Tag Archives: Education

  1. Oakland University’s ISE Department featured in new PLM book

    The efforts of Oakland University’s Industrial Systems and Engineering (ISE) Department to integrate Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) concepts, techniques and tools into its curriculum are highlighted in Product Lifecycle Management (Volume 4): The Case Studies — the latest book by Dr. John Stark, an internationally recognized expert on PLM.

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  2. TreeRunner, an aerial adventure park, opens June 21 on Oakland University campus

    TreeRunner Adventure Park, which features more than 60 trails with zip lines and obstacles of varying levels of difficulty, will officially open on Friday, June 21 on the campus of Oakland University.

    “Our location offers families, students and organizations an opportunity to get outside and experience adventure in a beautiful forest setting,” said Thomas Knuth, director of operations for TreeRunner Parks.

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  3. OU’s Disability Support Services to offer Peer-to-Peer Mentorship program this fall

    This fall, Oakland University’s Disability Support Services, in collaboration with the College of Arts and Sciences, will be offering a special topics course through social work, sociology and psychology, which will provide an overview of disabilities — with a particular focus on autism spectrum disorders — as well as peer-mediated instruction.

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  4. Global Leader in Digital Media to Speak at Walsh Commencement

    TROY, Mich.,  — Lon Otremba, Chief Executive Officer of Bidtellect Corporation, will address graduates and receive an honorary doctor of laws at Walsh’s 113th commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Zion Church in Troy, Michigan. Bidtellect is currently one of the largest and fastest-growing digital advertising platforms, serving global brands such as Microsoft, Hilton, Toyota and many other Fortune 500 companies.

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  5. Walsh Faculty Presented at National Cyber Summit

    TROY, Mich.,  – From the recent ransomware attack in Baltimore to countless national and international data breaches, cybersecurity and keeping our data and systems safe is a focus of Dave Schippers, Sc.D., CISSP, Walsh Chair and Assistant Professor of IT/Decisions Sciences, and it has been for his entire career.

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  6. OU offers SAT prep camp July 15-19

    Oakland University’s Professional and Continuing Education program and School of Engineering and Computer Science are partnering to offer a one-week SAT Preparation Camp.

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  7. Oakland University names director of Undergraduate Admissions

    Following an extensive search, Shane Lewis, of Clawson, has been named OU’s Director of Undergraduate Admissions.

    Lewis brings more than 10 years of diverse admissions experience in roles of continually increasing responsibility to the position. Most recently, he served as interim director of Undergraduate Admissions for OU.

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  8. Industry Experts Convene for Tax Symposium at Walsh

    TROY, Mich., — Tax experts, industry leaders and Walsh graduate taxation students participated in the annual Walsh Spring Tax Symposium, hosted by Walsh with Grant Thornton, on Thursday, May 30, 2019, in Troy, MI. This invitation-only event provided the opportunity to discuss current trends, share insights on industry changes and network with other tax professionals. As part of their capstone experience, Walsh graduate taxation students presented alongside Grant Thornton professionals.

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  9. Oakland University to host 27th Annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition

    From June 7-10, Oakland University will host the 27th Annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition (IGVC), which provides an opportunity for engineers and computer scientists from around the world to compete with their uniquely-designed autonomous unmanned ground vehicles (UGV).

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  10. Oakland University’s First Year Advising Center honored by NACADA for ‘outstanding’ services

    Oakland University’s First Year Advising Center has been selected as the winner of the 2019 Outstanding Institutional Advising Program Award from NACADA, the global community for academic advising.

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