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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Oakland University students Alex Johnston and Marisa Brake, who work with Randal Westrick, Ph.D., in the Department of Biological Sciences, recently travelled over 4,000 miles to Heidelberg, Germany to attend a conference on mammalian genetics and genomics hosted by the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL).   “The Biological Sciences Department here at OU has a long tradition of ...read more
Categories: Education, Papers/Research, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Oakland Dance Theatre and OU Repertory Dance Company will present their annual fall showcase from Thursday, Nov. 30 through Saturday, Dec. 2 in Varner Recital Hall at Oakland University.   “It will be a fun-filled artistic performance that is not to be missed,” said Gregory Patterson, associate professor of dance and chair of the Department of Dance at Oakland University.   The concert will ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, November 20, 2017
The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be presenting an Old Fashioned Christmas on Saturday, December 16th from 1:00-4:00 p.m.  Advance tickets available for $5 for Museum members and $8 for non-members.  Tickets at the door on December 16th are subject to availability and will be $10 per person.  Please register at the Museum on Friday or Saturday between 1:00 and 4:00 p.m. or online ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Monday, November 20, 2017
First & Main of Auburn Hills is collecting hats, mittens and scarves to donate to Grace Centers of Hope. We will be collecting new items at our welcome center, 3271 Five Points Drive in Auburn Hills. Feel free to stop by any time. We also will be hosting a mitten drive reception on Dec. 7 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at our welcome center. Please join us for hot cocoa and refreshments.
Categories: Community
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Holiday Pies Sales going on now at Yates Cider MIll. New this yea, order pies online and choose a date for pick up. Pies are a great way to thank clients during the holidays or cater parties and family gatherings.  Yates also has cider and donuts, and holiday gift baskets, available through December 23.  www.yatescidermill.com 
Categories: Community
Thursday, November 16, 2017
The Rochester community is invited to the first annual Rochester Community Cookie Walk on December 16 at the Rochester Community House. Hosted by Rochester Rotary, the Cookie Walk will feature local bakeries, gourmet bakers and local recipe favorites in a fun shopping event. Guests will be able to browse cookies and make their selections. Then, Rotary volunteers will assist with wrapping in ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, November 16, 2017
The Small Company Internship Award (SCIA) Program is giving Oakland University students a new way to connect with innovative Michigan businesses seeking interns to work on projects that are both beneficial to the company and academically relevant to the student.   “Last April, OU became an affiliate member of the Michigan Corporate Relations Network (MCRN), a state program designed to foster ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Spencer Kelly, a former OUCARES participant and current dual enrollment student at OU, started The Expedition Soap Company in September 2016. When 16-year-old Spencer Kelly’s bicycle was stolen last year, his father bought him a replacement – with one caveat. He had to find a way to pay back the money. Fueled by his entrepreneurial spirit, Kelly started a journey to founding his own retail soap ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
Monday, November 13, 2017
Brandon Twp., Mich. – November 6, 2017 -- Genisys Credit Union, which provides services to anyone who lives or works in the State of Michigan, celebrated the opening of their new branch location in Brandon Township, MI located at 1101 S. Ortonville Road., Ortonville, MI 48462. Genisys has relocated from a storefront branch in the Bueche’s plaza to a stand alone branch located just South of Brandon ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, November 13, 2017
Clinton Township, MI  - November 9, 2017: Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union (MSGCU) is excited to announce its 63 Classroom Cash Grant Recipients for 2017. These educators are from local Michigan elementary, middle and high schools.  The grants, worth up to $750 each, help with the implementation of innovative projects and learning experiences in the classrooms. Projects include ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, November 13, 2017
Rochester Hills, MI – Every year, over 200 Rochester Hills’ employees participate in their annual 30 days of giving program. The Rochester Hills Youth Council is stepping up to help those in need this winter by hosting a clothing drive from now through December 1.  Their team of 13 students will be collecting any gently used or new clothing such as socks, snow pants, sweatshirts, and hats at ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber
Friday, November 10, 2017
(Rochester Hills, MI - ) Celebrating courageous and inspiring breast cancer survivors and their families, Chief Financial Credit Union once again partnered with Gilda’s Club Metro Detroit for its annual Bras for a Cause Michigan event. Held at the Royal Oak Music Theatre on Oct. 14, the lively event and survivor fashion show raised more than $135,000 for Gilda’s Club Metro Detroit.  “We are so ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, November 09, 2017
Car Studio, an OU INC client company, recently graduated from its incubator program and international Soft Landing Facility. The company’s success has allowed it to move into a nearby facility in Troy. Headquartered in Europe, Car Studio’s U.S. expansion has led the parent company to decide to keep the U.S. location in Oakland County, thereby adding jobs to the region and becoming a thoroughly ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
