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Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Oakland University’s popular summer carillon concert series, which features carillonneurs from around the world, will return on July 5 and continue for six Fridays. The free concerts will take place at 6 p.m. on Fridays next to the Elliott Tower on OU’s campus. The tower features a fully chromatic 49-bell carillon, which was the last carillon to have its bells and keyboard cast by the Petit ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Rochester Regional Chamber Welcomes Moceri Companies as a New PartnerRochester, MI – The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce (RRCC) is pleased to welcome Moceri Companies as an official partner. Moceri Companies joins Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital; Oakland University; Beaumont; Rochester University; Shelton Buick GMC; Mattina, Kent and Gibbons, P.C.; Bellbrook Senior Communities; Fox ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Monday, June 17, 2019
 Rochester Hills Schools Receive $16,000 Through Green Schools Program Resident Donations of Recyclebank Points Fund Green School Projects    Rochester Hills, MI – The City of Rochester Hills, in partnership with Recyclebank, is proud to announce that 9 Rochester Hills schools received a total of $16,000 in green grants through the Recyclebank Green Schools Program. This program allows schools ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, June 17, 2019
  HARD ROCK STONE WORKS OPENS DOORS TO RAISE AWARENESS OF FINANCIAL TOXICITY LINKED TO CANCERHard Rock for Hope to benefit New Day Foundation for Families  WHAT:  Hard Rock for Hope, hosted by owner Randy Frantz of Hard Rock Stone Works in Sterling Heights, is a community open house designed to bring help and hope to the local cancer community. Guests will enjoy hearty appetizers, drinks and ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, June 17, 2019
The efforts of Oakland University’s Industrial Systems and Engineering (ISE) Department to integrate Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) concepts, techniques and tools into its curriculum are highlighted in Product Lifecycle Management (Volume 4): The Case Studies — the latest book by Dr. John Stark, an internationally recognized expert on PLM.  “It was quite an honor to be invited by John to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, June 14, 2019
City Partners with Major League Baseball for Free Event  Rochester Hills, MI – Mayor Bryan K. Barnett has partnered with Major League Baseball and the Rochester Avon Recreation Authority (RARA) to host a free Play Ball event. Play Ball has been scheduled for June 19 at 7:00 p.m. at Earl E. Borden Park located at 1400 E Hamlin Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307.  At this event, boys and girls ages ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, June 13, 2019
TreeRunner Adventure Park, which features more than 60 trails with zip lines and obstacles of varying levels of difficulty, will officially open on Friday, June 21 on the campus of Oakland University.   “Our location offers families, students and organizations an opportunity to get outside and experience adventure in a beautiful forest setting,” said Thomas Knuth, director of operations for ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Allison Drabek's dream of becoming a nurse took a major leap forward when she was named this year's Huntington Ford scholarship recipient.   Allison Drabek is determined to become a nurse. And for her, it is personal.   The Avondale High School senior developed lupus a few years ago. She credits her nurses for helping her through that difficult time.   "It was a life-changing experience," ...read more
Categories: Education
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
This fall, Oakland University’s Disability Support Services, in collaboration with the College of Arts and Sciences, will be offering a special topics course through social work, sociology and psychology, which will provide an overview of disabilities — with a particular focus on autism spectrum disorders — as well as peer-mediated instruction.  “Once the foundation has been provided to ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Wilhelm Excellence Award recipient Shanna Dawson is pictured with OU President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost James Lentini at this year's Exemplary Employee Awards Celebration. From interacting with alumni to working on budgets, to updating web pages, Shanna Dawson does a little bit of everything in her role as an office assistant for the ...read more
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Thursday, June 06, 2019
Study.com has published its 2019 rankings for the best Master of Science in Nursing programs in the country, and Oakland University came in at No. 44.  The website evaluated hundreds of nursing schools for this list, and selected Oakland based on academic and career resources for nursing students, the quality of education, faculty and more. In a brief profile, Study.com highlighted Oakland’s ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Thursday, June 06, 2019
As the flowers bloom and residents work on outside landscaping, deer become attracted to home gardens. Deer think flowers like hostas, roses, and daylilies are a tasty treat on a summer’s day.   It is important to take a multi-faceted approach when trying to keep deer from eating the plants in your garden. This includes planting species that are “deer resistant.” Plants that have prickly foliage, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, June 05, 2019
Following an extensive search, Shane Lewis, of Clawson, has been named OU's Director of Undergraduate Admissions.  Lewis brings more than 10 years of diverse admissions experience in roles of continually increasing responsibility to the position. Most recently, he served as interim director of Undergraduate Admissions for OU.  Other roles since joining Oakland in 2011 have included stints as ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Monday, June 03, 2019
Lake Trust Credit Union – a community-based financial institution serving members across Michigan – co-sponsored the Spartan Blockchain Innovation Competition 2019 in East Lansing, Michigan, on Saturday, March 30, 2019. Supported by Michigan State University’s administration, the event brought together teams from leading academic institutions to compete in a thought-provoking blockchain pitch ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Business News, Education, Press Release
