Category Archives: Member Press Release

  1. Troy Farmers Market

    Troy Farmers Market Open Every Friday, June – October

    (Troy, MI) – Check out the new Troy Farmers Market every Friday from 3 – 7 pm, running June through October 26 in the Troy Public Library Parking Lot off Big Beaver & Civic Center Roads.
    Get fresh and seasonal, local Michigan grown fruits and vegetables, flowers, meats, seafood, and more, plus baked goods, jams, jellies, spices, pastas, and ready-to-eat foods prepared with local ingredients. Food Trucks will also be onsite including The Salt & Sugar Co. Cool off with Harold’s Italian Ice or enjoy kettle corn & fresh squeezed lemonade from Let’s Pop. There’s something for everyone – gluten free, vegan, vegetarian or meat lovers. Read the rest of this entry »

  2. Oakland University and University of Detroit Mercy partner for ‘3+3’ degree program

    A new agreement between Oakland University and University of Detroit Mercy School of Law will allow students to earn both a bachelor’s degree and a law degree in just six years.

    “This agreement gives our students who intend to attend law school another option to complete their degrees in a seamless way,” said Kevin J. Corcoran, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Oakland University.

    Traditionally, earning a bachelor’s degree followed by a law degree would take seven years. Under the terms of the “3+3” agreement, OU students can shave a year off the traditional timeline and save thousands of dollars in tuition costs. Read the rest of this entry »

  3. Attorney Scott A. Petz Selected to America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators

    TROY, Mich., June 14, 2018 – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Scott A. Petz has been selected among America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® for 2018. Selection to America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional trial attorneys in high value, high stakes legal matters. Read the rest of this entry »

  4. Meet Michigan Gubernatorial Candidate Patrick Colbeck!

    Meet Michigan’s Gubernatorial Candidate, Patrick Colbeck!
    Get a copy of his new book-and have Pat sign it!
    Michigan State Senator and Boeing specialist who worked on NASA space station and who knows how to drain the swamp in Michigan!
    If you always wanted to know how the Lansing government really works, or learn how to restore good government BY the people and FOR the people, meet and speak with Pat Colbeck!

  5. Decypher Corporation is Hiring a Senior UI Web Developer

    The Position:

    We are looking for one (1) Senior UI Web Developer to create efficient, interactive, state of the art web applications for our clients. You will help us execute current customer demands and be a main component in our continued growth pattern. This role requires exceptional verbal and written communication skills, and working at length with cross-functional teams in an advanced development environment. Read the rest of this entry »

  6. YOU GOTTA HAVE ART: Former OCC theatre student reprises classic DIA TV commercial during Arts, Beats and Eats kick-off news conference

    OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – June 13, 2018 – Former Oakland Community College student Lillian Bishop knows how to take advantage of an opportunity.
    Bishop, of Ferndale, Mich., jumped on the rare opportunity to showcase her singing chops at a news conference Tuesday to kick-off the Arts, Beats and Eats festival during Labor Day Weekend in Royal Oak. She sang the iconic song in the classic Detroit Institute of Arts’ 1976 TV commercial “You Gotta Have Art” at the end of Oakland Community College Chancellor Peter Provenzano’s opening remarks, adapted* for the kickoff event. (*Lyrics provided below)
    OCC is a first-time major sponsor of the festival dedicated to promoting the arts in Oakland County and beyond. Read the rest of this entry »

  7. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

    The Teen Actors of Ridgedale present the musical, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Performances take place Friday & Saturday June 22/23 at 7 PM, Sunday June 24 at 2 PM. Ticket cost is $12.

  8. MYE Presents Youth Leadership Program Bringing Leadership and Public Speaking to Life

    MYE Presents Youth Leadership Program
    Bringing Leadership and Public Speaking to Life

    Michigan Youth Empowerment Foundation (mYe), a Troy-based non-profit organization, believes that every young person has the potential to become a good communicator and leader, but this potential needs to be developed.
    With this in mind, the club has partnered with the Walsh College Troy Toastmasters Club to present Toastmasters International’s Youth Leadership Program (YLP). “The program’s unique eight-session, workshop-style design enables middle and high-school students to develop critical skills through practical experience,” says Linda Anger, a Distinguished Toastmaster and Coordinator of the program. She will be assisted by several other members of the Walsh Troy Club. Read the rest of this entry »

  9. OU English professor’s memoir wins national writing contest

    Oakland University English Professor Kathleen Pfeiffer, of Rochester Hills, has been named a winner of the 2018 Michigan Writers Cooperative Press (MWCP) Chapbook Competition for her newly published memoir, Ink. The annual competition features submissions from writers throughout the U.S., with winners receiving publication and marketing support. Read the rest of this entry »

  10. Google Retail Seminar

    Please join us on June 20th from 1130-1pm. We are hosting a Google seminar should provide great insight not only into search and Google Shopping best practices, but consumer shopping behavior and expectations in general that fit any digital platform.

    https://partnersconnect.withgoogle.com/event/the-oakland-press-digital-first-media

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