Tag Archives: Education

  1. Oakland University masters student earns scholarship from public accounting board

    Jodie Madeja, a recent OU graduate and current student in the university’s Master of Accounting program, has been awarded a $10,000 scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.

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  2. Thought Leaders Leon LaBrecque and John Moore, Ph.D., Discuss Economy Ahead of Election

    “2020: What’s Next? A Look at Marketing, Economy and Elections”

    Financial thought leaders Leon LaBrecque and Dr. John Moore will discuss the state of the economy including the current inflation vector, federal balance sheet, federal debt trajectory, potential deficit solutions and other relevant topics ahead of the presidential election.

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  3. OU student awarded $10,000 scholarship for leadership in engineering

    When Oakland University student Peyton Schmid found out she had won the Alan Mulally Leadership in Engineering Scholarship via a Zoom call earlier this summer, she was in disbelief. The highly coveted $10,000 scholarship, named in honor of the former President and CEO of Ford Motor Company, is awarded annually to only 10 engineering students at premier partner universities around the world.

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  4. Walsh Names Michael Levens, Ph.D., as President and CEO

    TROY, Mich.,  — The Walsh Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Michael Levens, Ph.D., as Walsh’s eighth president and CEO, effective Aug. 1, 2020. Levens previously served as Walsh’s interim provost and professor and academic chair of the marketing department.

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  5. Oakland University professor helps connect ITA students with science during COVID-19 pandemic

    With help from her students in Oakland University’s Teacher Development and Educational Studies program, OU Professor Mary Stein created innovative kits to bring science to elementary students at the International Technology Academy in Pontiac, Mich. who were impacted by the school’s closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  6. Oakland University announces 2020 Alumni Award honorees

    Distinguished Alumni Service Award

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  7. Oakland University’s EHS program prepares husband and wife for success

    Oakland University’s Environmental Health and Safety program helped Chase and Jessica Salazar transform their shared passion for helping others into successful careers as EHS professionals. 

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  8. Walsh Foundation Appoints Vicki Kamenova to Board of Directors

    TROY, Mich., —The Walsh Foundation announces the appointment of Vicki E. Kamenova, Partner/Principal in Ernst & Young’s cybersecurity practice, to its Board of Directors. Kamenova is a double Walsh alumna, earning her bachelor of business administration in computer information systems in 2004 and a master of science in information assurance in 2010.

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  9. Oakland University Board of Trustees appoints Allen as chair, Schostak as vice chair

    At its formal meeting on August 3, the Oakland University Board of Trustees voted unanimously to appoint Tonya Allen as chair and Robert (Bobby) Schostak as vice chair of the Board.

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  10. Oakland Esports announces Rocket League signees to inaugural team

    A new era for Oakland University Esports has begun, as Head Coach Carl Leone has announced the inaugural Rocket League team.

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