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...]

History in your Backyard Program

Rochester Hills Museum to Host Tour of Lake Norcentra at Rochester College Join BT Irwin for a tour of Lake Norcentra at Rochester College on Saturday, September 10 at 1:00 p.m. Museum Members are free, Nonmembers are $5 and all proceeds will be donated to Rochester College to aid in the preservation of this historic site.  Please register at rochesterhills.org/musprograms or 248.656.4663. This site was originally home to Stanley Kubrick, a Detroit advertisement executive and Irish … [Read more...]

Experience A Day In The Life Of Charlie Brown At Family Musical

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown Rochester College’s theatre department will present You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, a musical by Clark Gesner and directed by Meredith Gifford, over two weekends in late September and early October.  Based on the comic strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schultz, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown reminds us that the little moments in life can make a world of difference. In this family musical, we see Linus, Lucy, Sally, Snoopy and others as they experience a day … [Read more...]

Rochester Community Mural Voting

The Clinton River Trail is your trail. Lake Norcentra Park at Rochester College is your park. And Rochester/Rochester Hills is your community. Here’s your chance to choose your new public art landmark. Voting is open through midnight, Friday, July 8. The artist who wins will install her or his mural on the Clinton River Trail starting this summer. You may vote once a day through July 8. The winning artist will receive a $2,000 cash prize. Vote Now! … [Read more...]

Rochester College Band To Perform Spring Concert

Rochester College’s music department will present a concert featuring the Rochester College Concert Band on Tuesday, April 19,​ at 7:30 p.m. The concert is part of a week-long Academic Symposium, presented by the​ college at the end of every school year. The 70-member Rochester College Concert Band includes RC undergraduates and faculty, students from other area colleges, advanced high school musicians and adult community members. The group is directed by RC music instructor Paul DeRubeis, … [Read more...]