Get into the Holiday Spirit with the Rochester Community Concert Band Concert

  The Rochester Community Concert Band (RCCB) will present its "Sounds of the Holiday” Concert on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rochester High School Auditorium located at 180 S. Livernois Road in Rochester Hills, MI. The concert will feature music of the Holiday season by Bach, Anderson, Vaughn Williams, Holst and others, including an arrangement of popular Hanukkah songs titled “Dreidle Dance” by Robert Thurston and a setting of the classic ‘Twas the Night Before … [Read more...]

Rochester Community Concert Band Concert December 11

The Rochester Community Concert Band (RCCB) will present its "Sounds of the Holiday” Concert on Tuesday, December 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rochester High School Auditorium, 180 S. Livernois Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48307. The concert will feature music of the Holiday season by Bach, Anderson, Vaughn Williams, Holst and others, including an arrangement of popular Hanukkah songs titled “Dreidle Dance” by Robert Thurston and a setting of the classic ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” narrated … [Read more...]

Scare Away Hunger 5K Run/Walk Tradition Returns

Get Involved In The Fight Against Hunger By Participating In The 8th Annual 5k Run/Walk Each year, as the cooler fall weather makes its appearance in the Rochester area, walkers and runners look forward to the local tradition of "Scaring Away Hunger." On Sunday October 21, Neighborhood House will host the 8th annual Scare Away Hunger 5K walk/run at Rochester College. Annually, this event draws competitive runners, strolling families and everyone in between. The race begins at Rochester … [Read more...]

Rochester Rotary Dedicates Park Monument to Community Leader Bill Potere

Almost 100 people gathered in Rotary Gateway Park earlier this month, next to the library in Downtown Rochester, to witness the dedication of a new sundial monument. Inscribed on the front, the word IMAGINE, succinctly encapsulated the life of a Rochester community leader, the late William R. Potere. Bill Potere grew up in Rochester and eventually took over his father’s funeral home, which is now called the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home. Unbeknownst to many, Bill was the quiet visionary … [Read more...]

Women and Political Turmoil in the Middle East

California State University professor Dr. Sophia Pandya will be speaking about the impact upon women in the political chaos in Yemen, Bahrain, and Turkey, since the 2011 “Arab Spring” at Rochester College on Thursday, April 5, at 5:00 p.m. in conjunction with the Turkish American Society. Women are particularly vulnerable during political conflict, especially in patriarchal societies. They witness violence, sexual abuse, displacement, poverty, unemployment, disruption of education, and … [Read more...]

The Jaycees Present Dealing with Difficult People

Join the Rochester Area chapter of Junior Chamber International for a vital training seminar, Dealing with Difficult People, on Wednesday, April 4, at Rochester College, 800 W Avon Rd, Rochester Hills, Michigan, 5:30 p.m to 8:00 p.m. This seminar, which is open to the public, explores some of the most common personality- and communication-based conflict types and provides strategies to mitigate uncomfortable situations. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with networking and dinner followed by … [Read more...]

Neighborhood House Invites Runners to Scare Away Hunger

Benefit Run/Walk Set for October 22 at Rochester College Neighborhood House’s Seventh Annual Scare Away Hunger 5k Run/Walk is set to take place on October 22 at 3:00 p.m. Registration is $25 per person and $20 per student. Participants who register as a family or a group also receive the $20 per person rate. The race beings at Rochester College, the presenting sponsor of the event. The route will be a colorful autumn run/walk featuring a loop around Rochester College, through the new Lake … [Read more...]

Invitation for Public Comment on Rochester College

Rochester College is preparing for its periodic evaluation by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), its regional accreditor. Rochester College will host a visiting team from the HLC on March 20-21, 2017. The team will review the college's ongoing ability to meet HLC's Criteria for Accreditation. Alumni are invited to submit comments regarding the college to the following address: Public Comment on Rochester College Higher Learning Commission 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 Chicago, … [Read more...]

Giant Paint by Numbers Mural Needs Your Help

Rochester College, Lake Norcentra Park, and Chief Financial Credit Union are excited to announce the painting launch of the Lake Norcentra Park Community Mural. Over the next two months volunteers will help paint and create a 1,800 square foot mural for spring installation on the Clinton River Trail. You are invited to join us this Thursday evening, December 15, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Rochester Hills Department of Public Services for a community forum. The forum will feature Jon … [Read more...]

Presidential Elections, Parties, and Popularity in the Early American Republic

Presidential Lecture Series Ideals and Political Realities Join Dr. David Greer from Rochester College on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. for his presentation that explores several features of American presidential elections under the country’s new Constitution in 1781, from the unanimous selection of George Washington in 1789 to the bitter contest between Andrew Jackson and John Quincy Adams nearly forty years later. Our Founding fathers struggled with the notion of political … [Read more...]