Category Archives: Member Press Release

  1. Oakland University launches Center for Public Humanities

    Oakland University and the College of Arts and Sciences are proud to announce the fall 2019 founding of a new Center for Public Humanities. It is considered the first humanities center in the state of Michigan focused exclusively on the public humanities.

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  2. Rehmann Named to 2019 MSSP Alert Top 200 Managed Security Services Providers List

    Troy, Mich: MSSP Alert, published by After Nines Inc., has named Rehmann to the Top 200 MSSPs list for 2019. The list honors the top 200 managed security services providers (MSSPs) that specialize in comprehensive, outsourced cybersecurity services.

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  3. Oakland University’s Ethan Bradley named a Campus Election Engagement Project Fellow

    Oakland University student Ethan Bradley was recently named a Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) Fellow for the fall 2019 semester.

    “We are delighted that Ethan has been chosen as a CEEP fellow for the fall 2019 term,” said Dr. David Dulio, a professor of political science and director of the Center for Civic Engagement at OU. “It speaks to his dedication to civic and democratic engagement efforts.” The CEEP is a national non-partisan project that helps America’s colleges and universities get as many of their students as possible to register, volunteer in campaigns, educate themselves, and turn out at the polls.

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  4. Oakland University celebrates the music, legacy of Ludwig van Beethoven

    Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will celebrate the music, humanity and legacy of Ludwig van Beethoven by presenting his 32 sonatas in a 10-concert series starting Oct. 13, 2019 and ending on the composer’s 250th birthday on Dec. 20, 2020.

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  5. American Society of Employers (ASE) announces the Michigan HR Executives of the Year for 2019

    Livonia, Mich. —American Society of Employers (ASE), one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations, is pleased to announce the honorees for its annual Michigan HR Executive of the Year for 2019. Through a nomination process overseen by ASE, candidates are selected in four categories and recognized for their admirable work that distinguishes them in the field of Human Resource Management.

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  6. ‘Urinetown,’ a Tony Award-winning comedy musical, coming to OU stage

    Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present Urinetown — a Tony Award-winning musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and musical theatre itself — from Oct. 10 through Oct. 20 in the Varner Studio Theatre in Varner Hall.

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  7. Janet Pasco Takes on Expanded Role at Horizon Bank

    David Quade, Regional President of Central Michigan, is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Janet Pasco to Market President of Oakland County. This new role is part of an established plan to operate a full service branch in Troy to continue to serve Horizon’s Michigan markets.

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  8. Sterling Insurance Group wins $10,000 for Veterans

    Serving Those Who Served Our Country – Vets Returning Home Awarded $10,000

    Thanks to the communities’ support, Vets Returning Home, a nonprofit and non-government funded organization dedicated to helping veterans transition into stable lives, was officially awarded a $10,000 donation from Sterling Heights-based Sterling Insurance Group through the 2019 Safeco Insurance® Make More Happen Awards.

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  9. Michigan Dance Festival returns to Oakland University campus on Oct. 12

    On Saturday, Oct. 12, Oakland University and the Michigan Dance Council (MDC) will co-host the Michigan Dance Festival in Varner Hall on the OU campus.

    “We are excited to be hosting the Michigan Dance Festival again this year,” said Elizabeth Kattner, an associate professor of dance at OU. “Artists, educators and dance students from all over the state will be here to learn, exchange ideas and collaborate on how we can continue to advance the art of dance in our state.”

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  10. Walsh Student Loan Default Rate Drops for Second Consecutive 3-Year Term

    TROY, Mich.,  — The U.S. Department of Education released its three-year student loan default rate and Walsh’s rate has dropped more than a full percentage point to 2.3%, compared to 11.5% across Michigan and 10.1% nationally. Walsh’s student loan default rate has consistently fallen below both the Michigan and national averages for many years.

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