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Friday, June 15, 2018
Rochester Hills, MI- The City of Rochester Hills will be hosting a “Gardening and Landscaping with Deer” seminar on June 21 at 7:00 pm in the City Hall Auditorium. Participants will learn techniques for managing gardens to minimize the impacts of deer.  "We have many tips to share to keep your yard from becoming a critter snack," states Rochester Hills Naturalist, Lance DeVoe. "Guests will walk ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community
Friday, June 15, 2018
Assistant Professor of Environmental Health and Safety Richard Olawoyin, Ph.D. and Adjunct Assistant Professor Darryl C. Hill, Ph.D., from Oakland University’s School of Health Sciences, debuted their newly edited occupational safety and health book at the Safety 2018 Professional Development Conference & Exhibition held earlier this month in San Antonio. The book, Safety Leadership and ...read more
Categories: Education, Papers/Research
Friday, June 15, 2018
The Oakland University Board of Trustees has approved a Ph.D. in Nursing program.  This new program will be offered online to attract prospective candidates from a variety of locations throughout the state and provide the flexibility that adult scholars require to complete their degree. It will offer three options for study: BSN-Ph.D., MSN-Ph.D. and a unique DNP-Ph.D.  Laura Pittiglio Ph.D., ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Rochester Hills, Michigan, June 11, 2018-  Erika Sklar, Director of Employee Benefits at The Crawford Insurance Group, has been elected as President Elect of the Michigan Association of Health Underwriters. Her term begins July 1, 2018 through July 1, 2019.   MAHUrepresents local association chapters of insurance professionals who strive to improve the health insurance system in our state ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, June 14, 2018
A new agreement between Oakland University and University of Detroit Mercy School of Law will allow students to earn both a bachelor’s degree and a law degree in just six years.   “This agreement gives our students who intend to attend law school another option to complete their degrees in a seamless way,” said Kevin J. Corcoran, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Oakland ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, June 11, 2018
Oakland University English Professor Kathleen Pfeiffer, of Rochester Hills, has been named a winner of the 2018 Michigan Writers Cooperative Press (MWCP) Chapbook Competition for her newly published memoir, Ink. The annual competition features submissions from writers throughout the U.S., with winners receiving publication and marketing support.  Composed of three essays, Ink is an artfully ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Rochester Hills, MI – At a recent City Council meeting, Mayor Bryan K. Barnett announced his plans to implement an Advisory Committee on Diversity & Inclusion. This committee will advise the Mayor on inclusion strategies that will continue to strengthen connections among diverse communities in the city. Over the past few decades, Rochester Hills has grown into the 12th largest city in the State of ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Rochester, MI:  The Older Persons’ Commission is preparing its members for retirement through a monthly series entitled, Rewired Not Retired for pre and post retirees. The program on June 20 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. will feature attorney Michael Rutkowski focusing on the value of estate planning.   Rutkowski will remove the veil from estate planning lingo explaining trusts, wills, lady bird deeds, ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Monday, June 04, 2018
Oakland University alumna Dolores Catherino (BM ’86) was recently awarded an $18,000 music composition fellowship from the Anchorage, Alaska-based Rasmuson Foundation.  The fellowships are awarded to mid-career and mature artists to allow them to focus their energy and attention on developing their creative work over a 12-month period.  Catherino is one of only 10 individuals to receive a ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Education, Press Release
Monday, June 04, 2018
At 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6, the Oakland University Brass Band will present a summer concert featuring a wide variety of music, including Peter Graham’s inspirational work, Shine as the Light as well as Claudio Monteverdi’s Prelude from his Vespers, which was written in 1610.  This is followed by two pieces depicting epic motion picture scenes: Scherzo for X-Wings by John Williams ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber, Education, General News Article, Community
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Chief Financial Credit Union is thrilled to announce that Lindsey Daines, Vice President of Culture & Human Resources, has been appointed as the Vice President of Membership for the Rochester Community Schools’ PTA Council and the Vice President of Committees for the Baldwin Elementary PTA. As part of her passion to see students thrive in the communities that Chief serves, Daines, who is also a ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Prepare to be pampered beginning this summer at the new locations of The Lash Lounge opening in Rochester Hills and West Bloomfield. The salons will bring a unique experience to each community, blending a boutique atmosphere with comfortable care and treatment facilities. A soft opening will begin June 4 for the Rochester Hills location, with a Grand Opeing scheduled for June 29. Each location ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Fundraising Event, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, General News Article, Papers/Research
