healthology Symposium. Oakland University’s School of Health Sciences recently hosted the inaugural Healthology Symposium. The invitation-only event provided an opportunity for aspiring professionals, alumni, emeriti and health leaders to explore contemporary health challenges and discuss the complexity of health within its varied contexts. ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Starting this fall, Oakland University will offer a new Bachelor of Arts degree in Cinema Studies with a Specialization in Filmmaking. Oakland University has developed an exciting new Bachelor of Arts degree in Cinema Studies with a Specialization in Filmmaking, which will start enrolling students this fall. “This liberal arts B.A. combines a specialized sequence of filmmaking courses with ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Monday, April 24, 2017
Enjoy a side of the city never seen before or visit your old favorites with style aboard Rochester’s first pedal bike tour! ROCHESTER, MI – Rochester Pedal Ride is a 15-passenger pedal bike tour company providing private tours around downtown Rochester. A pedal bike tour brings a new and unique way to celebrate a birthday, bachelorette or bachelor party, graduation, Sunday Funday, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, April 24, 2017
" Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education." - Martin Luther King, Jr. CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich., April 24, 2017 – Education is an essential tool that provides a foundation for growing and developing. It shapes the minds of today’s learners as they become tomorrow’s leaders. A college degree is an important component of the learning journey ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community
Monday, April 24, 2017
OneStream Software LLC, leader in Corporate Performance Management (CPM) solutions, is proud to announce that they have been recognized as one of the 2017 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch”, an award presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business. OneStream will be honored at an awards ceremony during the thirteenth annual gala event, May 4, 2017 in Lansing, Michigan. “It is an ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
OU recognizes outstanding faculty at annual luncheon Yang Xia, Ph.D. a professor of physics at Oakland University, was named the university's Distinguished Professor for 2017 at the 22nd Annual Faculty Recognition Luncheon on April 19. Xia is pictured here with Susan Awbrey, Ph.D., senior associate provost, and Dr. James Lentini, senior vice president for academic affairs and provost. Oakland ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
David Archbold, director of the International Students and Scholars Office at Oakland University. David Archbold, director of the International Students and Scholars Office at Oakland University, was recently selected by his peers as the 2017 recipient of the David Horner Award for Exceptional Service, which is the highest honor given out by the Michigan Association of International Educators . ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Record Crowd of 600 Hears Diverse Stories of Growth and Success Rochester Hills, MI – Mayor Bryan K. Barnett delivered his 11 th State of the City address at Rochester Adams High School with a bang. Welcomed by a red carpet and African drum team, a record crowd of over 600 were dazzled by both the great success of the city as well as the dancing, skits, musical numbers, and more! Inspired ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce its Annual Golf Tournament. The Tournament will take place Monday, June 5 th , 2017 at Wyndgate Golf & Country Club in Rochester Hills, Michigan. This annual fundraiser supports the Chamber in continuing to offer leadership and business development resources to support the greater Rochester community. At $145.00 per golfer, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Friday, April 14, 2017
Six Pontiac nonprofit leaders were awarded scholarships in OU's Nonprofit Management Certificate program. Pictured from left: Coleman Yoakum, Kermit Williams, Tamara Orza-Ramos, Norbert Burrows, Kristen Lambert and Ryan Russell. When Oakland University leaders launched a Nonprofit Management Certificate program in 2016, part of their mission was to engage and support the surrounding region, ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Economic, General News Article
Friday, April 14, 2017
City Celebrates 27 Years as a Tree City USA Rochester Hills, MI – Mayor Bryan K. Barnett encourages residents to join the City of Rochester Hills and Meadow Brook Hall to roll up their sleeves and celebrate Arbor Day on April 28 by helping to plant new trees on Meadow Brook’s historic grounds. In an effort to revitalize the woodlands and kick-start a maintenance program, Meadow Brook ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Friday, April 14, 2017
Guests are Invited to Experience Nature in Full Bloom Rochester Hills, MI - The Rochester Hills Green Space Advisory Board (GSAB) will host the Seventh Annual Discovery Hike on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. A free one-hour guided hike scheduled for 10:00 am and 11:30 am will showcase the Harding Greenspace along the Clinton River Trail north of Avon Rd. Residents and guests ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Human Interest
Friday, April 14, 2017
Meadow Brook Hall is launching a Woodland Entrance Restoration Program on Arbor Day, April 28, as a community work day and tree planting celebration. In an effort to revitalize its woodlands and kick-start a maintenance program, Meadow Brook Hall is launching the Woodland Entrance Restoration Program on Arbor Day, April 28, as a community work day and tree planting celebration. “Historic ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Saturday, May 6, 2017 Rochester Hills, MI – Motor City Brew Tours will be hosting the 5 th Annual Cruisin' for the Trails - Spring Charity Bike Ride to support the Friends of the Paint Creek Trail on Saturday May 6, 2017. Enjoy a bike ride along the Clinton River Trail and Paint Creek Trail with a special New Belgium Brewing Themed SAG stop (Beer and Donuts) at the Paint Creek Cider ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Thursday, April 13, 2017
