Tag Archives: Education

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Dreamer Awards have distinct OU flavor: Teresa Rodges, David Strubler among those honored for work in the community

    Teresa Rodges, interim director of Pre-College Programs and coordinator for community service partnerships at Oakland University, and Dr. David Strubler, a professor in the Department of Organizational Leadership, were among the recipients of this year’s “Dreamer Award” presented by the Greater Pontiac Community Coalition (GPCC) during their 27th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. luncheon held January 20 at the St. George Cultural Center in Bloomfield Hills.

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  7. Oakland University physics professor earns prestigious CAREER award from NSF

    A project that is part of a new scientific wave that could revolutionize the electronics industry has earned Dr. Wei Zhang, an assistant professor of physics at Oakland University, the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Award.

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  8. Gryphon Trio to perform all-Beethoven program at Oakland University

    The Gryphon Trio, one of the world’s preeminent piano trios, will return to Oakland University with an all-Beethoven program beginning at 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 26 in Varner Recital Hall on the OU campus.

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  9. Walsh Hosts Regional High School Business Competition

    TROY, Mich.,  — Walsh hosted 288 Macomb and Oakland County high school students participating in the Business Professionals of America Regional Leadership Conference at its Troy location on Jan. 10, 2020.

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  10. Students study diverse ecosystems in Ecuador

    A group of Oakland University students spent part of their winter break studying tropical field ecology in the wilds of Ecuador.

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