CEO of Emagine Theatre Shares His Leadership Story    Rochester Hills, MI – The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is proud to announce that Founder and Chairman of Emagine Entertainment, Paul Glantz will be this year's Broomfield Center for Leadership speaker.  Mr. Glantz is the driving force behind metropolitan Detroit's Emagine Theatres which have repeatedly been recognized as the ...read more
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Rochester Hills, MI- As part of their impressive commitment to give back to the community, Chief Financial Credit Union recently presented Mayor Barnett with a $60,000 investment for the city's newest park, Innovation Hills.   This incredibly generous donation will allow for the development of a one of a kind water feature that will serve as a focal point of the new park. The striking water wall ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, November 06, 2017
Oakland University is hosting an Education and Human Services Day from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11, where attendees will have the opportunity to:   Interact with faculty and staffDiscover undergraduate and graduate research opportunitiesLearn about different undergraduate and graduate programsExplore the Education and Human Services facilitiesTalk with current students about their ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, November 06, 2017
 Meadow Brook Hall presents“Landmark in Lights”46th annual Holiday Walk ROCHESTER, Mich., November 3, 2017 Meadow Brook Hall’s 46th annual Holiday Walk runs November 24 through December 23, 2017.  Visitors can tour the grand rooms of the great estate decked in elegant holiday decor, then stroll down candy cane lane to the land of “Santa & Sweets.” The 2017 Holiday Walk is sponsored by Oakland ...read more
Friday, November 03, 2017
All Aboard! 2017 Model Train Exhibit  The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm’s Calf Barn, has been transformed this holiday season by the Stoney Creek Model Railroad Club.  The 55 ft. by 25 ft. exhibit fills the entire Calf Barn with HO gauge trains that travel high and low, past countryside and cities, over bridges and through tunnels, with each miniature module telling a different story ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, November 02, 2017
The Oakland University Alumni Association recently added to its Prominent Alumni list, which spotlights individuals who’ve reached the pinnacle of their careers or attained positions of influence or high visibility.      More than 30 alumni have been added to the list, including:  Stacie Behler, CAS ’92, Group Vice President, Public Affairs and Communication, Meijer, and Executive Director, ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
The Theatre Department of the School of Music, Theatre and Dance at Oakland University will present “Marcus; Or the Secret of Sweet,” the final installment of Tarell Alvin McCraney’s brilliant trilogy “The Brother/Sister Plays,” from Nov. 9 through Nov. 19 in the Varner Studio Theatre in Varner Hall.   A provocative, poignant and sometime humorous story of 16-year old Marcus Eshu coming to ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Monday, October 30, 2017
Community Foundation of Greater Rochester Prepares for the Season of Giving   As the season of giving approaches, hundreds of Rochester area nonprofits will benefit from the support of the Community Foundation of Greater Rochester. For nearly 35 years, they have worked to transform the generosity of each of its donors to help create a strong, health and more prosperous future for the Rochester ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, October 27, 2017
Rochester Hills, MI – 2015 was the beginning of what is known today as one of the largest annual bazaar events in all of Rochester Hills and its neighboring communities -- with proceeds benefiting the Rochester High School Athletic Programs. Event Coordinator, Patty Schattler, recently announced its 3rd Annual Holiday Bazaar which will be held on Saturday, November 4th at the Rochester High School ...read more
Friday, October 27, 2017
Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is presenting:  Veterans’ Day Program - Tools of World War IThursday, November 9, 2017 7:00-9:00 p.m.  Veterans and Museum Members – FreePublic - $5/ppRegister online – see above  Join Jim Cassell, Collector of History and local historian, for a look back 100 years at the Tools of World War I. Jim has been collecting these items since he was in high ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, October 26, 2017
 Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan held its second annual Stroll Into Leon & Lulu Fundraiser on September 28, 2017. The event featured a strolling fashion show featuring Leon & Lulu’s unique clothing and accessories modeled by Assistance League members.  Shoppers enjoyed wine, snacks, shopping and a chance at the cash raffle and other door prizes. Lorraine Taliercio, Assistance League VP ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Figo, a family owned hair salon since 2004, has been searching for a second location for a few years.  “After our extensive research, we are excited to find a Figo home in Rochester because the community is a perfect fit for our business philosophy” stated co-owner Rino Marra.  “The business bond in Rochester is demonstrated by the cooperation and love between the merchants.  This is the type of ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Welcomemat North Detroit is thrilled to announce its most recent partnership with... Taylor and Colt Village of Rochester Hills. About 260 new residents, who move into the Rochester Hills (48309) and Auburn Hills (48326) area every month, will be warmly welcomed to the community by them. Taylor & Colt is the first full-service barber spa in Michigan serving the community of men since 2015. They ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, October 23, 2017
Using the seeds of a nearly extinct gourd, Oakland University graduate student James Isabirye is helping the people of Uganda rediscover their musical roots by reintroducing instruments, songs and traditions that were almost lost forever following decades of conflict and political upheaval.  “These are the traditions that drive the Ugandan people to be who and what they are,” said Isabirye, a ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release