If you are wondering what to do for fun and exercise this summer, Oakland University’s department of Recreation and Well-Being may have an answer. Summer soccer season registration is going on now through May 17 . The regular season then begins on Wednesday, May 24. The season ends July 13 th and the overall league winner will be crowned champions. The men’s soccer leagues will play ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Rochester, MI – (April 4, 2017) — Gone are the days of bake sales and rummage sales! The Rochester Junior Women’s Club puts the “fun” back in “fundraising” by hosting it’s 3 rd Annual “Haute to Trot” Kentucky Derby Party. On May 6, 2017, ladies and gentleman will don big hats and crazy bowties for an evening of fun at the Rochester ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Dr. Tamara Hew-Butler, an associate professor of exercise science at Oakland University, and Research Assistant Mario Rusnak watch as Golden Grizzlies basketball player Brad Brechting undergoes a scan using the duel-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) machine. The Office of Research Administration is inviting all Oakland University faculty and alumni, as well as the general public, to attend ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Thursday, April 13, 2017
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Categories: Economic, General News Article, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Monday, April 10, 2017
Spring Audition Registration for Oakland Youth Orchestras Online April 2-May 21, 2017 Student instrumentalists from Oakland, Macomb, St. Clair and Lapeer counties, ages 7-18, who want to advance further in their musical skills are invited to audition for membership in Oakland Youth Orchestras (OYO). Audition signup for the 2017-2018 season begins April 2nd online at www.oyomi.org and extends ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, April 07, 2017
Making the transition from student to professional has just gotten much easier with the help of Rochester Hills career development center dedicated to helping young adults prepare for their first ‘real’ job. The Mettle Foundry hosts its Intern Bootcamp beginning May 29 with week-long sessions throughout the summer. Every parent wants their child to be the best and brightest. Decades ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Thursday, April 06, 2017
Four exemplary area leaders were recognized at the 12 th Annual Taste of Leadership Oakland event held last week at the Townsend Hotel, Birmingham. Each year, Leadership Oakland (LO) honors alumni who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in each of the organization’s areas of focus – personal, professional and public leadership. In addition, the special Pinnacle of Leadership ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
CEO Magazine's Global MBA Rankings for 2017 recently identified Oakland University’s MBA and Executive MBA programs as among the best in the nation. Oakland University’s MBA and Executive MBA programs rank among the best in the nation, according to CEO Magazine’s Global MBA Rankings for 2017. The list, which rates programs based on quality of faculty, international ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Tickets are now available for Oakland University’s 2017 Varner Vitality Lecture featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning author and presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin. Goodwin will present her talk “How Did We Get Here: The First 100 Days of an Unprecedented Presidency,” at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) on Thursday, April 13 in the Athletics Center O’rena, on OU’s ...read more
Categories: Education, Political, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, March 31, 2017
Stories of Survival at the Rochester Hills Public Library (ROCHESTER HILLS- March 17, 2017) The Rochester Hills Public Library is pleased to welcome Author John Kozak to speak on his new book Through the Eyes of Rose , the true story about his mother’s heroic escape from Czechoslovakia in 1949, on April 13 at 7 p.m. John retells the story of how Rose Kozak escaped with her daughter and a ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Education
Friday, March 31, 2017
Upcoming Youth Programs Children’s Book Day Celebration Monday, April 3, 6-7 pm All Ages Story room REGISTER ALL CHILDREN AND ADULTS ATTENDING. Families are invited to the library for snacks and book discussion about their favorite children’s books. Each family member should bring their favorite children’s book, or a book that has inspired them and be ready to tell everyone ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Community, Press Release
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Pride Week, which celebrates OU’s diversity in sexual orientation and gender identity with events that raise awareness, promote education and foster a sense of community, kicks off at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 2 with the Fifth Annual Lavender Graduation Celebration. Every April, Oakland University hosts Pride Week to celebrate OU’s diversity in sexual orientation and gender identity with ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Matthew Sutton The Department of History at Oakland University will present “(Un)Holy Spies: Religion and American Espionage in World War II,” a special lecture with award-winning author and historian Matthew A. Sutton, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4 in Gold Rooms A, B and C at the Oakland Center. “Matthew Sutton is one of the very best scholars in the nation working on American ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Celino Romero Celino Romero of Los Romeros, the legendary “Royal Family of the Guitar,” will perform a varied program of solos, duets and ensemble pieces from across the guitar tradition, featuring three musicians from the Oakland University guitar community, James Lentini, Bret Hoag and Terry Herald. The concert takes place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 2 in Varner Recital Hall. The ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
As part of a collaborative research project, Oakland University has been awarded $190,120 by the National Science Foundation in order to encourage high school students from underrepresented minority groups to pursue degrees and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related fields. As part of a collaborative research project, Oakland University and Tuskegee University ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Papers/Research, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Former Oakland County Health and Human Services Director Will Lead Michigan’s Wish Granting Organization (Rochester, MI - March 28, 2017 -)The Rainbow Connection recently announced that retired Oakland County Director of Health and Human Services, George Miller, will take the helm as Executive Director of the wish-granting organization effective May 1, 2017. Founded in 1985 by L. Brooks ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Clinton Township, Mich. --- March 28, 2017: Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union (MSGCU) is pleased to announce the opening of its newest branch, located at 18 Mile and Mound Roads. This is their second branch in Sterling Heights and the 13th MSGCU branch in southeastern Michigan. “This location offers increased convenience along the Mound Road corridor and extends our presence in ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release