Tag Archives: Education

  1. Meadow Brook lecture examines role of presidents in shaping foreign policy

    The 2020 Meadow Brook Lecture in International Affairs brings keynote speaker Elizabeth Saunders to Oakland’s campus on Wednesday, March 5 at 7 p.m. Her talk will take place in the ballroom of Meadow Brook Hall, on Oakland University’s Rochester campus.

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  2. Oakland University launches ‘Strive for 45’ advocacy campaign

    In an inspirational appeal to galvanize support for the state’s public university students, Oakland University President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz unveiled “Strive for 45: Invest in Student Success.”

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  3. OU workshop highlights financial planning for individuals with special needs

    The Joanne and Ted Lindsay Foundation Autism Outreach Services (OUCARES) at Oakland University is offering a workshop designed to help attendees learn more about financial planning for individuals with special needs. The event, “Achieving a Better Life Experience: Financial Planning for Individuals with Special Needs,” will provide information that parents and caregivers can use to help ensure financial security for people with autism and other disabilities.

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  4. Future health professionals gather to learn about opioid abuse prevention

    More than 300 students and faculty recently took part in Oakland University’s fourth annual Interprofessional Workshop on Opioid Abuse. 

    The event featured keynote speakers, an interprofessional healthcare panel, a case study discussion and a naloxone training – all intended to educate and empower future health professionals in the battle against opioid abuse.

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  5. Oakland University selected to participate in Data Literacy Institute

    Oakland University has been selected to participate in a Data Literacy Institute project aimed at increasing the use of data to boost student success, including the number of graduates.

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  6. OU social work major earns national scholarship for transfer students

    Lydia Schwerin recently received a $4,000 scholarship from Tau Sigma National Honor Society, whose mission is to recognize and promote the academic excellence and involvement of transfer students.
    The senior social work major currently serves as vice president of Oakland University’s Tau Sigma chapter and is one of only four students in the country to receive a $4,000 award from the national chapter this year.

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  7. Oakland Symphony Orchestra to present 23rd Annual David Daniels Young Artists Concert

    The Oakland Symphony Orchestra will present its 23rd Annual David Daniels Young Artists Concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 16 in Varner Recital Hall on the OU campus.

    “Named after Professor Emeritus David Daniels in recognition of his distinguished career at Oakland University and sustained commitment to teaching Oakland University’s aspiring student musicians, the concert is always an annual highlight of the OSO season,” said Gregory Cunningham, music director of the OSO and professor of orchestral and wind conducting at OU.

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  8. Walsh MBA Receives Third Top Ranking in 14 Months

    TROY, Mich., Feb. 4, 2020 — For the third time in 14 months, Walsh’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) has been recognized for excellence in online education. Walsh’s online MBA has been named one of the best programs in the country not requiring a GMAT score by Intelligent.com, a publication focused on helping students make informed decisions about higher education programs. Walsh’s online MBA is one of only 30 programs to rank on the final list and is highlighted as an alumni recommended program.

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  9. Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’ coming to Oakland University stage Feb. 6-9, 13-16

    Something “wicked” is coming to the Oakland University stage as the Department of Theatre presents William Shakespeare’s Macbeth — a cautionary tale about the trappings of power and what happens when vaulting ambition takes priority over the people one is expected to govern — from Feb. 6-9, 13-16 in the Varner Studio Theatre on the OU campus.

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  10. Walsh Commencement Features Area Leaders in Business

    TROY, Mich., — Betsy Meter, Managing Partner of KPMG LLP and Amy B. Robinson, vice president, CFO and Chief Administrative Officer of The Kresge Foundation delivered the keynote and distinguished alumni addresses to 329 graduates, their families and friends at Walsh’s 114th commencement ceremony on Jan. 25 at Motor City Church in Troy, Michigan. Meter was also awarded an honorary doctor of laws.

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