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Monday, December 10, 2018
If you want to experience Oakland University’s history through the eyes of hundreds of student journalists, you no longer have to visit University Archives to do so. Thanks to a generous gift from the family of a former OU library professor – and collective efforts of dedicated library employees –  you can access digital issues of the university’s student newspaper dating back to its inaugural ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, General News Article
Monday, December 10, 2018
University of Detroit Mercy offers new Part-Time Bachelor of Science in Nursing trackNew program can save students more than $13,000 in tuition costs over length of program!  DETROIT—University of Detroit Mercy’s College of Health Professions McAuley School of Nursing (MSON) announces the creation of the Part-Time Bachelor of Science (PT BSN) in Nursing program that can save students more than ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Government, Company Milestone, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Monday, December 10, 2018
Wayne State University is seeking organizations that are interested in sponsoring a practicum project in the 2019 spring/summer semester for its interdisciplinary Master of Science in Data Science and Business Analytics (MSDSBA) program. As part of the program’s curriculum, practicum students gain hands-on experience while working with a partner organization or company to support the development ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, December 06, 2018
Macomb County Executive Mark A. Hackel delivered the 8th annual State of the County address at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts tonight, touting several metrics as evidence of the county’s progress. Those metrics include population, educational attainment, median incomes, employment, housing and financial stability. Positive statistics within each of those categories demonstrate Macomb ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Government
Thursday, December 06, 2018
For its annual Keeper of the Dream Awards Celebration, Oakland University will welcome award-winning journalist and communications strategist Jeff Johnson to campus on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019.  Johnson has conducted interviews with both former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for BET News and provides regular content on the nationally ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Event Announcement
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
About two years ago, Oakland University student and Business Administration major Connor Darrow was helping a relative downsize while in the process of having an estate sale. Wanting to quickly liquidate the furniture, he offered to deliver items to customers for the estate sale company with his family pick-up truck.   “The estate sale companies told us that many customers lack the proper ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
If 91 base-10 digits are chosen at random, what is the probability that some of the digits can form a number x with n digits, and the rest can form a number b with (91-n) digits such that x = b2? (Note: x and b cannot begin with the digit 0.)If you don’t know the answer to that problem, join the club. If you do know the answer, join the Math Club, which was resurrected at Oakland Community ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
Change jobs. Start a new career. Make more money. Be my best self. Oakland Community College offers nearly 100 degree and certificate programs as well as continuing education and advanced training to get you started. New students must apply by December 15. Did you know, for the equivalent of as little as $25 week, students can earn 3 credits toward accredited degree, transfer and certificate ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Friday, November 30, 2018
OU President Ora Pescovitz, Ted Lindsay, and OUCARES Director Kristin Rohrbeck While Ted Lindsay made an incredible impact on the ice during his days with the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League, his work with the Ted Lindsay Foundation and efforts to combat the challenges related to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) will now leave a lasting legacy at Oakland University. His ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education
Thursday, November 29, 2018
From left to right, Melanie Mayberry, D.D.S., Arati Kelekar, M.D. and Nelia Afonso, M.D., work together at the Clinical Skills Center on the interprofessional curriculum for OUWB and Detroit Mercy.Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) and University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry (Detroit Mercy) will launch a new interprofessional course to educate medical and ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, Community, General News Article
Monday, November 19, 2018
Effective Nov. 5, Matthew X. Roling has been named the interim chair of the accounting department at Wayne State University’s Mike Ilitch School of Business. Roling has been teaching courses at the Ilitch School as an adjunct faculty member, and will co-teach a new course on personal finance in the winter 2019 semester. “Our students have benefited from Matt’s expertise for some time,” said ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, November 19, 2018
Southfield, Mich. - Brooks Kushman is excited to announce that the firm has once again been recognized by the Detroit Free Press as one of the 2018 Top Workplaces in Metro-Detroit for the 6th consecutive year. The 2018 Top Workplaces were announced during the annual Top Workplace awards event, hosted at the Troy Marriott. “We work diligently to make Brooks Kushman a company that our employees ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors
Monday, November 19, 2018
DETROIT -- Lawrence Technological University’s Detroit Center for Design + Technology (DCDT) is bringing back its Holiday Window Walk event for a second year to highlight local creative businesses and designers.  The DCDT Design Incubator has paired local artists, designers and Detroit businesses in an effort to create holiday-themed windows in nine locations in and around its own Midtown ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Friday, November 16, 2018
