News for Community

Thursday, June 20, 2019
SUMMER’S HERE AND THE TIME IS RIGHT FOR DANCIN’ IN THE STREET!    ROCHESTER, Mich., - There will be some swingin’ and swayin’ in Downtown Rochester on July 12th at Dancin’ in the Street! Dancin’ in the Street will kick off on Friday, July 12th at 6:00 pm. Bring the whole family to enjoy live music featuring the band SpaceCat as well as, a TasteFest from local Rochester eateries and more!  "We ...read more
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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