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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Custom programming is a functional gift that you'll actually use.'Tis the season for snowmen and Santa, cheerful music, decorations and indulging in too many sweets. There are lights and garland decking the halls and carols on just about every radio station. If you venture into the mall you'll see it's bustling with people carrying packages and stopping at the gift wrapping stations. But not every ...read more
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Friday, December 08, 2017
OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – December 7, 2017 –At Oakland Community College’s November Board of Trustees meeting, officials were presented with the College’s Fiscal Year 2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) by independent auditing firm Plante Moran. Firm Partner Dana Coomes, CPA stated OCC was awarded, “an ‘unmodified’ opinion with no findings, which illustrates strong internal controls ...read more
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Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Oakland University’s (OU) Research Office and the School of Business Administration (SBA) have recently launched the Ideas 2 Business (I2B) program, a real-world, project-based experience connecting students with local businesses.   The program is an initiative of the newly-formed Mobilization Zone (MZ), focused on mobilizing university knowledge into the public domain for economic and ...read more
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Friday, December 01, 2017
OU students, staff and leaders collected 1,175 pounds of food to support the Macomb Food Program, more than double their initial goal. Back on November 18, more than 275 Oakland University students, staff and alumni participated in the Macomb County Santa Parade, an event that also marked the start of the group’s annual food drive to support the Macomb Food Program. The drive got off to an ...read more
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Thursday, November 30, 2017
PONTIAC, MI, November 29, 2017– DASI Solutions (DASI), an original Professional Channel reseller of Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD and design solutions, is expanding its reach once again, signing a contract to expand its Midwest territory to include Missouri and Kansas. The company recently expanded, in 2016, through the acquisition of San Diego based Digital Dimensions, another SOLIDWORKS ...read more
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Thursday, November 30, 2017
From the classroom to the Magic Kingdom, the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) at Oakland University is empowering students to pursue their passions.  “In addition to helping me develop strong leadership skills, my time with the ISE Department at Oakland University equipped me with various technical skills, which I use daily in my data analysis work,” said Kimmy Romstad, a ...read more
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Thursday, November 30, 2017
OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – November 30, 2017 –After a season of playing all teams in the Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) Eastern Conference, the Oakland Community College’s (OCC) Women’s Volleyball team went into the conference tournament and finished Eastern Conference Co-Champions. They share top honors with Mott Community College. OCC’s volleyball team ended their season ...read more
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Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Renowned drummer Chinelo Amen-Ra will join Oakland University’s Akwaaba African Ensemble, Ngoma World Percussion Ensemble and Pan-Jumbies Steel Band to present the annual fall World Music Concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 8 in Varner Recital Hall.  The program will feature music from Africa and the Caribbean, according to Mark Stone, an associate professor of World Music and Percussion in the ...read more
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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Spud Software developed a custom ride-share solution designed by college students for college students. Following up on our recent discussions about software development and the debate between native, web and hybrid applications, we're excited to announce the launch of the Campus Drive app, a custom software solution that included native app development for both Apple and Android ...read more
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Do you know which type of app is best for your business?We live in a world of "There's an app for that." There are apps that help you balance the budget, call a cab, decide what to eat for dinner and even chase imaginary monsters around your neighborhood. But apps aren't just for your personal life. Businesses are cashing in on the popularity of apps to not only manage their day-to-day operations ...read more
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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Oakland University students Alex Johnston and Marisa Brake, who work with Randal Westrick, Ph.D., in the Department of Biological Sciences, recently travelled over 4,000 miles to Heidelberg, Germany to attend a conference on mammalian genetics and genomics hosted by the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL).   “The Biological Sciences Department here at OU has a long tradition of ...read more
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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Oakland Dance Theatre and OU Repertory Dance Company will present their annual fall showcase from Thursday, Nov. 30 through Saturday, Dec. 2 in Varner Recital Hall at Oakland University.   “It will be a fun-filled artistic performance that is not to be missed,” said Gregory Patterson, associate professor of dance and chair of the Department of Dance at Oakland University.   The concert will ...read more
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Monday, November 20, 2017
First & Main of Auburn Hills is collecting hats, mittens, and scarves to donate to Grace Centers of Hope. Please stop by our welcome center at 3271 Five Points Drive in Auburn Hills to drop off a donation, or join us for a special reception on Dec. 7 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Refreshments will be provided.
