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The east elevator in Vandenberg Hall has had to be serviced recently. The campus has seen a series of elevator entrapments since the beginning of the year.

Repairs made to Vandenberg, OC following elevator entrapments

Tori Coker, Content Editor February 23, 2022

Following a string of elevator entrapment incidents throughout the month of January, repairs have been initiated in response to malfunctioning equipment in East Vandenberg Hall (VBH) and the Oakland Center...

Bridge construction will address various hazards and be completed by the fall semester.

Bridge renovations set to be completed by fall

Rachel Williams, Life editor August 18, 2016

This fall, expect to see renovations to the pedestrian bridge over Bear Lake. Renovations are being completed before classes begin on Sept. 1. Each spring, Facilities Management assesses sidewalk...

Facilities Management seals the deal in Employee Kickball Tournament

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor June 26, 2016

Without the wind, they still won. The Hammer Toes (Facilities Management) won the first-annual Employee Kickball Tournament final 7-6 over the Department of Development and Alumni Relations (K-Ballers)...

Retired facilities management employee passes away

Sarah Lawrence February 17, 2016

Leonard “Luke” Vaughn, Oakland University retired facilities management employee, passed away on Dec. 22, 2015.Vaughn was born to his late parents Willis and Zelflee Vaughn on Nov. 15, 1944. He passed...

Campus Master Plan

Melissa Deatsch February 14, 2016

Students, faculty, staff and alumni gathered in Fireside Lounge on Tuesday, Feb. 16 to attend the Campus Master Plan open house. The community was invited to see the master plan, ask questions and share...

Terry Louis White served as a university custodian and has been described by his colleagues as kind, funny and popular. 

Honoring the life of Terry Louis White

Sarah Lawrence January 24, 2016

Terry Louis White, Oakland University custodian, passed away on Wednesday Jan. 13.White was born on April 11, 1956 as the ninth child in a family of ten to his parents Nathaniel and Eula White in Pontiac,...

Constructing a future for OU

Constructing a future for OU

By Scott Wolchek August 7, 2013

Crimson-colored cranes tower over Vandenberg Hall and bright yellow construction tape decorates the campus. Oakland University’s latest construction projects are underway.The current visible buildings...

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