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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Since April 2017, Welcomemat North Detroit and its partners : Picasso's Hair StudioBald Mountain Behavioral MedicineMOD Pizza (Rochester Hills) and MOD Pizza (Shelby Township)Lebanese GrillSukhothai of Rochester HillsJohnny Blacks Public House and Johnny Black's PUBLICHOUSE EASTBill's AutomotiveBeing SalonClear Fortress Window SolutionsObsession Nails and SpaTilted Kilt Pub and Eatery2941 ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Education, Safety, and Home Values Cited    Rochester Hills, MI – The City of Rochester Hills is proud to announce that Rochester Hills was the only city in the State of Michigan to be recognized in USA Today’s Top 50 Most Livable Cities. In fact, Rochester Hills was ranked 14th Most Livable City in America.   According to USA Today, while in neighboring Detroit crime and economic decline have ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
As part of its Richard J. Burke Lecture Series in Philosophy, Religion and Society, Oakland University will host a discussion on “Christianity and Racism” with Dr. Charles W. Mills from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2 in Banquet Rooms A and B in the Oakland Center.   Mills, a distinguished professor of philosophy at the City University of New York Graduate Center, earned his Ph.D. at the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Oakland University’s artist-in-residence, renowned jazz violinist Regina Carter (BA ’85) and “Detroit’s Queen of the Blues” Thornetta Davis will join the OU Jazz Band to present “A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Stuff Smith” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2 in Varner Recital Hall.   “This is a very special performance that allows the Oakland University Jazz Band, as well as the entire OU ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
  For its 30th annual Maurice Brown Memorial Poetry Reading, Oakland University will welcome Jamaica’s Poet Laureate Lorna Goodison to campus. The event will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24 in the Oakland Room of the Oakland Center.   Goodison is the author of numerous poetry collections, including “Tamarind Season,” “I am Becoming My Mother,” – which received the Commonwealth ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Friday, October 13, 2017
Rochester Rotary Club is currently selling poinsettia's to help local charities, Student scholarships, Student exchange program, and several other local charities.
Categories: Press Release
Friday, October 13, 2017
Strong foothold in Illinois and Wisconsin helps drive 25 percent increase in total dollars lent  COLUMBUS, Ohio- Huntington Bank is the nation’s second largest originator of Small Business Administration (SBA) 7(a) loans during SBA fiscal year 2017, maintaining its ranking for total 7(a) loans nationwide, and ranking as the top 7(a) lender for total loans and dollars lentwithin its eight-state ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Assistance League’s 14th Annual FundraiserAssistance League® of Southeastern Michigan, a nonprofit all-member volunteer organization, is hosting the 14th Annual Mistletoe Marketplace Fundraiser held at the San Marino Club in Troy on Wednesday, November 15.  A perfect day is planned with a luncheon, raffles, silent auctions, boutique shopping and fun with friends.  Assistance League is excited to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
  Welcomemat North Detroit is thrilled to announce its most recent partnership with... Obsession Nails and Spa. About 265 new residents who move into the Rochester and Rochester Hills area every month will be warmly welcomed to the community by them. Obsession Nails and Spa is a family operated small business providing best in class products and services around your manicure and pedicure ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Welcomemat North Detroit is very excited to announce its most recent partnership with... 2941 Street Food. About 260 new residents, who move into the Rochester Hills (48309) and Auburn Hills (48326) area, every month will be warmly welcomed to the community by their location by Meijer on Auburn Rd. and across of Oakland University on Squirrel Rd. 29N 41E Mediterranean Street Food is a MItten ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Oakland University’s popular “History Comes Alive” lecture series, which continues on Wednesday, Oct. 18, kicked off last month with a special presentation on “The Underground Railroad: Legend vs. History” by De Witt S. Dykes, Jr., Ph.D., an associate professor with OU’s Department of History.  “De Witt gave a focused, fact-filled lecture that helped to sort out undocumented legends from ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, October 09, 2017
