Tag Archives: Education

  1. Oakland University Campus Student Organic Farm launches crowdfunding campaign

    The Campus Student Organic Farm (CSOF) at Oakland University recently launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to expand their hoophouse, which will allow the CSOF to become even more sustainable in the future.

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  2. A ‘golden’ opportunity: Oakland University alumna finds calling as vocal coach for Detroit Youth Choir, whose performance earned a golden buzzer on ‘America’s Got Talent’

    When the Detroit Youth Choir returns to the America’s Got Talent stage later this month, Oakland University alumna British NiCole Burnett (BM ’06) will be watching.

    For nearly two years, she’s served as one of the vocal coaches for the group, which is made of up of young people between the ages of 8 and 18 from throughout the Detroit Metropolitan area.

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  3. Oakland University awards scholarships to Pontiac nonprofit professionals

    Each year, as part of the OU-Pontiac Initiative, OU’s Master of Public Administration Program provides scholarships for Pontiac nonprofit professionals to pursue a Nonprofit Management Certificate.

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  4. Walsh and Washtenaw Community College sign articulation and reverse transfer agreement

    TROY, Mich., Aug. 6, 2019 — Walsh and Washtenaw Community College (WCC) have signed an additional articulation agreement solidifying both institutions’ longstanding commitment to provide a clear and accessible pathway to higher education. The agreement offers more flexibility because it applies to any student meeting the minimum requirements for a bachelor of accountancy, bachelor of business administration, or bachelor of science in information technology degree at Walsh, rather than requiring specific degree to degree transfers. The agreement is effective until March 2022 and subject to review for continuation at that time.

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  5. Walsh Reveals Prestigious DeRoy Scholars-Students Receive Full Tuition Scholarships

    TROY, Mich.,  – Walsh has announced the recipients of its full academic DeRoy Testamentary Foundation Scholarships, named for the foundation started by philanthropist, automotive businesswoman and community leader, Helen L. DeRoy. This year’s DeRoy Scholars are Aysha Abdul Shahid of Warren and Anna Duffer of St. Clair Shores. Both students earned associate degrees in accounting at Macomb Community College and will pursue bachelor of accountancy degrees at Walsh this fall.

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  6. Oakland University students travel to Greece to study, perform classical theatre

    A group of 10 Oakland University students were recently given an opportunity to showcase their talents on a global stage as they travelled to the Greek island of Hydra, where they studied, rehearsed and performed their production of Orestes in the island’s outdoor amphitheater.

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  7. Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance welcomes Dr. Amy Tully as new director

    Growing up in a small town in North Carolina, Dr. Amy Tully, D.M.A., discovered her passion for the performing arts — a passion she hopes to share with Oakland University students, faculty and staff as the new director of the School of Music, Theatre and Dance within the College of Arts and Sciences.

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  8. Take Root to present an evening of movement and dance on Aug. 2 at The Cube

    Take Root, a contemporary dance company-in-residence at Oakland University will present an evening of movement and dance at 7 p.m. on Friday, August 2 at The Cube at the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center in Detroit.

    “Take Root is thrilled to be returning to The Cube for our season opening concert,” said Associate Professor of Dance Ali Woerner, who co-founded Take Root in 2013 with fellow Associate Professor of Dance Thayer Jonutz.

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  9. Walsh to Unveil New Programs at Admissions Day July 24

    TROY, Mich.,  — Walsh will host Admissions Day for prospective students on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. at all locations including Troy, Novi, Clinton Township, Port Huron and Farmington Hills. Prospective students can have transcripts evaluated by a Walsh academic advisor, learn about Walsh’s bachelor’s and master’s programs in business and technology and receive an on-the-spot admission decision. Virtual advisor meetings are available and early morning appointments may be made in advance at the Troy location. Application fees will be waived and advanced registration is recommended.

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  10. Walsh IT Faculty Chair Presents at Global Banking Conference

    TROY, Mich., —Dave Schippers, Sc.D., CISSP, Chair and Assistant Professor of Walsh’s IT/Decision Sciences Department will present at The Bankers Association for Finance and Trade (BAFT) Global Banking Conference in New York City on July 12, 2019. Dr. Schippers will speak about the critical nature of consistent and persistent defense measures in cybersecurity as part of a panel including experts from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and the Money Laundering, Forfeiture and Bank Fraud Unit of the FBI. Thought leaders from Microsoft, The Clearing House, Visa, Deutsche Bank, and many other global organizations will also present industry updates and emerging trends during the BAFT conference.

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