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Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Oakland University’s Department of Psychology is launching two new programs this fall that could help students save time and tuition by allowing them to complete both their undergraduate and graduate degrees sooner. “We are very excited about these new programs,” said Todd Shackelford, Ph.D., distinguished professor and chair of the Department of Psychology at Oakland ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Are you ready for college? Oakland University is hosting an event to help high school students and their family members find out how they can prepare for college. The event takes place from 1-4:30 p.m. on OU’s campus. Check-in begins at 12:30 p.m. in the Oakland Center Banquet Rooms. Admissions and financial aid experts discuss a range of topics including: The college selection process ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, July 24, 2017
ROCHESTER, MI – July 20, 2017 – 2017 marks the 200 th Anniversary of the founding of Rochester. In celebration of this historic milestone the City of Rochester will unveil the Bicentennial Monument at a Ribbon Cutting on Saturday, August 12, 10:00 am at Rochester Municipal Park. Located at the entrance to the Rochester Municipal Park, the centerpiece of the monument will feature a ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Friday, July 21, 2017
Welcomemat North Detroit partners with Bald Mountain Behavioral Medicine to serve and support the community in the growing epidemic of opiate addiction. Around 525 new families every month in the Rochester, Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills area will be introduced to their practice. Bald Mountain Behavioral, has over 30 years of collective expertise in the fields of medicine and mental health. ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”, the stage musical adaptation of the full-length animated classic movie will come alive on the Meadow Brook Theatre stage on August 3, 4 and 5. Peanut Gallery Players, a 501(c)(3) non-profit children’s theatre training program, invites the public to “Be Our Guest” and watch what over 76 actors, singers and dancers ages 6-18 from ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Each year, at least 2 million people in the United States become infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics and at least 23,000 people die each year as a direct result of those infections, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “It’s a real problem,” said Dr. Satish Walia, an associate professor of biological sciences at Oakland University. ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Papers/Research, Chamber, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Sprout Fresh Food Store, a Pontiac-based produce market, is hosting a “Now Accepting EBT/Bridge Cards” kick-off event on Saturday, July 22, from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. The event features free produce taste testings, prizes, recipe ideas and more. Fresh, locally grown, fruits and vegetables will be available for purchase. Sprout is located at 580 W. Huron St. in Pontiac. "We are so ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, July 17, 2017
News Mention: Welcomemat North Detroit partners with Picasso's Artistic Hair Design of Rochester Hills to connect them with around 265 new residents that move into the community every month. This family owned and operated salon focuses solely on you and your satisfaction of your hair. They've been in business for over 38 years and are considered specialist in: contemporary to classic ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, July 17, 2017
The Wind Symphony is Oakland University’s premier wind band. Its undergraduate and graduate student musicians are selected annually through competitive audition. Under the direction of Dr. Gregory Cunningham, director of bands, the Wind Symphony always maintains an active concert schedule both on and off campus, but next year will bring particularly exciting opportunities. “The ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education
Friday, July 14, 2017
Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is presenting: Sunday on Walnut Street on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. Museum Members $5; Nonmembers $7. Register on-line (see above) *Meet in the parking lot at 3 rd and Walnut Streets, downtown Rochester. Walnut Street was nicknamed “Church Row” because of the many churches located here. Join Debbie Remer to discover where the various ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, Education
Friday, July 14, 2017
For the first time, Oakland University’s popular Project Management Principles course will be offered online starting July 31, 2017. “This course is designed for anyone responsible for completing projects/assignments on time, within budget, while meeting customer specifications and quality requirements,” said Dr. Gene Fliedner, program director. “It is ideal for those ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Residents Should Notice No Changes Rochester Hills, MI – The Rochester Hills City Council unanimously voted to assign the City’s single waste trash hauler contract from Republic Waste to GFL Environmental, USA Inc. (GFL). The assignment was due to Republic’s selling of its regional assets to GFL in Southeast Michigan. Over the past two months, the City Council and the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
There's just three performances left after this Friday of the free Summer Carillon Concert Series at Elliott Tower. Bring family, friends and a picnic to enjoy the fountain and the music of this unique instrument. A tour will follow each concert. Donated by longtime Oakland University supporters Hugh and Nancy Elliott, the Elliott Tower is designed to be a rallying point for student ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
USA Insulation Earns Esteemed 2016 Angie’s List Super Service Award Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service USA Insulation has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of customer service to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2016. This ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Papers/Research, Press Release
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Dr. Tomoko Wakabayashi, an associate professor of education in the Department of Human Development and Child Studies at Oakland University, has received a $560,994 subaward for the U.S. Department of Education’s Invest in Innovation (i3) Development grant awarded to the HighScope Educational Research Foundation. The collaborative project aims to help preschool and kindergarten students ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Rochester Hills, MI- Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan K. Barnett was recently elected as the Second Vice President of the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) at the organization’s 85 th Annual meeting. With this election, Mayor Barnett will become President of the USCM and hold the title of “America’s Mayor” in June 2019. Mayor Barnett will be one of only four mayors from ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
(Pontiac, Michigan)--- On Wednesday, August 9, 2017 , the Oakland County Board of Commissioners, in partnership with the Oakland County Department of Economic Development & Community Affairs and Purchasing, will present a business workshop for local business owners and entrepreneurs. The event is free and will begin at 2:00pm in the Oakland County Executive Office Building Conference ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
The Eitel Dahm Motor Group, Audi of Rochester Hills, have just unveiled the new dealership remodel! The remodel should be completed by Spring of 2018. During this time, the dealership is open for business supporting our customers needs in Sales, Service and Parts departments.