Rochester Hills, MI- The City of Rochester Hills continues to be the beneficiary of outstanding community generosity. This time, thanks to the Modetz family.  Philanthropists John and Mary Modetz, hope to assist with the creation of a park that will be one of a kind.  Mary Modetz said the family’s decision to direct the money to the new park was an easy one. The donation will be used to build ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, October 06, 2017
Elizabeth Deneen and Sana Mirza play chess using pieces and a board that were created using a 3D printer in the new makerspace at Kresge Library. The makerspace is open from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday and is available to OU students, faculty and staff.In an ongoing effort to encourage students to create, connect and inspire, Oakland University’s Kresge Library recently opened a new ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber, Education, General News Article
Friday, October 06, 2017
Community Blood Drive at Rochester Hills City Hall    Rochester Hills, MI – The American Red Cross will be hosting a Community Blood Drive at Rochester Hills City Hall on Tuesday, October 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  According to the American Red Cross Blood Services, there is desperate need for blood here in Michigan. Due to the many disasters that happened across the country, that need ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Friday, October 06, 2017
As part of its annual Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, Oakland University will recognize alumni and friends who have achieved success in business, community services, volunteerism and other areas on Friday, Oct. 13 at the 23rd annual Alumni Awards Banquet.    The event kicks off with a reception at 6 p.m., followed by a dinner and program at 7 p.m. at Meadow Brook Hall on Oakland’s ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Oakland University’s Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, a two-day celebration featuring a variety of family-friendly activities, will kick off at noon on Friday, Oct. 13 with a special event honoring the 134th birthday of OU’s founder, Matilda Dodge Wilson.  Featuring cake, ice cream, music, presents and more, “Matilda’s Birthday Bash” will take place outside of the Oakland Center, between North ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Monday, October 02, 2017
Grand Rapids Ballet featured in this image. The Michigan Dance Council (MDC) and Oakland University will co-host the Michigan Dance Festival at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan on Saturday, October 7, 2017.    The MDC is Michigan’s leading dance organization and this annual event, which travels around the state, celebrates the great diversity of dance forms and culture in ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Oakland University is now offering a Lockout of Hazardous Energy Control Course (Green Lock Training). This is a safety training course for first, second and third tier automotive industry contractors. The course provides the knowledge and skills needed to safely perform lockout for energy sources while working in a typical modern automotive manufacturing facility. It includes a hands-on lab ...read more
Categories: Education
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
(ROCHESTER HILLS- September 27, 2017) To get you in the fall mood, the Rochester Hills Public Library is hosting a cider tasting during the lecture, Visiting Michigan Cider Mills on October 10.  Starting at 7 p.m., writer and local cider enthusiast Michael Dwyer will speak on the variety of cider mills throughout the state. Concluding the event will be a cider tasting.  “Southeast Michigan is ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Scholars who are searching for ways to effectively market their own research, ideas and conversations to a broader community will want to plan on attending “Social Media Strategies for Scholars,” an upcoming “Soundings Series” event at Oakland University.  The event, which will take place from 3-4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 11 in the Oakland Room at the Oakland Center, will feature Dr. Terri ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
Monday, September 25, 2017
Help Gifts For All God’s Children win $10,000 by donating to its CrowdRise campaign Rochester Hills, MI, September 25, 2017– Gifts For All God’s Children (GFAGC) has joined HOUR Detroit’s Give DetroitChallenge on CrowdRise, the largest crowdfunding platform for good.  The Give Detroit Challenge is a friendly fundraising competition where organizations in SE Michigan compete to raise the most ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, September 22, 2017
October is National Window Coverings Safety MonthClear Fortress Window Solutions is committed to making your home safe for children. October is National Window Covering Safety Month, and we, along with the Window Covering Safety Council, are urging parents and caregivers to check their window coverings for exposed or dangling cords. Cords can pose a strangulation hazard to infants and young ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Education, Community, Human Interest