Category Archives: Member Press Release

  1. OU Pontiac Initiative receives $150,000 Marshall Plan grant

    The Oakland University Pontiac Initiative is collaborating with more than 27 organizations from government, industry, education and the non-profit sector as part of the Talent Development Coalition (TDC), which seeks to provide training and jobs for un- or underemployed workers using a $150,000 Marshall Plan for Talent Innovation Grant from the State of Michigan.

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  2. OU student wins prestigious accounting scholarship

    Nicolas Giallombardo, a student in Oakland University’s Master of Accounting Program, is one of only 207 students in the country to receive a $10,000 scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).

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  3. opens new facility on Rochester Road in Troy

    Troy, Mich.—August 20, 2019 —, a Southeast Michigan-based developer and operator of self-storage facilities focused on the customer experience, is pleased to announce the opening of its newest facility at 3846 Rochester Road, Troy, Michigan, 48083. The phone number is 248.250.9697 and the website is Grand opening specials are being offered for a limited time.

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  4. Rehmann expands footprint with opening of new Detroit office

    TROY, Mich., August 20, 2019 – Rehmann, a fully integrated financial services and advisory firm with locations across Michigan, Ohio and Florida is strengthening its Michigan presence by relocating in downtown Detroit. The new, expanded 6,000-square-foot office is located at 1249 Griswold St., Suite 201 in the historic Farwell Building in Detroit’s Capitol Park district.

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  5. SSDM Makes the Inc. 5000 List

    Troy, MI – SSDM, a nationally recognized, integrated digital marketing agency, has been ranked at 2,344 on Inc. Magazine’s list of Top 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies.

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  6. Oakland University Campus Student Organic Farm launches crowdfunding campaign

    The Campus Student Organic Farm (CSOF) at Oakland University recently launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to expand their hoophouse, which will allow the CSOF to become even more sustainable in the future.

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  7. Secrest Wardle Welcomes Associate Robert J. Penrod to Troy Location

    Robert J. Penrod joins Secrest Wardle as an Associate. He practices out of the Firm’s Troy office and is a member of the Commercial and Business Law, Construction, Environmental and Toxic Tort, Governmental Litigation, Intellectual Property/Advertising Injury, Motor Vehicle Litigation, and Trucking/Commercial Vehicle Litigation Practice Groups. Mr. Penrod has experience handling insurance defense, commercial litigation, employment, and municipal matters.

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    Troy, MI, United States,— Kemp Klein is pleased to announce that 16 lawyers have been included in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

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  9. A ‘golden’ opportunity: Oakland University alumna finds calling as vocal coach for Detroit Youth Choir, whose performance earned a golden buzzer on ‘America’s Got Talent’

    When the Detroit Youth Choir returns to the America’s Got Talent stage later this month, Oakland University alumna British NiCole Burnett (BM ’06) will be watching.

    For nearly two years, she’s served as one of the vocal coaches for the group, which is made of up of young people between the ages of 8 and 18 from throughout the Detroit Metropolitan area.

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  10. Two Secrest Wardle Attorneys Have Received Best Lawyers™ 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” Awards

    Secrest Wardle is proud to announce that Executive Partner, Derk W. Beckerleg, and Senior Partner, Daniel P. Makarski, have received Best Lawyers 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” awards in their respective categories in Troy, Michigan. “Lawyer of the Year” recognitions are presented to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region. Only one attorney is recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty and location.

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