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Monday, August 3, 2015 (Today)
Macomb Pitch 2015
All day event
The Macomb-OU INCubator is pleased to announce its second-annual independent pitch competition! With generous support from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, as well as local businesses and partners, we will be awarding over $20,000 in cash and in-kind prizes to Michigan-based, high-growth, technology, startup companies.

Visit the official Mac-OU INC application form for prizes, qualifications and deadlines. Applications are due Monday, August 3, 2015, by 5 p.m.
Location
Macomb-OU INCubator
6633 18 Mile Road
Sterling Heights MI, 48314
Map & Directions
Contact
Joan Carleton
(586) 884-9324
jfcarlet@oakland.edu




Orientation Week
All day event
Every August OUWB hosts Orientation Week to welcome a new class of medical students to campus. During this first week of classes, students also have the opportunity to engage in co-curricular events and activities that engage them with the larger OUWB community of students, faculty and staff. The week culminates with the White Coat Ceremony, where they receive their stethoscopes and white coats, and recite the Oath of Geneva to mark the formal start of their medical education
Location
216 O'Dowd Hall
Oakland University
Rochester MI, 48309
Map & Directions
Contact
Colleen Arnett
(248) 370-2593
arnett@oakland.edu




Parent Orientation
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Oakland University’s parent orientation program acquaints parents with the many resources and support services available to students and families during this important and exciting time. To sign up for a parent orientation please visit oakland.edu/orientation.
We invite you to join us for Grizzly celebration at the end of the program.
Location
Oakland Center
Rochester Michigan, 48309
Map & Directions
Contact
Yoel Joa
(248) 370-4653
gold@oakland.edu




New Student Orientation - Part One
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
New students are required to attend a two-part orientation. During Part One of New Student Orientation, students will meet with their assigned academic adviser, register for classes, explore the campus and learn about university policies and resources and much more. To sign up for Part One, please visit oakland.edu/orientation. Students will need their Grizzly ID in order to sign up, which can found in their acceptance letter. Part Two of New Student Orientation will be held on Wednesday, September 2, 2015.
Location
Oakland Center
Rochester Michigan, 48309
Map & Directions
Contact
Yoel Joa
(248) 370-4653
gold@oakland.edu




Board of Trustees Formal Session
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location
Elliott Hall Auditorium
Oakland University
Rochester, MI, 48309
Map & Directions
Contact
Rhonda Saunders
(248) 370-3112
saunders@oakland.edu




Tuesday, August 4, 2015
"New Faculty - Getting Started at OU - Pre-Orientation" workshop series
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
This series of pre-orientation workshops provides hands-on guided development to prepare you for your first semester teaching at OU. By the end of the day you will have a foundation for teaching OU students, develop your syllabus, jump into your course management online space and practice the basics of technology in your classroom.

Register for one or all sessions at oakland.edu/cetl/newfaculty.
You must come prepared with your OU Net ID, ADMNET, and Passord.

10:00 am - 11:00 am - Teaching and Learning at OU
11:15 am - 12:45 pm - Developing Your Syllabus
1:45 pm - 3:15 pm    - Moodle: OU's Learning Management System
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm    - Classroom Technology

All sessions will be recorded for those who cannot attend. Visit oakland.edu/cetl/newfaculty.

For questions contact Suzanne Flattery at flattery@oakland.edu.
Location
200A Elliott Hall
2200 Squirrel Road
Rochester MI, 48309
Map & Directions
Contact
Suzanne Flattery
(248) 370-2466
flattery@oakland.edu




Moodle III — Forums and Chat
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Communication tools are the basis of online teaching. This step-by-step workshop will cover the forum and chat tools. The construction of topics, navigation and pedagogy of an asynchronous bulletin board and synchronous chat will be covered. Additionally, the lecture will capture functionality, web conference scheduling, and setting up groups will be shown. 

Requirements: No experience necessary. You must bring your Oakland University email login and password. 
Location
Kresge Library - 430R
2200 Squirrel Road
Rochester MI, 48309
Map & Directions
Contact
Nic Bongers
(248) 370-4566
bongers@oakland.edu




Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Transfer Student Orientation
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
This event is the second section of the two-part Transfer Student Orientation. Part Two is the on-campus component and gives students the opportunity to meet with an academic adviser, create a plan of study and register for classes. Students must complete Part One before attending Part Two. For more information please visit oakland.edu/tso.
Location
Oakland Center
Rochester Michigan, 48309
Map & Directions
Contact
Yoel Joa
(248) 370-4653
gold@oakland.edu




Training: WebEx
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description: WebEx is synchronous video-conferencing software for teaching. It offers audio, video, text chat, and presentation space. An instructor typically talks into a microphone and demonstrates any types of files or webpages on their own computer to students at a distance. This workshop, taught by eLIS staff, will teach instructors how to use WebEx.
Location
Kresge Library - 430R
2200 Squirrel Road
Rochester MI, 48309
Map & Directions
Contact
Shaun Moore
(248) 370-4566
samoore@oakland.edu




Friday, August 7, 2015
Men's Invitational Golf Event
All day event
Contact the golf shop at 248-364-6300 ext. 2 for details.
Location
Katke-Cousins Golf Course
Rochester MI, 48309
Map & Directions
Contact
Perry Busse
(248) 364-6300
busse@oakland.edu




Fridays at Noon Carillon Series
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Every Friday at noon, Oakland University’s carillonneur plays a live concert for a ½ hour. The program is selected by Dennis Curry and will generally relate to to something happening on campus or in the world.

