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Colleges/Universities

Published April 5, 2020

METRO DETROIT — April is Financial Literacy Month, and what better way to invest your money than providing a better future for your children with funds to attend college?

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Published January 29, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — Oakland University has been given funds to preserve records chronicling the university’s history, as well as original materials on the history of Oakland County, the Civil War, women’s studies and other fields.

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Published January 20, 2020

UTICA — A local resident who is an instructor at Oakland Community College received his certification as a NC3 master instructor in October.

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Published January 15, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — Seven Oakland University students will be recognized for their work in breaking down racial and cultural barriers during the university’s annual Keeper of the Dream Scholarship Awards Celebration.

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Published November 6, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — On Nov. 5, voters in the Oakland Community College district, which includes almost all of Oakland County and parts of Lapeer, Livingston and Washtenaw counties, overwhelmingly passed the college’s operating millage renewal.

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Published October 29, 2019

OAKLAND COUNTY — On Nov. 5, residents of the Oakland Community College district, which includes almost all of Oakland County and parts of Lapeer, Livingston and Washtenaw counties, will be asked to renew the college’s operating millage.

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Published October 24, 2019

DETROIT — Students at Wayne State University joined together with students from four other Michigan universities to set a new world record for the largest periodic table.

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Published September 11, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Thousands of students recently took part in move-in days at Oakland University in Rochester Hills Aug. 30 and Sept. 1, and they might want to keep working on their organization, equipment and décor until they have it just right for their needs.

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Published September 6, 2019

MOUNT CLEMENS — A pair of Macomb County organizations are coming together for an educational expo.

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Published August 20, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — The Rochester Hills Historic Districts Commission recently awarded Rochester University the Earl E. Borden Historic Preservation Award for preserving and restoring a historical barn and silo, which date back to the early 1900s.

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Published July 12, 2019

DETROIT — Marygrove College, which stood as a pillar of education in Detroit for 92 years, announced June 12 that it would permanently close at the end of its fall 2019 semester.

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Published April 19, 2019

FERNDALE — A proposed downtown Baker College campus will not happen in the city of Ferndale.

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Published April 15, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On April 8, the Royal Oak City Commission voted 6-1 to approve an agreement of sale and license use with Oakland Community College for property located at the southwest corner of Main and Seventh streets.

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Published March 5, 2019

TROY — When Troy native Aaron Lai, 20, ran track during his four years at Troy High School, he said his personal best was as a sprinter.

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Published March 5, 2019

FERNDALE — A project to build a downtown Ferndale Baker College campus has left residents feeling concerned about the possible development. 

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Published February 27, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS —  Oakland University officials recently appointed Duane Mezwa as the interim dean of the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.

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Published February 6, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — Frigid temperatures led to a burst pipe at approximately 4 a.m. Feb. 1 in the Oakland University Kresge Library. 

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Published February 4, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Macomb County residents may recall how a “fatberg” was discovered and was subsequently removed at the Clintondale Pump Station in September 2018. Now, local college professors are studying how to prevent such entities from backing up drains in the future.

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Published January 23, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — Founding Dean Robert Folberg will step down soon from the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.

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Published January 23, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — Award-winning journalist and communications strategist Jeff Johnson did not mince words about the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. “What does the ‘dream’ mean to me?” he asked Jan. 21 at Oakland University. “I think that most diversity inclusion stuff is really cute. I’ve seen the pamphlets. Every campus has one.”

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