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OU alumni, entrepreneur and Detroit sports personality Mike Sullivan (right) talking sports on WXYZ.

People of OU: Detroit sports personality, entrepreneur Mike Sullivan

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor February 2, 2022

There are busy bodies, there are busy bees and then there’s Mike Sullivan. Sullivan, simply known to some as “Sully,” is an Oakland University graduate, former executive producer for 97.1 The...

Alumnus’ horror parody considered for Sundance Film Festival

Anthony Cilli, Oakland University alumnus and current high school art teacher in Utah, recently entered a film he and his students made to the Sundance Film Festival. The film is currently being considered...

From student to professional

By Kristen Davis October 11, 2015

Oakland alumna Lauren Podell landed her job at WDIV-TV Channel 4 before she even had a college degree.The 2008 College of Arts and Sciences graduate was one of two people selected out of over 300 to be...

Naglik has contributed his work to other art shows in the past. The most recent show was Corpus Illuminata: An Anatomic Interpretation at Tangent Gallery in August, also in Detroit.

Oakland alumnus’ animation to be featured at North End Studios September

By Caitlin Renton September 24, 2015

Chris Naglik wore a plain, blue t­-shirt. His straight, golden locks framed the sides of his face.He chose to meet at Imperial, a laid­back restaurant and bar in Ferndale. He ordered chips and salsa...

There are now 100,000 nurses, journalists, engineers and other successful professionals across the world that got their start right here.

From Pioneers to Grizzlies: Oakland University celebrates its alumni

By Alexus Bomar March 2, 2015

In December 2014, Oakland University celebrated 100,000 alumni. There are now 100,000 nurses, writers, engineers and other successful professionals across the world that got their start right here. Oakland...

OU alumnus Kryssy Becker plays the lead role of Wendla Bergmann.

Theatre alum has ‘Spring’ in her step and voice

By LeeAnn Brown February 10, 2015

Almost springThis weekend, millions of cheesy cards will be exchanged. CVS will turn a large profit on those gyrating stuffed animals that dance and sing at you in robotic voices, “Come on, baby, light...

Grizzly Getaways: Travel deals for OU alum

Kailee Mathias November 4, 2013

The Grizzly Getaways Oakland University Travel program scouts for exotic locations to send alumni and offers OU alumni the opportunity to give back to a current student at the university. A portion of...

Sustaining Tradition: OU to Celebrate Weekend of Champions

By Chris Peralta September 30, 2013

Formerly known as the Week of Champions, Oakland prepares to celebrate the Weekend of Champions (WOCOU) this coming Friday and Saturday, October 4-5.Instead of events being spread out across an entire...

Bringing back OPTIONS?

LeAnn Brown September 23, 2013

A group of 17 OU alumni, faculty and OPTIONS program (Oakland University Post-Secondary TransitIONS) graduates have petitioned Oakland University administrators to bring back the program.They characterize...

Patti Koenig, Charter Class Graduate of 1963, points to a photo of herself in the yearbook. 

Oakland Pioneers come back for the 50th Charter Class Reunion

September 15, 2013

The 50th Charter Class Reunion brought together Oakland University alumni from around the country.Theresa Sams Kelly and her husband James Kelly, made the drive from Florida. Theresa received her graduate...

Charter class college sweethearts

Linda Byington and Tom McAllister met in kindergarten, attended school through college graduation and got married later that year.The pair was the only married couple from the 1963 charter class to attend...

OU alumnus is international sweetheart

OU alumnus is international ‘sweetheart’

August 6, 2013

Maria Willett, recent Oakland University graduate, will be crowned this month as the 2013 Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) International Sweetheart in Washington D.C.The crowning will take place at the fraternity’s...

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