Press Releases

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Thursday, May 23, 2019
Oakland University’s First Year Advising Center has been selected as the winner of the 2019 Outstanding Institutional Advising Program Award from NACADA, the global community for academic advising.   The award recognizes programs that document innovative and/or exemplary practices resulting in improvement of academic advising service.    “Winning this award provides an opportunity to ...read more
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Tuesday, May 21, 2019
On Friday, May 17, around 1,200 fifth graders participated in Oakland University’s 13th annual Clinton River Water Festival. The students came from schools in the Clinton River Watershed community in Oakland County, and learned about the vital role that water and the Clinton River play within the region.  Employees from about 50 governmental and environmental organizations gave presentations ...read more
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Dutton Farm President/CEO, Jenny Brown, is putting her passion to pavement as she commits to "Run for Jobs" in the Detroit Free Press TCF Marathon on Sunday, October 20, 2019. Taking on 26.2 miles, Jenny hopes to help raise awareness and funds for the nonprofit, Dutton Farm, so it can continue its mission of "Empowering and supporting adults with disabilities to live a life of purpose, inclusion ...read more
Friday, May 17, 2019
Success with Agile in Digital Transformation Although many organizations have adopted agile as part of their strategy to achieve digital business success, true success in agile arises from organizational commitment to scaling and persistence along with an organizational commitment.  Key challenges facing many organizations include the following:Introducing agile development without first adopting ...read more
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Mission Point Resort Unveils 133 Renovated Rooms to Open its 2019 SeasonSpring opening to showcase results of multi-year $10 million investment in the iconic Mackinac Island destinationMackinac Island, Michigan – Mission Point Resort will open for the 2019 season on Friday, April 26, with 133 newly renovated hotel rooms and suites in their Straits Lodge. The Ware Family, owners, and operators of ...read more
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Friday, May 10, 2019
Jacob Corll, an Oakland University alum whose research led to the discovery of a master gene that regulates the expression of other genes involved in the development of corn kernels, was recently recognized as the co-first author of a manuscript published in The Plant Cell, a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the American Society of Plant Biologists.  “This is my first time ...read more
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Friday, May 10, 2019
Terri Blome Etter has been a member of the Sylvan Lake Parks & Recreation Committee for 10 years. As a member of the committee, she helps organize several events including the Chill Cook-off and Euchre Tourney, Easter Egg Hunt, Sylvan Shuffle, Holiday Cookie Exchange with Santa, Holiday Light judging, Game night, and Harvest Wine Tasting. The committee recently used their event fundraising to ...read more
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Thursday, May 09, 2019
James Henry Trotter cannot escape his mean Aunts Spiker and Sponge — or can he? A magical peach may be his answer!  Join James and the creatures that he meets on his incredible journey as Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance presents James and the Giant Peach on May 17, May 19, June 7 in Varner Recital Hall on the OU campus.  Directed by Lynnae Lehfeldt and based on Richard ...read more
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Fantastic food, fabulous cars and fine wine will be served up at the eleventh annual Garden Party, a fundraising event to provide professional trade scholarships to disadvantaged young adults. The event will be held on Sunday, June 9, 2019, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on the beautiful grounds of Meadow Brook Hall in Rochester, Michigan. The Garden Party will feature fare from 30 of Michigan’s best ...read more
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Tuesday, April 30, 2019
More than 40 years ago, Marguerite Mahler was reading the Detroit Free Press when she noticed an article about a new legal assistant program starting at Oakland University. The 40-something wife and mother had left a career in laboratory science to raise her family and was looking to re-enter the workforce.    Marguerite Mahler and Barbara Lister-Tait, director of OU's paralegal ...read more
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Thursday, April 25, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                 April 25, 2019    Trion Solutions’ David L. Stone, Esq., named a finalist for the Entrepreneur of the Year® Awards  in Michigan-Northwest Ohio region  President and Co-Founder of HR-Administration company among group to be honored at a special gala on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at ...read more
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Monday, April 22, 2019
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – April 22, 2019 – DynamicHR, a provider of customized, full-function, end-to-end Human Resource Outsourcing (HRO) Solutions that optimize human capital, today announced the expansion of its operations in Auburn Hills to accommodate its growing client base.   The company plans to move its entire operations, including more than 50 employees, to its new headquarters on May 6. ...read more
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Friday, April 19, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                     April 17, 2019    Trion Solutions partners with Andretti Autosport and No. 98 car driven by Marco Andretti at the INDYCAR Grand Prix, Indianapolis 500 and Detroit Grand Prix          Troy, Mich.-based HR-administration company to be prominently                       featured on car at four ...read more
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Thursday, March 28, 2019
LANSING, Mich. – The rest of Michigan now knows what Dewpoint employees have known all along: The Lansing area’s leading Information Technology consulting firm goes above and beyond to enhance and enrich the workplace culture. Dewpoint was named among Michigan’s 100 “Cool Places to Work 2018” by Crain’s Detroit Business. Dewpoint has been named as one of the “Cool Places to Work” every year ...read more
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