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McWilliams received her associate’s degree in paralegal studies from OCC and is now working towards getting her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice at OU. She plans on going to law school after graduating.

Becoming a Golden Grizzly: Emma McWilliams details her transfer to OU

Autumn Okuszka, Features Reporter September 28, 2022

The Fall 2022 semester marked a new beginning for junior Emma McWilliams’s educational journey. McWilliams is a transfer student from Oakland Community College (OCC), where nearly 50% of students who...

Britt Rios-Ellis, OU Provost  and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Jennifer Berne, OCC Provost, respectively, at the signing ceremony at OU.

OCC students can transfer more credits for graphic design degree programs at OU

Leticia Cezário Santos, Marketing Director May 18, 2022

Leaders from Oakland Community College (OCC) and Oakland University took part in a signing ceremony on April 7, 2022, adopting a new transfer articulation agreement between both schools to create a simpler...

Jeff Thomas throughout the years. (Left to right) Thomas in 2011, posing very naturally for his senior pictures. Thomas in 2016 sitting on break at a commercial job site. Thomas in 2022 standing outside of ODowd Hall (photo by Sophie Hume).

My experience as a nontraditional college student

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief March 30, 2022

I graduated from Capac High School in June 2012. Next month, nearly 10 years later, I’ll walk across the stage at OU’s commencement ceremony so President Ora Hirsch Pesovitz can hand me my diploma....

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