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Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Evangelos Gragoudas, M.D., who pioneered the use of proton therapy for the treatment of eye tumors, and photodynamic therapy for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration, is the speaker for Oakland University’s 2019 Harding Lecture. The event will take place on Friday, Sept. 27 in the Oakland Center Gold Rooms, with a reception starting at 11:30 a.m. and the lecture to follow at ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Oakland University’s Pawley Lean Institute and its Industrial and Systems Engineering Department is collaborating with the Lean Enterprise Institute, Inc. (LEI) in Boston — founded by the father of the Lean movement, Dr. James Womack — to create new educational opportunities in Lean thinking and practice for OU students, as well as to improve existing ones.   “LEI reached out to us upon ...read more
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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Consumers Energy Statewide Tour Calls on Customers to Join Clean Energy MovementCEO Asks Michigan Residents, Businesses to Partner and Protect the Planet               LATHRUP VILLAGE, Mich., Aug. 29, 2019 – Consumers Energy CEO Patti Poppe today visited the metro Detroit area today as part of a statewide tour to kick-start a new era for renewable energy in Michigan, asking community members to ...read more
Categories: Community, Business News, Press Release, General News Article, Education
Thursday, September 05, 2019
Rochester Hills Public Library Partners with Google to Help Small Businesses Grow  (ROCHESTER HILLS- Aug. 26, 2019) The Rochester Hills Public Library and the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce are joining forces with Google to offer classes on using Google tools and analytics to grow your business. The partnership is made possible through a grant from the American Library Association ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Business News, Education, Chamber
Thursday, September 05, 2019
The Lake Trust Foundation awarded more than $45,000 in scholarships to Michigan residents during its annual scholarship award celebration on September 4, 2019. Lake Trust Foundation President David Snodgrass presented LaToya Wright of Muskegon with a Community Impact Scholarship that rewards an aspiring community-oriented entrepreneur who wishes to run a business with a social purpose with full ...read more
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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
Categories: Community, Business News, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will kick off its 2019-20 performance season with Orestes at 8 p.m. on Sept. 6-7 and 2 p.m. on Sept. 8 in Varner Studio Theatre.   The play, a new version by OU Theatre Professor Karen Sheridan and based on the original by Euripides, was also performed in June on the Greek island of Hydra by a group of 10 OU students who travelled to ...read more
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Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Oakland University’s popular History Comes Alive lecture series, now in its 16th year, will return on Tuesday, Sept. 17 with a special presentation, “Colors of Paradise: Analyzing 18th-Century Slave Societies with 21st Century Technology,” by George Milne, Ph.D., an associate professor of early American history at OU.  “During the first decade of the 1700s, French colonial officials on Île de ...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: Fundraising Event, Community, Press Release
Friday, August 30, 2019
Hillcrest Hall, Oakland University’s newest student housing complex, has earned LEED Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.    LEED certification is based on a green building rating system that evaluates a building project's commitment to promoting environmental sustainability, energy efficiency and human health. Hillcrest was awarded 61 out of a possible 110 points among ...read more
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Thursday, August 29, 2019
Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm Present:  Program: Stone Wall Pumpkin FestivalTime: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Pumpkin Carving and Fall ActivitiesTime:  7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pumpkin LightingDate: Saturday, October 12Location: The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen FarmCost: $5 Museum Members; $8 Public; Children under two free - Admission collected the day of the event.  Come and enjoy ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm Present:  Program: Scarecrows in the Village – Scarecrow Building WorkshopTime: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.Date: Tuesday, October 1Location: The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen FarmCost: $50/Business; $40/Non-profitRegistration Deadline: Friday, September 27, at noon, www.rochesterhills.org/musprograms    Scarecrows in the Village is an opportunity for ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance invites you to attend its 2019-20 performance season, which will feature more than 250 performances ranging from musical theatre to chamber music, opera to modern dance, band, choir and everything in between.  “We hope that this season’s events will serve to educate, entertain and elevate our audiences, all in an effort to expand our aural ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
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: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
This fall, Oakland University’s School of Health Science will offer a new Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science undergraduate degree program.   The new program will help prepare students for careers in exercise and fitness, health and wellness, and cardiac rehabilitation, as well as for application to graduate programs in the healthcare fields, such as physical therapy, exercise science, ...read more
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Thursday, August 22, 2019
The Oakland University Pontiac Initiative is collaborating with more than 27 organizations from government, industry, education and the non-profit sector as part of the Talent Development Coalition (TDC), which seeks to provide training and jobs for un- or underemployed workers using a $150,000 Marshall Plan for Talent Innovation Grant from the State of Michigan.  “Oakland University is ...read more
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Wednesday, August 21, 2019
  Nicolas Giallombardo, a student in Oakland University’s Master of Accounting Program, is one of only 207 students in the country to receive a $10,000 scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).  The PCAOB Scholars program benefits outstanding students who are likely to become accountants and auditors. Scholars are nominated by representatives from their educational ...read more
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Wednesday, August 21, 2019
HOPE SHINES GALA PUTS ON THE GLITZ AT FILLMORE DETROIT Go Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September!  ROCHESTER HILLS, MICH., Aug.21, 2019 –.New Day Foundation for Families, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing the effects of financial toxicity and emotional stress caused by cancer, will host its annual Hope Shines Gala on Saturday, Sept. 7, from 6 PM to midnight at the recently ...read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Press Release, Community
Monday, August 19, 2019
The Campus Student Organic Farm (CSOF) at Oakland University recently launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to expand their hoophouse, which will allow the CSOF to become even more sustainable in the future.  “When we built our original hoophouse in 2014, it was a game-changer in terms of our production and revenues,” said Dr. Fay Hansen, an associate professor of biological sciences ...read more
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Thursday, August 15, 2019
When the Detroit Youth Choir returns to the America’s Got Talent stage later this month, Oakland University alumna British NiCole Burnett (BM ’06) will be watching.  For nearly two years, she’s served as one of the vocal coaches for the group, which is made of up of young people between the ages of 8 and 18 from throughout the Detroit Metropolitan area.  “Working with these talented children ...read more
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Wednesday, August 07, 2019
Want to help Next Steps 2 Life reach our $50,000 fundraising goal and have a chance to WIN $5,000?  Purchase an Ovation Fundraiser Raffle ticket for your chance to win $5,000 CASH!  Only 500 tickets will be sold!  All raffle proceeds support seniors with limited incomes find safe, affordable housing to live out their years with dignity and grace.  Tickets can be purchased at the Next Step 4 ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release, Fundraising Event
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
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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
Categories: Business News, Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
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