Magazine Staff

Vice President, University Communications and Marketing

John Young

Director, UCM Operations and Brand Initiatives

Mandy Summers


Kelli M. Titus

Creative Director

Debra Lashbrook

Web Team

Gregg Phelps, Evan Zusy and Lauryn Roycraft

Production Manager

Shelby Kramer

Production Coordinator

Nancy Potton

Content Coordinator

Michael Downes

Contributions from Oakland's Media Relations

Brian Bierley, Director of Media Relations; Sean Delaney, Public Information Specialist, Eric Reikowski, Public Information Specialist

About Oakland University

Oakland University is a doctoral research university located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 132 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Oakland is a nationally recognized public university with more than 20,500 students. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Nursing and School of Medicine.

About the OU Magazine

Oakland University Magazine is a biannual publication. It is distributed free of charge to alumni, staff and friends.

editorial offices

Anibal House
Oakland University
630 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482

Phone (248) 370-3184
Fax (248) 370-3182

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