Talent Development Coalition
Thursday, August 22, 2019


The Oakland University Pontiac Initiative is collaborating with more than 27 organizations from government, industry, education and the non-profit sector as part of the Talent Development Coalition (TDC), which seeks to provide training and jobs for un- or underemployed workers using a $150,000 Marshall Plan for Talent Innovation Grant from the State of Michigan.


Oakland University Campus
Tuesday, August 20, 2019


As the fall semester approaches, Oakland University has received a record number of applications and is on pace to welcome its most academically talented freshman class. This year’s class of 2,717 freshmen holds an average GPA of 3.54 and an average SAT score of 1120. The university received applications from 14,858 freshmen and 3,427 transfers for a total of 18,285, the most applicants in OU’s history. 


Campus Student Organic Farm crowdfunding campaign
Monday, August 19, 2019


The Campus Student Organic Farm (CSOF) at Oakland University recently launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to expand their hoophouse, which will allow the CSOF to become even more sustainable in the future.


OU alumna is vocal coach for AGT golden buzzer recipients, Detroit Youth Choir
Thursday, August 15, 2019


When the Detroit Youth Choir returns to the America’s Got Talent stage later this month, Oakland University alumna British NiCole Burnett (BM ’06) will be watching.


Washtenaw Signing Ceremony
Tuesday, August 13, 2019


Leaders from Oakland University and Washtenaw Community College have signed agreements that will help streamline the transfer process for students pursing bachelor’s degrees in business administration, applied health sciences and nursing. 


Nicolas Giallombardo
Thursday, August 08, 2019


Nicolas Giallombardo, a student in OU’s Master of Accounting Program, is one of only 207 students in the country to receive a $10,000 scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). 


OU students, alumni in Michigan Legislature
Wednesday, August 07, 2019


Three Oakland University Political Science students — Timothy Kandow, Andrew Sebra, and Gustaf Vanderndonck — have been spending their summer getting hands-on experience working in the Michigan Senate.


Scholarship Recipients
Tuesday, August 06, 2019


Each year, as part of the OU-Pontiac Initiative, OU's Master of Public Administration Program provides scholarships for Pontiac nonprofit professionals to pursue a Nonprofit Management Certificate. 



Thursday, August 01, 2019


Oakland University is determined to be a leader in enhancing health and wellness in higher education. Now, thanks to an innovative partnership with Priority Health, this fitness focus is spreading with a comprehensive approach to wellness that reaches across campus and into the surrounding community.  


Information Technology
Wednesday, July 31, 2019


Oakland University’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology is ranked among the 25 best programs of its kind according to a recent survey by ValueColleges.com.


James and the Giant Peach
Tuesday, July 30, 2019


Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance presented James and the Giant Peach — directed by Lynnae Lehfeldt and based on Richard George’s adaptation of Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale — on May 17, May 19, June 7 in Varner Recital Hall on the OU campus.


Media Contacts

Brian Bierley
Director of Media Relations
(248) 370-4346
bierley@oakland.edu

Eric Reikowski
Public Information Specialist
(248) 370-4348
esreikow@oakland.edu

Sean Delaney
Public Information Specialist
(248) 370-3139
sdelaney@oakland.edu


David Groves
Director of Campus Communications
(248) 370-2759
groves@oakland.edu

Sports Information:
Maria Rivera
Assistant AD for Athletic Communications
(248) 370-3201
mariarivera@oakland.edu

Meadow Brook Hall:
Shannon O'Berski
Marketing and Communications Manager
Meadow Brook Hall
(248) 364-6263
stobersk@oakland.edu

Meadow Brook Theatre:
Cheryl Marshall
Acting Managing Director
(248) 370-3316
cmarshall@mbtheatre.com

Music, Theatre and Dance Department:
Carly Uhrig
Publicist
(248) 370-2032
uhrig@oakland.edu

Oakland University Art Gallery:
Dick Goody
OUAG Director
(248) 370-3008
goody@oakland.edu