Friday, July 07, 2017
A research poster presented by Oakland University undergraduates Erika Cleary and Mary Asher was awarded the grand prize by the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) at the Safety 2017 Professional Development Conference and Exposition, held June 19-22 in Denver, Colorado. “When we found out we won the grand prize, we were both overjoyed and so proud of our accomplishment,” ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
Friday, July 07, 2017
Literature buffs, take note. Oakland University is the second-best college in Michigan for English majors. That’s according to a new report published on career website Zippia.com that examined how English majors at 12 Michigan universities fared in the job market after graduation. The report mined data from the National Center for Education Statistics and ED.gov College Scoreboard for ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, July 06, 2017
Student members of the Rochester High School (RHS) Key Club donated $300 to the Assault Survivor Kits ® program, provided by Assistance League ® of Southeastern Michigan, to support survivors of sexual abuse and assault. Jennifer O’Toole-Seyka, RHS counselor and Key Club advisor, shared information with students about Assistance League’s program that provides fresh clothes ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, July 06, 2017
Caring Assistance League Ò members and community volunteers are improving literacy and promoting lifelong learning to local students through the educational and philanthropic programs supported by Assistance League Ò of Southeastern Michigan. Assistance League volunteers work with students and schools to maximize learning and provide a supportive educational environment through two ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
(Oakland County), Mich. – June 27, 2017 – Genisys Credit Union held a special Jean’s Day to collect donations for their friends at Leader Dogs for the Blind . Staff at the credit union received permission to wear casual work attire for one day as long as they contribute a minimum dollar amount to these helpful pups. A total of $1,000 was collected by staff members across the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Charity concession stand showcases digital media design, autobody technician programs AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Getting real-world experience while in college can be challenging, but students at two Baker College campuses – in Auburn Hills and Flint – were able to put their talents to the test in class, thanks to a Port Austin businessman. Marc Schillinger reached out to several ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Semester schedule replaces quarters; students encouraged to enroll now for August start AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – The start date for fall 2017 semester at Baker College is Monday, Aug. 28, about a month earlier than in previous years. The college has officially transitioned from a quarter system to semesters effective this fall. Enrollment is underway for all on-ground and online courses. Baker ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Oakland University’s School of Business Administration will welcome its first Honors class in the fall of 2018, but high school seniors interested in being admitted to the program are encouraged to apply starting in July 2017 as enrollment in the program is limited to 35 students per year. “Oakland’s new Business Honors Program offers high-achieving high school students the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Thinking about transferring to Oakland University? Plan on attending OU’s Transfer Student Open House from 4:30-7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 12, where you’ll be able to receive an immediate admission decision and transfer credit evaluation. Staff and faculty will also be on hand to answer your questions about admission requirements, financial aid, general education requirements, transfer ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Monday, June 26, 2017
Saturday, July 1 @ 1:00 p.m. vs. Royal Oak Wahoos Saturday, August 5 @ 1:00 p.m. vs. Early Risers Base Ball Club of Detroit Enjoy base ball the way it was played by gentlemen in the 1860’s. Admission is free – bring your own blanket or chair. The Rochester Hills Museum is located at 1005 Van Hoosen Road, off Tienken Road between Rochester and Dequindre Roads.
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
The Rochester Hills Public Library is spicing up your summer with new Adventure Kits, STEAM Kits and activities based around the upcoming solar eclipse. Adventure Kits, for adults and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) Kits for youth, are backpacks stocked with the makings for an educational adventure. Adult kits have themes like the human body, park adventures and bird ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, June 12, 2017
American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Kickoff Set For AUGUST 2, 2017 Rochester, MI (August 2, 2017) – The American Cancer Society will host a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Kickoff Dinner Celebration at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 2nd at Petruzzello’s Banquet Center in Troy to celebrate survivors and share details about its upcoming community walk. ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Human Interest