Tag Archives: Education

  1. Oakland University partners with Lean Enterprise Institute to improve Lean education

    Oakland University’s Pawley Lean Institute and its Industrial and Systems Engineering Department is collaborating with the Lean Enterprise Institute, Inc. (LEI) in Boston — founded by the father of the Lean movement, Dr. James Womack — to create new educational opportunities in Lean thinking and practice for OU students, as well as to improve existing ones.

    Read the rest of this entry »

  2. Walsh Foundation Appoints Two New Board Members

    TROY, Mich., Sept. 10, 2019 —The Walsh Foundation announces the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. The newly appointed Board members are business leaders and Walsh alumni Todd Hohauser, Chief Executive Officer of Harvey Hohauser & Associates and Chairman of IIC Partners and Daryl Kaiser, Chief Financial Officer for American Roads and the Detroit Windsor Tunnel.

    Read the rest of this entry »

  3. OU’s Hillcrest Hall certified LEED Gold for sustainability

    Hillcrest Hall, Oakland University’s newest student housing complex, has earned LEED Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

    Read the rest of this entry »

  4. Walsh President, Alumni and Trustees Named Top Business Leaders

    TROY, Mich., — For the second year in a row, Walsh President and CEO Marsha Kelliher has been named one of the most powerful business leaders in metro Detroit by DBusiness Magazine. The Detroit 500 list recognizes business leaders who have made a significant impact in their role and is determined by factors including organization size, growth rate, geographical reach, and each leader’s network.

    Read the rest of this entry »

  5. Oakland University to present ‘Orestes’ from Sept. 6-8

    Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will kick off its 2019-20 performance season with Orestes at 8 p.m. on Sept. 6-7 and 2 p.m. on Sept. 8 in Varner Studio Theatre.

    Read the rest of this entry »

  6. Oakland University’s Music, Theatre and Dance season kicks off Sept. 6, will feature more than 250 performances

    Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance invites you to attend its 2019-20 performance season, which will feature more than 250 performances ranging from musical theatre to chamber music, opera to modern dance, band, choir and everything in between.

    Read the rest of this entry »

  7. Business Leaders Appointed to Walsh Board of Trustees

    TROY, Mich., — Walsh announces the appointment of four new members to its Board of Trustees. The newly appointed Board members are Michelle Acciavatti, Market Leader Michigan and Northwest Ohio, Willis Towers Watson LC; David Lewis, President, AT&T Michigan; Michele Honomichl, Founder, Executive Chairman & Chief Strategy Officer, Celergo and retired U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Doug Slocum.

    Read the rest of this entry »

  8. OU’s School of Health Sciences to offer new Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science degree

    This fall, Oakland University’s School of Health Science will offer a new Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science undergraduate degree program.

    The new program will help prepare students for careers in exercise and fitness, health and wellness, and cardiac rehabilitation, as well as for application to graduate programs in the healthcare fields, such as physical therapy, exercise science, movement science or kinesiology.

    Read the rest of this entry »

  9. OU Pontiac Initiative receives $150,000 Marshall Plan grant

    The Oakland University Pontiac Initiative is collaborating with more than 27 organizations from government, industry, education and the non-profit sector as part of the Talent Development Coalition (TDC), which seeks to provide training and jobs for un- or underemployed workers using a $150,000 Marshall Plan for Talent Innovation Grant from the State of Michigan.

    Read the rest of this entry »

  10. OU student wins prestigious accounting scholarship

    Nicolas Giallombardo, a student in Oakland University’s Master of Accounting Program, is one of only 207 students in the country to receive a $10,000 scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).

    Read the rest of this entry »