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Thursday, September 20, 2018
University instructors who participated in the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Training Program this summer. OU Professor Amanda Burgess-Proctor is pictured in the second row, fourth from left. This summer, Oakland University Criminal Justice professor Amanda Burgess-Proctor took part in an international program that trains university faculty to develop and implement classes that take place inside ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Members of the Oakland University campus and surrounding communities will have the opportunity to share their experiences and hear from others on the impact of race in their communities during a town hall meeting from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 24 in the Gold Rooms of the Oakland Center.   “Hosting these kinds of events helps us establish Oakland University as a ‘convener of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, September 20, 2018
RCS Caring Steps Children’s Center Open HouseSaturday, September 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.3838 N. Rochester Road, Oakland TownshipFamilies are invited to join the Rochester Community School District for a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house celebrating the new RCS Caring Steps Children’s Center. The celebration will include refreshments, building tours, face painting, and children’s games. ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, September 20, 2018
THE CHURCH HAS LEFT THE BUILDING | St. John Rochester to host Ceremonial Groundbreaking and Multi-site SERVE DAY in Detroit, Pontiac & RochesterOn Saturday, October 6 at 9:00 AM, St. John Lutheran Church & School in Rochester, MI will host a service of prayer and celebration with a Ceremonial Groundbreaking, as the next step in the ONE Legacy expansion and renovation initiative. Immediately ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Friday, September 14, 2018
Now in its 15th year, Oakland University’s popular History Comes Alive lecture series will return on Tuesday, Sept. 18 with a special presentation on “How Meadow Brook Farms Became Oakland University” by Dominique Daniel, an associate professor with OU’s Kresge Library, in Gold Rooms A and B at the Oakland Center.  “As the first public university in Michigan started with private money, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Friday, September 14, 2018
 TOTALLY STOKED FOR ROCHESTER POSED! ROCHESTER, Mich. – September 14, 2018 – Join us for a RAD evening in Downtown Rochester as your best-loved 80’s movie and television characters come to life. Downtown Rochester’s sixth annual Rochester Posed event is scheduled for Thursday, October 4 from 7:00-9:00 pm. Participating Downtown Rochester businesses will turn their storefront windows into live ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Rochester Hills, MI - As the seasons change and deer begin to be more active, the Deer Management Advisory Committee (DMAC) would like to remind drivers to be vigilant and keep an eye out for deer on the road.  According to the Michigan State Police, Each year, there are nearly 50,000 reported vehicle-deer crashes in Michigan. About 80 percent of these crashes occur on two-lane roads between ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Rochester Hills, MI - Local residents, public officials, city employees, and first responders came together at the Rochester Hills Fire Station One for the City’s Annual September 11 Remembrance Ceremony. The ceremony honors emergency service personnel and the victims who lost their lives during the events of 9/11.  The ceremony included Posting of Colors, the playing of TAPS, and the ceremonial ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Rochester, MI: Renowned acoustic artist Cliff Erickson will perform live at the OPC on October 18, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Join us for food, friends, and a fantastic show.   Mr. Erickson’s music is considered to be some of the finest acoustic work in the Midwest. He has had the opportunity to open for top stars like Ringo Starr, The Beach Boys, and America. His repertoire covers several genres of ...read more
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Saturday, October 1310:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Pumpkin Carving and Activities7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  Pumpkin LightingNo registration necessaryMuseum Members $5 and Public $8Children under 2 are freeRain or Shine Event  The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will host its signature event - the Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival, on Saturday, October 13 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The presenting ...read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Celebrate the International Day of Peace at Oakland University with Mark Stone, associate professor of world music and percussion, as he shares a program of globally-inspired percussion pieces beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21.   Established by a United Nations resolution in 1981, the International Day of Peace is observed around the world each year on Sept. 21 as a “globally shared date ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
For the next two months, Oakland University is sponsoring a series of events focused on celebrating the arts and culture of Taiwan.  Admission is free for all events. The schedule is as follows: Friday, September 14: Luncheon and Culture Seminar introducing the National Chinese Orchestra, Taiwan from noon – 1 p.m. in Oakland Center Gold Rooms B and C. This is the orchestra’s first-ever visit ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, September 10, 2018
The Fall 2018 semester at Oakland University will be remembered as record-breaking in many ways.  As of the first day of classes, 2,730 freshmen were registered. That beats the record of 2,658 students (2015) and is a 10 percent increase over 2017.  “This will also be our most academically talented freshman class, with an average GPA of 3.5 and SAT test score of 1130,” Senior Vice President for ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Fun Facts
Monday, September 10, 2018
NEW DAY FOUNDATION FOR FAMILIES TO HOST ANNUALHOPE SHINES GALA TO BENEFIT LOCAL FAMILIES FACING CANCERGo Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month!  ROCHESTER, MICH., Sept. 10, 2018 –No family should fight cancer alone or make unthinkable choices between medical treatment and providing basic necessities.  New Day Foundation for Families, a Michigan nonprofit dedicated to reducing the effects of ...read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Press Release
Monday, September 10, 2018
Book Your Holiday Party at D'Marcos! D'Marcos Private Dining Room seats up to 60 guests.  Customize your type of party with Appetizers & Cocktails, Family Style or Plated Dining.  Our staff will help you select your menu options for your special event.  Our Private Dining Room has a staging area where we can set-up your bar and guests can mingle before entering the Private Dining ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, September 06, 2018