Monday, June 03, 2019
Oakland University’s Professional and Continuing Education program and School of Engineering and Computer Science are partnering to offer a one-week SAT Preparation Camp.  Utilizing industry-leader Kaplan Test Prep's "Prepare-Practice-Perform" curriculum, the camp provides a research-based, comprehensive approach to helping students prepare for the SAT. Expert instructors who are familiar with ...read more
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Friday, May 31, 2019
(Rochester Hills, MI)  The inaugural Driving Fore Dutton fundraiser at Topgolf, presented by Trion Solutions Inc, was a huge success! There were close to 150 people in attendance and over $60,000 was raised for Dutton Farm. Dutton Farm wants to thank presenting sponsor, Trion Solutions Inc. Without Trion Solutions, this event would not have been possible. Trion Solutions’ President and ...read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Press Release
Thursday, May 30, 2019
From June 7-10, Oakland University will host the 27th Annual 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 ground vehicles (UGV).  “The IGVC is a total vehicle system engineering experience,” said Gerald Lane, president of Great Lakes Systems & ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Oakland County business owners interested in improving their leadership skills are encouraged to enroll in Oakland County “Business of Leadership” classes. The Business of Leadership classes begin in August and are designed to address the special demands faced during the growth stage of a successful business. Effective leadership improves employee morale, customer satisfaction, product/service ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Business News, Education
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm and the Rochester Garden Club present the 20th Annual Rochester Garden WalkAdvance tickets available now until noon on June 19th, through Pay Pal at www.rochesterhills.org/musprograms, on-site at the Rochester Hills Museum, at Bordine’s Nursery (Rochester location), Lytle Pharmacy and Piechniks Garden Gate.  The Rochester Hills Museum is located at 1005 ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm HostsThe Rochester Grangers Vintage Baseball Club Home MatchesNo advance registration necessary.Admission is FreeGames start at 1:00 p.m.  Before “peanuts and Cracker Jacks” and the “7th inning stretch”, baseball was played with no gloves, wool uniforms and long sleeves.Come out and cheer on the Rochester Grangers as they play baseball the way it was ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Come Celebrate National Trails Day® on the Paint Creek TrailSaturday, June 1, 2019  Lake Orion, Michigan: On Saturday, June 1, 2019, the Paint Creek Trailways Commission will celebrate its 21st Annual National Trails Day® with free family-friendly events in downtown Lake Orion.  According to the American Hiking Society, “National Trails Day® is the only nationally coordinated event designed to ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Oakland University’s First Year Advising Center has been selected as the winner of the 2019 Outstanding Institutional Advising Program Award from NACADA, the global community for academic advising.   The award recognizes programs that document innovative and/or exemplary practices resulting in improvement of academic advising service.    “Winning this award provides an opportunity to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
ROCHESTER HILLS, MICH., May 22, 2019 –As healthcare costs and the resulting financial toxicity of cancer treatment continue to show unprecedented growth, one local non-profit is expanding to keep pace with the needs of local families facing cancer. New Day Foundation for Families welcomed the community to their new 1,500 sq. ft. office with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, May 13, at 245 ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
On Friday, May 17, around 1,200 fifth graders participated in Oakland University’s 13th annual Clinton River Water Festival. The students came from schools in the Clinton River Watershed community in Oakland County, and learned about the vital role that water and the Clinton River play within the region.  Employees from about 50 governmental and environmental organizations gave presentations ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Dutton Farm President/CEO, Jenny Brown, is putting her passion to pavement as she commits to "Run for Jobs" in the Detroit Free Press TCF Marathon on Sunday, October 20, 2019. Taking on 26.2 miles, Jenny hopes to help raise awareness and funds for the nonprofit, Dutton Farm, so it can continue its mission of "Empowering and supporting adults with disabilities to live a life of purpose, inclusion ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Fundraising Event
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Auburn Hills, MI—May 21, 2019-- The City of Auburn Hills and the City of Rochester Hills are proud to announce that they are once again partnering for the 11th Annual Paddlepalooza. Paddlepalooza is an annual canoe/kayak race and adventure river paddle down the Clinton River on Saturday, June 1.   Participants will launch their watercraft starting at 8:30 a.m. with the men’s and women’s kayak ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Friday, May 17, 2019
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. – On May 1st, Neighborhood House hosted their 2nd Fashion Show from 6:30pm-8:30pm. This event promoted the services Neighborhood House provides, while showcasing clothing from the Neighborhood House Clothes Closet and Sole Sisters. Each model talked about their role in Neighborhood House or how Neighborhood House impacted them. The evening included a delicious sit down ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, May 02, 2019
Rochester, MI.- Please join us for a Ribbon Cutting honoring Gallagher Creek Park on Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 4:00 pm-5:00 pm. The event will be located at 2780 Silverbell Road, Rochester, MI. 48306.Acquired in 2000, this 15-acre park includes an upland area, cattail march and the Gallagher Creek headwaters area.  Recommended uses include wildlife observation and picnicking where there is an ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release