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Friday, May 29, 2020
Headshot photographer, Scott Lawrence, has reopened his Troy photography studio and is now accepting individual appointments.  For a simple LinkedIn update, his workflow was relatively contactless before. But he’s reviewed the process and made a few more tweaks to ensure safety. Review Scott’s complete COVID-19 procedures here. And if you’re not yet ready to venture out, or maybe you just want a ...read more
Categories: Business News, Press Release
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Rochester Hills’ Festival of the Hills Fireworks Show Postponed   Rochester Hills, MI – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and current guidelines for physical distancing at mass gatherings, the City of Rochester Hills has made the difficult decision to postpone the Festival of the Hills event scheduled for Wednesday, June 24th at Borden Park.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the City’s goal has ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Friday, May 22, 2020
Oakland University’s Ciara Bazinski was one of six students selected to receive a 2020 Memorial Scholarship awarded by the Michigan Safety Conference, a volunteer organization dedicated to promoting the improvement of workplace safety and health practices in the State of Michigan.   “I am so thankful that I was one of the students chosen to receive a 2020 Michigan Safety Conference ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Without the usual bustle of students, faculty and staff, Oakland University’s campus may seem unusually quiet these days. But for birding enthusiasts like Chandler Mancuso, the campus’s 1,400-plus acres are alive with the sights and sounds of nature.    Golden-crowned Kinglet at OU's bio preserve (Photo: Allison Kulka) “The highest intensities for bird migration are typically in the spring ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article
Friday, May 15, 2020
A new ranking by the website study.com places Oakland University among the nation’s top colleges and universities for degree programs in human resources.  Oakland is ranked 18th out of 50 schools on the list and is recognized for its Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management and Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Development programs. Study.com evaluated hundreds of ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Press Release
Friday, May 15, 2020
An Oakland University professor is using technology to arrange virtual “study hall” sessions between OU students studying Spanish and Pontiac High School students.   The project was developed by Dr. Cecilia Saenz-Roby, an associate professor of Spanish at Oakland University, in collaboration with Sonia Nieske, an ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher at Pontiac High School, and Angela ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, May 14, 2020
WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER!!! In the past couple of weeks, we’ve heard and read this saying on more than one occasion. It has been spoken of and mentioned on television programs, newspapers, online, and the social hashtag is constantly used to affirm that we are all experiencing the same roller coaster of emotions, situations or daily ongoing cycles. At Dart Properties (Pine Ridge Apartments), we ...read more
Categories: Business News, General News Article
Thursday, May 14, 2020
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. – Neighborhood House is officially accepting applications from high school students in Rochester, Rochester Hills, Oakland Township, Addison Township, Auburn Hills, and surrounding communities to apply for their Executive Youth Board. Even while we practice social distancing, Neighborhood House encourages the youth in our community to grow and learn through this ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Fundraising Event
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Members of Grizzlies Racing, Oakland University’s Formula SAE collegiate chapter, are usually known for building their own race car and racing it against other collegiate chapters from around the world. But amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, they’ve shifted gears and are now racing to create dozens of 3D-printed face shields for frontline health professionals.  “We were looking for ways to get ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, May 06, 2020
Effective June 15, Michelle Piskulich will serve as Oakland University’s interim provost, filling the role to be vacated by Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost James Lentini, who was recently named president of Molloy College in New York.    Piskulich, a senior associate provost and associate professor of political science, has consistently demonstrated a thorough ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, May 05, 2020
For the past four years, OU student Rose Hazem has worked as a nursing assistant in the cardiac progressive care unit at Beaumont Hospital, Troy. But these days, there are no cardiac patients in the unit. Instead, the rooms are occupied by COVID-19 patients fighting for their lives.  “We’re full COVID now,” she said. “We’re not even taking cardiac patients at this point.” Rose Hazem, a ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, May 05, 2020
The Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences, which is co-edited by Oakland University Psychology Professors Virgil Zeigler-Hill and Todd K. Shackelford, was recently published by Springer Nature.   The encyclopedia is a massive seven-volume set that includes more than 1,500 entries written by leading experts from universities around the world and is nearly 6,000 pages in ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, May 01, 2020
When everything happened surrounding the stay at home order, and we shut down, our board and management team decided they wanted to give back. With limited resources and access to PPE or other options to donate, they agreed it would be great if we could do what we do best (being in the hospitality industry) and provide food to as many hospital staff as possible!  We asked the members to donate ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
ROCHESTER, MI—April 20, 2020 — String, woodwind, brass, and percussion instrumentalists, ages 7-18, who are interested in advancing their musical skills, are invited to audition for membership in a premier Detroit Metro youth orchestra--Oakland Youth Orchestras (OYO). “OYO wants to ensure that we are taking into account everyone's potential circumstances as we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
The insurance law changes coming to Michigan on July 1, 2020 were greatly needed to reduce the large insurance premiums in the state. However, the law has several unintended consequences that can severely impact Michigan residents, and may result in rates increasing long-term. Below is a brief summary of some of those issues.PIP/Medical Benefits - If an individual loses their medical insurance, ...read more
Categories: Business News, Education, Press Release, General News Article
Friday, January 24, 2020
Michigan Auto Insurance Reform At Allen Harmon Insurance, it is our mission to keep our customers informed of the changes that will take place when the auto insurance law changes take effect July 1, 2020. First, the minimum required bodily injury limits are being increased to 250,000 per person/500,000 per accident. You can sign off to reject these limits and choose lower options, but our ...read more
Categories: Business News, Education, General News Article, Political, Press Release

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