Category Archives: Member Press Release

  1. Walsh College Webinar on August 17 to Help Professionals and Career Changers Develop their Personal Brand

    No matter if you are an experienced professional or just starting your first job, having a clear personal brand will set you up for a successful career.

    Your background, skills, education, and personal qualities all play a critical role in developing a personal brand in the workplace. A personal brand is an essential part of defining individual value at work for professionals in virtually all fields, from business to graphic design and healthcare. Read the rest of this entry »

  2. Accounting MOVE Project names Rehmann Best CPA firm for women

    Accounting MOVE Project names Rehmann Best CPA firm for women
    Embracing diversity means creating a workplace where people of all backgrounds feel included and valued. Rehmann is committed to supporting opportunities that foster diversity and gender equality. As a result, Rehmann has been named to the Accounting MOVE Project’s “Best Public Accounting Firms for Women” for the fifth consecutive year. Read the rest of this entry »

  3. Walsh College Announces Curriculum Changes for Fall Semester in Decision Science, Accounting, and Finance

    A changing business environment and a desire to continue to fulfill its commitment of educating tomorrow’s business leaders has prompted several fall curriculum additions at Walsh College.

    The Decision Science Department has new offerings at the bachelor’s and master’s levels, and a new certificate program. Students can now choose between Business Information Systems and Cybersecurity as concentrations in the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) program, while Data Science, and Global Project and Program Management concentrations are available in the Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) program. There is also a new graduate-level Global Project and Program Management certificate available for fall. Read the rest of this entry »

  4. Oakland University professor’s research focuses on deadly antibiotic-resistant bacteria

    Each year, at least 2 million people in the United States become infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics and at least 23,000 people die each year as a direct result of those infections, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    “It’s a real problem,” said Dr. Satish Walia, an associate professor of biological sciences at Oakland University.

    Walia has been studying the presence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in hospital wastewater and local waterways, including the Clinton River. He has been invited to share his research at the 7th International Symposium on Energy, which will take place Aug. 13-17 in Manchester, England. Read the rest of this entry »

  5. Webinar: Your Brand, Your Career

    Whether you’re a student, a new graduate just starting out in your career, or an experienced professional, it’s important to understand what personal branding is and how it can be used to help you advance in your career.

    Attend and learn:
    >About the portfolio of your career and the brand for your success
    >How to position yourself for advancement
    >How to strategically align your skill set to your career
    >About the new Master of Arts in Business degree

    Featured Presenter:
    Lee Meadows, Ph.D.
    Professor of Management, Walsh College

  6. Exclusive Dinner Presentation

    Register Online:

    This dinner is reserved specifically for those who we believe will greatly benefit from our proprietary planning process: “The Retirement Life Book”

    Our “Retirement Life Book” is designed to help our clients achieve simplicity, clarity, and confidence during their retirement years. Read the rest of this entry »

  7. IRA Distributions Workshop

    Your required minimum distributions (RMDs) will affect your financial health. You need to attend this free class hosted by community member Greg Oray.

    If you’re at or near retirement age, you’ll soon have to pay taxes on your IRAs and other tax-deferred savings accounts. Taxes on RMDs can be a major financial burden…unless you know how to protect yourself. Learn simple strategies that could save you thousands! Read the rest of this entry »

  8. OCC Names Interim Vice Chancellor Administrative Services

    OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – Oakland Community College (OCC) is pleased to announce former director of finance and investments at Macomb Community College, Bobbie Remias, CPA, will join OCC as interim vice chancellor for administrative services, effective July 17. Remias assumes the duties formerly held by OCC’s Interim Chancellor, Peter Provenzano, Jr.

    Remias is a certified public accountant with a strong finance background. She started at Macomb Community College in 2003 as director of financial services and promoted to director of finance and investments in 2010. Her responsibilities included managing college and Foundation treasury management functions and investment portfolios; overseeing the Financial Services and the Financial Aid departments; and, periodically serving as adjunct faculty for traditional and online accounting courses. Read the rest of this entry »

  9. Bates Street Block Party Set for August 12

    The Community House will host the Bates Street Block Party, 12 to 5 p.m. Saturday, August 12. The outdoor event, formerly known as Farm to Table Food Fest, will take place in the streets surrounding The Community House located at 380 South Bates Street, Birmingham.

    Michigan vendors will sample and sell the best of Michigan cheeses, meats, baked goods, jams and other edible products while local restaurants, breweries, wineries and distilleries will be on hand to conduct tastings. Attendees will also enjoy live entertainment, music and family friendly children’s activities. Read the rest of this entry »

  10. Leadership Oakland Board Elects New Members & Officers

    Effective July 1, Leadership Oakland is operating with a new slate of officers and directors.  Five members of the board vacated their positions due to term limits and other provisions outlined in the organizational by-laws. The following individuals were recognized and thanked for their service at the Leadership Oakland Annual Meeting. Read the rest of this entry »