Announcing Spud Software's Gift Giving Campaign   In honor of the Christmas season, we are excited to announce that we will be donating a toy to the charity, Toys for Tots~Genesee County, for every Google review we receive in the next 30 days. We are challenging our clients and friends to help us reach children in the community who, without Toys for Tots, would not receive anything for ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Two Oakland University graduate students, Roshan Timilsina and Tyler Parsons, received superior presentation awards at the 2018 Sigma Xi Annual Meeting and Student Research Conference, which took place October 25-28 in San Francisco, California.  Roshan Timilsina standing with his poster presentation at the Sigma Xi Student Research Conference. Timilsina, a Ph.D. student in Medical Physics, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Birmingham, MI – The Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber’s 71st Annual Meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at The Community House in Birmingham from 8 – 9:30 a.m.    Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber Chairman Don Lee will report on the Chamber’s 2018 accomplishments and “pass the gavel” to the 2019 Chairperson Sunny Connelly as well as present their annual Ambassador of the Year Award.  ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Milestone, General News Article, Company Awards/Honors, Event Announcement
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Students are learning from industry leaders how to thwart security threats for automobiles, while at the same time the industry is grooming its future workforce. At this year’s Auto-ISAC Annual Summit in Detroit (September 25-26), The Global Future Workforce Program was held to demonstrate the development of the next generation of cybersecurity specialists who will fill critical positions within ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement, New Partnerships, Company Milestone, Government, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education, New Office/Location, Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Sterling Insurance Group Presents:Decoding Cyber and D&O Insurance: Are you protected? Each day, there seems to be another huge cyber-attack or another development in the #MeToo movement. It’s easy to say “glad that’s not my company” – but the truth is, data breaches and sexual harassment claims and lawsuits are happening every day, to companies big and small. having the right risk management ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Community, New Partnerships
Monday, September 17, 2018
[DETROIT] – This October, SolvIT is proud to be working with Grand Circus to offer additional funding for a coding bootcamp thanks to the TechHire Initiative. On August 21, Mayor Mike Duggan’s Detroit at Work initiative announced the opening of applications for the next ‘Tech Hire Bootcamp’ with Grand Circus, a professional technology training institute in Detroit and Grand Rapids, as the training ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education
Friday, August 24, 2018
Russian Entrepreneur Shares Expertise with Detroit Business Community Contact: Faris Alami, CEO         Phone: 248-688-5353faris.alami@myisminc.com International Strategic Management (ISM) in Troy, together with Global Ties Detroit and Automation Alley, is honored to host Maria Knyazeva, a Russian, at the Automation Alley in Troy. Maria is an Exchange Fellow ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering, Community, General News Article, Event Announcement
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
During the 2018 winter semester, the entrepreneurship and innovation certificate program recently launched by the Mike Ilitch School of Business offered a course designed to provide insights and direct experience in addressing challenges of bringing research-based innovations to market and preparing for a capital raise. The course, Special Topics: Technology Commercialization (EI 5900-002 / EI ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, July 12, 2018
(Sterling Heights) . . . Todd Piersol, Executive Vice President, is proud to announce that Brown & Brown of Detroit teammates raised $1,159 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation during the office’s second quarter Blue Jean Day fundraiser. Every Friday, the office’s 70+ employees have the option of wearing blue jeans to work, in exchange for a $5 donation to the non-profit of the quarter. ...read more
Categories: Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Thursday, June 28, 2018
NOVI, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group – a Top 200 Insurance Firm out of 37,000 nationwide – was proud to be a sponsor of this year's Management Information & Business Show, hosted by the Association of Michigan CPAs (MICPA).  The 2-day event is MICPA’s largest of the year, and typically draws in over 1,000 CPAs from across the state. This year’s theme was Bright Ideas Illuminate. “Sterling ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, New Partnerships
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Happy 20th anniversary, Corp! Magazine. Thank you for all you do to keep our business community informed and in the media spotlight. We appreciate you, and Kerr Russell is a proud advertiser. Kudos, Jennifer Kluge, on this amazing accomplishment and on your exceptional team, including William Dunn and J.D. Booth. Corp! hosted a celebratory event on May 16 at Royal Oak's Emagine Theatre. Kerr ...read more
Categories: Community, New Partnerships
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Facility enhancements designed around patient comfort and accessibility with new spa-influenced theme   Dearborn, MI - Global architecture and engineering firm Ghafari Associates has been awarded a contract to provide comprehensive architectural and engineering services for the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute at the Lawrence and Idell Weisberg Cancer Treatment Center in Farmington Hills, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group – a Top 200 Insurance Firm out of 37,000 nationwide – is pleased to announce Scott McInerney - Commercial Producer & Certified Risk Architect – has earned his CIC credit.Congratulations to Scott McInerney! Recently, Scott earned his CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor) designation. There are 5 segments that are required to pass, which include 2 ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Community, Education, New Product or Service Offering
Monday, June 18, 2018
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group – a Top 200 Insurance Firm out of 37,000 nationwide – was pleased to support the Greater Michigan Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association’s 2018 Spring Soiree. The event brought in a record-breaking amount of donations this year, raising almost $70,000 for the Association. "Having lost both my Father and Grandmother to this horrible disease, this ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Community, Event Announcement
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group – a Top 200 Insurance Firm out of 37,000 nationwide – along with Auto Owners Insurance was a sponsor of the Association of Builders and Contractors of Southeast Michigan (ABC SEMI) Annual Excellence in Construction (EIC) Awards. It was a night to put on your best attire and enjoy good friends and food while recognizing the best that the ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Event Announcement, New Partnerships, Community, Education, General News Article
