Rochester Hills Resident Named Nightingale Nursing Award Winner

Oakland University to Recognize Prestigious Nurses offering Exceptional Care at the 29th Annual Nightingale Awards for Nursing Excellence Samuel A. Turner of Rochester Hills was highlighted at last night's 29th annual Nightingale Nursing awards dinner. He is a nurse at Harper/Hutzel Women's Hospital in Detroit. He earned the award in the category of  "Staff Nurse Practice" This award is presented to a professional nurse who demonstrates excellence in direct patient care delivered in a … [Read more...]

A Fiddler, A Horse Farm and a Harvest of Ice

A Fiddler, A Horse Farm and a Harvest of Ice: A Short History of the Dixie Corridor Friends of the Clinton River Trail (FCRT) invite you to an Open House featuring guest speaker Carol Bacak-Egbo, Special Lecturer at Oakland University, on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., River Crest Hall, 900 West Avon Road, Rochester Hills. Beginning as a Native American earthen path and developing into a concrete thoroughfare, the Saginaw Trail has been a critical route for over 500 years. Come … [Read more...]

‘Wiley and the Hairy Man’ comes to Oakland University

This year, the Oakland University theatre program will present Wiley and the Hairy Man as its annual children’s theatre production. Adapted from an American folktale, Wiley and the Hairy Man tells a story of bravery, family and magic. Wiley is scared of the hairy man he believes lives in the swamp close to his house, but with the help of his faithful dog, a little magic from his mother and his own wits, he learns to stand up for himself and face his greatest fear head on. Taylor Katherine … [Read more...]

“Why Do Fools Fall in Love?” Rocks Meadow Brook Theatre Back to the ‘60s to Close 51st Season

Michigan Premiere Runs May 24 through June 15, 2017 Millie is getting married, and her friends have thrown her an impromptu bachelorette party. It’s the ‘60s, and while talk of love and marriage carries on, the girls get carried away with the music of the day. Join Millie, Sally, Florence and Dee Dee while they rock out to hits from the ‘60s, including “Baby I’m Yours,” “You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me,” “I Will Follow Him,” and, of course, “Why Do Fools Fall in Love?” Why Do Fools Fall In … [Read more...]

Oakland University’s Dr. Yang Xia is Honored along with 30 OU Faculty Members

Oakland University Recognizes Outstanding Faculty at Annual Luncheon  Oakland University (OU) honored more than 30 faculty members for their scholarly achievements, dedication, path-breaking discoveries in research, and critical teaching roles in educating the leaders of tomorrow during its 22nd Annual Faculty Recognition Luncheon on Wednesday, April 19. The luncheon, held at the Oakland Center, honors the memory of University benefactors Alfred and Matilda Dodge Wilson, whose gift of land … [Read more...]

Oakland University Director Receives Award for Exceptional Service

Oakland University’s International Students & Scholars Director Honored with David Horner Award David Archbold, director of the International Students and Scholars Office at Oakland University (OU), was recently selected by his peers as the 2017 recipient of the David Horner Award for Exceptional Service, which is the highest honor given out by the Michigan Association of International Educators. To be nominated for the award, candidates must have at least 10 years of experience in … [Read more...]

Helping Veterans Find Work Through Oakland University Program

OU's Career Services, Veterans Support Services Collaborate on Veteran Employment Efforts A new partnership between Oakland University’s offices of Career Services and Veterans Support Services is helping to connect the university’s student veterans with employers looking to hire them. A work-study position, funded by the Veterans Administration, was recently created to facilitate these connections and help student veterans find career and internship opportunities. Jeffrey Schuett, Veteran … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Community Leader Beth Talbert Receives Googasian Award

Longtime Oakland University Employee Beth Talbert Honored with Googasian Award Presented since 1992, the award recognizes members of the Oakland University (OU) community for outstanding contributions to the advancement of women. Beth Talbert, a longtime Oakland University employee and community leader, recently earned the 2017 Phyllis Law Googasian Award for outstanding contributions to the advancement of women. Talbert was honored April 11 during the 25th annual Phyllis Law Googasian … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Resident Receives the Alfred G. Wilson Award

Adams Alum Wins Oakland University's Top Student Honor Jack Sicheneder, of Rochester Hills, has been named winner of Oakland University's 2017 Alfred G. Wilson Award, an honor given to the top senior male undergraduate scholar and leader at Oakland University (OU). Sicheneder, a nursing major, was recognized by the university's Board of Trustees at its formal session on April 3. He is a graduate of Rochester Adams High School. Sicheneder has made a positive impact through his … [Read more...]

Meadow Brook Theatre Guild Presents the 36th Annual Luncheon on the Aisle 2017

The Meadow Brook Theatre (MBT) Guild is proud to present its longest running, and most beloved fundraising event, Luncheon on the Aisle (LOA) 2017. The event will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Meadow Brook Theatre located at 207 Wilson Hall located on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. When guests arrive, they will be greeted by MBT Guild members and receive their event programs, highlighting the day’s fun-filled events. Guests will be … [Read more...]