Tag Archives: Education

  1. Oakland University receives gold seal for excellence in student voter engagement

    At the 2019 ALL IN Challenge Awards Ceremony held to recognize colleges and universities committed to increasing college student voting rates, Oakland University received a gold seal for achieving a student rate between 40 percent and 49 percent.

    Read the rest of this entry »

  2. Oakland University’s Josh Young to perform music of Andrew Lloyd Webber

    Tony Award nominated Broadway star Josh Young, an assistant professor in Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance, will perform show tunes from the catalog of Andrew Lloyd Webber at 8 p.m. on Friday, January 24 in Varner Recital Hall.

    Read the rest of this entry »

  3. Walsh Joins Detroit Promise as First Bridge Partner

    Walsh will allow qualified students graduating from community college to transfer and continue their education towards a bachelor’s degree.

    TROY, Mich. Jan, 2020 – In an effort to provide more students with the opportunity to advance their learning, Walsh has entered into a partnership with Detroit Promise, administered by the Detroit Regional Chamber, offering transfers and scholarships to Detroit Promise two-year students graduating from a participating community college, beginning in the winter 2020 semester.

    Read the rest of this entry »

  4. OU earns grants to support teaching and research initiatives in Pakistan and Guatemala

    Oakland University’s Office of Global Engagement was recently awarded a pair of grants from the U.S. Department of State that will deepen the university’s impact on teaching and research around the world.

    Read the rest of this entry »

  5. ‘Dialogues of the Carmelites,’ an opera, coming to Oakland University stage

    Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present the opera Dialogues of the Carmelites — Francis Poulenc’s moving tale of the martyrdom of Carmelite nuns during the French Revolution — from Jan. 16-19 in Varner Recital Hall.

    Read the rest of this entry »

  6. Oakland University first D-1 school to add varsity esports team in Michigan

    Oakland University has become the first Division I university in the state of Michigan to formally announce the addition of a varsity esports team to its athletics program. The team will begin competition in the fall of 2020. The University also announced a unique partnership with Team Renegades, a professional esports team based at GameTime in Auburn Hills.

    Read the rest of this entry »

  7. KPMG Managing Partner Betsy Meter to Speak at Walsh Commencement

    TROY, Mich.,  — Betsy Meter, Managing Partner for KPMG, will address graduates and receive an honorary doctor of laws at Walsh’s 114th commencement ceremony on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Zion Church in Troy, Michigan. KPMG is a global accountancy firm providing audit, tax and advisory services.

    Read the rest of this entry »

  8. Oakland University to present ‘Facing Our Truth: 10-Minute Plays on Trayvon, Race and Privilege’

    Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present Facing Our Truth: 10-Minute Plays on Trayvon, Race, and Privilege from Dec 5-7 in the Varner Lab Theatre in Varner Hall.

    Read the rest of this entry »

  9. OU awarded grants to preserve archives and special collections

    The first floor of Kresge Library is home to Oakland University Archives and Special Collections, a vast trove of books, newspapers, photos, microfilms, audio/visual materials and artifacts. Many are centuries old and held exclusively by OU Libraries.

    Read the rest of this entry »

  10. WNBA MVP, Olympic Gold Medalist Lisa Leslie to keynote annual Keeper of the Dream Awards

    Oakland University will welcome three-time WNBA MVP, four-time Olympic Gold Medalist and Hall of Famer Lisa Leslie as the keynote speaker for its annual Keeper of the Dream Awards Celebration on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Jan. 20, 2020.

    Read the rest of this entry »

WHAT’S HAPPENING

The Troy Chamber always has something new and exciting
for its members. Check out what’s coming up next.