Monday, June 04, 2018
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group – a Top 200 Insurance Firm out of 37,000 nationwide – has published their summer edition of their bi-annually published Risk & Business magazine.The magazine features articles written by each of the agency’s commercial insurance and employee benefit producers, as well as the firm’s two principals.  Article topics were hand-selected to cover hop ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Milestone, General News Article, Company Awards/Honors, Event Announcement, New Product or Service Offering
Friday, May 25, 2018
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – Sterling Insurance Group – one of the fastest-growing Insurance Brokerages in the country – led a Sexual Harassment in the Workplace course at the Association of Michigan CPAs (MICPA) CPE Mega Conference on Wednesday, May 23. Sterling Insurance Group’s Senior Vice President and Commercial Insurance Producer, Andrew Turnbull, presented the course from an ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Event Announcement, New Product or Service Offering, Education, New Partnerships
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Soothsayer Analytics builds Data Science Solutions & Centers of Excellence for companies such as Abercrombie, Ford, Steelcase, and Visteon.  As part of Soothsayer’s mission to democratize innovation in the Midwest, they are now offering innovative Leadership Seminars in Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Data Analytics, and other emerging technologies.  In tandem with prestigious ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Event Announcement, General News Article, Government, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, April 19, 2018
 Innovators in healthcare, healthcare access or healthcare economic models from around the metro Detroit area will gather May 2-3 at Wayne State’s Scott Hall for the first Ignite to Innovate! Global & Urban Health Innovation Competition.Each innovation entry is $0. Six innovators will be invited to give a platform presentation with the remainder able to present a poster or video at a table in ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Event Announcement, General News Article, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, April 05, 2018
(Sterling Heights) . . . Todd Piersol, Executive Vice President, is proud to announce that Brown & Brown of Detroit teammates raised $1,588 for Teen HYPE during the office’s first quarter Blue Jean Day fundraiser. Every Friday, the office’s 70+ employees have the option of wearing blue jeans to work, in exchange for a $5 donation to the non-profit of the quarter.  Teen HYPE’s mission is to ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Friday, January 05, 2018
First class future law enforcement leaders seated todayMayor, Chief say training future departmental leaders will be instrumental in sustaining Detroit’s ongoing crime reductionGoal is to train 100 officers over the next three years The Detroit Police Chief James Craig and Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson today announced the launch of the Wayne State University Detroit Police ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering, Government, General News Article
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University has formed an industry advisory board to support its Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) program. The advisory board is a council of business leaders in the supply chain field that will serve in an advisory role to the GSCM program. The board will provide advice on industry needs, strategic direction, national ranking strategies, ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article, Community, New Partnerships
Monday, October 09, 2017
Better boards make better nonprofits. And better nonprofits make better communities. That’s why the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business and Aly Sterling Philanthropy, a full-service consulting firm based in Toledo, are coming together to offer a proven, one-of-a-kind program for training nonprofit board members. Called the Board Member Accelerator Series (BMA), the program ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering, Community, General News Article, Event Announcement
Thursday, October 05, 2017
Ally, a leading digital financial services company, has been named key sponsor and partner of the Mike Ilitch School of Business Corporate Mentor Program. The Corporate Mentor Program affords Mike Ilitch School of Business students the opportunity to be matched with a professional corporate mentor and work one-on-one throughout the entire academic year. “The Corporate Mentor Program is a ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, New Partnerships
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The Young Entrepreneurs Academy — better known as YEA! — offers groundbreaking classes that teach middle and high school students how to start and run their own businesses. Applications are now being accepted for the year-long 2017-18 YEA! Program, which is hosted by the Mike Ilitch School of Business. The WSU/Detroit program is unique to YEA! programs across the country in that it focuses ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Event Announcement
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business has announced the 2017 recipient of its signature Distinguished Alumni Award. David Leone, who earned his MBA from Wayne State in 1985, will be honored at the school’s 37th Annual Recognition and Awards Program on Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Leone is Executive Chief Engineer, Launch Excellence, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Company Awards/Honors, Event Announcement
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
The Accounting Aid Society (AAS) recognized Myles Stern, chair of the Mike Ilitch School of Business accounting department, and accounting professor Deb Habel as 2017 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Champions. Additionally, the Detroit City Council presented Wayne State University with an Award of Recognition for being a collegiate sponsor of AAS. AAS provides free income tax and credit ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
ISM Inc. Sponsors MEDA Spring Economic Development Toolbox  Lansing, Michigan. May 9th, 2017. When state and local Economic Development professionals gather in at the Crowne Plaza Lansing West in Lansing on May 16, 2017 for Michigan Economic Developer’s Association (MEDA) annual Spring Economic Development Toolbox event, you can pretty much bet serious discussion and innovative ideas will fill ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Community, Event Announcement, Government

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