The Oakland Post

COVID-19 Relief Fund assists students affected by pandemic

Rachel Basela, Life & Arts Editor

March 30, 2020

Just last week, University Advancement approached Student Financial Services and the Office of the Dean of Students to discuss tapping into an emergency funds program to assist students in need during a time of global crisis....

Summer 1 classes moved online due to coronavirus concerns

Katie Valley, Content Editor

March 25, 2020

Summer 1 eight-week classes at Oakland University will face a large change this semester: courses will be held entirely online. An email from the Office of the Registrar sent Sunday, March 22 said instruction for 2020 summe...

Student organization meetings canceled for remainder of semester

Dean Vaglia, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2020

As precautions to slow the spread of COVID-19 cause massive changes to daily life, the Oakland University Office for Student Involvement (OSI) announced in an email Tuesday, March 17 that all programs, activities and events would be ...

Oakland coaches react to cancellations and limitations

Michael Pearce, Sports Editor

March 25, 2020

After the Horizon League canceled spring competition, flipping the sports world upside down, coaches and teams have been forced to adapt. Some coaches, like men’s basketball Head Coach Greg Kampe, are not competing — but...

Honors College responds to COVID-19 concerns

Rachel Basela, Life & Arts Editor

March 23, 2020

It’s been over a week since Oakland University went virtual, and the Honors College (HC) has responded to many of the questions being asked by its students. Clarifications were made by HC faculty via email about students’ mee...

Oakland University to offer satisfactory/unsatisfactory grading option for winter 2020 classes

Trevor Tyle, Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2020

Campus administrators have announced plans to offer a satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) grading option for undergraduate classes this semester. The announcement is a direct response to students who have expressed concerns ove...

Administrators provide updates on registration, housing, student employment amid COVID-19 outbreak

Trevor Tyle, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2020

Campus administrators met Friday, March 20 to provide updates for several topics of increasing concern in the wake of the university’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Commencement postponement Oakland University Presid...

Penn State switched to pass/fail grading due to COVID-19, Oakland should too

Lauren Karmo, Campus Editor

March 18, 2020

Penn State University’s senate passed a resolution stating all spring 2020 classes will be graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory scale rather than 4.0 due to the switch to online learning, and it’s worth Oakland University’s c...

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