Tag Archives: Education

  1. Leadership Oakland to Host Informational Breakfast

    Leadership Oakland will hold an informational breakfast about its 2019-2020 Cornerstone Program on April 23, 2019, starting at 8:00 a.m. The event will take place at the MSU Management Education Center, located at 811 W. Square Lake Rd. in Troy, and will last until 9:30 a.m. This breakfast is for anyone interested in learning more about the Leadership Oakland Cornerstone Program. Guests will meet with alumni, board members, and current class members to learn more about the program and why Leadership Oakland is important to them personally, professionally, and publicly. Read the rest of this entry »

  2. Clear Rate Communications selected by Oakland Schools with over 400 schools in the Intermediate School District to provide Fiber Internet Access

    Oakland Schools selects Clear Rate Communications to provide Fiber-based internet service to their consortium. Oakland Schools is an intermediate school district (ISD) that serves 430 schools, including 4 technical campuses, 28 public school districts, 24 public school academies, 96 reporting nonpublic schools, 168 elementary schools, 45 middle and junior high schools and 69 senior high schools and alternative high schools located throughout Oakland County, Michigan. Read the rest of this entry »

  3. Oakland University professors develop ‘HOP-UP-PT’ physical therapy program

    Dr. Sara Arena and Dr. Chris Wilson, assistant professors of physical therapy at Oakland University, have created the Home-based Older Person Upstreaming Prevention Physical Therapy (HOP-UP-PT) program, which is designed to provide early preventative interventions to senior citizens at risk of being homebound by facilitating partnerships between community centers and local physical therapists. Read the rest of this entry »

  4. Oakland University alumna helps professionals return to workforce through GM’s ‘Take 2’ program

    Kristen Siemen — an alumna of Oakland University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science — has been overseeing a program through General Motors (GM) that provides training and development opportunities for men and women returning to the workforce after taking a career break of two or more years. Read the rest of this entry »

  5. UNDER PRESSURE: Oakland County parole and probation officers learn how to cope with stress at OCC

    Burnout. Substance abuse. Divorce. Suicide.

    Stress in law enforcement is real and the driving force behind the first joint Oakland Community College departments of Criminal Justice and Psychology session, “Stress Management for Parole and Probation Agents” on March 29, 2019. Read the rest of this entry »

  6. Walsh to Host 10th Annual HR Summit on May 10

    TROY, Mich., April 11, 2019 — Walsh will present HR Summit 10.0: Talent, Trends & Transformation on Friday, May 10, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at their main location at 3838 Livernois in Troy, MI. Industry leaders from Butzel Long, Dykema, HRPro/BenePro, Walsh and others will discuss topics including common employer liability issues, diversity, how to hire and retain top talent and how marijuana legalization affects employers. Mark Albrecht, Senior Director of Human Resources for the Orlans Group, will be the keynote speaker. Read the rest of this entry »

  7. Walsh Offers Free Accounting Courses to Community

    TROY, Mich., April 10, 2019 — Walsh is offering a free four-week basic accounting course on April 13 and 27 and May 4 and 11 from 1-4 p.m. at their location at 3838 Livernois in Troy. The Strunk Accounting Fundamentals courses are taught by Walsh accounting faculty and are open to the community. Topics include transaction analysis, debits and credits, trial balance, adjusting entries, financial statements and error analysis. A free course book will also be provided. Students should bring a calculator and pencils to class. Read the rest of this entry »

  8. Oakland University conference will examine how autism and the law intersect

    Oakland University’s Department of Human Development and Child Studies, in collaboration with the Oakland University Center for Autism*, will present “Guilt by Innocence: Understanding Autism in the World of the Criminal Justice System” from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 3 in the Golf and Learning Center Building at 464 Golf View Lane in Rochester. Read the rest of this entry »

  9. National Book Award winner, finalist to speak at OU

    Literature buffs, take note. On Tuesday, April 9, Oakland University’s Department of English will host a reading and discussion in collaboration with the National Book Foundation.

    Poet Justin Phillip Reed and novelist Angela Flournoy will give readings from their work at 5 p.m. in Banquet Room B of the Oakland Center. A question-and-answer session and book signing will follow. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided. Read the rest of this entry »

  10. Oakland University research team’s work earns recognition in leading scientific journal

    Dr. Wei Zhang and a team of researchers from the Department of Physics at Oakland University (OU), along with collaborators at Argonne National Laboratory (Lemont, IL) and Fudan University (Shanghai), have discovered a new “control knob” for tuning material’s properties that paves the way for more energy-efficient electronic devices like hard disk drives. Read the rest of this entry »