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Former GM CEO designates MBH as beneficiary
Meadow Brook Hall received a $500,000 gift from the International Paper Company Foundation in honor of Roger B. Smith, a board director of the company. Smith, who died Nov. 29, 2007, at age 82, designated the hall as a beneficiary through the company’s “Charitable Award Program for Education in Honor of its Directors.”
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Estate Gift benefits MBH

Sometimes generosity is inspired by the small pleasures in life. For Lucille Cross it was walking the family dog on Meadow Brook Hall’s beautiful grounds and the kind staff she encountered along the way that moved her to donate $25,000 to the hall. Lucille, who died at age 98, bequeathed the estate gift in her will. She discovered Meadow Brook Hall’s peaceful environment as a resident of Walton Woods, a senior development nearby. 


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Friendship spans time, inspires scholarship
Hugh Elliott, long-time Oakland University benefactor, lives by the motto that we should “judge a person not on net worth, but on self worth.” It’s why he believes so strongly in giving back to the community – through resources, time and compassion.
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Zeigler Foundation eyes innovative research at ERI
Through a national search, the scientific board of the E. Matilda Zeigler Foundation chose Andrew Goldberg, Oakland University Eye Research Institute associate professor, as one of three outstanding new investigators in the area of eye research. 
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Beaumont Hospitals supports OU Nursing Conference
For the second year, William Beaumont Hospitals was the presenting sponsor of the Oakland University School of Nursing Envision Conference, aimed at sharing the latest technology and advancements for nurses and health care providers.
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Israel trip, partnership connects universities
The two universities are an ocean apart. Their cultures and politics have many differences. Yet their histories and vision for the future nearly mirror one another. Soon students and faculty from each institution will begin benefiting from their common ties.
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Donation funds finance research, curriculum
Today’s business world is multifaceted and everchanging. To keep up with current trends, effective research and up-to-date educational practices are a must.   
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St. John Providence Hospitals provide scholarship
Megan Jambeck can breathe easy. Thanks to a $5,000 scholarship from St. John Providence Hospitals, Jambeck is on track to graduate from Oakland University’s School of Nursing with a bachelor of science in nursing degree in May 2010. 
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Local educator’s bequest to benefit OU
Members of the Stoney Creek Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) turned to Oakland University to establish the Rosamond P. Haeberle Memorial Scholarship when Haeberle, a longtime member of the organization, left a bequest to the organization.
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