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Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Oakland University’s popular Soundings Series will return on Wednesday, Oct. 30 with a special presentation by OU Libraries’ Dr. Amanda Nichols Hess and Professor  Shawn McCann on visualizing data for community audiences.  “Data visualization is fast becoming an important and expected way to communicate findings to wider audiences,” said Dr. David Stone, OU’s chief research officer. “Providing ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Chamber, Press Release, Education
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Haruna Walusimbi, one of Uganda’s most celebrated artists, will present two concerts at Oakland University on Oct. 20 and Nov. 22 — and another at the Pontiac Creative Arts Center on Nov. 2 — as part of his residency at OU as a visiting international scholar.  “Haruna is sharing his deep knowledge of Ugandan music, dance, and culture with OU students enrolled in our Exploring African Music ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Contact Information The Yoga Clinic Michigan LLC Contact: Claire Whittleston Telephone: 201.675.5602 Email: claire.whittleston@gmail.com www.clairewhittleston.com MICHIGAN’S FIRST YOGA THERAPY CLINIC NOW OPEN IN ROCHESTER HILLS- BRIDGING YOGA AND HEALTHCARE - Rochester Hills, MICHIGAN - October 15, 2019 -Certified Yoga Therapist, Claire Whittleston, announces the opening of The Yoga ...read more
Categories: Community, Business News, Press Release
Monday, October 14, 2019
Rochester Hills Public Library Contact: Christine Lind HagePhone: 248-650-7122Email: Director@rhpl.orgJuliane Morian, 248-535-6182      Rochester Hills Public Library Board of Trustees Appoints New Library Director  Juliane Morian will become the next library director at the Rochester Hills Public Library  (ROCHESTER HILLS- October 15, 2019) The Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) Board of ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber, Community
Saturday, October 12, 2019
FocalPoint Welcomes Certified Business Coach Jerry FronczakBy: FocalPoint Business Coaching and Training  MICHIGAN, Calif. - Aug. 19, 2019FocalPoint Business Coaching is proud to announce Jerry Fronczak has joined FocalPoint's elite team of Business Coaching professionals. Jerry will bring his business experience and coaching expertise to entrepreneurs and business leaders in the Michigan, ...read more
Categories: Business News, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, October 11, 2019
Oakland University and the College of Arts and Sciences are proud to announce the fall 2019 founding of a new Center for Public Humanities. It is considered the first humanities center in the state of Michigan focused exclusively on the public humanities.  Public humanities represent a cutting-edge approach to arts and humanities research, holding that public intellectuals must offer humanistic ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Thursday, October 10, 2019
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. – Neighborhood House launched their employment initiative in late 2018 funded by the Women’s Fund of the Community Foundation of Greater Rochester. So far, in 2019, this program has been able to help 17 participants find jobs. The Employment Initiative assists participants in varying stages of their employment search by providing financial classes, resume building, and job ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Business News, Education, Press Release
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Oakland University student Ethan Bradley was recently named a Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) Fellow for the fall 2019 semester.   “We are delighted that Ethan has been chosen as a CEEP fellow for the fall 2019 term,” said Dr. David Dulio, a professor of political science and director of the Center for Civic Engagement at OU. “It speaks to his dedication to civic and democratic ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Political, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, October 08, 2019
Oakland County’s Small Business Saturday Program is focused on helping small businesses increase foot traffic and sales as the holiday shopping season begins.We want to partner with you to support the small businesses in your community. If you already have a Small Business Program, let’s coordinate our resources. If you don’t have a program, use the Oakland County program to the maximum. Here is a ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber
Monday, October 07, 2019
Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will celebrate the music, humanity and legacy of Ludwig van Beethoven by presenting his 32 sonatas in a 10-concert series starting Oct. 13, 2019 and ending on the composer’s 250th birthday on Dec. 20, 2020.  “Beethoven was one of the most influential composers in western history,” said Tian Tian, associate professor of music at OU. “This ...read more
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Monday, October 07, 2019
Some people rely on the Farmer’s Almanac for the upcoming winter forecast.  Others look at the Wooly Bear Caterpillar to predict the severity of the upcoming winter. Yet others rely on their local weather forecaster to tell them what kind of weather to expect.  It doesn’t matter which group you fall into, you need to be prepared for whatever comes.  Making sure you have all the winter outerwear ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, October 03, 2019
Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present Urinetown — a Tony Award-winning musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and musical theatre itself — from Oct. 10 through Oct. 20 in the Varner Studio Theatre in Varner Hall.  “Urinetown is a musical with catchy music and an ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, October 02, 2019
On Saturday, Oct. 12, Oakland University and the Michigan Dance Council (MDC) will co-host the Michigan Dance Festival in Varner Hall on the OU campus.  “We are excited to be hosting the Michigan Dance Festival again this year,” said Elizabeth Kattner, an associate professor of dance at OU. “Artists, educators and dance students from all over the state will be here to learn, exchange ideas and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, October 01, 2019
FLEECE & THANK YOU CAPTURES OFFICIAL GUINNESS WORLD RECORD TITLE FOR MOST NO-SEW FLEECE BLANKETS MADE IN 8 HOURS FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Nonprofit Fleece & Thank You set a new Guinness World Record during its annual Make A Blanket Day 2019 presented by Chief Financial Credit Union, Saturday, Sept. 21, in the category of the most no-sew fleece blankets made in 8 hours or less. A group of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Monday, September 30, 2019
Oakland University’s School of Health Sciences is rolling out an accelerated program that enables students to earn a bachelor’s in Wellness and Health Promotion and a master’s in Public Health in just five years.  In this “4+1” program, students complete the courses for a bachelor’s in Wellness and Health Promotion, and also take graduate level public health courses, as undergraduates. An ...read more
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Monday, September 30, 2019
Disability Awareness Month at Oakland University will kick off at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 1 in the Gold Rooms at the Oakland Center with a Disability Awareness Workshop developed to provide an interactive experience for community members to learn about different disability areas.  “There will be multiple tables that focus on different disability types and provide an interactive experience,” ...read more
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Friday, September 27, 2019
Congratulations to Renato G. Albaran, MD, General Surgery - for being VOTED one of HOUR DETROIT'S "TOP DOCS" of 2019.
