Fall 2016

Congratulations to OU’s 2016 Legacy Scholars

Five incoming freshmen and two transfer students represent the cohort of Legacy Scholars for 2016. Congratulations to these scholars and their Legacy relatives:

Kelly Chinoski; Rochester Hills, Michigan. Kelly is the daughter of Julie Chinoski, a double alumna: 1990 from the School of Health Sciences and 2005 from the School of Education and Human Services.

Benjamin Eidt
; Troy, Michigan. Benjamin’s mother graduated from the College of Arts and Sciences in 1991.

Madison Foldessy
; Shelby Township, Michigan. Madison’s parents, Glen and Holly Foldessy, both graduated from OU. Glen was a 1990 graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences and Holly is a 1991 alumna from the School of Education and Human Services.

Collin Osmun
; Naperville, Illinois. Collin is the son of Kenneth and Adrienne Osmun. Kenneth graduated from the School of Engineering and Computer Sciences in 1990 and Adrienne is a 1994 alumna from the School of Education and Human Services.

John Randle
; Northville, Michigan. John is the nephew of Wesley Williams, a 1975 alumnus from the School of Business Administration.

In addition to academic merit, eligibility for the Legacy Award and Legacy Transfer Award is based on Legacy status. An applicant must be the child, grandchild, sibling, niece or nephew of an OU 
alumni. These awards are not automatic; recipients are selected from the applicant pool by an alumni committee.


Collin Campbell, Oxford, Michigan. Campbell is the son of Dawn Campbell, a 1994 School of Business Administration alumna (not pictured).

Velinka Marton, Rochester Hills, Michigan. Marton’s sister, Rose Udicki, is a dual graduate (2002 and 2007) of the School of Health Sciences


Do you know a Legacy student who plans to attend OU next fall? The OUAA offers a $12,000 renewable ($3,000 per year for up to four consecutive years) scholarship for which your Legacy student may qualify. Applications and eligibility criteria are online at

Eligible students must apply by Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

This award is not automatic — all completed applications will be forwarded for review and selection by an alumni committee.

For more information, contact Amanda Fylan, assistant director of alumni engagement, at (248) 364-6128 or

Are you a Legacy family? Visit to complete the Legacy Family Identifier form.