Category Archives: Member Press Release

  1. Walsh and Kettering University Introduce Tech MBA

    TROY, Mich.— Walsh and Kettering University have come together to launch the Walsh/Kettering Tech MBA, an interdisciplinary program combining Walsh’s internationally-ranked master of business administration (MBA) with a technology leadership certificate from the renowned Kettering University. Applicants must have an undergraduate or higher degree in applied mathematics, computer science, engineering or physics and applications are currently being accepted.

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  2. Steven Gibson joins Rehmann as Principal in Ann Arbor

    TROY, Mich., – Rehmann, a fully integrated financial services and advisory firm, announced Steven Gibson has been hired as a Principal in its wealth management division at the firm’s Ann Arbor office.

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  3. Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan’s Pop Can and Bottle Drive earns group more than $7,000 for community programs

    ROCHESTER, Michigan: What do you do with thousands of returnable cans and bottles during a pandemic?

    If you’re among the hard-working and creative minds within Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan, you develop a whole new type of fundraiser for your organization: a Pop Can and Bottle Drive.

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  4. Oakland University to celebrate International Day of Peace with globally-inspired concert on Sept. 20

    Celebrate the International Day of Peace at Oakland University with Mark Stone, associate professor of world music and percussion, as he shares a program of globally-inspired percussion pieces beginning at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20.

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  5. Chief Financial Credit Union Opens Branch in Downtown Birmingham

    Chief Financial Credit Union recently opened the doors to its newest branch just across from Shain Park in Birmingham, MI. Chief has already become a proud community partner and trusted resource to local businesses and nonprofits during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  6. Detroit Listed as Top Metro Area to Benefit from Transition to Electric Vehicles

    Detroit could save lives, avoid billions in state health impacts with transition to electric transportation

    DETROIT – The American Lung Association released “The Road to Clean Air” – a new report which outlines the broad benefits of a transition to an electric transportation sector increasingly powered by clean, non-combustion renewable energy over the coming decades. The report finds a transition to electric cars, buses and trucks by mid-century would both improve air quality and address climate change, benefiting the lives and health of Americans and Detroit residents, and would result in significant local benefits.

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  7. Consumers Energy Recognized by Forbes Magazine as Best Employer for Women in Utility Sector

    Announces New Parental Leave Policy for Employees

    JACKSON, Mich., – Consumers Energy has been named the best employer for women in the utility sector and tied for third best employer in Michigan according to a new ranking from Forbes magazine of the best places in America for women to work. As a company committed to leading the way in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Michigan and the utility sector, Consumers Energy also announced a change to their parental leave policy, allowing birthing mothers six months (24 weeks) paid leave, and a four month (16 weeks) paid leave to a nonbirthing parent.

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  8. Royal Park Hotel Rochester Art ROCKS Collaboration Raises Funds for Local Art Center

    (September 11, 2020 – Rochester, MI-) September has been named Art Month in Downtown Rochester and Royal Park Hotel has launched a unique partnership with local art center, Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) to host Plein Air artists throughout the month, as well as feature artwork throughout the hotel.

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  9. Student innovators to take part in OU’s annual hackathon

    This year, Oakland University is taking its student-run hackathon virtual. The 36-hour GrizzHacks competition, in which students develop a variety of technology-based projects, will take place September 18-20.

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  10. Governor appoints two new members to Oakland University Board of Trustees

    Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has announced the appointments of Trina Govan Scott of Southfield and Reverend Joseph “Joe” Jones of Grand Rapids to the Oakland University Board of Trustees.  

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