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The New York Times highlights Oakland University during March Madness NCAA run
Great article by Joanne C. Gerstner: An N.C.A.A. Bid Means Name Recognition and More for Oakland

The Grizz visits elementary classrooms to inspire love of reading
During March is Reading Month, the Grizz Mascot visited 10 elementary schools as Grizzly Story Time Visits was launched. Oakland University AAAP alumni teachers had the opportunity to read the new children's book Hello, Grizz to their elementary classrooms and schools. Read More>>

AAAP ambassador Dr. Augustine Pounds connects with her roots
Dr. Augustine Pounds, alumni admissions ambassador, recently wrote a letter to future students from her hometown community and shared her success story and offered encouragement. Nearly 400 Pontiac, Michigan high school students received the letter during the last week of February 2010. Here is what she had to share>>

AAAP Upcoming Events

Meet the Grizz and Friends in Grand Rapids and Toledo next month at Oakland University Alumni Receptions to network and discover how to reconnect and meaningfully engage with your alma mater! Read More>>

    Grand Rapids Alumni Reception at the B.O.B
    Thursday, May 6, 2010 / 6-8 p.m.

    Toledo Alumni Reception at the Courtyard at the Navy Bistro
    Tuesday, May 11, 2010 / 6-8 p.m.

RSVP to AAAP Coordinator Luke Fleer at or (248) 370-4749
Nashville, TN Outreach April 24 - 26, 2010
The last weekend in April 2010 Nashville, TN area OU alumni are invited to team up with local AAAP ambassadors and AAAP coordinator at the Sunday, April 25, 2010 Greater Nashville Area National College Fair. On Saturday, April 24 Nashville area alumni are invited to join other OU alumni and AAAP coordinator for lunch at Nero's by Greenhills at 12:00pm or for breakfast on Monday, April 26 at Noshville's Greenhills at 7:30am. Over a dozen Nashville area alumni have responded and are expected to attend the luncheon on Saturday or the breakfast on Monday to reconnect with their alma mater and meet fellow alumni in the area.
AAAP Highlight

AAAP Spotlight
Over the past two years Tom Schramski has been an active alumni admissions ambassador for OU. Program coordinator Luke Fleer sat down with him and asked some key questions about his experiences through the AAAP. Read More>>
Alumni Admissions Ambassador Program
104J North Foundation Hall
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(248) 370-4749

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Did you know?

40 active AAAP ambassadors and family members enjoyed the 2nd annual AAAP Appreciation Night as the Men's Basketball team thumped the Jackrabbits of South Dakota State on February 18, 2010.  

To request a laminated pocket sized Oakland University's Top Ten Points of Pride for Alumni Admissions Ambassadors, just email   

Legacy and OUAA Scholarship applications increased in 2010!
Keep spreading the word and join the legacy!

There are over 40 photos of active ambassadors on the AAAP homepage  Photo Slideshow

There is still time to RSVP to be an alumni host at the May 18, 2010 Welcome Reception on OU's campus.


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