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Friday, November 17, 2017
OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – November 17, 2017 –Anyone caring for an aging or ailing loved one knows the challenge of being unsure of where to turn for help. Learn about support and resources for caregivers on Thursday, November 30 from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm at Oakland Community College’s Auburn Hills Campus. This event is free and open to all. Speaker Pamela Miller-Malone, shares insight from her ...read more
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Thursday, November 16, 2017
The Small Company Internship Award (SCIA) Program is giving Oakland University students a new way to connect with innovative Michigan businesses seeking interns to work on projects that are both beneficial to the company and academically relevant to the student.   “Last April, OU became an affiliate member of the Michigan Corporate Relations Network (MCRN), a state program designed to foster ...read more
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Spencer Kelly, a former OUCARES participant and current dual enrollment student at OU, started The Expedition Soap Company in September 2016. When 16-year-old Spencer Kelly’s bicycle was stolen last year, his father bought him a replacement – with one caveat. He had to find a way to pay back the money. Fueled by his entrepreneurial spirit, Kelly started a journey to founding his own retail soap ...read more
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – November 14, 2017 –In a region known for its foodies and talent, winning is important to Oakland Community College (OCC) Culinary Studies Institute (CSI) alumni. Great chefs know winning takes passion, stamina, creativity, attention to detail and remarkable training as the key ingredients – and the competition is as stiff as a good meringue on a holiday pie.For the ...read more
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – November 14, 2017 –Saudi Arabian counselors, principals and supervisors spent a full day immersed in Oakland Early College’s (OEC) educational processes as part of the Galileo-Saudi Arabia Leadership Project at Oakland University. It is just one of the stops on their research and educational journey to rebuild Saudi Arabia’s educational systemA recognized leader for its ...read more
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Wednesday, November 08, 2017
How can you implement the principles of gaming to increase engagement?Let's face it, life is a lot more engaging when it's fun. On Saturday you'd probably rather hit a college football game than rake leaves in your back yard. And there's a reason Friday is celebrated around the world - it's the start of the weekend fun. But did you know that you can apply the principles of engaging through fun to ...read more
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Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Esys Automation, a full-service automation equipment integrator serving the automotive, construction vehicle, and general manufacturing industries, has been awarded a Top Workplaces honor by the Detroit Free Press for the fourth year in a row. The Top Workplaces list, which is based solely on the results of a third party–administered employee survey, measures several aspects of workplace ...read more
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Thursday, November 02, 2017
Spud Software, a local, Michigan-based Custom Software Development company, has received recognition for a job well done from Success Group International (SGI) after an EXPO they participated in recently.  “Thanks again for all you have done for us. I have been working small to large projects for over 45 years, and Spud is the best development company with whom I have had the pleasure of working. ...read more
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Thursday, October 26, 2017
Esys Automation, a full-service automation equipment integrator serving the automotive, construction vehicle, and general manufacturing industries, has received a Supplier Recognition Award from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA US LLC) in appreciation of production equipment developed for the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan production line. FCA US LLC recently recognized Esys during a special ...read more
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Thursday, December 22, 2016
Interest in collaborative robot technology continues to grow. Our thoughtful use of collaborative robotics is driving productivity in both small tier manufacturers as well as fortune 500 companies.   Easily configurable automation has become a priority in plants around the world, as companies seek new and cost-effective ways of responding to rapidly changing customer requirements. Esys is on ...read more
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Monday, December 19, 2016
Esys Automation, a leading full-service automation solutions provider, has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Detroit Free Press for the 3rdyear in a row. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several ...read more
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