Nightingale Nursing Award winners announced

Oakland University’s School of Nursing and its Board of Visitors are celebrating 30 years of honoring Michigan’s top nurses at its annual Nightingale Awards for Nursing Excellence.® The only event of its kind in the state, this prestigious awards ceremony will be held on May 10, 2018 at the San Marino Club in Troy. The awards were created to spotlight nurses from a variety of clinical roles who go above and beyond in their care for their patients and their families.

Remembering Shelby

Inspired by their daughter’s memory, the parents of an Oakland University graduate and psychology major who was killed last June in a car crash on I-75 have established the Shelby Jane Seyburn Foundation as a way to keep their daughter’s legacy alive while continuing to support the research she was passionate about at OU.

Students learn from patients and caregivers at physical therapy workshop

With a focus on promoting a community-based approach to health education, students and leaders in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program at Oakland University and the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program at Baker College of Auburn Hills came together in OU’s Human Health Building to talk with individuals who have neurological impairments.

Parking Pardon: Late fees waived until April 20

The Oakland University Police Department wants to help you hit the reset button on your parking violations. Until Friday, April 20, late fees for OUPD parking tickets received Jan. 1, 2017, through March 8, 2018, are waived.

Spring commencement to honor graduates April 26-28

Oakland University will recognize its spring 2018 graduates at five commencement ceremonies, which will all take place in the O’rena, on OU’s campus. 

Inauguration of Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, M.D.

Oakland University proudly announces the inauguration of its seventh president, Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, M.D. Ceremony details inside.

  

57 Questions with President Pescovitz

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  • Oakland University offers 277 degree and certificate programs with more than 19,000 students currently enrolled. A public university situated on 1,443 acres, OU spans two thriving cities, Auburn Hills and Rochester Hills, in southeast Michigan.

    Overachievers thrive at OU. Students conduct research as early as their freshman year, gain global perspectives studying abroad, compete in Division I athletics, lead student orgs, perform on stage and learn without limits.

  • In 1957, Matilda Dodge Wilson donated her estate to establish what is now Oakland University. The estate includes the National Historic Landmark Meadow Brook Hall, which Matilda built with her second husband Alfred Wilson from 1926-29.

    Matilda was inspired by steel pioneer and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, quoting him that she wanted to provide "ladders upon which the aspiring can rise."

  • 140

    bachelor's degree programs

  • 137

    doctoral, master's degree and certificate programs

  • 28

    programs offered in Macomb County

  • 19,000+

    students enrolled in fall 2017

  • 3.4

    incoming freshmen GPA

  • 15.6%

    increase in overall enrollment in the past decade

  • 810

    international students

  • 106K

    alumni with 72% living in Michigan

  • 18

    NCAA Division I men’s and women’s varsity sports programs

  • 40+

    countries where students are studying abroad

  • 300

    student organizations

  • 2,700

    students who live in on-campus housing (13% of student population)