The Oakland University Department of Theatre will kick off its 2018-19 season on Thursday, Oct. 11 with Into the Woods, a “Once Upon a Time” tale that introduces the hopes and dreams of characters from some of our favorite fairy tales and explores the lengths we go to for our dreams — and the potentially high cost of getting what we want.   Guest directed by Scott Mikita with choreography by ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Thursday, September 06, 2018
Teams of forward-thinking innovators will come together from Sept. 22-23 at Oakland University for GrizzHacks 3, a 24-hour hackathon that provides an opportunity for students to create incredible hardware and software projects from the bottom up.  “GrizzHacks is a great opportunity for students to test out ideas for websites, mobile apps, embedded systems projects, and more,” said Emma ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
For the sixth straight year, Oakland University’s Honors College has a record number of freshmen joining its ranks.    Approximately 620 students comprise this year’s Honors College freshman class, which is around a 40 percent increase over last year. The students come from all areas of study, including Pre-Medicine/Health Sciences/Nursing (39 percent), Engineering/Computer Science (22 ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
Art is alive and thriving in Oakland County with Meadow Brook Theatre, Michigan's largest producing professional theatre located on Oakland University's campus in Rochester. The theatre operates as a non-profit and employs a staff of over 40 local artists. Each season, sets, costume, lighting and sound are designed and executed in house for a truly unique theatre experience.Meadow Brook Theatre ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Tuesday, September 04, 2018
Rochester Hills, MI – Residents and community leaders gathered Thursday to break ground on the city’s first new park in 25 years, Innovation Hills.  Attendees saw the latest concept drawings placed throughout the park with great anticipation. Mayor Bryan K. Barnett welcomed guests to the event and spoke about the overwhelming support from the community for this project.  "Innovation Hills will ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, August 31, 2018
A collaborative project between Oakland University, the University of Alabama and Tuskegee University was awarded nearly $1.2 million in grant funds this month by the National Science Foundation in support of a three-year research project that will focus on preparing African American girls from rural school districts to successfully complete an AP Computer Science Principles course.  “The ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
Thursday, August 30, 2018
Location: Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen FarmDate: *Wednesday, October 3, 2018Time: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.Scarecrow Exhibit Fees: $50/Businesses and $40/Non-Profit Organizations  Scarecrows in the City is an opportunity for your business or organization to participate in the Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival and take part in decorating Rochester’s Main Street for fall, family fun! The Museum will ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, August 30, 2018
Saturday, September 2212:00 noon - 3:00 p.m.Museum Members Free; Non-members Free with downloaded Museum Day ticketThe Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is proud to participate in Smithsonian Magazine’s 14th Annual Museum Day on Saturday, September 22 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Museum Day is a national initiative to promote boundless curiosity and the pursuit of knowledge by offering ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Fun Facts
Thursday, August 30, 2018
For immediate Release   Contact: Bethany Hagerman-Rossetti, bhagerman-rossetti@opcseniorcenter.org, 248-608-0856   August 27, 2018  2nd Annual Senior 50+ Expo at OPC on October 3rd  Rochester, MI: The OPC is excited to announce its 2nd Annual Senior 50+ Expo on Wednesday, October 3, from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.   Organizations from all over Metro Detroit will share interactive information ...read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Community, Economic
Thursday, August 30, 2018
Rochester, MI:  Enjoy an entertaining performance with Riverstings on September 21 at 7 p.m. at the OPC and hear 27 musicians, playing a combination of dulcimers, violin, guitar, penny whistle, and even kazoos to create an exciting sound. Truly a unique and musical evening.   Tickets are $10 per person with proceeds benefiting the Acts of Kindness program at the OPC. This program provides ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Accomplishments at Mattina, Kent & Gibbons, PC Aug 22, 2018 -Mattina, Kent & Gibbons, P.C. (MKG), is proud to announce that Lynn Ling Chen, staff accountant, earned her Certified Public Accountant certificate after passing all four parts of the CPA exam. Lynn received her Master’s Degree in Accounting from University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee in May 2016. She decided to pursue her accounting ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Nerys and Santeiu on their study abroad in South Korea Beyond their familial ties, sisters Santeiu and Nerys Butler share a lot in common. They came to Oakland University as transfer students and are majoring in liberal studies with minors in international studies and anthropology. Both have a strong affinity for East Asian cultures and spent the past year studying abroad in South ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, August 27, 2018
A variety of activities and events are planned for new and returning students during Oakland University’s “Welcome Week” celebration, which kicks off Tuesday, Sept. 4.  “There are lots of opportunities to get connected to Oakland University during Welcome Week,” said Jean Ann Miller, director of the Office for Student Involvement.  According to Miller, this year’s “Welcome Week” activities ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
The Community Foundation of Greater Rochester has been awarded a $2,200,000 grant from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation for the benefit of the Commerce, Walled Lake and Wixom Trailway Management (CW2) Council. This grant will be used for the design, engineering and construction for 7.7 miles of the Michigan Air Line Trail and provides essential funding needed to move the project forward.  The ...read more
Categories: Community
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
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Chief Financial Credit Union is thrilled to announce that Lindsey Daines, Vice President of Culture & Human Resources, has been appointed as the Vice President of Membership for the Rochester Community Schools’ PTA Council and the Vice President of Committees for the Baldwin Elementary PTA. As part of her passion to see students thrive in the communities that Chief serves, Daines, who is also a ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, April 09, 2018
 As part of its mission to inspire creative philanthropy, Chief Financial Credit Union recently announced the first-ever ‘Live Beyond the Label’ Scholarship, awarded to students within Rochester Community Schools who have benefited from special education programs and are seeking to attend college. Lindsey Daines, Chief Financial Vice President of Culture, and a mother whose son is in the ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Human Interest, Press Release