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Press Releases

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Friday, August 18, 2017
Baker College has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant of nearly $512,000 to advance photonics and laser education at Baker College and in Michigan through June 2020. The goal, according to Anca Sala, Ph.D., Baker College dean of the College of Engineering, is to educate more students to become qualified photonics, laser and fiber optics technicians to meet industry need – ...read more
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Thursday, August 17, 2017
Photo courtesy Michael Gould “World Without Ice,” a thought-provoking multimedia art installation focusing on Earth’s changing climate, will be open for public viewing between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. from Tuesday, Sept. 5 through Saturday, Sept. 9 at Oakland University’s Varner Lab Theatre. “The issue of climate change and the questions surrounding it are among the most ...read more
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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Sheldon R. Gordon, P h.D., a professor in the department of Biological Sciences, has been awarded a $15,000 Eye and Vision Research grant by Eversight, a global nonprofit network of eye banks. The grant was awarded in support of his work in the area of corneal research. Dr. Gordon is among nine recipients who received grants from Eversight for research projects that align with the ...read more
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Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Baker College System’s business education programs have received reaffirmation of accreditation from the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) through July 31, 2023. “The IACBE self-study and site visits are tedious, challenging and rewarding and ultimately substantiate the quality of Baker College’s business programs and offerings,” said ...read more
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Thursday, August 10, 2017
PONTIAC, MI, August 9, 2017 DASI Solutions is elated to announce the graduation of its first cohort to particpate in the recently launched Pre-Apprenticeship program on August 24. In addition to the Industrial Design Technician Apprenticeship Program, DASI Soltuions has now launched a Pre-Apprenticeship program in response to the skilled trades gap that has been effecting both the manufacturing ...read more
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Thursday, August 10, 2017
OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – The Oakland Fire Training Institute at Oakland Community College (OCC) is hosting a free orientation session for the Fire Academy on August 16, 2017. “The Oakland Fire Training Institute is a well-known and well-respected training entity in the fire service community. Fire Chiefs from across this region tell us when they hire a graduate from this Academy, ...read more
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Thursday, August 10, 2017
New No-Cost Training Partnership Announced at OCC OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – Three information sessions, Thursday, August 10 (2 p.m.), Wednesday, August 16 (5:30 p.m.), and Thursday, August 24 (10 a.m.), have been announced for a new PLC (programmable logic controller) Robotics Technician Training Program at Oakland Community College. The program is offered at no charge to qualified ...read more
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Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Which one is right for you? You've probably heard the phrase "There's an app for that." Need to send a document half-way around the world for someone to sign? There's an app for that. Want to track your expenses and income? There's an app for that. Looking for a pet sitter for next weekend? There's an app for that. So in the world of ready-made software solutions, ...read more
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Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Jamal Aliah, director of Intelligence Matters, LLC., will present a hands-on lecture on the legal and cultural issues surrounding interactions between the Arab-American community and first responders on Monday, Sept. 11 at Oakland University. The lecture will take place from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Gold Rooms at the Oakland Center, 312 Meadow Brook Road. “Mr. Aliah’s talk is an ...read more
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Tuesday, August 08, 2017
The Oakland University Board of Trustees voted at its August formal meeting to approve the creation of a School of Music, Theatre and Dance. This move follows a consistent expansion and transformation of programs offered by the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance over the past 35 years. “We developed the School of Music, Theatre and Dance to be housed within the College of Arts and ...read more
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Thursday, August 03, 2017
Dr. Andrei Slavin, a distinguished professor and chair of the Department of Physics at Oakland University, has been awarded a $210,829 grant from the National Science Foundation as part of a collaborative research project which seeks to develop a new type of terahertz generator that can be used in a variety of fields, including communication, medical imaging and security. “Existing ...read more
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Wednesday, August 02, 2017
From left, Shailesh Lal, Luis Villa-Diaz, Randal Westrick and Rasul Chaudhry are pictured with the certificates they received after taking part in this year's Summer Institute on Scientific Teaching. With the goal of improving student learning, a select group of faculty members in Oakland University’s Department of Biological Sciences attended a national conference dedicated to ...read more
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Thursday, July 27, 2017
The genetic information in a kernel of corn could be a key to better understanding how normal cells become cancerous in humans, according to a recent collaborative study conducted by researchers from Oakland University and the University of Florida. “This is an exciting development as it suggests we can use plants as model systems to better understand human disease,” said Dr. Gerard ...read more
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Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Oakland University’s Department of Psychology is launching two new programs this fall that could help students save time and tuition by allowing them to complete both their undergraduate and graduate degrees sooner. “We are very excited about these new programs,” said Todd Shackelford, Ph.D., distinguished professor and chair of the Department of Psychology at Oakland ...read more
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Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Are you ready for college? Oakland University is hosting an event to help high school students and their family members find out how they can prepare for college. The event takes place from 1-4:30 p.m. on OU’s campus. Check-in begins at 12:30 p.m. in the Oakland Center Banquet Rooms. Admissions and financial aid experts discuss a range of topics including: The college selection process ...read more
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Monday, July 24, 2017
Cleamon Moorer Jr., DBA, Baker College’s dean of the College of Business, is one of Black Enterprise magazine’s 100 Modern Men of Distinction with the moniker “Mr. Higher Learning.” “To be called ‘Mr. Higher Learning’ is more than humbling,” said Moorer, who holds a doctorate in business administration and has been in higher education business ...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 the ...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 3 rd year 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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