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Wednesday, August 21, 2019
  Nicolas Giallombardo, a student in Oakland University’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).  The PCAOB Scholars program benefits outstanding students who are likely to become accountants and auditors. Scholars are nominated by representatives from their educational ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article
Monday, August 19, 2019
DETROIT — University of Detroit Mercy freshmen will begin their college careers with a day of service work. Students will split in two groups and work throughout Detroit on Aug. 21-22. The annual tradition is part of Prologues, Transitions and Viewpoints (PTV), Detroit Mercy’s orientation program. The service portion of PTV introduces incoming Detroit Mercy students to service learning and ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Community, Education, General News Article, New Partnerships
Thursday, August 15, 2019
­­­FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE —August 15, 201942 Foster Swift Attorneys Named to 2020 Best Lawyers in America©42 lawyers from Foster Swift Collins & Smith, PC have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2020.Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Thursday, August 15, 2019
August 14, 2019– TROY, MI — On Thursday, September 26, the Troy Chamber will host an event highlighting four of the area’s top female business leaders for breakfast and a panel discussion. The event will take place at Beaumont Hospital Troy in the Moceri Learning Center Qazi Auditorium (44201 Dequindre Rd,Troy) from 8-9:30 a.m. Moderating the discussion will be WJR Radio Detroit Anchor and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Event Announcement
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Oakland University, Washtenaw Community College sign transfer agreements for business and healthcare programs 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.  The new agreements allow students from ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education
Monday, August 12, 2019
ROYAL OAK, Mich., August 12, 2019 – Royal Oak-based law firm Howard & Howard has donated $12,500 to the Heart of Illinois United Way as part of its 150th anniversary “12 Months of Giving” philanthropic initiative. The gift was announced at the Heart of Illinois United Way’s annual “Power of the Purse” fundraising event on May 9, 2019.The mission of “Power of the Purse” is to enhance and strengthen ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors
Friday, August 09, 2019
Troy, MI — The Troy Chamber of Commerce announced today its board of directors has selected Tara Tomscik-Husak as the organization’s next chief executive officer. Tomscik-Husak who currently serves as the Senior Director of Life Enrichment at Common Sail Investment Group, will assume the role of Troy Chamber President and CEO on August 12. “I’m ecstatic to be working alongside such a talented ...read more
Categories: Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Thursday, August 08, 2019
ROYAL OAK, Mich., August 8, 2019 – Howard & Howard celebrated its sesquicentennial anniversary in a celebration that took place on July 25 at the Firm’s home office in Royal Oak, Michigan. Attendees enjoyed food, drinks, and prizes during the afternoon celebration. Paul Keep from the Historical Society of Michigan was on hand to present Howard & Howard with a plaque recognizing its 150 years of ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
Scholarship recipients pictured from left: Catherine Johnson, God Is Raising Devoted Ladies of Excellence; Glen Konopaskie, Pontiac Transportation Museum; Brent Sykes, Pontiac Youth Assistance; and Shannon Smith, Lighthouse of Oakland County. Not pictured: Melissa McQueen, Oakland Integrated Healthcare Network Each year, as part of the OU-Pontiac Initiative, OU's Master of Public ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Education
Monday, August 05, 2019
Airports Council International recently indicated that the Colombian aviation sector will be among the top-10 fastest growing in the world over the next 30 years. In light of this forecast, Operadora Aeroportuaria Internacional (OPAIN) recognized the realities of decreasing non-aeronautical revenue areas, disconnected passenger flows, and inconsistencies of terminal and holdroom environments at ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Government
Friday, August 02, 2019
On Saturday, June 15, members of Comau’s North American leadership team, led by CEO & President Brendan Blennerhassett, spent time giving back to the community through volunteer work at Gleaners Foodbank and through providing a Comau MATE exoskeleton for the organization to test.    As part of their commitment to United Way for Southeastern Michigan and its affiliated organizations, the Comau ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Monday, July 29, 2019
As part of an ongoing effort to provide an efficient and cost-effective transfer process, Oakland University has signed an additional articulation agreement with Delta College.    The new agreement helps transition qualified students from Delta College to Oakland University in pursuit of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. It benefits students by increasing the number of transfer credits ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Southfield, Mich. – Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce Tiffany Fidler, Ph.D. has been named among Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Women in the Law.” This award recognizes 30 women in Michigan’s legal community for their commitment to excellence in the practice of law, leadership in the profession, mentoring and dedication to volunteerism and pro bono activities. Michigan Lawyers Weekly will ...read more
Categories: Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Awards/Honors
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
TROY, MI —Troy Restaurant Week is back! Enjoy vibrant savory seasonal menus crafted just for Troy Restaurant Week from Sunday, August 18 through Friday, August 23. The week-long event features 22 fine dining and family restaurants throughout Troy. Most menus include 3 courses and range from $15 to $45 for lunch and dinner. You can make reservations and view menus on troyrestaurantweek.com. Not all ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Event Announcement
Friday, March 01, 2019
New Orleans, LA,   February, 2019 –  PROSTEP, the leading PLM integration and PLM Migration specialist in the area of product data integration, today announces their platinum sponsorship at this year’s COExperience in New Orleans, LA Feb. 24-27.     PROSTEP will be hosting a panel discussion entitled: Moving Towards the Digital Thread - From Migration to Integration.  Additionally PROSTEP will ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Event Announcement
Friday, February 01, 2019
Todd Piersol, Executive Vice President, is proud to announce that Brown & Brown of Detroit raised $1,750 for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society during their fourth quarter Blue Jean Day fundraiser. Every Friday, the office’s 70+ teammates have the option of wearing blue jeans to work in exchange for a $5 donation to the non-profit of the quarter.  Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
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, 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
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
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
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
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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