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Roose, Amelia
Amelia Roose first came to Rochester on her way to a family cottage in Lapeer. Roose and her husband chose to make their home here after living in other cities, and today they consider it their hometown. Roose is a member of St. Andrew Roman Catholic Parish, where she has taught Religious Education for 17 years. A supporter of the OPC Senior Center, Roose recalls the construction of the facility and shares her enthusiasm for Rochester's older adult community. This interview was conducted at the OPC Senior Center on May 27, 2010 by Oakland University students Amy Robillard and Steve Rakoczy. Run time 5:06.
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Posted on 12/15/2010
Hollerud, Marie
Marie Hollerud has been a part of the Rochester community throughout her entire life. She speaks here about attending Rochester Community Schools, her memories of growing up with many animals, and things that have changed since her childhood. Recorded by Cornelia Pokrzywa. Run time 4:56.
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Posted on 02/23/2011
Packard, Sandra
Sandra Packard, Professor, Educational Leadership, served as Oakland University's only female president from 1992-1995. In this oral history, she discusses her experiences as President and her teaching career. This oral history was conducted by Samantha D. Wolf, a freshman, undecided major on March 31, 2011, at Pawley Hall in Sandra Packard's office, as part of a class project for WRT 160, Winter 2011. Run time 21:46.
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Posted on 04/07/2011