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Thursday, December 13, 2018
Oakland University’s Environmental Health and Safety online degree program has been ranked as one of the top 25 Best Value Occupational Safety and Health degree programs in the nation for 2019 by Value Colleges (VC), an online ranking system that compares the most affordable colleges with the best return on investment.  “Oakland University’s place in the VC Best Value ranking tells students ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMedia Contact:  Jackie Weaver248-651-4110jackie@pccart.org        Paint Creek Center for the Arts offers exclusive giving benefits to Rochester Chamber Members!Benefits range from free art workshops to discounted sponsor booths at PCCA’s 2019 Art & Apples Festival®!  ROCHESTER, MI, December 11, 2018 – Rochester Chamber Members get a great return on their investment when they ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Fundraising Event, Press Release
Monday, December 10, 2018
If you want to experience Oakland University’s history through the eyes of hundreds of student journalists, you no longer have to visit University Archives to do so. Thanks to a generous gift from the family of a former OU library professor – and collective efforts of dedicated library employees –  you can access digital issues of the university’s student newspaper dating back to its inaugural ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, December 06, 2018
For its annual Keeper of the Dream Awards Celebration, Oakland University will welcome award-winning journalist and communications strategist Jeff Johnson to campus on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019.  Johnson has conducted interviews with both former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for BET News and provides regular content on the nationally ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
Rochester, MI (December 3, 2018) – The Rochester Area Prayer Breakfast Committee announced today that Boston Marathon Survivor Rebekah Gregory will keynote the 38th annual event scheduled for Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. at the Oakland University Athletics Center O'Rena.  Rebekah Gregory is a powerful motivational speaker and author who encourages people all across the world with ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
About two years ago, Oakland University student and Business Administration major Connor Darrow was helping a relative downsize while in the process of having an estate sale. Wanting to quickly liquidate the furniture, he offered to deliver items to customers for the estate sale company with his family pick-up truck.   “The estate sale companies told us that many customers lack the proper ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – December 4, 2018 – Change jobs. Start a new career. Make more money. Be my best self. Oakland Community College offers nearly 100 degree and certificate programs as well as continuing education and advanced training to get you started. New students must apply by December 15. Did you know, for the equivalent of as little as $25 week, students can earn 3 credits toward ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Thursday, November 29, 2018
From left to right, Melanie Mayberry, D.D.S., Arati Kelekar, M.D. and Nelia Afonso, M.D., work together at the Clinical Skills Center on the interprofessional curriculum for OUWB and Detroit Mercy. Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) and University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry (Detroit Mercy) will launch a new interprofessional course to educate medical and ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber, Education, General News Article
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Rochester Hills, MI – Last week, Mayor Bryan K. Barnett joined Nancy LeaMond, AARP’s Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer, in a keynote discussion about the issues that affect the older citizens in our community the most, including mobility, aging in place, changing technology, affordable housing and quality of life.  This timely and relevant discussion took place ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, Political
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Renowned jazz violinist Regina Carter will be performing as a special guest on Friday, Nov. 30 during the World Music Concert and Saturday, Dec. 1 during the Latin Jazz Concert in Varner Recital Hall on the Oakland University campus.  “When I was a student at OU, the big band director, Marvin ‘Doc’ Holladay, brought in guest musicians including Marcus Belgrave, Lyman Woodard, Ken Cox and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
(Auburn Hills), MI. – Nov 20, 2018 –  Genisys Credit Union recently received three top workplace awards. Companies from all industries in the metro Detroit area compete for these awards and scores are based on employee surveys.  For the tenth year in a row, Genisys was named one of the Detroit Free Press’ Top Workplaces.  In addition to this award, Genisys was also honored as a Circle of ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Internationally acclaimed euphonium virtuoso Steven Mead will join the OU Brass Band for a memorable afternoon of brass music artistry beginning at 3 p.m.  on Sunday, Dec. 2 in Varner Recital Hall.   “Steve’s appearance with the OU Brass Band is a result of conversations we had during his two-day residence here at OU last March,” said Dr. Kenneth Kroesche, an associate professor of music and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Monday, November 19, 2018
The Rochester PTA Council is planning their 5th Annual STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Career Exploration Fair. Held on Saturday, March 2nd from 10am to 12pm at Rochester High School, this fair provides students with an opportunity to explore, discover and connect to their future careers. Before and after the fair, there are workshops from 9-10 and 12-1.  For more ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Monday, November 19, 2018
Meadowbrook Center for Learning, a non-profit, has helped over 3,000 students since 1988.  Thirty years ago Meadowbrook Center for Learning opened its doors to Oakland County area students in Rochester. The goal was to have a place where children could go for affordable, one-to-one tutoring help, where learning challenges and differences could be addressed in a caring manner, and where no student ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, November 19, 2018
UHY Advisors (“UHY”), a leading national accounting, tax and consulting firm, today announced that Steven McCarty has been elected CEO, effective January 1, 2019. McCarty succeeds Tony Frabotta as CEO, with Frabotta assuming the role of chairman. McCarty led the firm’s Corporate Finance line of business and was the industry service leader for the Professional Employer Organization practice at UHY. ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, September 13, 2018
September 13, 2018 [DETROIT] – This October, SolvIT is proud to be working with Grand Circus to offer additional funding for a coding bootcamp thanks to the TechHire Initiative. On August 21, Mayor Mike Duggan’s Detroit at Work initiative announced the opening of applications for the next ‘Tech Hire Bootcamp’ with Grand Circus, a professional technology training institute in Detroit and Grand ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
The Community Foundation of Greater Rochester has been awarded a $2,200,000 grant from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation for the benefit of the Commerce, Walled Lake and Wixom Trailway Management (CW2) Council. This grant will be used for the design, engineering and construction for 7.7 miles of the Michigan Air Line Trail and provides essential funding needed to move the project forward.  The ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
http://www.rochester.k12.mi.ushttp://www.rochester.k12.mi.usThe Rochester Community School District has acquired a 36,000 square foot building positioned on 23.58 acres at 3838 North Rochester Road, Oakland Township. The cost of the new facility is $2.9 million. Plans for the new facility include a year-round, extended-hours childcare and preschool program that will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 6:30 ...read more
Categories: Education