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Thursday, October 22, 2020
Connect20Download the Connect20 FlyerNovember 10th - 11th, 2020America’s #1 Small Business Conference Goes VirtualBuilding Your Entrepreneurial Business in Today’s New LandscapeCome to Connect. Leave Inspired. Connect20 is a 2-day virtual conference designed for you – today’s small business owners, entrepreneurs, and franchisees. This unprecedented event focuses on how you can build, grow, and ...read more
Categories: Education, Business News, Press Release
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
PPE Resilience Grant FundingDear Oakland County Manufacturers:There is grant money available until the end of 2020 to help your manufacturing company become more agile and part of the Industry 4.0 age. It’s a unique program available to the first 300 qualified manufacturers.  There are also opportunities for manufacturing adjacent companies (e.g., distributors, installers, service and support, and ...read more
Categories: Business News, Press Release
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
  Throughout the fall semester, Oakland University’s Department of Theatre will present "New Voices Rise Up!," a virtual play reading series featuring local artists, students, and award-winning playwrights.   “In response to the social injustices over the past six months, the Department of Theatre has collaborated with local artists to bring a diverse schedule of contemporary plays and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, October 16, 2020
Tailgate Party Rescheduled for 2021, but donations still needed forCommunity Foundation of Greater Rochester(October 15, 2020 - Rochester, MI-) While COVID-19 might mean the 10th annual Tailgate Party bash hosted by the Community Foundation of Greater Rochester will have to wait a year, the reason for it remains critical.Now, more than ever, the Community Foundation is looking for donations as the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Fundraising Event
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Comcast Offers Thousands of Grants, Equipment, Marketing and Technology Resources to Small Businesses Hardest Hit by COVID-19   Comcast RISE Initiative Provides Small Businesses with Free Marketing Insights and Opportunities to Apply for Media, Technology Upgrades and Grants Up To $10,000  Black-Owned Small Businesses, Those Impacted Most by the Pandemic, are the First Eligible Applicants for ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Business News
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 14, 2020  Office: 248.651.6700 Email: info@rrc-mi.com  Rochester Regional Chamber Foundation cancels the Annual Rochester Area Hometown Christmas Parade for 2020  Rochester, MI - The Annual Rochester Area Hometown Christmas Parade is a beloved, long-standing tradition hosted by the Rochester Regional Chamber Foundation with presenting partners Chief Financial ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Julian Rrushi has been awarded a Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to discover the physics of cyberspace, an emergent research area that could revolutionize the field of cybersecurity.  Rrushi, an assistant professor in Oakland University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science, describes the physics of cyberspace as “mathematical laws that ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Following a national search, Oakland University has selected Britt Rios-Ellis to serve as Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost pending Board of Trustees approval. She will begin her appointment on January 4, 2021. “The appointment of Dr. Rios-Ellis is the result of an extensive and rigorous national search that identified more than 500 prospects from public and private ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Fieldstone Winery Craft Foods and Products Store into the WineryMerchant Market partnership will provide a retail outlet for small-batch food producersSeptember 28, 2020- Rochester, Mich. Fieldstone Winery announced today that they have partnered with Merchant Market, a craft foods and products store.    With many people focused on supporting their local community, supporting small local food ...read more
Categories: Business News, Press Release
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Merchant Market Partners with Fieldstone WineryMerchant Market is a craft food and products store  September 28, 2020- Rochester, Mich. Merchant Market announced today that they have partnered with Fieldstone Winery to offer craft foods and products in-store and online.    Merchant Market is a concept born out of the love to support local, shop local, and strengthen our communities.  Michigan is ...read more
Categories: Business News, Press Release
Friday, October 09, 2020
Oakland Township, MI (September 17, 2020) – Moceri Companies celebrated the Ribbon Cutting of Blossom Springs, the second in a portfolio of Inspired Senior Living communities in northern Oakland County.Located just a mile from its sister campus, Blossom Ridge®, a vibrant 55+ senior living community, Blossom Springs focuses on assisted living & memory care providing residents with personalized ...read more
Categories: Business News, Press Release
Friday, October 09, 2020
  A grant from the National Science Foundation recently helped researchers at Oakland University acquire a flow cytometry cell sorter, a scientific instrument which will allow for hands-on collaborative research in the areas of amphibian biology, plant genomics, and stem cell biology.   “A flow cytometry cell sorter is an instrument that is used to perform fluorescent activated cell ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Thursday, October 08, 2020
For the seventh consecutive year, Pi Sigma Alpha, the national honor society for political science college students, has recognized Oakland University’s Nu Omega chapter with a Best Chapter Award.  The honor is given annually to chapters that are exceptionally active in their universities and communities, and exhibit high levels of energy and creativity in furthering the goals of Pi Sigma ...read more
Categories: Education, Political, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, October 06, 2020
