The Oakland Post asked students about their summer plans. Some ambitious Grizzlies are focusing on holding down a job or keeping their eyes on the prize by taking summer courses while others are dreaming of vacations. Senior computer engineering major Michael Cieslinski is sticking around campus to work. “I do computer work, fixing them and stuff. (It’s) [...]
A near-tragedy, thwarted by a heroic rescue, took place after members of Student Video Productions took a 20-foot jump into the chilling waters of Lake Superior, earlier this month. The daring students were trying to produce a promotional video by cliff diving. They planned to send it to actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who is known for [...]
With the announcement of both Dr. Gary Russi's retirement and Coach Beckie Francis' dismissal in the same day, the social networking community of Oakland University and the surrounding area took to the Internet to voice their opinions.
Beckie Francis, head coach of Oakland women's basketball for 12 seasons, was relieved of her duties announced in a press release Wednesday.
Oakland Universty President Gary Russi announced today that effective August 1 he is retiring, according to a press release from his office. Russi has served as OU’s president since 1996 and has seen the student population grow to nearly 20,000. More than 65 academic career programs have been implemented since Russi took office. The president has [...]
Friends and faculty gathered in the banquet rooms of the Oakland Center Tuesday afternoon to honor Mary Beth Snyder’s accomplishments. Snyder recently retired from her role as Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at Oakland University after 19 years. “Every day feels like Saturday,” Snyder said of her recent retirement. Dr. Snyder has held the position [...]
Former Oakland University student Joseph Corlett filed a $2.2 million lawsuit against the school in March, claiming that the University violated his First Amendment rights by suspending him in 2012 for a course writing assignment that violated Oakland University policy on harassment. As part of a required daily writing notebook for his Advanced Critical Writing course, Corlett submitted a piece called “Hot [...]