Categories: Community, Business News, General News Article
Friday, September 27, 2019
NEWS RELEASE Disaster Field Operations Center East Release Date: Sept. 25, 2019 Contact: Michael Lampton (404) 331-0333 Michael.Lampton@sba.gov Release Number: 19-628, MI 16137 Follow us on: Twitter, Facebook, Blogs & Instagram SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents of Michigan Affected by Severe Storms and Flooding in Wayne and Surrounding Counties WASHINGTON –Michigan ...read more
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Thursday, September 26, 2019
The Moceri "Hydration Station" is officially open for use. Located off the Clinton River trail just west of Adams Road and behind Parkways of Auburn Hills Townhomes & Apartments, this station will provide trail users with high quality H2O when needed.  The "Hydration Station" has the ability to dispense water 3 ways – a standard fountain outlet, a reusable bottle filler, and a pet friendly bowl at ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
USA Insulation of Auburn Hills is having a Job Fair on October 4th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  We are currently looking for Insulation Installers, Energy Consultants and Event Workers.  Both full and part time positions available. We are growing leaps and bounds and need great people!  We offer competitive wages, health insurance and PTO days. Please bring your resume and be prepared to ...read more
Categories: Business News
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Oakland University leaders recently traveled to China to strengthen and expand partnerships at three STEM-focused universities.  Louay Chamra, dean of Oakland’s School of Engineering and Computer Science, Lianxiang Yang, distinguished professor of mechanical engineering and Gary Barber, professor of mechanical engineering – as well as James Lentini, provost and senior vice president for ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article
Monday, September 23, 2019
The renowned Juilliard String Quartet will return to the Oakland University campus on Sunday, Sept. 29 as part of the Chamber Music Society of Detroit at Oakland University Series.  The concert is sponsored by Northern Trust.  The centerpiece of the program will be Beethoven’s great String Quartet in C-sharp minor, Op. 131; the program also includes an early Beethoven String Quartet, Op. 18, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Saturday, September 21, 2019
On Thursday, September 26, 2019, approximately 700 students at Detroit Mackenzie and Barton Elementary Schools will receive new clothing and related products to get their school year started right.  Sponsored by Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan, located in Rochester, Michigan, students will “shop” in their own school gymnasium for everything they need for a successful school year: a ...read more
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Friday, September 20, 2019
TRICK-OR-TREAT!  AND SOMETHING GOOD TO EAT!Trick-or-Treat Downtown, Costume Parade, Spaghetti Dinner and a Halloween Fest!  ROCHESTER, Mich. – September 20, 2019 – On Oct. 19, join your friends and neighbors in Downtown Rochester for Trick-or-Treat Downtown, a costume parade, a spaghetti dinner and a Halloween Fest!    Kids are encouraged to dress-up and Trick-or-Treat downtown from 3:30 - 5:00 ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, September 19, 2019
From Sept. 28-29, Oakland University will host GrizzHacks 4, a 24-hour hackathon that provides an opportunity for students to create incredible hardware and software projects from the bottom up.   “A hackathon is best described as an ‘invention marathon,’” said Shriyash Jalukar, a co-director of GrizzHacks 4. “Anyone who has an interest in technology attends a hackathon to learn, build and ...read more
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019
This summer, Oakland University Professor Jon Carroll went to Africa to explore the role drones can play in combatting the spread of malaria. The project, which is funded by the United States Agency for International Development, uses precision agriculture to support public health, environmental protection, food security and other efforts. The research team spent nine days in the East African ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, September 05, 2019
Register for The Business Leadership Growth Stage Leadership Development Workshop Series with Oakland's County's One Stop Shop Business Center.  Oakland County's The Business of Leadership is a five-week program (15 total hours) that addresses specific needs of business owners and executives. The program is taught by experienced experienced Oakland County business counselors and HR ...read more
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Tuesday, September 03, 2019
Neighborhood House Scare Away Hunger 5K Run/Walk Tradition Returns this OctoberGet involved in the fight against hunger by participating in the 9th annual 5K run/walk.  ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. – Fall is approaching, which means it is time to register for a favorite fall tradition for families, runners, and walkers. Neighborhood House’s Scare Away Hunger 5K returns for its 9th year on Sunday, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Fundraising Event
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
In Michigan, winter can sneak up on you when you're not looking. For some families, outfitting children with winter outerwear can place a major strain on the budget. Kids grow so quickly. What fit them at the end of the last winter, chances are, will be too small this winter. ROCKit(Rochester Outreach Charity for Kids) is currently collecting new and gently used winter coats and jackets from ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
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
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