THE TRUE MEASURE OF THE VALUE OF ANY BUSINESS LEADER IS PERFORMANCE  In today’s unique business landscape strong leadership has never been more important. When challenges arise all eyes look to leadership for answers. There has never been a more urgent time to invest in leadership skills.   At FocalPoint Business Coaching and Training we provide the tools needed to convert managers into ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Business News, Press Release
Friday, October 02, 2020
  Nurses with an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) might question the possibility of completing their Bachelor’s Degree because of family obligations, hectic work schedules, and money being tight. Thanks to Oakland University’s new affordable, seamless pathway model for BSN degree completion, this opportunity has become a reality for many.   Most recently, Oakland University School of ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Press Release
Thursday, October 01, 2020
  Oakland University’s PI Academy, which trains early-career faculty in the key aspects of becoming a nationally recognized researcher and scholar and then pairs them with prestigious scholars from across the nation, is going virtual this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   “The challenges confronting new faculty this year are daunting,” said Dr. David Stone, OU’s vice president for ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
For the first time in its history, Oakland University’s Honors College has a total enrollment of more than 2,000 students.  “Very few universities can trace their history back to the history of Honors Colleges across the nation,” said Graeme Harper, dean of OU’s Honors College. “Oakland is distinctive in that way, and all students who come to Oakland have a connection to the pursuit of ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Huron-Clinton Metroparks Hiring Police OfficersFull-time positions open up in Metroparks’ unique Police Department; qualified applicants of all backgrounds urged to apply Police officers looking for a change of pace while still making a positive community difference might find the Huron-Clinton Metroparks to just be the place for them as the park system seeks to fill three full-time Police ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Monday, September 28, 2020
Joanna Hernandez, DNP, RN, AGACNP-BC, assistant professor in Oakland University’s School of Nursing, in partnership with McLaren Oakland Hospital, is the recipient of the 2020 University Professional and Continuing Education Association’s (UPCEA) Central Region Engagement Award.  The UPCEA Engagement Award recognizes an outstanding partnership between a member institution and one or more ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article
Friday, September 25, 2020
Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital Gourmet GALA December 6-12 2020Dear Community Partner, Our 44th Annual Gourmet Gala is on the go! While it was a difficult decision to not host our Gala in person this year, we are delighted to invite you to join us as we celebrate our Gourmet Gala at Home. This is our creative twist on our annual fundraiser. The Gourmet Gala is a vital part of ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Fundraising Event, Press Release
Friday, September 25, 2020
  Meaghan Barry, partner and creative director and Unsold Studio and associate professor of graphic design at Oakland University, has been selected as a Crain’s Detroit Business’ 2020 Notable Woman in Design.   Barry appears along with 28 other nominees who were selected by a team of Crain’s Detroit Business editors based on their career accomplishments, track record of success in the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Press Release
Friday, September 18, 2020
Weekly Food Packing Please join us in helping pack food bags for the children of Avondale! We are packing in a socially distanced manner and will require you bring and wear a mask. We are packing for 400 kids each week! Each Thursday from 12:30 – 2:00 pm, we are in need of 6 packers at Meadows Learning Center on Auburn Rd.  We are still needing 2-3 each week through November. The schedule will ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Thursday, September 10, 2020
The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen presents:  Event: Museum Grounds/Exhibits/Van Hoosen Farmhouse ToursDates/Times: Select Fridays and Saturdays, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.See BelowLocation: The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm Cost: Advance Tickets Only– Members Free; Non-Members $5/Adult, $3/Senior & StudentRegister:www.rochesterhills.org/musprograms  September 18, 25, 26October 2, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Tom Dluzen celebrates 10 years leading Chief Financial Credit Union as president and CEO. Dluzen accepted the position in 2010 as the credit union faced possible closure due to the impact of the 2009 mortgage crisis. The Chief Financial Team, with Dluzen at the helm, was able to navigate through those turbulent years without the need to lay off a single employee. In the past 10 years, Chief ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Business News
Friday, July 17, 2020
As the world faces a global pandemic, local businesses and nonprofit organizations face a financial unknown. Small businesses faced possibly the worst effects of the financial impacts of the COVID-19 crisis in Michigan, but one local credit union worked to help weather the storm. Chief Financial Credit Union, a small credit union headquartered in Rochester Hills, MI, spent countless hours guiding ...read more
Categories: Business News, Press Release, Education
Thursday, July 02, 2020
  (July 2, 2020 - Rochester, MI-) Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) officially re-opens its doors to all artists, friends, faculty and supporters on July 6. The re-opening comes after the art center was forced to close due to COVID-19 mandates. In addition to providing the wide array of in-person classes, PCCA is expanding its series of virtual classes piloted during the shut ...read more

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