Tag Archives: Education

  1. Walsh Waives Application Fees Every Wednesday in March

    TROY, Mich., March 10, 2020 — Walsh will host Waiver Wednesdays for prospective students on March 11, 18 and 25 from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Prospective students can meet with a Walsh academic advisor virtually, by phone or at all locations to have transcripts evaluated, learn about Walsh’s bachelor’s and master’s programs in business and technology and receive an on-the-spot admission decision.

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  2. Walsh Appoints William Bateman as New Management Chair

    TROY, Mich.,  — Walsh has appointed professor William Bateman, DBA, as the new chair of the management department. Bateman was previously a member of the graduate school faculty at Northwood University and is past president of Northwood’s Michigan campus in Midland, MI. Bateman’s experience also includes a 25-year career as a commercial banker and vice president with Comerica Bank and Sun Trust Bank in Michigan, Florida and Virginia. Most recently he was Vice President and Chief Credit Officer at Capital Automotive near Washington, D.C.

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  3. Howard Reich, chronicler of Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, to speak at OU

    The Cis Maisel Center for Judaic Studies and Community Engagement at Oakland University will present “A Conversation with Howard Reich” from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, in Oakland Center Founders Ballroom A.

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  4. Vera Quartet, pianist Meng-Chieh Liu coming to Oakland University’s Varner Recital Hall

    Oakland University, in collaboration with The Chamber Music Society of Detroit, will welcome the multi award-winning Vera Quartet and pianist Meng-Chieh Liu to campus on Sunday, March 15 for “Curtis on Tour,” a global touring initiative of the country’s most renowned conservatories.

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  5. Walsh Bachelor’s Program Receives Top 5 Ranking in U.S.

    TROY, Mich., — Walsh’s Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Management was ranked No. 5 in the United States on the list of the Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs in Business Administration, an annual publication by Online Schools Report. Walsh’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) also ranked at No. 6 on the Best Online Master’s in Business Administration list and earned the program its fourth top ranking in 14 months. Walsh graduate degree programs consistently earn national and international rankings, but this marks the school’s first ranking for an undergraduate degree program.

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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