A group of Oakland University students spent part of their winter break studying tropical field ecology in the wilds of Ecuador. Their destinations included the capital city of Quito, the Antisana Volcano, the Amazon Rain Forest, Bella Vista Cloud Forest and a host of other sites that brought them into close proximity with diverse animal and plant life. The 10-day excursion was part of the BIO 4333 course taught by biology professor Scott Tiegs. “It's one thing to read about these different
For the full newsletter, visit https://mailchi.mp/spudsoftware/dashboard-reporting-1194069New year, new me: A phrase we hear every January, but for many it remains hollow. At Spud Software, we believe in maintaining a healthy lifestyle throughout the year – not just January. Therefore, it is our mission to provide our employees with the best possible work life experience.Read more...
Do you have parents that are considering downsizing this year? Do you know someone who is ready to transition to a more carefree lifestyle? Then have them try Pomeroy Rochester Independent Living. Right now, Pomeroy is offering their newly furnished Guest Suite to guests 55+ and older for only $50 per night, including activities, social hour and two chef-prepared meals daily. It's not just living. It's Pomeroy Living.
Auburn Hills Chamber, others recognize Oakland University's Organic Farm and founder with community awards
Oakland University’s Campus Student Organic Farm (CSOF) and its founder and director Fay Hansen, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, finished out the 2019 farming season by being recognized with two community awards. In November, Professor Hansen, along with student farmers Sean MacMahan and Katelyn Smoger, accepted the “Future Workforce Fuelers” award at the annual Best of MichBusiness Awards and Gala held at the Shriner’s Garden Event Center in Southfield. Professor
Saginaw, MI: Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants has been named to Forbes’ Top Recommended Tax and Accounting Firms for 2020. Yeo & Yeo was listed as one of 112 firms nationwide recommended for tax services. “Being named as a top tax firm in the country is a tremendous honor,” said David Jewell, Principal and leader of the firm’s Tax Service Line. “We are thankful for the trust that our clients have put in our tax professionals, and for the long-term relationships that we have with so many of them. We
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. “My show celebrates the work of Andrew Lloyd Webber chronologically and, while doing so, I discuss my relationship with the man and his music through my own life and stories,” Young said.Young made his Broadway debut as Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar,
Dear Fellow Community Members, We ask you to please take a few moments to learn about our upcoming “Make A Difference” Charity Auction by attending, sponsoring, or donating to our silent or live auction. On Friday, April 24, 2020 we will host our 30th Annual Charity Auction “Kentucky Derby” Gala at Petruzzello’s Banquet Hall in Troy. This evening is dedicated to raising funds that directly benefit job training and placement programs for individuals with disabilities. Please consider helping us
For the full newsletter, visit https://mailchi.mp/spudsoftware/dashboard-reporting-1194065 Improving Workflows ?? How do you track and enforce your workflows? We’d love to discuss and learn more about your processes. Read on for things to consider when maintaining workflows.Read more...
Saginaw, MI: David R. Youngstrom, CPA, and Michael A. Georges, CPA, have been reelected to the Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants board of directors effective January 1, 2020, announced Thomas E. Hollerback, president & CEO. They will each serve a two-year term. David R. Youngstrom, CPA, principal, is the firm’s Assurance Service Line leader. He is responsible for all audits performed throughout Michigan and provides audit services for school districts, government entities, and for-profit businesses.
For the full newsletter, visit https://mailchi.mp/spudsoftware/dashboard-reporting-1194061 What are your New Year’s resolutions this year? Are you hoping to grow your business? Maybe you’d like to improve morale around the office. No matter the business resolution, there are certain steps that will surely help get you where you need to be.Read more...
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. “The story follows the arc of a fictionalized character, Blanche de la Force, though the other nuns portrayed in the play were real-life individuals,” said Dr. Drake Dantzler, director and associate professor of music at OU. “It is a mediation on faith,
Saginaw, MI:Yeo & Yeo proudly recognized 11 associates across the firm’s companies for milestone anniversaries at the firm’s annual holiday celebration held at Horizons Conference Center in Saginaw. The following professionals were honored for 25 years of service. Fred Miller, Vice President, Yeo & Yeo Computer Consulting, assists with the administration of YYCC, manages the Business Applications Group, and works with clients to support their technology goals. Rebecca Millsap, Managing Principal, Yeo
Oakland University students continued to demonstrate their research excellence at the 2019 Sigma Xi Annual Meeting and Student Research Conference, which took place November 14-17 in Madison, Wisconsin.This year, five students received superior presentation awards in diverse disciplines including Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry, and Microbiology and Molecular Biology. “This is a wonderful recognition of the hard work our students and their mentors perform every day to
Dewpoint chose our partners wisely and is working with Datrium to offer you disaster recovery capabilities to protect your business. Here is a short video with additional information: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mrokhzZSVE&feature=youtu.be
Please take a few moments and read our attached white paper regarding VDI. VDI delivers savings and scalability and security to support the goals of your business. You may have heard of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), and possibly even previously looked at it , but found the costs outweighed the benefits for your organization. Throughout this paper, we are going to explore the various reasons companies are re-evaluating VDI and making the switch. For the most part, the way organizations handle IT
LANSING, Mich. – The rest of Michigan now knows what Dewpoint employees have known all along: The Lansing area’s leading Information Technology consulting firm goes above and beyond to enhance and enrich the workplace culture. Dewpoint was named among Michigan’s 100 “Cool Places to Work 2018” by Crain’s Detroit Business. Dewpoint has been named as one of the “Cool Places to Work” every year Crain’s has compiled the awards, which are based on employee input. Crain’s singled out several specific areas that