News for Education

Thursday, January 17, 2019
Are you hiring? Showcase your business at the Rochester College Spring Job & Internship Fair on Thursday, February 7 from 3-5:30 pm. Businesses can sign up to participate until January 24th by contacting Teri Butcher at tbutcher@rc.edu. Immediately following join Rochester College Alumni for a relaxed evening of networking with current students, alumni and community members from 5:30-7 pm in Kibo ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Friday, January 11, 2019
The Soul Food Concert Series will return at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 27 to Varner Recital Hall on the campus of Oakland University for an event featuring inspirational music and words to nurture the soul and elevate the spirit.   “The Soul Food program is designed to unite our often-fractured community and celebrate the oneness of humanity,” said Mark Stone, an associate professor of music at ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Monday, January 07, 2019
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Education, Chamber, General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Friday, January 04, 2019
Recently the Michigan legislature approved, and Governor Snyder signed, a $40 million South Foundation Hall renovation and expansion project that will involve Oakland University issuing $10 million in bonds and the state contributing $30 million. This project will not increase tuition for students, but will allow Oakland to address a critical shortage of classroom space that is a result of ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Thursday, January 03, 2019
The award-winning Aeolus Quartet will be joined by revered clarinetist Franklin Cohen, former principal of the Cleveland Orchestra, for a concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 20 at Varner Recital Hall on the campus of Oakland University.  The program features Mozart’s masterful Clarinet Quintet, as well as an early Beethoven Quartet, Op. 18, No. 3 in D major, and American composer Ben Johnston’s ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, December 28, 2018
From left: OU Young Alumni Chapter members Bani Bordoloi, Stephanie Pini, Amy Ring Cebelak, Hallie Bills, and  Amanda Fylan, OU's assistant director of Alumni Engagement Oakland University recently earned three awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), an international association of education advancement officers, who include alumni administrators, fund raisers, ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, December 21, 2018
In the most recent update to the Carnegie Classification of Higher Education, Oakland University has moved up to the second-highest tier of research universities. This tier features colleges and universities with “high research activity,” a designation held by only 3.1 percent of the 4,424 colleges and universities on the Carnegie Classification list. According to an article in The Chronicle of ...read more
Categories: Education, Papers/Research, Chamber, 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: Press Release, Education
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
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