Auburn Hills

President Visits Ann Arbor to Promote Min. Wage Increase

April 2nd 2014

President Obama Visits Ann Arbor to Promote Minimum Wage Increase (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 2, 2014) The move is on in Michigan and across the country to raise the minimum wage, and to help promote the effort President Barack Obama came to Ann Arbor for a speech at the University of Michigan. Stepping off Air […]

Michigan Pinball Expo at Oakland University April 3-6

March 27th 2014

Michigan Pinball Expo at Oakland University April 3-6 (Press Release, March 27, 2014) Welcome to the Michigan Pinball Expo 2014! Sponsored by Environment by Design Landscaping This event is designed to be “FAMILY FRIENDLY” and we encourage everyone to come out and have a wonderful experience playing over 100 machines at the Michigan Pinball Expo. […]

TEDx Conference comes to OU March 15

March 13th 2014

TEDx Conference comes to OU March 15 (Oakland University Press Release, March 13, 2014) In the spirit of spreading ideas, spurring dialogue and sharing knowledge, Oakland University will host its first-ever TEDx Conference. Along with a number of educational exhibits, the event will offer presentations from experts in a variety of fields. Featured speakers all […]

Lt. Governor Calley Talks to College Republicans (video)

March 8th 2014

Lt. Governor Calley Talks to College Republicans (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 8, 2014) Lt. Governor Brian Calley visited Oakland University Friday to meet with the College Republicans and talk about issues important to him in his past three years of working in the executive branch with Governor Rick Snyder.  Calley is hoping to be […]

OU Ranks 4th in Country for Percentage of Women in Engineering

March 4th 2014

OU Ranks 4th in Country for Percentage of Women in Engineering (Oakland University Press Release, March 4, 2014) Oakland University is ranked fourth in the country for the percentage of women tenured/tenure-track faculty in engineering. According to recent data from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Oakland University is among national leaders in categories […]

MEAP Scores Released, Improvement in Reading Celebrated

February 28th 2014

MEAP Scores Released, Improvement in Reading Celebrated (Michigan Dept. of Education Press Release, Feb. 28, 2014) Reading test scores for Michigan fourth graders improved for the fourth consecutive year, the Michigan Department of Education reported today. Results from the Fall 2013 Michigan Education Assessment Program (MEAP) are reflective of what children had learned the previous […]

Oakland University, MSU & U of M get new License Plates

February 14th 2014

Oakland University, MSU & U of M get new Fundraising License Plates (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 14, 2014) Grizzly fans, as well as folks who like the Spartans and the Wolverines, can now get newly designed license plates from the Secretary of State.  SOS has an entire line of special fundraising plates depicting each of […]

Oakland University Freshman Died in Ferndale Home

February 12th 2014

Oakland University Freshman Died in Ferndale Home (Oakland University Press Release, Feb. 12, 2014) The Oakland University community is mourning the loss of an 18-year-old freshman, who passed away at his home in Ferndale on Monday, Feb. 10, as a result of cardiac arrest. DeMal Coleman was a resident in Hamlin Hall and a participant […]

Bridge Magazine Ranks Michigan School Districts

February 9th 2014

Bridge Magazine Ranks Michigan School Districts (Crystal Proxmire, Feb. 9, 2014) Bridge Magazine looked at public school districts and public charters and compared them based on performance weighted by economics to determine how schools are performing compared to expectations.  The publication used three years’ worth of data and ranked the schools.  A score of 100 […]

Auburn Hills City Manager Pete Auger to Lead MLGMA

February 6th 2014

Auburn Hills City Manager Pete Auger to Lead MLGMA (MLGMA Press Release, Feb. 6, 2014) Auburn Hills City Manager Pete Auger is the new leader of a statewide association representing Michigan’s municipal managers. Auger was named the 2014 president of the Michigan Local Government Management Association (MLGMA) during the organization’s annual Winter Institute Jan. 28-Jan. […]

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