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Friday, January 19, 2018
Oakland University’s Professional and Continuing Education program is partnering with Kaplan Test Prep to provide a research-based, comprehensive approach for preparing students to take the ACT, SAT, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT and more.  Courses are offered year-round at a discounted rate of 20-40 percent off of the retail price. Payment plans are available for some course offerings.   “All of our ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community
Friday, January 19, 2018
Ready! Set! DRAW! by The Artist's ApprenticeDo you have a child who just loves to draw? Sign them up today for this drawing series intended to guide them in the direction of learning to draw well! Proportion, value, composition and perspective will be our focus, as well explore subject matter that appeals to children of all ages. Animals, including fantastic DRAGONS, and whimsical half human, half ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Friday, January 19, 2018
Rochester Hills, MI – This week, Mayor Bryan K. Barnett and Mayor Mitch Landrieu of New Orleans hosted a national phone call through the U.S. Conference of Mayors to discuss how cities can be prepared for autonomous vehicle (AV) testing, organize pilot programs and develop proactive policies.  Congress is now developing new federal legislation that seeks to establish rules to guide the ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Community
Friday, January 19, 2018
Photo courtesy JLBoone PhotographyOakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present The School for Scandal, a comedic tale of gossip, deceit, and the perils of social media, from Thursday, Feb. 1 through Sunday, Feb. 11 in the Varner Studio Theatre in Varner Hall on the OU campus.  “Set in 18th century London, The School for Scandal focuses on a group of slightly self-involved ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber, Education, General News Article
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Jan. 4, 2018, Rochester, Mich. ­– The Fire & Ice Festival in Rochester, sponsored by Oakland County Credit Union, will move most of its winter activities from the open field at Third and Water streets to one at Second and Mill streets in downtown Rochester because of a construction project which has begun on the former site. The new location is where the dogsled rides and snowshoeing have always ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Oakland University’s popular Soundings Series will welcome Dr. Barbara Oakley, a best-selling author and co-creator of “Learning How to Learn,” the world’s most popular online course, as a special guest speaker from 3-4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan.24 in 242 Elliott Hall.  Oakley, a professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Oakland University, will be discussing various topics, including: ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
Thursday, January 18, 2018
From 1906 through the 1980s it was possible to purchase an entire house through the mail. There are many of these kit homes in downtown Rochester and in surrounding communities. Join fellow local history enthusiasts at the Rochester-Avon Historical Society’s monthly meeting on Thursday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. at the Rochester Hills Public Library, 500 Olde Town Road, to hear Melodie Nichols, curator ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Editor’s Note - We invite you and/or your community/beat reporter to be our guest and experience firsthand any of OCC’s Culinary Events and meet our chefs, students and attendees. Please contact Bridget Kavanaugh at bmkavana@oaklandcc.edu or call (248) 341-2020.  OCC Culinary Community Events – Prepared to be Wowed by Student Chefs!OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – January 17, 2018–If you like amazing ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Oakland Township, MI – Premier Academy, a locally-owned, Christian-based, day care and early childhood education campus, is announcing site plans for a new location on the southeast corner of Adams and Tienken in Rochester Hills. The new campus’ site plan proposes as a two-story, ten-classroom building with a fenced-in outdoor playground area.  The campus will bring 22 new jobs and student intern ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
Friday, January 12, 2018
Warm up this winter at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm Film Festival in February!  Films are shown in the Calf Barn at the Museum at 7:00 p.m., with $5 admission for the public and free for Museum Members.  Guests can register by using the PayPal option at www.rochesterhills.org/musprograms, emailing rhmuseum@rochesterhills.org or calling 248.656.4663.  Refreshments ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Take Root, a contemporary dance company-in-residence at Oakland University, will host a series of creative movement classes for pre-K children from Jan. 16-18 at the Baldwin Center and Oakland Family Services in Pontiac, Mich.  “Creative movement refers to a more exploratory method of teaching children dance,” said OU Dance Associate Professor Thayer Jonutz, who co-founded Take Root in 2013 ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, January 11, 2018
The Chamber Music Society of Detroit will introduce a new weekend-long chamber music festival, WinterFest, at Varner Recital Hall on the Oakland University campus from Jan. 19 - 21.   Participating artists include Trio Solisti, the Aeolus Quartet, and three performers with ties to Michigan, including soprano Ann Toomey, pianist Tian Tian and violist Yuri Gandelsman.  The artists will appear in ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Monday, January 08, 2018
Rochester Hills, MI – The City of Rochester Hills is seeking community input for its 2018 Master Plan. The Master Plan serves as a big-picture, long-range document that guides policy and decision-making about how land in the city is used for housing, transportation, commerce, and recreation.  With public input, the city will revisit the goals and objectives of previous planning documents to see ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Friday, January 05, 2018
M&B Graphics, located in Lake Orion, premiered their new website printyourfile.com. They have over 20 years of experience,s o you can be confident choosing a company with specialists ready to help you. You can use their full-service website or speak personally with one of their designers who will understand your specific needs. When you order online, a real specialist will handle your project, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, January 05, 2018
The Mobilization Zone (MZ) of Oakland University’s Research Office offers several opportunities for local, high-tech startup companies, including two programs sponsored by the Michigan Corporate Relations Network — the Small Company Innovation Program (SCIP) and the Small Company Internship Award (SCIA) program.   “These programs are fundamentally important to the startup ecosystem,” said ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will welcome laryngologist and singing voice specialist Dr. Adam Rubin, author of The Vocal Pitstop, as the special guest speaker during OU’s annual “Voice Day” event, which will take place from noon to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 13 in Varner Recital Hall.   Rubin, along with voice therapists Juliana Codino, Jean Skeffington and Austin ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Education, Human Interest
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
(Photo courtesy The Oakland Post) The Oakland University Department of Theatre’s production of Marcus; Or the Secret of Sweet has been invited to perform at the Region III Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, which takes place January 9-14 in Indianapolis.  “Being invited to perform at KCACTF is a testament to the believability of our actors, and to the hard work of everyone ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Generosity and holiday spirit were in bloom when Assistance LeagueÒ of Southeastern Michigan and Bordine’s joined together to host the annual Bordine’s Holiday Extravaganza. These longstanding organizations collaborate annually in corporate philanthropy to provide festivities for more than 400 guests who shop for a cause, and in turn, donate abundantly to the community. Bordine’s President Calvin ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, Press Release
Thursday, December 21, 2017
The Oakland University chapter of Sigma Xi recently achieved a third place ranking after competing with more than 500 chapters in the United States and abroad for the Sigma Xi Chapter Excellence Award, which is presented to chapters that have demonstrated exceptional innovation and quality in their overall annual programming.   “On behalf of our Chapter members and officers, we are very excited ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
Thursday, December 21, 2017
For nearly a year, the founders of the Soul Food concert series — Mark Stone, associate professor of music at Oakland University, and Dwayne Anthony, community relations specialist and arts commissioner for the city of Pontiac — have been bringing their message of peace and unity through music to the Oakland County community.  On Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, they’ll share how they did it — and how ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release