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SOGI #1 – Sean Kosofsky Comes Home to Talk about Bullying

February 5th 2016

SOGI #1 – Sean Kosofsky Comes Home to Talk about Bullying (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 4, 2016) Troy, MI – An Oakland University graduate and longtime advocate for LGBT equality, Sean Kosofsky, returned to Michigan to be the keynote speaker for the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues in Education Conference on Jan. 29. The […]

Dawn Aubry named Director of Undergraduate Admissions at OU

December 12th 2015

Dawn Aubry named Director of Undergraduate Admissions at OU (Oakland University Press Release, Dec. 12, 2015) Auburn Hills, MI – Following an extensive search, Dawn Aubry, of Oakland Township, has been selected to become Oakland University’s Director of Undergraduate Admissions. Aubry brings more than 20 years of higher education experience in roles of continually increasing […]

OU Camp Coordinator Honored for Saving Boy’s Life

September 10th 2015

OU Camp Coordinator Honored for Saving Boy’s Life (OU Police Dept. Press Release, Sept. 10, 2015) It was a normal School of Engineering and Computer Science summer camp day when students went to lunch on August 6. However, all that changed in an instant when a 9-year-old boy began choking on carrots and started having […]

Auburn Hills Welcomes Sweets! – Age Friendly Café

May 21st 2015

Auburn Hills Welcomes Sweets! – Age Friendly Café (Steve Cohen, Auburn Hills Director of Community Development, May 21, 2015) Family owned and operated Sweets!, located at 3395 Auburn Road in Downtown Auburn Hills, has started a new initiative in honor of the City’s Age-Friendly Auburn Hills program. Tuesday’s are now “Senior Day” at this one-of-a-kind café.  Seniors citizens can […]

SOGI Story #4: Increasing Support for LGBT Youth of Color and Faith

March 15th 2015

SOGI Story #4: Increasing Support for LGBT Youth of Color and Faith (C. Proxmire, March. 15, 2015) The SOGI (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity) Issues in Education Conference is hosted each year by Oakland University, with the aim of giving educators and social workers tools they need to understand how best to work with LGBTQ […]