Office of Government and
Community Relations

Wilson Hall, Room 123
371 Wilson Boulevard
Rochester, MI 48309-4486
(location map)
(248) 370-3682

image of the top of the State of Michigan capitol building with the text "OU Day at the Capitol"

OU Day at the Capitol


Tuesday, March 15th, 2022
11:45am - 1:15pm

Registration coming soon.

In-person audience: State elected officials and staff
Virtual audience: OU students, faculty, staff, alumni, trustees, elected officials and friends of

2022 Topic: Strive for 45: Invest in Student Success
OU students, faculty, staff, alumni, elected officials and friends are invited to virtually observe a roundtable discussion about the Strive for 45: invest in student success campaign to advocate for more funding for Oakland University and higher education.

Following a “Welcome to the Capitol” message and remarks from Oakland University President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, M.D., participants will have an opportunity to hear firsthand from a diverse  panel of speakers, including elected officials, engaged in state government and politics:

 State Senator Ruth Johnson, OU alum
 State Representative Brenda Carter, OU alum
 OU Trustee Brian Calley
 OU Trustee David Kramer
 Jeff McAlvey, OU multi-client lobbyist
 Rochelle Black, OU VP, Government and Community Relations

OU Day at the Capitol is sponsored by the Office of Government and Community Relations, the Oakland University Alumni Association, the Oakland University Student Congress and Project Upward Bound