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Rochester High School senior Marie Numan is the 2018 recipient of OU's Huntington Ford Scholarship. Pictured from left: Pat Scoggin, Christie Scoggin, Bridgette Morris (2017 Huntington Ford scholarship recipient) Marie Numan, Rajaa Numan (Marie's mother) and David Numan (Marie's brother). Marie Numan has a strong passion for helping others. The Rochester High School student, who will attend ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Clarkston, MI – May 3, 2018 -- Clarkston Financial Corporation (“Corporation”) (OTCBB:CKFC - News), the holding company for Clarkston State Bank (“Bank”), announces the retirement of Mr. Kenneth Rogers as Chairman of the Board, to be succeeded by Mr. Jeffrey Hakala CPA, CFA as the new Chairman.   Mr. Rogers has served as Chairman of the Bank since January 2007, and later as Chairman of the ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
The Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition (IGVC), which provides an opportunity for engineers and computer scientists from around the world to compete with their uniquely-designed autonomous unmanned vehicles, will return June 1-4 to Oakland University.   “Student teams participating in IGVC not only immerse themselves in robotics and autonomy but engage in multiple classic systems ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Come get moving at the Pontiac Fit Fest, which takes place from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, June 2 in Beaudette (Mill Dam) Park. The park is located at 786 Orchard Lake Rd, Pontiac, Michigan, 48341.  The all-ages event features a bike giveaway, bike safety demos, free bike helmets and locks, and a host of family-friendly activities. Pontiac’s new Adult Fitness Station or “Fit Park”, will also ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Thursday, May 24, 2018
The Oakland University Alumni Association Board voted at its most recent meeting to elect Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan K. Barnett as its chairperson for the next two years.  As chair, Barnett work will with the Alumni Association to set the agenda for alumni engagement and outreach for the organization.  Barnett graduated from Oakland University’s School of Business with a degree in Marketing. ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Oakland University has been selected to receive the 2018 David A. Harvey Memorial Scholarship in recognition of the university’s Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering.  Established in memory of the founding publisher of Automation World magazine, the scholarship was created to encourage and support the growth of careers in industrial automation.  “We are extremely honored to be ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
A six-month study by Oakland University alumna Amanda Lechnar on the underwater behavior of gentoo penguins at the Detroit Zoo’s Polk Penguin Conservation Center is changing the way researchers are looking at how animals in captivity interact with each other and their environment.  “Identifying and following an individual penguin underwater is no easy task,” said Dr. Matthew Heintz, animal ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release, General News Article, Chamber, Papers/Research
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Representatives from Oakland University will be participating in two of Michigan’s largest LGBTQIA festivals – Ferndale Pride and Motor City Pride – during the month of June as part of the Out on Campus Initiative.  “The Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC) is incredibly pleased to continue our partnership with Undergraduate Admissions on the Out on Campus Initiative by taking part in Pride ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
 We’re so excited to team up with Generosity Feeds and Blessings in a Backpack for our “Spreading MODness” event on Saturday, June 9th!  Did you know that 30% of children in Oakland County wonder each day where their next meal will come from?  Thankfully, we have a chance to help children right here in our local communities through this landmark event as we sport our gratitude with attitude and ...read more
Categories: Fundraising Event
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer.   ​  The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm announces its participation in the ninth annual Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Rochester Hills, MI – The City of Rochester Hills was contacted by the Rochester Community School District this morning regarding a concern about the water quality at Van Hoosen Elementary School. During a science experiment, a teacher forwarded water samples from a Van Hoosen science room faucet, Paint Creek, and Sargent Creek to a colleague at Arizona State University for testing. The test ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Traoré is shown in front of a solar microgrid in Madagascar. For some people, going “off-grid” means taking a voluntary respite from phone and email. But for countless others around the world, off-grid means routinely having to go without electricity for days, weeks or longer.  The situation is particularly burdensome in Sub-Saharan Africa, where about two-thirds of the population – more than ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, May 18, 2018
Registration is now open for New Horizons premier "Dan Knott Legacy Golf Tournament"  being held on Friday, Spetember 14, 2018 at two courses: Pine Trace Golf Club in Rochester Hills and Shepherd's Hollow Golf Club in Clarkston.  The proceeds from this event will be used towards job training and placement services for individuals with disabilities.Register online at www.newhorizonsrehab.org and ...read more
Categories: Fundraising Event
Monday, April 09, 2018
 As part of its mission to inspire creative philanthropy, Chief Financial Credit Union recently announced the first-ever ‘Live Beyond the Label’ Scholarship, awarded to students within Rochester Community Schools who have benefited from special education programs and are seeking to attend college. Lindsey Daines, Chief Financial Vice President of Culture, and a mother whose son is in the ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Human Interest, Press Release