Visit oakalnd.edu/elliott-tower for more information about the Elliott Tower. 
Location
Elliott Tower
Oakland University
Rochester MI, 48309
Map & Directions
Contact
Dennis Curry
(248) 508-7050
dcarillon@aol.com




Are You Ready for College?
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come to this event to find out! We’ll discuss the college selection process, transitioning from high school to college, and how to finance your education. Our admissions and financial aid experts will be ready, so bring your questions! Reservations are required. 


Location
Oakland Center
Rochester Michigan, 48309
Map & Directions
Contact
(248) 370-3360
visit@oakland.edu




White Coat Ceremony
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The White Coat Ceremony marks the beginning of each student's journey toward becoming a physician. RSVP by July 24, 2015 to oakland.edu/medicine/rsvp
Location
Meadow Brook Hall
Rochester MI, 48309
Map & Directions
Contact
Patricia Gillespie
(248) 370-3612
gillesp2@oakland.edu




Summer Carillon Concert Series
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Oakland University inaugurates a new tradition of summer carillon recitals on the Elliott Tower Carillon — 6 Fridays @ 6 p.m. Our guest performers are all recognized international carillonneurs, and will provide a wide variety of music. 

All are invited to this series of free concerts. Bring a picnic and enjoy the fountain. Bring your friends to enjoy this unique and newest feature of Oakland University, with the newest carillon in the world. Tower tours will follow each recital.


About the carillon:

Learn more about the Elliott Tower at oakland.edu/elliott-tower


Location
Elliott Tower
Oakland University
Rochester MI, 48309
Map & Directions
Contact
Dennis Curry
(248) 508-7050
bells@oakland.edu




Monday, August 10, 2015
Transfer Student Orientation
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
This event is the second section of the two-part Transfer Student Orientation. Part Two is the on-campus component and gives students the opportunity to meet with an academic adviser, create a plan of study and register for classes. Students must complete Part One before attending Part Two. For more information please visit oakland.edu/tso.
Location
Oakland Center
Rochester Michigan, 48309
Map & Directions
Contact
Yoel Joa
(248) 370-4653
gold@oakland.edu




Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Chair and Program Director Retreat
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
An all day retreat for OU's Chairs and Program Directors.

To register click here.
Location
Gold Rooms B & C, Oakland Center
Rochester MI, 48309
Map & Directions
Contact
Suzanne Flattery
(248) 370-2466
flattery@oakland.edu




Moodle IV — Quizzes
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This hands-on workshop will teach the creation of online quizzes, questions and settings in Moodle. The benefits and limitations of using online quizzes in teaching and learning will be discussed. Quizzes are automatically graded and then linked to a grade book in Moodle. 

Requirements: No experience necessary. You must bring your Oakland University email login and password. 
Location
Kresge Library - 430R
2200 Squirrel Road
Rochester MI, 48309
Map & Directions
Contact
Nic Bongers
(248) 370-4566
bongers@oakland.edu




Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Women in Asset Management Conference
All day event

Location
Principal Financial Group
711 High Street
Des Moines IA, 50392
Map & Directions
Contact
Career Services
(248) 370-3250
careers@oakland.edu




New Student Orientation - Part One
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
New students are required to attend a two-part orientation. During Part One of New Student Orientation, students will meet with their assigned academic adviser, register for classes, explore the campus and learn about university policies and resources and much more. To sign up for Part One, please visit oakland.edu/orientation. Students will need their Grizzly ID in order to sign up, which can found in their acceptance letter. Part Two of New Student Orientation will be held on Wednesday, September 2, 2015.
Location
Oakland Center
Rochester Michigan, 48309
Map & Directions
Contact
Yoel Joa
(248) 370-4653
gold@oakland.edu




Parent Orientation
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Oakland University’s parent orientation program acquaints parents with the many resources and support services available to students and families during this important and exciting time. To sign up for a parent orientation please visit oakland.edu/orientation.
We invite you to join us for Grizzly celebration at the end of the program.
Location
Oakland Center
Rochester Michigan, 48309
Map & Directions
Contact
Yoel Joa
(248) 370-4653
gold@oakland.edu




Thursday, August 13, 2015
Training: Panopto
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description: Panopto is a lecture capture system that will record the video/audio in the classroom. The recording can then be edited and housed in a Moodle course for easy access for students. This workshop will cover the steps for using Panopto.
Location
Kresge Library - 430R
2200 Squirrel Road
Rochester MI, 48309
Map & Directions
Contact
Nic Bongers
(248) 370-4566
bongers@oakland.edu




Friday, August 14, 2015
Fridays at Noon Carillon Series
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Every Friday at noon, Oakland University’s carillonneur plays a live concert for a ½ hour. The program is selected by Dennis Curry and will generally relate to to something happening on campus or in the world.

Visit oakalnd.edu/elliott-tower for more information about the Elliott Tower. 
Location
Elliott Tower
Oakland University
Rochester MI, 48309
Map & Directions
Contact
Dennis Curry
(248) 508-7050
dcarillon@aol.com




Transfer Student Orientation
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
This event is the second section of the two-part Transfer Student Orientation. Part Two is the on-campus component and gives students the opportunity to meet with an academic adviser, create a plan of study and register for classes. Students must complete Part One before attending Part Two. For more information please visit oakland.edu/tso.
Location
Oakland Center
Rochester Michigan, 48309
Map & Directions
Contact
Yoel Joa
(248) 370-4653
gold@oakland.edu




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