Tag Archives: Career

  1. OU INC helps Oakland University student launch on-demand delivery business

    About two years ago, Oakland University student and Business Administration major Connor Darrow was helping a relative downsize while in the process of having an estate sale. Wanting to quickly liquidate the furniture, he offered to deliver items to customers for the estate sale company with his family pick-up truck. Read the rest of this entry »

  2. Plex Systems Wins Ninth Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces Award

    Plex Systems Wins Ninth Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces Award
    Honor recognizes Plex’s commitment to workplace excellence

    TROY, Mich., Nov. 15, 2018 – Plex Systems, the leader in cloud ERP and MES for manufacturing, today announced it has been named a 2018 Top Workplaces winner by The Detroit Free Press. Winners were selected based solely on anonymous employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey. The survey measured several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution and connection. Read the rest of this entry »

  3. Weaver joins Chemical Bank southeast Michigan mortgage banking team

    Weaver joins Chemical Bank southeast Michigan mortgage banking team

    DETROIT, Michigan, November 6, 2018 – Chemical Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chemical Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: CFHC) and Michigan’s largest headquartered banking company, today announced the addition of Tim Weaver, Mortgage Loan Officer, to its southeast Michigan mortgage team. Read the rest of this entry »

  4. Oakland University’s ‘GrizzHacks 3’ to bring together innovators for 24-hour hackathon

    Teams of forward-thinking innovators will come together from Sept. 22-23 at Oakland University for GrizzHacks 3, a 24-hour hackathon that provides an opportunity for students to create incredible hardware and software projects from the bottom up.

    “GrizzHacks is a great opportunity for students to test out ideas for websites, mobile apps, embedded systems projects, and more,” said Emma Atkinson, GrizzHacks 3 lead organizer and president of the League of Engineers and Computer Scientists (LECS), the largest engineering club at OU. Read the rest of this entry »

  5. From the classroom to the boardroom: OU alumna Rosalie Vicari shares her journey from educator to COO of state’s largest independent restaurant group

    Before she became the chief operating officer (COO) and co-owner of one of the largest restaurant groups in the state, Oakland University’s School of Education and Human Services helped Rosalie Vicari discover her passion for teaching. Read the rest of this entry »

  6. JVS Announces Training Class for Career Services Providers

    JVS will offer a 10-week training program beginning September 13 in Southfield for individuals working in career development. The Facilitating Career Development Course is based upon 12 professional competency areas outlined by the National Career Development Association (NCDA).

    Led by nationally trained and certified instructor Karen Gutman, the class will offer hands-on, practical learning and interaction with colleagues from a variety of work settings. Gutman is director of Business and Career Services at JVS. Read the rest of this entry »

  7. OU’s Project Upward Bound gives students inside look at court, potential careers in law

    Oakland University’s Project Upward Bound (PUB), a multi-faceted college preparatory enrichment program, recently provided 25 high school students with an opportunity to learn more about the court system, including the roles of the judge, prosecutor, defense attorney and witnesses. Read the rest of this entry »

  8. 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 »

  9. Earn Personal Trainer Certification through Oakland University PACE program

    This summer, Oakland University’s Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) is partnering with World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.) to offer a Personal Trainer Certificate Program.

    “The health and fitness industry is booming, and this growth is expected to continue,” said Amy Olind, assistant director of PACE. “As a result, there are a variety of employment opportunities available for personal trainers holding a legitimate certification, and we are proud to provide the opportunity to achieve this at OU.” Read the rest of this entry »

  10. CEO and President Lon Offenbacher Honored with Executive Leadership Award

    TROY, Mich. April 5, 2018 – Inteva Products, a leading global Tier One automotive supplier of engineered components and systems, is pleased to announce that its CEO and President Lon Offenbacher received the 2017 Executive Leadership Award from the Marketing and Sales Executives of Detroit (MSED). Read the rest of this entry »